| 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 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Cycling-Tour de France, stage seven, 7 a.m. (NBC); same-day tape, 11 a.m. (NBCSN)
Tennis-The Championships, women's championship match at Wimbledon, England, 8 a.m. (ESPN)
Golf-PGA Tour, The Greenbrier Classic, third round, 2 p....
| Jul 10, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Major League Baseball--All-Star Game at Kansas City, Mo., 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)
C.C. Lee Tournament at Northern State Courts
AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL
Aberdeen Smittys at Jamestown, N.D., 5:30 p.m. doubleheader...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:08 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Forget about Andrew McCutchen's MVP-caliber season. Or the emergence of ace-in-training James McDonald. Or the calming presence of playoff-tested veterans A.J. Burnett and Rod Barajas.
Want to know the Pittsburgh Pirates'...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 9:16 PM
DENVER (AP) — Garrett Jones had three hits, including one of Pittsburgh's four home runs, Pedro Alvarez also homered and the Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 9-6 on Wednesday.
James McDonald struggled through five tough innings, and Rod Barajas...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle’s nickname for second baseman Neil Walker is “Dennis the Menace.”
Considering the way Walker tormented Miami on Friday night, Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen would be hard-pressed to disagree.
| Jul 22, 2012
| 2:49 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Karstens pitched seven crisp innings, Pedro Alvarez homered and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 3-0 on Sunday for their fifth consecutive win.
Pittsburgh completed its fourth sweep of the season...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 8:45 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — Drew Sutton scored on a wild pitch in the ninth inning to propel the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 win over the hapless Houston Astros on Friday night.
The loss was Houston’s 11th straight, tying the franchise record for most...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 9:04 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Good friends are gone, and the way Jeff Baker sees it, the Chicago Cubs have no one to blame but themselves.
Performances like this are what led to the shakeup.
Michael McKenry and Starling Marte homered to back a strong start...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 3:36 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) — Clint Hurdle decided to keep A.J. Burnett pitching on his regular day so he didn’t miss the showdown with the Cincinnati Reds.
The Pittsburgh Pirates had a day off Thursday that allowed Burnett to face the Reds and...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:54 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Neil Walker homered and drove in five runs, Kevin Correia won his seventh straight decision and the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame four errors to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-6 Wednesday night.
Walker hit a three-run homer in...