Bucs Reliever Joe Blanton Sees Championship World Series Traits In TeamPirates reliever Joe Blanton has been lights out since coming to the Pirates from the Royals back in late July, posting a 3-0 record and an ERA of 0.52 in 17.1 innings pitched.
Winners And Losers Of The 2015 MLB Trade DeadlineBaseball fans who followed the 2015 MLB trade deadline with a close eye were treated to a surplus of trades, false reports, endless hug watches, and, above all, a couple weeks of nail-biting, cinema-like suspense.
Royals Trade Joe Blanton To Pirates For Cash The Royals have traded right-hander Joe Blanton to the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash considerations.
Moustakas' 3-Run Homer Leads Royals Past Pirates, 5-1Edinson Volquez pitched effectively into the eighth inning against his old team and Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer to lead the Kansas City Royals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Wednesday night.
Bob Walk: Pedro Alvarez's Days At First Could Be NumberedPirates broadcaster Bob Walk said the writing seems to be on the wall regarding Pedro Alvarez.
Dyson's 2-Run Single Lifts Royals Past Pirates, 3-1Jarrod Dyson hit a two-run single in the eighth inning to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
Travis Ishikawa Drives In 4 As Pirates Outslug Royals 10-7Travis Ishikawa had three extra-base hits and drove in four runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates outslugged the Kansas City Royals 10-7 Monday night.
30 Players: Royals Have Special Arm In Brandon FinneganVery few 21-year-old athletes have been on more of a rollercoaster in the past year than Royals pitcher Brandon Finnegan. He became the first player to pitch in the College World Series and MLB World Series in the same year.
Liriano Happy To Stay With Pittsburgh, Despite Offers From Several TeamsFrancisco Liriano cites that the big reason he came back to the Pirates wasn’t exactly because of money – though the Pirates did what turned out to be a bidding war – he re-signed with the Bucs because, as he put it, “It’s like family here and we have a chance to win not only this year but for the next few years.”
5 Sports Events More Surprising Than Beck Winning Album Of The YearLet's take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck's shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.
Report: Edinson Volquez To Sign 2-Year Deal With Kansas City RoyalsAccording to CBSSports.com Baseball Writer Jon Heyman, former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Edinson Volquez has a two-year deal worth $20 million in place with the Kansas City Royals.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants' Bumgarner Is The New World Series HeroPitcher Madison Bumgarner carried the San Francisco Giants to a third World Series win in 5 seasons. The Kansas City Royals fall just short.