| Aug 7, 2011
| 6:32 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Infielder Brandon Wood was asked if the Pittsburgh Pirates could glean anything positive from their just-completed homestand, one that goes into the books as the worst in 125 years of franchise history.
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:35 PM
Neil Walker had two RBI singles, the second driving in Andrew McCutchen with the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 Saturday.
Walker’s hit off of Aroldis Chapman (2-1) was his third hit of...
| 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...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:16 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clint Hurdle thought Dana Eveland pitched well Thursday. He also thought his team helped the journeyman left-hander.
Alex Presley hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, but the Pittsburgh Pirates’ rally fizzled in a 6-4...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 7:58 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates spent most of 2011 flirting with a long-awaited breakthrough.
The home finale was no different.
The Pirates put the tying run on second with one out in the ninth but couldn’t get the hit they needed...
| May 15, 2011
| 3:18 PM
MILWAUKEE - Kevin Correia’s road dominance ended quickly.
Correia, perfect in five road starts this season, surrendered four runs in the first 12 pitches and six overall in a 9-6 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
“I’ve had a...
| May 21, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Rick Porcello tossed eight scoreless innings and Jhonny Peralta ripped a solo home run, as the Detroit Tigers salvaged the final game of a three-game interleague series with a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Porcello (4-2) surrendered just one...
| May 27, 2011
| 9:20 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Just call Kevin Correia the road warrior.
Correia pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Friday.
Correia (7-4) limited Chicago to four singles and a pair...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 7:19 PM
PITTSBURGH - James McDonald’s control problems on Sunday made it nearly impossible for the Pirates to beat the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner.
Pittsburgh wasn’t going to let that ruin the good feeling it got from the weekend.
| Jun 8, 2011
| 9:28 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen led off the 12th with a home run and the Pittsburgh Pirates reached .500 with a 3-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
McCutchen took a 3-2 pitch from Zach Kroenke (0-1) high and just inside the...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:15 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — For one of the rare times this season, Charlie Morton wasn’t at his best.
Rookie Dillon Gee remained undefeated, Jose Reyes homered among his three hits and the New York Mets won for the fifth time in six games, 8-1 over...