Forget an ending with this 2015 victory lap, how about a second encore in 2016?
A.J. Burnett pitched seven strong innings in his return to Philadelphia, Andrew McCutchen homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Phillies 7-2 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive win.
A lot of fantasy baseball owners like to grab a rookie early and wait for him to pan out on the field. That can take all season, though. Sometimes, it’s best to grab the non-flashy veterans with the steady statistics instead, because at least they’re playing every day—and playing at a level you can rely on to win your league.
A.J. Burnett limited the Cincinnati Reds for seven effective innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended a five-game losing streak with a 7-2 win on Thursday night.
Matt Adams hit a bases-loaded single with two outs in the 10th inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
Kris Bryant turned his tiebreaking two-run double into a Little League homer with some heads-up baserunning, and the star rookie had three hits and three RBIs Monday night to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Shane Greene pitched eight strong innings and the Detroit Tigers bounced back from their first loss of the season with a 2-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
Joey Votto added to his resurgent series with his first homer since May 10, and Gregory Polanco’s ninth-inning error sent the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-2 victory and a season-opening sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.
Seventeen years in MLB, A.J. Burnett is coming back to Pittsburgh to finish out his career where he can be happy.
The “KDKA Morning News” with Larry Richert and John Shumway concluded their visit to Pirates Spring Training in Bradenton on Friday.
The crowd of 9,018 is a McKechnie Field record.
Tony Sanchez, Starling Marte and Willy Garcia homered, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Detroit Tigers 8-7 Wednesday night.
Over this past week, my compadres and I with The Fan Morning Show spent the days at McKechnie Field dissecting and scrutinizing the Pittsburgh Pirates as they go through the rigors of Spring Training.
David Ortiz and Pablo Sandoval homered in the third inning off Pirates right-hander Ryan Beckman to erase a deficit and lift the Boston Red Sox over Pittsburgh 5-1 Thursday.
Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage sat down with “The Fan Morning Show” at Spring Training in Bradenton this week to discuss getting his staff ready for the 2015 season.