post-gazette.com 1 hour agoST. LOUIS – A week ago Jeff Locke dominated the Cardinals and led the Pirates to a win in the final game of a three-game series at PNC Park.Upvote Share Tweet
Holdzkom brings palmball back to big leaguesMLB.com 6 hours agoRight-hander John Holdzkom gives the Pirates some things none of the other five players added on Tuesday to the expanded roster can claim.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Sep 1 (yesterday)For the first time this season, the Cardinals stand alone atop the National League Central after constructing their third come-from-behind win in as many games, this one a 5-4 victory over the Pirates on Monday.Upvote Share TweetMatt Holliday had the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning after Kolten Wong's pinch-hit homer tied the score, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.Upvote Share Tweet
Pirates recall Gerrit Cole, Tony Sanchezpost-gazette.com Sep 1 (yesterday)ST. LOUIS -- The Pirates made a couple of moves today as Major League Baseball rosters expanded from 25 players to 40.Upvote Share TweetSure, it would have been great for the Pirates if they had swept the Cincinnati Reds Sunday and hit that elusive five-game winning streak for the first time this season. They took an early lead against starter Johnny Cueto and had their starter, Francis…Upvote Share Tweet
Johnny Cueto Celebrates Win By Flicking Mike Leake's Crotchdeadspin.com Aug 31 (2 days ago)As today's Reds-Pirates game went final, Johnny Cueto earned his 16th victory of the season. To celebrate, he flicked Mike Leake's balls. Leake definitely felt it. Good game, everyone.Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Heisey's second homer lifts Cueto, Reds in ninthMLB.com Aug 31 (2 days ago)Chris Heisey connected for two home runs, including the one that gave the Reds the lead in the ninth inning for a 3-2 series-salvaging win over the Pirates on Sunday at PNC Park.Upvote Share Tweet
On the Pirates: Jose Tabata is back to workJose Tabata's enigmatic career with the Pirates came to a head this summer when he was outrighted to Class AAA Indianapolis in late June.Upvote Share Tweet
Gene Collier: Pirates pitchers all clicking at right timeEven on days when he isn't hitting the baseball beyond the ballpark's farthest parameters, Ike Davis is making inspired, even ingenious plays in a Pirates winning streak that could reach unprecedented lengths this very afternoon.Upvote Share TweetNeil Walker launched a three-run homer in the first, and that was all the Pirates needed in a strong start from Vance Worley as Pittsburgh defeated Cincinnati, 3-2, on Saturday afternoon at PNC Park.Upvote Share Tweet
Pirates recall Brent MorelThe Pirates have recalled infielder Brent Morel from Class AAA Indianapolis and he will be available against the Reds today.Upvote Share Tweet
Pirates notebook: Good and bad from Charlie Morton's rehab startpost-gazette.com Aug 30 (4 days ago)Pirates starting pitcher Charlie Morton threw 73 pitches in four innings of a rehab start Thursday for the Class AA Altoona Curve, but that doesn’t mean he necessarily is close to returning to the majors soon.Upvote Share TweetJosh Harrison hit an RBI triple and scored on Jose Tabata's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Aug 29 (4 days ago)Josh Harrison repeatedly backed Edinson Volquez with his glove at third base, so it was only appropriate that he ended up there after the biggest swing of the game. Harrison knocked in the tying run with a triple in the eighth and scored the game-winnin…Upvote Share Tweet
Pirates call up Lambo for tonight's gamepost-gazette.com Aug 29 (4 days ago)The Pirates have recalled first baseman/outfielder Andrew Lambo from Triple-A Indianapolis and optioned pitcher Gerrit Cole to Bristol.Upvote Share Tweet
First shot at playoffs brings out best in Pirates' Ike Davispost-gazette.com Aug 28 (5 days ago)As a first baseman for the New York Mets, Ike Davis never felt that twinge of anticipation players on contending teams get to experience this time of year.Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Aug 28 (5 days ago)Former Portland Pirates assistant coach Michael Minard pleaded no contest to a charge of sexual misconduct Wednesday. Minard had started an online relationship with a 13-year-old girl he met through Twitter after a game last year.Read more...Upvote Share TweetThe Kansas City Royals claimed infielder Jayson Nix off waivers Thursday from the Pittsburgh Pirates.Upvote Share Tweet
Baseball Capsules: Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above…nytimes.com Aug 28 (6 days ago)Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Reds Edge PiratesAug 31Chris Heisey hit two home runs to lead the Reds past the Pirates 3-2.
Walker's Homer Lifts PiratesAug 30Neil Walker hit his 18th home run of the season in the Pirates' 3-2 win over the Reds.
Davis Powers Pirates Past CardinalsAug 27Ike Davis hits a two-run home run as the Pirates beat the Cardinals 3-1.
Davis Powers Pirates To WinAug 26Baseball Tonight Spotlight: After Andrew McCutchen left in the fifth inning with rib discomfort, Ike Davis hit a three-run home run in the eighth to give the Pirates a 5-2 win over the Cardinals.
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