| Aug 21, 2012
If a shortstop can do it, Derek Jeter has done it.
Well, with one exception. He never has received the honor that was bestowed on his teammate Alex Rodriguez back in 2003, when Rodriguez was with the last-place Rangers.
That's the same honor that went...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 4:58 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Erik Bedard keeps going out and giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a chance to win.
If only Pittsburgh’s offense could do the same, wasting another solid effort from the veteran left-hander sparkled again on Sunday in a 5-1...
| May 6, 2012
| 4:35 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mat Latos spent Sunday morning trying to quell a queasy stomach.
All the Cincinnati right-hander really needed was a little bit of defensive help and an overpowering fastball.
Feeling lightheaded and chugging Gatorade, Latos...
| May 9, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Andrew McCutchen’s power will come and go. His speed is what makes the Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder one of the most dynamic players in baseball.
The All-Star used both to give the Pirates their first winning streak in three weeks.
| May 13, 2012
| 5:09 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — After four hours in the rain and with his team down to its fourth first baseman, Josh Harrison wasn’t going to be patient.
With the winning run at second and two outs in the bottom of the 12th at soggy PNC Park, Harrison...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:15 PM
Andrew McCutchen homered twice, James McDonald took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and struck out a career-high 11, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Thursday night.
McDonald retired his first 13 batters —...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:53 PM
Andrew McCutchen won't get to face the Washington Nationals again this season. He's sorry about it. They're not.
McCutchen homered twice, James McDonald took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and struck out a career-high 11, and the Pittsburgh Pirates...
| May 18, 2012
| 9:17 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Two outs were all that separated Justin Verlander from yet another rare achievement — and an exclusive club that includes Cy Young, Nolan Ryan and only three other pitchers.
With the crowd on its feet in anticipation of...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:06 PM
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates scored six runs off Randy Wolf in the third inning, then went on to pound the Milwaukee Brewers 8-2 on Friday night.
Ryan Braun left the game with a right hip strain, after sitting out Thursday night's...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 5:53 PM
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andrew McCutchen and Garrett Jones helped James McDonald win when he didn’t have his best stuff.
McDonald may have helped himself even more.
In a tight spot in the sixth inning, he kept a cool head, striking out...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:10 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) — Clint Barmes had three hits and drove in three runs, and the Pittsburgh Pirates extended their home-run tear by hitting three more for an 8-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
Neil Walker hit a two-run homer,...