| Jun 17, 2012
| 5:46 PM
CLEVELAND (AP) — Pedro Alvarez had one of his best games yet. Still, it was a win by the Pittsburgh Pirates that had him really excited.
Alvarez drove in a career-high six runs with his second two-homer game in two days, powering Pittsburgh past...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:53 PM
Tennis—U.S. Open, 11 a.m., 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Major League Baseball—Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox, 1 p.m. (FXSP)
NFL Football—Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants, 7:30 p.m. (NBC)
MLS Soccer—Portland at Colorado,...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Following last night's thrilling 10-6 win over the Yankees at Camden Yards, the Orioles can gain sole possesion of first place in the AL East with a victory over New York tonight.
Orioles rookie left-handed Wei-Yin Chen can win his 13th game of the...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 5:38 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Four pitches in, Kevin Correia knew he had probably handed Justin Verlander too much support.
Correia allowed a two-run homer two batters into the game before settling in to pitch six effective innings. Verlander was better,...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:23 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Needing just a sacrifice bunt or a sacrifice fly, the Pittsburgh Pirates failed to execute the fundamentals.
Ty Wigginton and Carlos Ruiz homered to back Vance Worley and the Philadelphia Phillies held on for a 5-4 victory...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 4:21 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Allen Craig homered for the second time in three days and All-Star Yadier Molina also connected as the Cardinals beat the Pirates 5-4 on Sunday.
Pittsburgh was trying to sweep a series of at least three games in St. Louis for...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 7:26 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Garrett Jones and Neil Walker hit back-to-back homers off the right-field foul pole to ignite Pittsburgh’s offense and the Pirates beat the Houston Astros 11-2 on Monday night.
James McDonald pitched seven effective...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 9:18 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clint Hurdle isn't much for milestones. Still, the veteran manager knows there's something significant about being 10 games over .500 in July, and his Pittsburgh Pirates are there after a 2-0 win over Houston on Thursday night.
| Jul 6, 2012
| 8:56 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Melky Cabrera hit his eighth homer of the season, Ryan Theriot drove in two runs and the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Friday night.
Barry Zito (7-6) survived five eventful innings to win for the...
| Jan 18, 2012
No. 28 Pirates: 3rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Padres.
While it may not be enough to soothe the pain of 19 consecutive losing seasons, Pirates fans at least have someone to blame. That would be Pedro Alvarez, or perhaps Greg...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...