For the second straight year, the fans he found there ranged from slightly off-kilter to absolutely nuts.
Looking back at it, the 2-year, $17 million contract the Pirates signed Catcher Russell Martin to back in 2013 was an absolute steal. You can expect that this offseason, it will take much more than than to retain one of the most important pieces of this team.
Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.
The people in our fair city will jam the North Shore on Wednesday night, will sardine into T cars that go under a river and bottleneck a bridge that crosses the same one for the chance to see the Pirates hopefully push on to the playoffs proper.
The only previous time Edinson Volquez started a postseason game was in the 2010 National League Division Series. Pitching for the Reds against the Phillies, he gave up four runs in one and two-thirds innings and took the loss.
Edinson Volquez threw seven scoreless innings, Travis Snider and Neil Walker hit homers and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved within one game of the NL Central lead with a 10-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.
Just barely 24-years-old and with only 40 starts in the majors, Gerrit Cole has the look of not only an ace starting pitcher, but a Pirates leader.
Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot.
Coming off getting a win over the Chicago Cubs, Pirates starter Edinson Volquez joined Pirates postgame with Dan Zangrilli and Kevin Orie and talked about where he sees himself next year given that he’s a free agent following this season.
The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Peter Bourjos singled home the winning run in the ninth inning, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a series sweep and their fifth straight win with a 1-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday.
Josh Harrison hit an RBI triple and scored on Jose Tabata’s tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
Pedro Alvarez homered twice to break out of a 5-for-34 slump, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-2 on Saturday night.
Kevin Creagh of SteelCityBuzz.com joined Tab Douglas Sunday, with a suggestion for a new role for Gerrit Cole.
Contrary to what some might think, Mea Culpa isn’t the name of some girl from Bloomfield.