‘It Was A Long Road’: Pirates’ Player Makes MLB HistoryHistory was made Wednesday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates deployed the first Major League Baseball player ever from the African continent.
Pirates Beat Cubs 6-5 As Ngoepe Becomes First African-Born Player In MLBGift Ngoepe, the first African to reach the major leagues, singled in his first plate appearance and Josh Harrison led off the bottom of the first with a home run Wednesday night to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
Hendricks Outduels Cole, Cubs Top Pirates 1-0Kyle Hendricks rediscovered his 2016 form, limiting the Pittsburgh Pirates to four hits over six innings to outduel Gerrit Cole and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 1-0 win on Tuesday night.
Pirates Call Up Dovydas Neverauskas, MLB's First Lithuanian Born PlayerThe 24-year-old reliever makes history as he joins the team following his call up from the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians.
Cubs Keep Rolling, Crush Pirates 14-3The Chicago Cubs jumped on the Pittsburgh Pirates early in a 14-3 victory on Monday night.
Nova Beats Former Team, Pitches Pirates Over Yankees 2-1Pittsburgh's Ivan Nova gained a measure of revenge over his old team, limiting the New York Yankees to just four hits over seven innings as the Pirates held on for a 2-1 victory on Sunday.
Carter, Yankees Jump On Pirates Late In 11-5 WinThe New York Yankees soared to an 11-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
Pirates Get To Sabathia Early, Top Yankees 6-3Josh Bell hit his second home run in as many games and the Pittsburgh Pirates got to CC Sabathia early for a 6-3 win over the New York Yankees on Friday night.
Pirates Feeling Marte’s Absence During 80-Game SuspensionThe Pirates have returned home for a much-anticipated series with the New York Yankees this weekend, but it’s also the first home game since the MLB handed down Starling Marte’s suspension.
Dunlap: Ultimate Reaction To Marte Will Be InterestingHow will Pittsburgh perceive and receive the stunningly-talented outfielder upon returning in the middle of July?
Pirates Lose 2-1 Again, Swept By CardinalsDexter Fowler hit his first two home runs for the St. Louis Cardinals, who swept the Pirates on Wednesday with their third straight 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh.
Fowler, Leake Lead Cardinals Past Marte-less Pirates 2-1Dexter Fowler tripled and scored, Mike Leake pitched into the seventh inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Pittsburgh 2-1 on Tuesday night after Pirates outfielder Starling Marte was suspended 80 games for a banned substance earlier in the day.