Pittsburgh Snaps Out of Slump, Runs Away From Brewers 6-3nytimes.com 9 hours agoVance Worley worked six effective innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped out of a lengthy slump to top the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 on Friday night.Share Tweet
Pirates activate catcher Stewart, option Sanchez to AAApost-gazette.com 17 hours agoThe Pirates today activated catcher Chris Stewart from the 15-day disabled list and optioned Tony Sanchez to Class AAA Indianapolis.Share Tweet
Burnett brings more than just strikeouts in return to Piratespost-gazette.com Apr 16 (yesterday)When general manager Neal Huntington signed right-hander A.J. Burnett to a one-year deal in November, he knew exactly the man and leader the Pirates were getting. He didn’t know, however, what kind of pitcher Burnett would be at 38.Share TweetThere's nothing fancy about the way Alfredo Simon does his job. The Detroit Tigers right-hander doesn't overwhelm batters with power or baffle them with deception. Instead, Simon just rears back and throws, trusting his defense to handle the bulk of the…Share Tweet
Simon, Rajai deliver as Tigers blank BucsMLB.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)Right-hander Alfredo Simon threw eight shutout innings and center fielder Rajai Davis swatted the go-ahead hit for the second consecutive night as the Tigers beat the Pirates, 1-0, on Wednesday at PNC Park. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, saw another solid start…Share Tweet
Pirates notebook: Starling Marte has new lookpost-gazette.com Apr 15 (3 days ago)Pirates outfielder Starling Marte was looking for a little change this week, after he began the season 3 for 26 at the plate, so he showed up at PNC Park sporting a freshly shaved head.Share Tweet
Efficient Greene makes history in dominating PiratesMLB.com Apr 15 (3 days ago)Shane Greene made history when he threw eight shutout innings in Tuesday's 2-0 victory over the Pirates.Share TweetShane Greene threw eight shutout innings, and Rajai Davis drove in the only run with seventh-inning single as the Tigers claimed a 2-0 win over the Pirates on Tuesday.Share Tweet
Ron Cook: A.J. Burnett's approval will go long way for Francisco Cervellipost-gazette.com Apr 14 (3 days ago)The Pirates lost a game Tuesday night, but gained something more valuable. They found their catcher in a 2-0 loss to the Detroit Tigers at PNC Park.Share Tweet
Tigers top Pirates, 2-0, in pitchers duel at PNC Parkpost-gazette.com Apr 14 (3 days ago)In a pitchers duel, the difference usually is something small.Share Tweet
Pirates monitoring Melancon's decreased velocityMLB.com Apr 14 (4 days ago)Mark Melancon had a tough outing on Monday, but it was his velocity that was discussed and not his pitching line.Share Tweet
Hurdle not concerned about slow-starting MarteMLB.com Apr 14 (4 days ago)Starling Marte is off to a slow start, along with the rest of the Pirates' offense, but manager Clint Hurdle is not worried about his left fielder or his team just yet.Share TweetCole, Pittsburgh’s starter, shut down the top-hitting team in the major leagues, allowing one run in six-plus innings.Share Tweet
PNC Park metal detectors fail to slow down Bucs fansThis time, fans with tickets who missed Gerrit Cole’s first pitch at the Pirates’ home opener Monday afternoon at PNC Park have only themselves to blame.Share Tweet
Pirates notebook: Hart makes himself at home in PittsburghCorey Hart knows how to make a first impression. Hart came off the bench in the seventh inning Monday for his first home at-bat in a Pirates uniform and hit a pinch-hit, two-run home run to the deepest part of PNC Park.Share Tweet
Fans flock to Pirates sold-out home openerThe Pirates home opener is under way at PNC Park on the North Shore this afternoon as the Bucs take on the Detroit Tigers on a beautiful day for baseball.Share TweetMILWAUKEE — Andrew McCutchen isn’t sure when his left knee is going to stop bothering him. Asked what the soreness affects, McCutchen said, “Think about your knee being sore. ... You can pretty much pinpoint what could bother it.”Share Tweet
Hurdle On Pirates' Evolving CultureMar 2Pirates manager Clint Hurdle talks about the importance of Pedro Alvarez, Pittsburgh's season outlook and taking the next step.
Pirates: Spring Training Players To WatchMar 2The Pirates have a new catcher in Francisco Cervelli and a new first baseman in moving Pedro Alvarez over from third, and they need both to lead in hitting if the team wants to win the NL Central.
Cole Looking To Build On Early SuccessMar 2Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole discusses working with new catcher Francisco Cervelli and helping his team win more games.
Pirates Win Bidding For SS Jung-Ho KangDec 22David Schoenfield discusses the news that the Pirates have won the rights to negotiate with South Korean SS Jung-Ho Kang.
NBA - Golden State Warriors' battle with conventional wisdomApr 16The biggest challenge this postseason for the top-seeded Warriors might be what history has taught us is needed in playoff ball, writes J.A. Adande.
5-on-5 - Western Conference playoff previewApr 16Who will win the West? 5-on-5 breaks down each first-round series and picks the conference champions.
ESPN NowApr 15Latvian big man Kristaps Porzingis will declare for the 2015 NBA draft, his agent, Andy Miller, told ESPN's Chad Ford. Porzingis is currently ranked N...
Latvian power forward Kristaps Porzingis to declare for NBA draftApr 15Latvian big man Kristaps Porzingis, who burst onto the NBA draft scene in 2014, will declare for the 2015 NBA draft, his agent, Andy Miller, told ESPN.com.