Hit By Pitch

Ray Searage: Pitchers Have To Protect Their Teammates“I’m not saying that Cole was told to do that or anything. It’s just that we’ve got to send a message," Searage said.
Blass On Throwing At Teams Who Throw At McCutchen: "If It Costs You A Game, You Got To Do That"Another game, and another team throwing at Andrew McCutchen. This is becoming a disturbing trend this year, and Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass joined Starkey and Mueller to talk about it.
Controversial Hit To McCutchen Has Pirates Fans TalkingIt's the hit heard 'round Pittsburgh. It was a quiet game Friday night between the Pirates and the Cincinnati Reds until Andrew McCutchen was hit by a 101 mile-an-hour fastball by Reds’ closer Aroldis Chapman.