Curse or no curse, the Pittsburgh Pirates are going to be on the national cover of Sports Illustrated.
Pinch-hitter Travis Snider homered in the ninth inning to lift Pittsburgh to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night that clinched the Pirates’ first non-losing record in 21 seasons.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — For the Pittsburgh Pirates, “The Streak” is effectively over. It’s no longer a matter of “if.” It’s a matter of “when” and “where.” But the question of “how” does not […]
SB Nation MLB editor Rob Neyer joins Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan’s Vinnie and Cook for a complete look at the Pirates and around the big leagues.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Before his daily pregame sit-down with the local media, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle took time to speak with Jim Rome of CBS Sports Radio about the additions of Mets outfielder Marlon Byrd and catcher Tony Buck.
Ian Kennedy pitched seven strong innings, combining with two relievers on a four-hitter, and Yonder Alonso drove in two runs as the San Diego Padres beat the NL Central-leading Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The silver lining to a disappointing sweep at Coors Field for the Pirates was the avoidance of potentially key injuries to third baseman Pedro Alvarez and left fielder Starling Marte.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates, to borrow a popular lyric from the rapper Drake, “started from the bottom, now [they're] here.” But how did they get to the pinnacle of the National League, recording win No. 70 faster than any Pirate team since 1972?
Charlie Morton retired his final 11 batters over seven strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates maintained the best record in the majors with a 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — There are a number of reasons the Pirates have been the talk of Major League Baseball in 2013, so determining the team MVP is no easy debate.
The Fan Morning Show takes a look at what we were saying about the Bucs one year ago today.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — As their bats came back to life, the Pirates (67-44) were able to reclaim first place in the NL Central during their ongoing homestand. Still, there are oceans of room for offensive improvement, and will that affect their playoff push at all?
Vinnie Richichi caught up with Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez and Mark Melancon during the All-Star festivities in New York.
Brandon Phillips drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double on Friday night, and Mike Leake got the better of left-hander Francisco Liriano for the third time this season, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that tightened the NL Central.
Andrew McCutchen hit a tying home run, then delivered a go-ahead single the next inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the New York Mets 4-2 on Saturday night for their third straight win.