| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Talking baseball while wondering how Tom Thibodeau is going to survive until Derrick Rose returns:
1. To say that Marvin Miller was as tough as nails is to compliment the strength of nails. Miller has passed away at the age of 95, and somewhere there...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 5:10 PM
While Hyun-jin Ryu is not yet a big name in North America, losing him was a bigger blow for the Cubs than you probably think.
President Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer wanted the rights to the 25-year-old South Korean left-hander because they...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 5:49 PM
That's what tickets in the third row of Section 533 were advertised at on StubHub Monday afternoon. As for the rest of Wrigley Field, it looks like most of those tickets couldn't be given away.
No surprise there, not with the Bears...
| 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 24, 2011
| 9:14 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Ortiz walked to the plate representing the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the thousands of Boston Red Sox fans who crammed PNC Park on Friday night waited for Big Papi to send the ball over the right-field wall and...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:07 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Paul Maholm and his Pirates teammates aren’t looking at the National League Central standings or checking the out-of-town scores.
Too early in the season, the lefty starter said. Funny, because it’s been a long time...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 8:04 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chase Headley’s grand slam highlighted San Diego’s first four-homer game of the season, and the Padres cruised past Pittsburgh 15-5 Friday night, handing the Pirates their eighth straight loss.
| 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...
| May 16, 2011
| 7:52 PM
Danny Espinosa broke out of a dreadful slump with a two-run homer in the seventh inning Monday night to lead the Washington Nationals to a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Espinosa, who was 8 for 73 entering the at-bat, drove the first pitch...
| May 16, 2011
| 9:43 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Danny Espinosa broke out of a dreadful slump with a two-run homer in the seventh inning Monday night to lead the Washington Nationals to a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Espinosa, who was 8 for 73, drove the first...
| 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...