Andrew McCutchen hit the first inside-the-park home run of his career and the Pittsburgh Pirates protected their lead in the NL wild-card race, beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Wednesday night.
While Pedro Alvarez continues to deal with a foot injury, in his own opinion, he’s ready to play, but the Pirates seem to have a different opinion than him and that’s leading to a “tenuous” relationship between the two.
The Pittsburgh Pirates had one successful weekend at Wrigley Field. It was so good that even Gerrit Cole had a big swing at the plate.
Francisco Liriano struck out nine in six innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago Cubs 5-0 on Saturday for their second win of the day.
Pirates broadcaster Tim Neverett joined Colin Dunlap Saturday on Bucco Talk.
If I’m Andrew McCutchen, that’s my stance — and a very hardline one — toward Major League Baseball as I sit and ponder some thoughts in the aftermath of what happened in St. Louis on Wednesday.
In Wednesday’s 1-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, Pirates starter Edinson Volquez hit back-to-back batters in the 4th inning as he plunked both Matt Holliday and Matt Adams. In the top of the 6th inning, Cardinals starter Shelby Miller decided to retaliate as he threw high and behind reigning National League MVP Andrew McCutchen.
For the second time in his career, Pittsburgh Pirates and reigning National League MVP Andrew McCutchen will be on the regional cover of Sports Illustrated.
Matt Holliday had the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning after Kolten Wong’s pinch-hit homer tied the score, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.
Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass joined Colin Dunlap Saturday on Bucco Talk.
Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen will be back on the field Tuesday night.
A boy from South Carolina was a special visitor of the Pirates Monday night.
While the team has admitted to working with Third Baseman Pedro Alvarez on a move to First Base, we haven’t seen that happen in a game, but that all changes on Monday night as the Pirates welcome the Atlanta Braves.
Looking to become the first Pittsburgh Pirate ever to win back-to-back National League MVP awards, Andrew McCutchen still finds himself as one of the front-runners for the award despite his recent injury that landed him on the disabled list for the first time in his career.
After much debate over what the Pirates should do with their growing number of injured players on the active roster, the team has announced that they’ve placed Center Fielder Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day DL with an avulsion fracture involving the costochondral cartilage of the left 11th rib.