The Pittsburgh Pirates are going to the playoffs for the first time in 21 years, clinching at least a National League wild card Monday night when they beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 and the Washington Nationals lost to St. Louis.
The Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen is one of the finalists for the 2013 Roberto Clemente Award, the team announced Monday.
Eighty-five times the Pirates have said “Raise the Jolly Roger” after wins this year.
Clinching their first winning season since 1992, rookie right-hander Gerrit Cole had a career-high nine strikeouts over seven innings to outpitch Yu Darvish and lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 1-0 victory over the Texas Rangers on Monday night.
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.
Paul Zeise opened up his show on Sunday night by looking back at the Rockies’ sweep of the Pirates, which some Bucs’ fans see as a reason to worry.
Francisco Liriano’s return to prominence has been one of the reasons the Pittsburgh Pirates have the best pitching staff in baseball.
The Pirates’ popularity is soaring with the best record in baseball and with it is the popularity of the voice of the team: Greg Brown.
Considering his historically futile Pittsburgh Pirates now boast the best record in baseball, riding a nine-game winning streak to 51-30, please allow manager Clint Hurdle to wax philosophical about his achievement.
There was a sell-out Friday night at PNC Park as the Bucs returned home after a successful road trip.
Expect the city to be packed for the next few days. There are pride events all weekend, the Pirates are home and it’s the last weekend for the Arts Festival.
Indianapolis Indians pitching coach Tom Filer puts Cole in the same class as guys like Cole Hamels, Gio Gonzalez and Stephen Strasburg.
Retribution doesn’t have a statute of limitations.
Pirates catching prospect Tony Sanchez hit the weight room hard this off-season adding 15 pounds of muscle.