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Pirates' Waddell leads Curve to Game 1 win
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Brandon Waddell can’t quite pinpoint when he was first anointed with his ‘Big Game’ nickname – it was either during the University of Virginia’s College World Series run in 2014 or 2015, he said – but he’s not complaining about it, and based on his playoff track record, it looks like it might just stick.

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Brault on tap as Pirates' trip hits Milwaukee
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Coming off a pivotal weekend series at Wrigley Field, the Brewers return to Miller Park for a quick, three-game homestand. These games are no less important, Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell reminded an assembled crowd of reporters Sunday morning. The Crew swept the Cubs at Wrigley Field on Sunday to pull within two games of the […]

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Watch: Pirates' Bell cranks 2-run HR in inaugural Little League Classic
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#Pirates Josh Bell pego el primer HR del #mlblittleleagueclassic su HR #21 de la temporada #MGLD #mlb #baseball pic.twitter.com/0oHxMidkXb — MeGustanLosDeportes (@MGustanDeportes) August 20, 2017 The Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals took the field in Williamsport, Pa., at BB&T Ballpark on Sunday to participate in the first-ever Little League Classic. With players from the […]

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Pirates' hot start fizzles as slide reaches five
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After four innings Thursday night at PNC Park, the Cardinals trailed by three runs. Then came the rain and the runs. The Cards rallied for two runs before 72-minute rain delay, scored three more in the seventh inning and added four more in the ninth, sailing to an 11-7 win over the Pirates at PNC […]

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McCutchen returns to Pirates' lineup as DH
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Andrew McCutchen returned to the Pirates lineup on Sunday afternoon at Rogers Centre. Gregory Polanco did not.

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Pirates' bats can't get on track against Tigers
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Two days after being blanked by the Pirates to begin the Interleague home-and-home series in Pittsburgh, the Tigers returned the favor at Comerica Park. Justin Verlander took a no-hit bid into the sixth before settling on eight innings of one-hit ball in a 10-0 victory on Wednesday night.

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Pirates' bullpen feeding off group's success
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In his third Major League season and second with the Pirates, A.J. Schugel is part of a bullpen that has been key to the club’s recent run of success.

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Kontos tosses perfect 8th in Pirates' debut
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In the days leading up to the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, Giants officials informed George Kontos he was drawing interest from other teams. When the Deadline passed, there was a sigh of relief. He would remain in San Francisco, his professional home since 2012.

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Pirates' late rally falls short vs. Padres
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Backed by early run support from Wil Myers and a late homer from Dusty Coleman, Dinelson Lamet baffled Pirates hitters for the second time in eight days and led the Padres to a 5-2 win Saturday night at PNC Park.

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Pirates' surge backs Cole's solid start
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Gerrit Cole worked six effective innings Monday night while the Pittsburgh Pirates put together big offensive outbursts early and late to emerge with their 10th victory in 13 games, a 10-3 decision over the San Francisco Giants.

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Cutch, Mercer lead Pirates' offense vs. Giants
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Nearly everyone played a part in the Pirates’ 10-3 win over the Giants on Monday night at AT&T Park, but a pair of big swings by Andrew McCutchen and Jordy Mercer defined the current depth of Pittsburgh’s lineup.

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Giants sunk by Pirates' early surge
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Gerrit Cole worked six effective innings Monday night while the Pittsburgh Pirates put together big offensive outbursts early and late to emerge with their 10th victory in 13 games, a 10-3 decision over the San Francisco Giants.

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