Francisco Liriano won for the first time since opening day and John Jaso homered to open the bottom of the first as Pittsburgh beat Cincinnati 5-1 Saturday night for the Pirates' sixth straight win and Reds their sixth consecutive loss.Share Tweet
Bucs end April on a tear, win 6th straightMLB.com 4 hours agoBehind Francisco Liriano's longest start of the season, the Pirates extended their winning streak to six games and finished April with a 5-1 victory over the Reds on Saturday night at PNC Park.Share Tweet
Pirates meet with CDC, MLB reps to discuss Zika virus in Puerto Ricopost-gazette.com 10 hours agoThe Pirates met with representatives from Major League Baseball and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the home clubhouse at PNC Park this afternoon to discuss Zika virus. The meeting included a question-and-answer session and ran about an…Share Tweet
Pirates recall righty Jared Hughes from rehab, option Rob Scahill to Indianapolispost-gazette.com 12 hours agoThe Pirates gave their bullpen boost today by recalling right-hander Jared Hughes from his rehab assignment and optioning righty Rob Scahill to Class AAA Indianapolis.Share TweetBacked by home runs from Josh Harrison and Matt Joyce, right-hander Juan Nicasio delivered the Pirates' finest start of the season in a 4-1 win over the Reds on Friday night at PNC Park.Share Tweet
Hughes nearing return from rehab assignmentMLB.com Apr 29 (yesterday)Reliever Jared Hughes is back in the Pirates' clubhouse, but he is not yet ready to rejoin the Bucs' bullpen.Share TweetLooking to maintain continuity from the top down, the Pirates announced Friday that they have extended the contracts of their entire coaching staff through next season.Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 29 (yesterday)During the Colorado Rockies' game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night, a replay challenge in the second inning grinded the action to a halt for nearly five minutes. The Rockies thought Pirates second baseman Josh Harrison had violated the …Share TweetThere were no complaints from Colorado manager Walt Weiss on the postponement of Thursday's game against Pittsburgh because of rain and snow.Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 28 (3 days ago)Trevor Story's amazing April continued Wednesday night when he hit his ninth homer of the month during the Colorado Rockies' game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. His fourth inning bomb broke the National League rookie record set by Albert Pujols in 2001…Share Tweet
Bucs pull ahead in 12th to edge rallying RoxMLB.com Apr 28 (3 days ago)Jordy Mercer became the last starting position player to have a hit, and it came at the right time -- a two-out RBI double in the top of the 12th to give the Pirates a 9-8 victory over the Rockies at Coors Field on Wednesday night.Share TweetJordy Mercer hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the 12th inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates continued their mastery of the Colorado Rockies with a 9-8 marathon win Wednesday night.Share TweetDENVER — Right-hander Jared Hughes and infielder Jung Ho Kang took steps Wednesday toward returning to the majors from their rehab assignments with Class AAA Indianapolis.Share Tweet
A long Story short: 9th HR is a record!MLB.com Apr 27 (3 days ago)Shortstop Trevor Story set a National League rookie record for home runs in April when he hit his ninth during the fourth inning off Pirates left-hander Jonathon Niese during the Rockies' eventual 9-8, 12-inning loss Wednesday night at Coors Field.Share Tweet
Pirates notebook: Hurdle giving red-hot Polanco a steady diet of left-handers, toopost-gazette.com Apr 27 (4 days ago)DENVER — Manager Clint Hurdle’s starting lineup Tuesday night stacked eight right-handed hitters against Colorado Rockies veteran left-hander Jorge De La Rosa. The lone left-handed batter in the order was Gregory Polanco, a 24-year-old right fielder on …Share Tweet
Glasnow among top prospect performers TuesdayMLB.com Apr 27 (4 days ago)After he struggled in his last start for Triple-A Indianapolis, Pirates No. 1 prospect Tyler Glasnow returned to form Tuesday to fire six scoreless innings in a win against Durham.Share TweetOn his rare off day, Andrew McCutchen cleared his mind and forgot all about his struggles at the plate.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.