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Pittsburgh Pirates

How Did The Pirates Do That?

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 05.30.2013 | Detroit

PITTSBURGH -- Anibal Sanchez zipped through six innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates so easily on Wednesday night the bullpen was quiet when the Pir...

Tigers Shut Down In 11th Inning

AP | DAVE HOGG | Posted 07.29.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers couldn't find a way to get a run and wasted a gem by Rick Porcello. Detroit's usually potent lineup was shut down ...

Just Another JV Victory

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 05.28.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Justin Verlander struck out 13 in seven innings, and Jhonny Peralta had four hits to lead the Detroit Tigers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-...

Pirates Edge Cubs 1-0

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 07.23.2013 | Chicago

PITTSBURGH — Francisco Liriano continued his torrid start, scattering two hits over seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Chicago C...

Pirates Top Cubs 5-4

AP | CHRIS ADAMSKI | Posted 07.22.2013 | Chicago

PITTSBURGH — Travis Snider hit a pinch-hit grand slam during a five-run sixth and the Pittsburgh Pirates spoiled a strong return to the mound fo...

WATCH: Astros FAIL Leads To Walk-Off Loss

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.18.2013 | Sports

Houston, as you know, the Astros have problems. The Houston Astros lost in stunning walk-off fashion to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday by way of...

Now A-Rod Is Just Getting Older

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.09.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Alex Rodriguez is one of the most disliked players on the New York Yankees and in all of baseball. To a great extent, Rodriguez is simply guilty of getting old and declining accordingly.

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Len Berman | Posted 07.03.2013 | New York
Len Berman

For only the second time in the last 22 years the Golden State Warriors have advanced to the second round of the NBA Playoffs after beating Denver in six games, 92-88 last night.

Just 2 Hits For The Cubs In 3-0 Loss To Pirates

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 04.04.2013 | Chicago

PITTSBURGH -- Edwin Jackson gave the Chicago Cubs everything they needed in his first start of the season. He worked five efficient innings in frigid ...

Baseball Player Hit With Explosive April Fools' Day Prank?

Posted 04.02.2013 | Sports

After a rosin bag exploded over pitcher A.J. Burnett during the opening-day game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs, there was just o...

Cubs Beat Pirates 3-1 In Season Opener

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 04.01.2013 | Chicago

PITTSBURGH -- Jeff Samardzija began the season as the Chicago Cubs' No. 1 starter practically by default thanks to injuries to veterans Matt Garza and...

Cabrera Homers; Tigers Trounce Pirates 4-1

AP | Posted 03.03.2013 | Detroit

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Miguel Cabrera has three home runs in 21 at-bats and if all goes well, he won't be back at spring training for almost three weeks. ...

Steroids Aren't the Only Problem Facing the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.17.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Keeping people out of the Hall of Fame because of suspected or real connections to steroids may or may not be wise, but keeping people out because the voting rules have not changed to fully recognize expansion is not.

Pirates Star Re-Enacts History Of Tom Cruise

Posted 12.27.2012 | Sports

Two-time MLB All-Star Andrew McCutchen has added a lot to his professional résumé in 2012. Now the Pittsburgh outfielder can add A-list impersonati...

Red Sox Trade For All-Star In Six-Player Deal

AP | HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 02.25.2013 | Sports

BOSTON — If Joel Hanrahan can do for the Boston Red Sox what he did against them, they should be very happy with their new closer. In the first...

Humble Beginnings: Andrew McCutchen Tweets Photo Of The Trailer Park Where He Grew Up

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

Much has been made recently of the unsettling tendency of millionaire athletes to descend into bankruptcy, yet little attention is paid to the sports ...

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Len Berman | Posted 12.02.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Moneyball! The Oakland A's are back in the playoffs. One playoff spot remains as St. Louis leads the Dodgers by two games for the wild card spot with two games to go.

Dickey Reaches Milestone

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- R.A. Dickey was so close yet so far from 20 wins, faltering from fatigue and fuming he had failed to seize the moment. "About the fourth ...

WATCH: Catch Of The Year?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

For anyone who thought there was no point in watching a game between the New York Mets and the Pittsburgh Pirates, two teams playing out the string in...

Former Pittsburgh Pirates Owner Comes Out

AP | Posted 11.22.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Kevin McClatchy, the former owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates and now the board chairman at the McClatchy Company newspaper chain, said in a...

Cubs Wait More Than 3 Hours Before Losing To Pirates

AP | Posted 11.18.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Pitching past midnight was a new experience for Chicago Cubs starter Travis Wood. In a game delayed more than 3 1/2 hours by rain, th...

Reds Star Accuses Pirates Player Of Racism

Posted 09.11.2012 | Sports

As the calendar turns to September, MLB pennant races heat up and tempers flare. With the Pittsburgh Pirates 2.5 games out of a Wild Card spot in the ...

Cubs Beat Fading Pirates 4-3

AP | Posted 11.09.2012 | Chicago

PITTSBURGH — Jeff Samardzija has struggled to earn victories over the past three months. The Chicago Cubs have barely beat anyone on the road s...

WATCH: 300-Pound Pitcher Steals Third Base

Posted 09.07.2012 | Sports

The bigger they are, the harder they slide. Jose Diaz is a 28-year-old reliever for the Indianapolis Indians (Triple-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh ...

Pirates Top Cards In Longest Game Of The Season

AP | Posted 08.20.2012 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- Even Pittsburgh third baseman Pedro Alvarez was starting to lose focus in the later stages of the Pirates' 6-3, 19-inning win over the St...