Mercer says the Pirates are looking to start 2014 right where the left off last season.
The preliminaries are done. On to Pittsburgh and the playoffs.
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.
Pirates infielder Jordy Mercer joined Bob Pompeani prior to the All-Star break.
Jordy Mercer’s single up the middle off Germen Gonzalez drove home Andrew McCutchen with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates past the New York Mets 3-2 on Friday night.
Jordy Mercer hit a go-ahead single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Wednesday.
Gerrit Cole wasn’t nervous about making his first major league road start in his backyard until he heard “Calling All Angels,” the syrupy Train ballad played before every game at Angel Stadium.
Vinnie and Cook checked in Friday with John Wehner for their weekly visit.
The Pittsburgh Pirates will be swapping out their shortstop position, Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review told 93-7 The Fan on Starkey, Miller and a Mueller Monday afternoon.
NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Liriano struck out nine and pitched into the sixth inning to win his debut with Pittsburgh and help the Pirates beat the New York Mets 11-1 on Saturday.
A four-run 4th inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 5-4 win over the Pirates Monday in Ft. Myers, Fla.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Yesterday the Tribune-Review’s Dejan Kovacevic reported, according to an internal source, that Pirates right-handed pitcher Kevin Correia privately volunteered to pick up the team’s tired pitching staff after a 19-inning win in St. Louis. The team has confirmed Correia will indeed make a spot start, opposing Edinson Volquez, in tonight’s game at San Diego, the start of a three-game set against the Padres.
Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer joins the Vinnie & Cook show on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pirates starter A.J. Burnett righted the ship and went seven strong innings of one-run baseball. In turn, the Bucco bats delivered just enough run support to earn a 2-1 win against Cincinnati Wednesday night, 2-1.
The Pittsburgh Pirates continue to trim their roster ahead of Opening Day and made a couple of roster moves Saturday morning.