- Pirates staying patient as Polanco searches for consistency Updated: Jun-29-15 3:51 pm
PITTSBURGH - A year ago, Gregory Polanco was the next big thing. When the Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder was called up to the big leagues last June, his arrival was viewed as a coronation.
- McCutchen plays after HBP but Pirates lose to Braves 2-1 Updated: Jun-28-15 7:15 pm
PITTSBURGH - Andrew McCutchen texted Clint Hurdle on Sunday morning and told the Pittsburgh Pirates manager his bruised left elbow was just fine.
- Wood sharp as Braves top Pirates 2-1 to end losing streak Updated: Jun-28-15 6:17 pm
PITTSBURGH - Alex Wood can tell the instant a breaking ball leaves his hand whether he has a feel for it on a given day. When he does, the Atlanta Braves lefty can be dominant.
- Harper homers in 9-run 1st, Gonzalez and Nats beat Pirates Updated: Jun-21-15 6:20 pm
WASHINGTON - With the way the Washington Nationals are pitching these days, they hardly needed all of the runs Bryce Harper and his teammates provided from the start.
- Nationals' Max Scherzer celebrates his no-hitter Updated: Jun-21-15 1:39 pm
WASHINGTON - A day later, Max Scherzer couldn't stop smiling.
- Nationals OF Harper sore, but avoids disabled list for now Updated: Jun-19-15 5:55 pm
WASHINGTON - Bryce Harper's strained left hamstring kept him out of Friday's game against Pittsburgh, which came as no surprise after his nasty spill in the outfield less than 24 hours earlier.
- Gerrit Cole wins MLB-best 11th as Pirates top White Sox 3-2 Updated: Jun-19-15 1:02 am
CHICAGO - Gerrit Cole downplayed becoming the majors' first 11-game winner by crediting his Pittsburgh Pirates teammates for his terrific start.
- Confident South Korean star Kang fitting in with Pirates Updated: Jun-12-15 2:31 am
PITTSBURGH - Jung Ho Kang chose the gray T-shirt because he thought it looked cool. That's it. The fact "The Trillest" - a mashup of "true" and "real" that serves as slang for someone considered most authentic - was splashed across the front was purely incidental.
- Liriano outduels Hudson, Mercer homers again as Pirates win Updated: Jun-03-15 8:24 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The way the Pittsburgh Pirates are winning with contributions from everybody, Jordy Mercer is thrilled to do his part whether in the lineup or coming off the bench.
- Despaigne leads Padres to 7-1 win over Pirates Updated: Jun-01-15 1:23 am
SAN DIEGO - Out with the tricks and back to basics for San Diego's Odrisamer Despaigne.