| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:15 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates owner Bob Nutting looked over the $10 million renovation of McKechnie Field — the team's spring training home — and took a moment to marvel at how far the franchise has come since he took over...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 8:11 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Clint Hurdle no longer digs his cleats in the dirt. That's a thrill he believes should be reserved for players. Besides, the Pittsburgh Pirates manager has too much on his mind these days to fool around in the batter's box...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:22 PM
NBA Basketball--Miami Heat at Indiana Pacers, 6 p.m. (ESPN); Los Angeles Lakers at Minnesota Timberwolves, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Men’s College Basketball--Manhattan at Siena, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Youngstown State at Detroit, 8 p.m. (ESPNU)...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Pittsburgh Pirates fans are used to seeing manager Clint Hurdle chew bubble gum as he leans out of the dugout.
But when he was presented with a bucket of bubble gum Monday, his reaction surprised some.
“I do not chew bubble gum in the...
| 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...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:24 PM
No more wondering when the Gold Glove winners will be announced. ESPN2 will televise the first-ever Rawlings Gold Glove Awards show at 10 tonight. The one-hour telecast, hosted by Karl Ravech, John Kruk and Barry Larkin, will feature the announcement........
| Mar 24, 2011
| 7:17 PM
Right-hander Jake Arrieta turned in the longest big league outing this spring for an Orioles starter, fluctuating between unhittable and utterly shaky Thursday evening.
In the Orioles' 11-7 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates, Arrieta allowed two homers in...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:22 PM
There were options had the Orioles wanted to skip Jeremy Guthrie's start or, at the very least, push it back a couple of days to make sure the right-hander had recovered from a back strain.
But Guthrie wanted the ball, and Orioles manager Buck...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 4:30 PM
With Blake Davis' decisive error in the fifth inning Wednesday, the Orioles had their defining play on a highly disappointing road trip and an easy scapegoat for another avoidable loss.
However, pinning it all on Davis' gaffe, which brought home the...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 9:39 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Five innings into his major league career, Blake Davis wasn’t nervous. He even felt rather calm at the plate and while manning second base.
On what was supposed to be a memorable day, a sharply hit two-hopper came his way...