| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Don't be surprised if the Mariners surface as an option for Hall of Famer Pat Gillick, who is under consideration for a club president's job with the Cubs. The Mariners' collapse has cut into general manager Jack Zduriencik's standing at a point when...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Standing on third base with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, Ryan Zimmerman still was bummed about the two plays he failed to make in the field earlier Thursday for the Washington Nationals.
Knowing that the Cincinnati Reds’ relievers are...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 3:57 PM
So the Pittsburgh Pirates will be watching the World Series from the same place as you and I. But this season the Pirates made positive improvements toward putting together a quality team.
This season the Buccos were able to keep a winning...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 7:18 PM
Pinch-hitter Rob Johnson capped a six-run eighth inning with a two-run double to help the San Diego Padres record an 8-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies and avoid a sweep in the finale of a three- game series at Petco Park.
Jesus Guzman picked up two...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 7:59 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Starlin Castro had three hits and Carlos Zambrano survived six choppy innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the slumping Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 on Monday night to spoil slugger Derrek Lee’s two-homer debut with his new team.
| Aug 4, 2011
| 8:39 PM
Carlos Pena hit one of Chicago’s three home runs and walked with the bases loaded during a three-run eighth-inning rally as the Cubs won their season-high fifth straight, a 7-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night.
| 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.
| Feb 9, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-Wisconsin at Minnesota, 6 p.m. (ESPN); Mississippi at Mississippi State, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); North Carolina State at Georgia Tech, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Illinois at Indiana, 7 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Colorado at Arizona, 8 p.m....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:28 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati played small ball better than Pittsburgh on Wednesday night, allowing the Reds to take another big step toward a division championship.
Homer Bailey pitched seven solid innings and Cincinnati came up with just enough...