MLB Rumors: Tons of teams after Jon Lester

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

As baseball's 2014 trade deadline approaches it is looking more and more like the Boston Red Sox will moveĀ Jon Lester out of town. Reports late Tuesday night confirm that at least four teams are after theĀ 30-year-old three-time All-Star. The Oakland A's, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates are ...

Andrew McCutchen lectures Pandas in new MLB 14 The Show commercial

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

I mean, come on pandas, get your act together. Tigers, Blue Jays and Cardinals already have a presence in Major League Baseball, but pandas don't. It's past time for that to change. That's the message of a new MLB 14 The Show commercial starring Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen. Continuing the ...

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 ...