Pedro Alvarez homered twice and scored three runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 12-2 on Friday night.
Fans arrive early, as the players limber up. The threat of rain is not enough to keep them away from Pittsburgh’s newest band of heroes.
Mike Pintek was welcomed with opened arms to Moon High School today for another high school tour!
Jason Hammel pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Thursday for their first win of the season.
Lengthy games don’t bother Tony Sanchez. He played in the longest game in NCAA tournament history while at Boston College in 2009, the Eagles losing in 25 innings to Texas.
In a game that took 5 hours, 55 minutes, pinch-hitter Tony Sanchez singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning to give the Pirates a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night – the longest game in Pittsburgh history by time.
The following KDKA editorial is discussing the excitement that the city of Pittsburgh has for their Pittsburgh Pirates baseball season because of last year’s success.
Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker understands not everybody is going to be a fan of Major League Baseball’s expanded replay system, which threatens to slow down a sport that already struggles to be played with any sort of urgency.
Batting practice is underway at PNC Park, and a dozen “ballhawks” armed with gloves chase down home run balls in the left field stands.
The wait is over. Opening Day is here and expectations are high for the Pittsburgh Pirates after making the playoffs last season.
When the Pittsburgh Pirates take the field for Monday’s opener against the rebuilding Chicago Cubs, they’ll do it without the burden of two decades of losing. They’ll do it with the momentum that comes after the best season in a generation, and something just as valuable as they try to prove their breakout 2013 was no fluke: legitimate optimism.
The Pirates will take on the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park, but there’s plenty that went into making the field ready for today’s game.
The Pirates are known for their giveaways and promotions at PNC Park and this year will be no different.
The Pirates have been planning and developing new food and merchandise options for fans.
Bob Pompeani previewed the 2014 season with Pirates Broadcaster Greg Brown.