Pittsburgh Pirates clinch first .500 season in 20 years

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

The streak is over! On Tuesday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates pulled out a 4-3 road win against the Milwaukee Brewers to earn their 81st win of the 2013 season. In doing so, the franchise clinched its first non-losing record in 20 years. The Pirates last posted a winning record in 1992 ...

MLB Rumors: Pittsburgh Pirates eye Justin Morneau for stretch

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

On Tuesday the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd and catcher John Buck from the New York Mets to bolster their squad for the stretch run. According to reports, the team isn't satisfied and has its eyes on an even bigger name to help its quest for a playoff spot. John ...

Video: Gerrit Cole hits 100 mph eight times Friday night

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

On Friday night Pittsburgh Pirates rookie right-hander Gerrit Cole made his third career start and notched the third win of his young career. The No. 1 overall pick from the 2011 MLB Draft was excellent yet again, and repeatedly lit up the radar gun. Cole hit 100-plus mph on the ...

Cubs Hitting Streak Continues

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Everyone knows the Chicago Cubs own the most embarrassing streak in pro sports -- 104 years without a championship and counting. But it is not until nights like Tuesday that we are reminded the Cubs also own the coolest streak in pro sports -- 7,441 consecutive games with a hit ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Justin Upton Could Be Headed East

Monday, July 16th, 2012

For the second season in a row, the Pittsburgh Pirates are in buying mode in the second half of the Major League Baseball season, and they're eyeing a few of the big fish on the market. After Sunday's 4-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, the Pirates are one game back of ...

Mark Appel: Pirates First-Round Pick Returning to Stanford?

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Mark Appel was long considered the top college arm in the 2012 MLB Draft, but the way things are looking he might end up being the top college arm in the 2013 draft as well. On draft night the Stanford right-hander dropped like a rock, after most observers expected the Houston ...

Pirates Drop 10th Straight Game

Monday, August 8th, 2011

On July 19 the Pittsburgh Pirates were 51-44 and held a half-game lead over the Milwaukee Brewers for first place in the National League Central. Today, on August 8, the Pirates are 54-59 and sit 10 games behind the first-place Brewers. That means they've lost 15 of their last 18 ...