Kang, McCutchen Rally Pirates Past Dodgers 13-6Jung Ho Kang's three-run homer capped a nine-run seventh inning and Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in four runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 13-6 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night.
Alvarez's Pinch-Hit In 10th Lifts Pirates Over Dodgers 5-4Pinch-hitter Pedro Alvarez lined a bases-loaded single over a five-man infield in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
Pirates Acquire Happ From Mariners, Morse From DodgersThe Pittsburgh Pirates added depth to their starting rotation on Friday, acquiring J.A. Happ from Seattle in exchange for minor-league pitcher Adrian Sampson.
30 Players: Dodgers’ Rookie Pederson Ready To Burst Onto LA SceneAn 11th-round Draft choice by the Dodgers out of high school, Los Angeles knew it was taking a risk by drafting Joc Pederson, as he had pretty high bonus demands and had already committed to play baseball at USC. But the Dodgers were OK with the risk that late, and OK with giving him a hefty bonus, and now five years later it looks as though it’s all going to pay off.
Keidel: Clayton Kershaw's Hollywood Ending Should Bother EveryoneThere's a contemporary push to place starting pitchers in the same realm as everyday players, which is confusing as it is annoying.
Cubs Rolling Out Red Carpet For Russell Martin, Met With Free Agent CatcherReports earlier this week hinted that the Chicago Cubs had serious interest in free agent catcher Russell Martin, and now word has surfaced that the Cubs have already met with Martin and are pulling out all the stops in courting him.
The Pirates Hot Stove Report With Colin Dunlap: Nov. 5, 2014In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the Pirates' qualifying offers to Russell Martin and Francisco Liriano and which teams will be suitors for Martin's services.
Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive GroupThe high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Kershaw And Dodgers Can't Get Past Cardinals Yet AgainThe Cardinals eliminated the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS for the fourth straight year. They will face the Giants, who topped the Nationals.
9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale ScottAside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend ActionAll four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.
Playoff Pinch Hits: High Payrolls Reign Supreme In National League PlayoffsThe National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?