| Mar 29, 2013
| 6:40 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clint Barmes liked to think he was immune to the pressure. He wasn't.
When the veteran shortstop arrived in Pittsburgh last spring after signing a two-year, $10.5-million free agent contract, he felt the need to prove his...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:27 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clint Hurdle understands he's breaking with baseball convention by moving slugger Garrett Jones to the second spot in the batting order.
The way the Pittsburgh Pirates manager views it, shifting the 6-foot-4 outfielder/...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:33 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — If only Roy Halladay and the Philadelphia Phillies had gotten this 1-0 win last October.
Halladay was nearly flawless for eight innings Thursday and the Phillies showed off their pitching from the start, opening a new season by...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 9:06 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates faced four of the NL's elite starting pitchers in their first four games of the season, yet still emerged with a split.
That impressive result didn't feel particularly comforting to the Pirates after...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 4:45 PM
ATLANTA (AP) — Andrew McCutchen dropped a flyball and Pedro Alvarez flubbed a grounder.
The two errors in a span of three at-bats in the third inning led to an unearned run for Atlanta that was the difference as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the...
| 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 11, 2012
| 8:42 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bud Norris allowed three hits in six sharp innings and the Houston Astros edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Friday night.
Brian Bogusevic singled and scored in the second on a double-play grounder to provide all the offense...
| 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
| 8:53 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 28, 2012
| 3:16 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — There were times earlier in his career when James McDonald would run into trouble and innings would slow to a crawl. Even worse, runners would disappear, and not in a good way.
Too much thinking. Not enough attacking.