Stories tagged: pittsburgh pirates
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017
Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang has been left off South Korea’s roster for the World Baseball Classic while he remains subject to a criminal investigation into allegations that he …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016
A person with knowledge of the deal tells the AP that pitcher Ivan Nova and the Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a $26 million, three-year contract.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016
The Pirates bolstered their bullpen on Monday, agreeing to an $11 million, two-year contract with reliever Daniel Hudson.
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016
The headliner in a flurry of Pirates roster moves Tuesday was the official shutdown of right-hander Gerrit Cole.
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016
The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed ace Gerrit Cole on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation.
Sat., July 30, 2016
Washington sent reliever Felipe Rivero and pitching prospect Taylor Hearn to the Pirates for Mark Melancon, who supplants struggling Jonathan Papelbon as Washington’s closer.
Wed., July 27, 2016
Gerrit Cole pitched a three-hitter for his first career complete game and slumping Andrew McCutchen had a three-run home run among his three hits as the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled to …
Tue., June 28, 2016
It is a constant refrain from manager Scott Servais, almost a mnemonic beat, that all success for the Mariners centers on strong starting pitching.
Wed., March 2, 2016
With Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh moonlighting as their first base coach, a split squad of Detroit Tigers scored four runs in the first inning Wednesday and beat the Pittsburgh …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016
Andrew McCutchen wants to end his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, but it will take a new contract to ensure that happens.
Wed., Oct. 7, 2015
Young, brash Chicago Cubs blank Pittsburgh Pirates behind ace Jake Arrieta in N.L. wild-card game
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 6, 2015
The Chicago Cubs mirror their National League wild-card opponents, the Pittsburgh Pirates, in numerous ways.
Sat., May 23, 2015
Good thing Andrew McCutchen has direct deposit. The Pirates star centerfielder laughed off a leaked photo of his pay stub Friday, joking he can handle the attention so long as …
Thu., April 9, 2015
Adrian Gonzalez homered three times for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 7-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night in Los Angeles, making him the first player …
Tue., Feb. 10, 2015
Right-hander James Shields, who helped Kansas City reach the World Series last season, has agreed to a $75 million, four-year contract with the San Diego Padres. The deal includes an …
Thu., Oct. 2, 2014
PITTSBURGH – The San Francisco Giants know what it takes to win this time of year. The Pittsburgh Pirates are still learning. Madison Bumgarner and Brandon Crawford provided a powerful …
Wed., Oct. 1, 2014
PITTSBURGH – Edinson Volquez’s renaissance began with a simple game of catch. During his brief session with Pittsburgh Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage on that January day at the team’s …
Tue., Sept. 23, 2014
Jeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings and received some rare run support to snap a four-start winless stretch, and the Oakland Athletics kept hold of the top A.L. wild card …
Wed., Aug. 20, 2014
Andrew McCutchen’s fractured rib is healed. The reigning National League MVP is hoping his return will have the same effect on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates. His return didn’t help Tuesday …
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
Masahiro Tanaka has taken a very small step toward returning to the New York Yankees rotation, playing a pain-free game of catch. Michael Pineda, another sidelined Yankees starter, appears much …
Wed., Nov. 13, 2013
Terry Francona of the Cleveland Indians and Clint Hurdle of the Pittsburgh Pirates won the Manager of the Year awards Tuesday. Francona (left in photo) edged John Farrell of the …
Sun., Nov. 10, 2013
Arrested Phoenix police have arrested 22-year-old Robert Chavez and 23-year-old Joseph Corrales in connection with the beating death of 17-year-old national champion boxer Alexis Urbina. Police say Urbina was found …
Tue., Oct. 8, 2013
PITTSBURGH – Rookie Michael Wacha took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals showed off their October poise, edging the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 Monday and …
Sun., Oct. 6, 2013
Pedro Alvarez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five N.L. …
Tue., Sept. 24, 2013
The Pittsburgh Pirates are headed to the playoffs for the first time in 21 years, clinching at least a National League wild card Monday night when they beat the Chicago …
Fri., July 19, 2013
NEW YORK – Andrew McCutchen is a wonderful baseball player with great hair and a big smile. He does not, however, know much of anything about Kansas City or the …
Wed., June 26, 2013
Mariners manager Eric Wedge is tired of seeing 41-year-old Raul Ibanez get the only big hits for Seattle.
Tue., June 25, 2013
Mariners left-handed starter Joe Saunders always used to say he pitches better on the road than at home.
Mon., June 3, 2013
As a long-suffering-in-silence fan of the Pittsburgh baseball club, I’d like to take a moment to express a sentiment of frustration as loudly and clearly as possible: Enough is enough, …
Tue., May 7, 2013
The start to Aaron Harang’s 12th season in the majors didn’t exactly go as planned. Getting traded twice in the first three weeks of the year will do that.