| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:28 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati played small ball better than Pittsburgh on Wednesday night, allowing the Reds to take another big step toward a division championship.
Homer Bailey pitched seven solid innings and Cincinnati came up with just enough...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:10 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Yovani Gallardo gave up just two hits over 6 2-3 innings and the surging Milwaukee Brewers dropped the weary Pittsburgh Pirates 6-0 on Tuesday night.
Gallardo (16-8) struck out six and walked four to win his eighth straight...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 6:15 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — If the Pittsburgh Pirates are going to salvage something positive out of this once-promising season they’ll have to finish strong.
Manager Clint Hurdle thought A.J. Burnett’s solid outing on Sunday illustrated that...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:08 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Forget about Andrew McCutchen's MVP-caliber season. Or the emergence of ace-in-training James McDonald. Or the calming presence of playoff-tested veterans A.J. Burnett and Rod Barajas.
Want to know the Pittsburgh Pirates'...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 3:09 PM
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yovani Gallardo struck out a career-high 14 in seven innings and the Milwaukee Brewers used a four-run sixth to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Sunday.
Gallardo (8-6) gave up four hits, including Andrew McCutchen’s...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle’s nickname for second baseman Neil Walker is “Dennis the Menace.”
Considering the way Walker tormented Miami on Friday night, Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen would be hard-pressed to disagree.
| Feb 17, 2012
| 8:14 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees agreed Friday to trade much maligned pitcher A.J. Burnett to Pittsburgh for two minor leaguers, a deal that clears the way New York to add Raul Ibanez.
Pittsburgh will pay $13 million of the $33 million salary due...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Tony La Russa might be managing the 2012 White Sox if not for one reason — if he returned to Chicago, he would have had to manage against his best friend in baseball, Jim Leyland. That wasn't going to happen, according to some who know La Russa...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 9:15 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A.J. Burnett was happy to escape from New York.
"It was fun the first couple of years. Then it got like, I'm never going to get out of this funk," he said Monday, a day after the Yankees dealt him to the Pittsburgh Pirates...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:40 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates impressed Rod Barajas with an aggressive pitch in free agency, selling the veteran catcher on the team's promising future and the role he could play in helping them be successful.
Manager Clint Hurdle...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:14 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — A.J. Burnett pitched a one-hitter, Neil Walker drove in five runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago 5-0 on Tuesday night, hours after the Cubs traded ace Ryan Dempster.
Burnett just about stole the spotlight after the Cubs...