A .542 on-base percentage and leading the National League with a 1.000 slugging percentage for a league will get you some national recognition.
One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?
The Milwaukee Brewers came into PNC Park for a three-game set with the Pirates in which they got beat up on the field, and apparently, it didn’t stop there.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle decided to give Starling Marte a day off earlier this week, trying to stop the left fielder’s struggles at the plate. The move has paid off
Vance Worley worked six effective innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped out of a lengthy slump to top the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 on Friday night.
As if their recent domination of the NL Central wasn’t enough to annoy Pirates fans and the rest of the division, their latest scorecard will put fans over the top.
Pedro Alvarez homered and drove in two runs, Neil Walker had three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates avoided their first 0-4 start in nine years with a 6-2 win Friday night over the Milwaukee Brewers.
Mike Fiers has always been a late bloomer. He was a 22nd round pick in 2009, and was already 24 years old as his college career took some time due to injuries. He never ranked as a top prospect, and has logged 116 games and 483.1 innings in the Minor Leagues, despite making his MLB debut in 2011.
Forbes is out with its annual Major League Baseball franchise values, and the Pirates appear to be in the middle of the pack.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced the signing of 32-year-old free agent first baseman/outfielder Corey Hart to a one-year deal.
Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot.
Russell Martin hit a three-run homer off Jonathan Broxton in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates inched closer to a playoff berth with a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.
After pitching five shutout innings against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night, Pirates starter Charlie Morton will be forced to mix his next turn in the rotation.
Pedro Alvarez homered twice to break out of a 5-for-34 slump, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-2 on Saturday night.
Josh Harrison homered and drove in a career-high five runs, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 Friday night.