The influx of Cuban players in MLB has been much discussed, and after the wild success Jose Abreu had with the White Sox in 2014, teams will continue to scout and give big money to defectors. Yasmany Tomas is a perfect example, as the D-backs gave him a six-year, $68.5 million contract as a 24-year-old this offseason.
Pittsburgh Pirates star centerfielder Andrew McCutchen is suffering from a fractured rib and will not be placed on the disabled list right away.
After watching Andrew McCutchen take a fastball right off his spine Saturday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks, there was a certain level of outrage among his teammates.
Andrew McCutchen drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single in the eighth inning, then was hit by a pitch in the ninth Saturday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3.
The Pittsburgh Pirates didn’t just rally, they routed the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Andy Marte hit a two-run home run and Aaron Hill added a solo shot in the sixth inning to power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
Starling Marte hit a two-run double to tie the game with one out in the ninth inning and then scored on pinch-hitter Ike Davis’ single two batters later as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 3-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.
The Pirates resigned shortstop Clint Barmes this offseason to backup Jordy Mercer, but that may not be the extent of the shortstop moves they make before the start of the season.
The Pirates’ six game road trip didn’t turn out so well, but does that put a damper on Bucco fans’ enthusiasm?
PHOENIX (AP) — A.J. Pollock homered twice, doubled and drove in four runs as the Arizona Diamondbacks salvaged the final game of their series against Pittsburgh, routing the Pirates 10-2 on Wednesday.
What was he thinking? It’s a common question being asked since Tuesday night’s baseball game in Arizona when a home run came down in the left center field front row and a guy jumped out of the way.
Adam Eaton could evolve into one of the best top-of-the-order hitters in the league.
Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer joins the Vinnie & Cook show on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.