| May 29, 2013
| 8:07 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pedro Alvarez's two-run double sparked a seventh-inning rally and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Wednesday night.
Travis Snider added an RBI double and Jordy Mercer laid down a perfect suicide squeeze...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:59 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates manager Clint Hurdle predicted that it wouldn't matter how well the Pirates swung the bat if Mariners ace Felix Hernandez did his thing.
For about four batters on Wednesday, Hurdle looked like he might be wrong....
| Apr 19, 2013
| 7:59 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Wandy Rodriguez faced the minimum while throwing seven innings of 1-hit ball to outpitch Tim Hudson help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 on Friday.
Hudson came up short in his first attempt at win No. 200....
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:09 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pinch hitter Brandon Inge hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Wednesday night.
Roy Halladay pitched six innings of one-hit ball and...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:39 PM
After two decades of consecutive losing seasons, it is understandable why Pirates fans would jump ship after a 1-5 start.
But Pittsburgh faithful should not lose heart so fast, especially this season.
The last 20 years have been hard. But the...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:16 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning and drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 on Friday night.
McCutchen's leadoff shot to left field off J.J. Hoover (0-3),...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 8:16 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Jay and Matt Holliday each had two hits and two RBIs as the St. Louis Cardinals jumped on the Pittsburgh Pirates early in a 10-6 victory Monday night.
Allen Craig doubled and drove in three runs for the Cardinals, who...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 4:33 PM
PITTSBURGH — Damn you, Dan Haren. You and your mysterious MRIs.
That's what Cubs President Theo Epstein had to be thinking when Carlos Marmol started to fall apart in the ninth inning on Monday, threatening to turn opening day from a delightful...
| 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 3, 2013
| 8:12 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Wandy Rodriguez allowed just two hits over 6 2-3 innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Chicago Cubs 3-0 on Wednesday night for their first win of the year.
Andrew McCutchen smacked an RBI double for the Pirates....
| 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...