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.
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.
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 Las Vegas rockers offer up a potential song to a star NBA player and discuss how they narrowly averted disaster at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.
The Cubs lost 96 games last season. Young outfielder Junior Lake looks to be part of the turnaround.
According to 93-7 The FAN’s Pirates pre- and post-game host Dan Zangrilli, Clint Hurdle has already named lefty Francisco Liriano the team’s Opening Day starter when they host the Chicago Cubs on Monday, March 31 at 1:05 p.m.
The Pittsburgh Pirates’ hopes of catching up in the NL Central took a big hit Wednesday when Darnell McDonald launched a three-run homer, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 win.
It was the “out” call heard around the National League. The Pirates not only won the game in Chicago, but the Washington Nationals lost to the Saint Louis Cardinals.
It’s been a long time since Pirates fans have been able to read and believe the following few words – the Pittsburgh Pirates are heading to the playoffs.
Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and got home run help from Marlon Byrd and Jose Tabata, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Saturday night.
Anthony Rizzo hit a towering go-ahead, two-run homer off Jason Grilli in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-4 on Friday night.
Pirates’ fans gave the team an impressive welcome home to PNC Park Thursday night.
Jeff Locke allowed three hits over seven innings to earn his first victory in nearly two months and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Thursday night.
The Pirates have released their schedule for 2014 season.
Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan’s Troy Clardy catches up with reporter David Schuster of 670 The Score in Chicago for the latest on the Pirates’ interest in two key Chicago players.