Stories tagged: Pittsburgh Pirates
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
Josh Harrison spoils Rich Hill’s no-hitter in 10th with home run
Dodgers lefty Rich Hill lost his perfect game on an error in the ninth inning, then lost his no-hitter on a leadoff home run in the 10th by Josh Harrison …
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 7:15 p.m.
Pirates’ Josh Harrison ends Dodgers’ Rich Hill’s no-hitter with homer in 10th
Rich Hill walked off the mound, toward the Los Angeles Dodgers dugout, and to his right the Pirates piled on Josh Harrison at home plate.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Baseball capsules: Pirates sweep Milwaukee to move closer to N.L. Central lead
Gregory Polanco homered, Chris Stewart added three hits and the host Pittsburgh Pirates completed a four-game sweep of the N.L. Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers with a 4-2 victory on Thursday. The …
Tue., July 18, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Pirates OF Starling Marte humbled in return from suspension
Starling Marte insists he still isn’t sure exactly how the banned steroid that cost the Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder an 80-game suspension got into his system. “That’s something I regret, not …
Mon., June 12, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Baseball capsules: Pirates’ Jameson Taillon works five scoreless innings in return from treatments
Jameson Taillon pitched five scoreless innings in his return from treatments for testicular cancer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the visiting Colorado Rockies 7-2 on Monday night.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 8:25 p.m.
Pirates’ Jameson Taillon cleared to throw amidst cancer fight
On Tuesday, two weeks after undergoing surgery for testicular cancer, Pirates right-hander Jameson Taillon was cleared to return to the mound. He threw a 25-pitch bullpen session with catcher Chris …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 4:56 p.m.
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon takes upbeat tone in cancer fight
Jameson Taillon felt like he was in a movie, as if he was watching somebody else’s life change and not his own.
Thu., May 11, 2017, 11:17 p.m.
Baseball Capsules: Arizona’s Zack Greinke takes no-hit bid into eighth inning
Zack Greinke’s bid for his first career no-hitter was thwarted by Pittsburgh’s Gregory Polanco’s leadoff home run in the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the …
Sat., April 29, 2017, 8:11 p.m.
From Babe Ruth to PNC Park: 99-year-old Pirates usher Phil Coyne has seen it all
Phil Coyne watched from behind the visitors dugout at Forbes Field as the New York Yankees came from behind to tie the Pirates, 9-9, in the ninth inning of Game …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 7:12 p.m.
Pirates’ Starling Marte suspended for PED use
Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star outfielder Starling Marte has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug.
Sat., March 4, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli hoping for healthier 2017
Before he broke his hand while taking a swing last June, Francisco Cervelli already had been on the disabled list at least a half-dozen times. Cervelli missed five weeks after …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Court hands Pirates’ Jung Ho Kang a suspended jail term over crash
A South Korean court has handed Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang a suspended prison sentence of two years for fleeing the scene after crashing a car into a guardrail …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Starling Marte ready to take over in center field for Pirates
Starling Marte is the new guy in center field for the Pittsburgh Pirates this year, but he is no newcomer to the position. About a month before spring training began, …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang attends trial for drunk driving
Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang has appeared in a South Korean court as judges heard arguments in a trial over charges that he fled the scene after slamming a …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Jung Ho Kang left off South Korea’s WBC team amid DUI allegations
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, 8:55 p.m.
MLB notes: Pirates, Ivan Nova agree to $26M, 3-year deal
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, 6:30 a.m.
Daniel Hudson, Pirates agree to $11M million, 2-year deal
The Pirates bolstered their bullpen on Monday, agreeing to an $11 million, two-year contract with reliever Daniel Hudson.
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 8:48 p.m.
MLB Notes: Gerrit Cole shut down; Pirates shuffle roster to add pitching depth
The headliner in a flurry of Pirates roster moves Tuesday was the official shutdown of right-hander Gerrit Cole.
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016, 7:01 p.m.
MLB Notes: Pirates place Gerrit Cole on disabled list
The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed ace Gerrit Cole on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation.
Sat., July 30, 2016, 11:25 p.m.
MLB Notes: Nationals acquire Mark Melancon from Pirates
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, 11:09 p.m.
Gerrit Cole pitches three-hitter as Pirates rout Mariners
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, 11:04 p.m.
Iwakuma’s strong start carried M’s past Bucs
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, 8:44 p.m.
Jim Harbaugh helps coach Tigers to 10-3 rout of Pirates
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, 9:56 p.m.
Pittsburgh star McCutchen hoping to end his career with team
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, 9:32 p.m.
Jake Arrieta, Cubs silence Pirates 4-0 to win NL wild-card game
Young, brash Chicago Cubs blank Pittsburgh Pirates behind ace Jake Arrieta in N.L. wild-card game
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 6, 2015, 9:27 p.m.
Upstart Cubs face steady Pirates in N.L. wild card
The Chicago Cubs mirror their National League wild-card opponents, the Pittsburgh Pirates, in numerous ways.
Sat., May 23, 2015
MLB notes: Pirates star Andrew McCutchen laughs off leaked pay stub
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
Baseball notes: Adrian Gonzalez sets homer record
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
Padres reach deal with former Royals pitcher James Shields
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
Madison Bumgarner, Giants silence Pirates 8-0 to advance
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 …