| Nov 10, 2014
| 7:06 PM
The Sports Xchange
11/10/2014 NFL Note - St. Louis Rams Roberson, Marcus
CB Marcus Roberson was inactive because of an ankle injury suffered the previous week against San Francisco.
NFL Note - St....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Believe it or not, the Pirates have tasks on their free-agency to-do list aside from trying to re-sign catcher Russell Martin.
Open season began at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, the first day free agents can negotiate and sign with teams other than their...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 6:14 PM
UCLA plays Saturdays, but the school has some former players who take the field on Sundays. Here’s a weekly blog featuring former Bruins and what they did in their NFL games:
Akeem Ayers, fourth-year linebacker for the Tennessee Titans: For the...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:00 PM
The Pirates won for the seventh time in eight games and dealt the Cubs their season-high seventh straight loss. Gerrit Cole pitched six innings to notch his ninth victory, and the Pirates collected 14 hits on the night.
On the mound
| Sep 9, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — September is the time for teams out of contention to bring up their top prospects and give them a taste of what the big leagues have to offer.
The Phillies didn't bring up too many younger players when major league rosters...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:05 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Pennant race games are often nerve wracking, but Gerrit Cole loves them.
The righthander pitched into the eighth inning for yet another September win, and left fielder Starling Marte homered as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 12:54 PM
PITTSBURGH -- One day after the Cubs were officially eliminated from the postseason race, they'll attempt to end a season-high seven-game losing streak tonight at PNC Park.
Arismendy Alcantara will move back to the leadoff spot against Pirates left-...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:53 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Pirates 12-4.
Friday: 6:05 p.m., CSN
LH Tsuyoshi Wada (4-2, 2.95) vs. RH Gerrit Cole (8-5, 3.89).
Saturday: 6:05 p.m., CSN
LH Felix Doubront (1-1, 2.25) vs. LH Jeff Locke (7-4, 3.60).
Sunday: 12:35 p.m.,...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:25 PM
By Harvey Valentine, The Sports Xchange
WASHINGTON —Adam LaRoche hit a pair of solo home runs and Gio Gonzalez pitched six solid innings as the Washington Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Sunday, salvaging the finale of the three-...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:24 PM
PITTSBURGH — Those tuning in after the first inning Wednesday saw a nice pitching performance from Tom Koehler. What they missed –the four-run, first-inning hole Koehler dug – proved paramount to the outcome.
The Marlins came within...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:40 PM
PITTSBURGH – Baseball America this week is releasing the results of its annual "Best Tools" surveys of major and minor league managers. Not surprisingly, a couple of Marlins (Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Fernandez) made the list. Somewhat unexpectedly,...