Colin Dunlap: Pirates Go "All In" With MorneauThis feels like Penguins season, huh? Well, at least that part before the playoff breakdown --- you know, the part when general manager Ray Shero went out and cobbled together a club that was supposed to make a run toward a title.
Pirates Acquire First Baseman Justin MorneauThe Pirates have traded for Minnesota Twins’ first baseman Justin Morneau.
Bucs Avoid Key Loss; LF Marte Stays, RF Presley DemotedPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- At 70-47 the Pirates have been a great team, but they are not necessarily a deep one, so fans surely breathed a sigh of relief when the team announced today left fielder Starling Marte will not go on the disabled list.
Fort Goes Down, Bucs Recall Presley For Key Series Vs. CardinalsPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- The Pirates have placed backup catcher Michael McKenry on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Sunday, with a left knee sprain, the team announced a short while ago.
Pirates Rally Past Astros For 4-3 VictoryHOUSTON (AP) -- Rod Barajas hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past Houston 4-3 on Saturday night, sending the Astros to their club-record 12th straight loss.
Bucs: McCutchen Named NL POW; Presley ActivatedChris Gates | 93-7 The FAN -- Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen was named the National League's Player of the Week for the second straight week Monday.
Pirates Blast Astros, 11-2Pirates starting pitcher James McDonald started off in a precarious position, walking three batters and allowing a run for a 1-0 Houston lead.
4-Run Sixth Inning Snaps Tie As Pirates Rout Cardinals 14-5ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Clint Barmes, pinch-hitter Alex Presley and Garrett Jones each homered in a four-run sixth inning that snapped a tie, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 14-5 in a game that began in 101-degree heat Friday night.
Pirates Trounced By Baltimore, Lose Third In A Row(93-7 The FAN) -- For the third straight night Pittsburgh starting pitching struggled. And for the third straight night, the Pirates (32-30) lost at Baltimore -- this time, 12-6.
Pirates Climb Closer To First Place With 8-4 Win(93-7 The FAN) -- The Pirates will make a lot of moves this week, as they take part in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.
Bucs: Alex Presley Recalled To MajorsChris Gates | 93-7 The FAN -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled outfielder Alex Presley from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Pirates May Look To Indianapolis For Offensive HelpWith the Pirates' struggles on offense, are there <em>any</em> immediate options Neal Huntington can call on from the AAA level?