According to FOX Sports MLB Reporter Ken Rosenthal, the Pirates have acquired Cleveland Indians Right-Handed Reliever John Axford.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed outfielder Starling Marte on the bereavement list and slotted Francisco Liriano’s return to the rotation for Sunday, the last game before the All-Star break.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The present looks bleak for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who have slipped to third in the National League Wild Card race, and now look to be a long shot to take down Cincinnati for the NL Central lead. But the future looks quite bright, as another group of Pirates has taken a different title from the Reds.
(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.
(93-7 The FAN) — After stringing together four straight wins to climb back to .500 on the season, the Pirates managed just four hits against Cincinnati in an 8-1 loss at PNC Park.
Matt Hague was hit by a pitch from Rafael Dolis with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates sent the Chicago Cubs to their 11th straight loss with a 3-2 victory Saturday night.
With the Pirates’ struggles on offense, are there any immediate options Neal Huntington can call on from the AAA level?
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Andre Ethier drove a 2-1 slider high and over the right field wall to break open a tie game and give Los Angeles a 2-1 win.
Hours before starting against the Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Matt Hague joins Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan’s Vinnie & Cook.
Pittsburgh Pirate Matt Hague joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN fresh off finding out that he made the team after tearing it up this spring.
(93-7 The FAN) — In his first start since allowing 10 runs in less than four innings, Pirates starting pitcher James McDonald allowed just one walk and two hits while striking out three in three innings of work in a 7-2 loss at Philadelphia.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pirates starting pitcher Jeff Karstens had a solid outing in his final spring appearance, leading the Pirates to a 3-1 victory against Toronto Sunday.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pirates starter Charlie Morton had a rough go of things Wednesday against Tampa Bay, allowing six runs on eight hits five innings of work for a 6-3 loss.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Nate McLouth hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday for a 6-5 win over Boston.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pirates opened with a mammoth 10-run first inning and routed the Minnesota Twins Thursday, 17-6.