1. Pirates' Josh Harrison Has Risen from Complete Unknown to MVP Candidate

    Utility men are not supposed to garner MVP consideration, no matter how super. Josh Harrison , however, is changing that thinking. And it is not in spite of him being the best utility man in baseball...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 14 days ago 10,172 reads 10 comments

  2. Pirates Overwhelm Buchholz, Red Sox in 9-1 Win

    PITTSBURGH -- Gregory Polanco, Neil Walker and Ike Davis all homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox 9-1 on Wednesday night to maintain their grip on the second National League wild card spot...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 14 days ago 423 reads 0 comments

  3. Morton, Pirates Blank Red Sox in Series Opener

    After spending the past month on the disabled list with a sports hernia that's still giving him trouble, Charlie Morton tossed five scoreless innings Tuesday against the Boston Red Sox ...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 15 days ago 121 reads 0 comments

  4. Is the Pirates' Josh Harrison for Real?

    While Andrew McCutchen is the player most responsible for the Pirates ' success in 2014, it's no exaggeration to say that Josh Harrison is next in the queue when it comes to the Most Valuable Pirate...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 16 days ago 340 reads 0 comments

  5. Lineup: Marte (Arm) Returns vs. Red Sox

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 16 days ago 28 reads 0 comments

  6. Josh Harrison Goes for the NL Batting Title

    I'm oddly interested in the National League batting title race, mostly because it's such a weird one: Among the top five guys, there are two stars in Buster Posey and Andrew McCutchen, ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 16 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  7. Ex-Pirates Reliever Tekulve Has Heart Transplant

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 16 days ago 87 reads 0 comments

  8. Pirates Catcher Russell Martin's Exceptional Season

    Russell Martin begins this day on his back, on a table, in the upstairs loft space of a small Garfield gym. Before his day ends, he will have caught nine innings and hit a home run in the Pirates ' victory against the Detroit Tigers ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 16 days ago 77 reads 0 comments

  9. Charlie Morton to Be Activated Tomorrow

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 17 days ago 79 reads 0 comments

  10. Triple Play Sparks Pirates' Comeback Win over Cubs

    Shoddy defense cost the Pirates two runs Sunday and created the stunning possibility of a second straight loss against the woeful Chicago Cubs ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 17 days ago 242 reads 0 comments

  11. Walker Helps Pirates Rally for 7-3 Win over Cubs

    Josh Harrison sparked a game-changing triple play, Neil Walker broke a storied franchise home run record and a fifth-inning, come-from-behind rally turned Sunday into one fine day at the ballpark for the Pirates ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 17 days ago 285 reads 0 comments

  12. Harrison Leads Pirates over Cubs 7-3

    Josh Harrison started Pittsburgh's first triple play at home in 21 years and hit a tying two-run double in a six-run fifth inning Sunday that helped the Pirates rally past the Chicago Cubs 7-3...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 17 days ago 144 reads 0 comments

  13. Baez Homers as Cubs Beat Pirates 6-4

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 18 days ago 223 reads 0 comments

  14. Pirates Notebook: Alvarez's Return Date Mystery to Him, Too

    Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez likely could have taken a guess about whether he might be able to return to play should the team make the playoffs, but apparently he would be speculating as much as anyone else...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 19 days ago 76 reads 0 comments

  15. Cole Pitches Pirates to 7-3 Victory over Cubs

    Gerrit Cole overwhelmed the Chicago Cubs for the first three innings Friday. After that, he needed grit to help guide the Pirates to a 7-3 victory...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 19 days ago 27 reads 0 comments

  16. Gerrit Cole Leads Surging Pirates over Cubs 7-3

    Gerrit Cole won consecutive starts for the first time since early June, NL batting leader Josh Harrison had three hits and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 Friday night for their seventh win in eight games...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 19 days ago 117 reads 0 comments

  17. Lineup: Marte (Arm) out for Opener vs. Cubs

    Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte is not in manager Clint Hurdle's lineup Friday night vs. the Chicago Cubs ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 19 days ago 35 reads 0 comments

  18. Pitcher Liriano Strikes out 12 Batters to Slide Pirates Past Phillies

    Frankie wants the ball. The Pirates might soon have to decide who to start in the opening game of their postseason. Francisco Liriano is looking like a strong candidate for that assignment for the second year in a row...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 20 days ago 62 reads 0 comments

  19. Pirates Defeat Phillies, 4-1

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  20. Liriano Fans 12 in Pirates' Win over Phillies

    Francisco Liriano struck out a season-high 12 in eight dominant innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Thursday night...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 20 days ago 117 reads 0 comments

  21. Extension Candidate: Josh Harrison

    sked to create a list of candidates for the 2014 NL batting title five months ago, few would have seriously suggested Pirates utilityman Josh Harrison...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 20 days ago 123 reads 0 comments

  22. Pirates' Marte Leaves Game vs. Phillies with 'Discomfort in Left Arm'

    Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte has left Thursday's contest with the Philadelphia Phillies after getting hit by a pitch for a league-leading 41st time...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 20 days ago 45 reads 0 comments

  23. Starling Marte Exits Early vs. Phillies

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 20 days ago 16 reads 0 comments

  24. Crasnick: Martin's Days in Pittsburgh Numbered?

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 20 days ago 380 reads 0 comments

  25. Rossi: Melancon Change Good for Pirates

    PHILADELPHIA — It wasn't so long ago the City of Brotherly Love was home to one of baseball's best franchises. Now it's home to the commonwealth's second-best ballclub.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 21 days ago 5 reads 0 comments