| Sep 5, 2011
| 3:45 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Maybe all James McDonald needed to pitch deep into a game was a little urging from Mother Nature.
Working quickly in a steady rain, McDonald pitched into the eighth inning to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-1 win over the...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 5:45 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Brian Burres failed to make the Pittsburgh Pirates out of spring training, then struggled in the minors. He kept working, and was rewarded Friday.
Burres pitched into the sixth in his first start of the season and Alex Presley had...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Little League Baseball-World Series, 11 a.m., 5 and 7 p.m. (ESPN2), 1 and 3 p.m. (ESPN)
Soccer-Premier League, Tottenham at Manchester United, 1:55 p.m. (ESPN2)
Cycling-USA Pro Challenge, prologue, 3 p.m. (VERSUS)
| Aug 21, 2011
| 3:50 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have found a way to do something few other teams have done this season: Solve Pittsburgh Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan.
Ramon Hernandez hit an RBI-single to tie the game with one out in the top of the ninth...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 5:53 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Xavier Paul was running. No matter what.
The Pittsburgh Pirate reserve watched the ball of the bat of teammate Chase d’Arnaud slice into the outfield with one out in the 10th inning against the St. Louis Cardinals on...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 3:39 PM
What a summer.
You couldn’t believe your eyes: For a few magical months the city of Pittsburgh had a major league baseball team. Nothing phenomenal- a few games above .500, average at best - but what a difference it made. The bandwagon was...