Former GM Jim Bowden: Pirates Should Not Even Be In Race With Their StrugglesFormer general manager Jim Bowden says the Pirates are in a decent spot despite the struggles of McCutchen and Liriano, but they will need deadline help to make the post-season.
Jim Leyland: "I Think The Pirates Have A Shot"Former Pittsburgh Pirates and Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland joined the Cook and Poni Show on Friday to talk about the Pirates at the break and look ahead to the second half of the season.
Gerrit Cole Talks About Return To The Team, Upcoming Charity EventCole tells Cook and Poni he is on track to return to the team for the first series after the All-Star Break, and he's working on a great event coming up.
Pirates Lose To Dodgers 5-4The Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-4 Monday and salvage the finale of a four-game series.
Cardinals Defeat Pirates 5-1The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Saturday night.
Pirates Call-Up Star Prospect Jameson TaillonIt's the move fans have been clamoring for since he made his return from Tommy John surgery, and it's finally here.
Are Resurgent Veterans Worth The Risk In Fantasy Baseball?This week, we're taking a special look at New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia. The big guy hasn't been fantasy relevant since 2012, but suddenly, Sabathia is looking good again. Currently, his ERA would be the lowest of his long career if he could keep it going through the end of the year. That begs the question: Can Sabathia keep it up through the end of the year? We think so, and we explain why in this week's fantasy baseball advice column. Read on!
Pirates Beat Reds 5-1Pittsburgh beat Cincinnati 5-1 Saturday night for the Pirates' sixth straight win and Reds their sixth consecutive loss.
Pirates Open With 4-1 Win Over CardinalsFrancisco Liriano tied a Pirates opening day record by striking out 10 and singled home the first run of the 2016 Major League Baseball season for good measure, sending Pittsburgh past the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 on Sunday.
Neal Huntington Weighs In On Pirates' 2 Open Spots In RotationPirates GM Neal Huntington said Monday morning they have three guys fighting for the last two starting rotation spots. It’s the first time this Spring anyone from the club has officially mentioned names with battles in regards to the rotation.
Pirates Starter Juan Nicasio Continues To DominateJuan Nicasio was dominant again leading a Pirates split squad team in Ft. Myers to a 2-0 win over Minnesota. Nicasio struck over eight over five scoreless while allowing five hits. So far this Spring, Nicasio has gone 15 innings, allowed no runs and struck out 24.
Cole Returns … Freese Settles InGerrit Cole made his first Grapefruit League start and pitched his scheduled two innings a 9-5 win over the Tigers in Bradenton.