Just a few weeks ago, the Pirates resigned third baseman Josh Harrison to a long-term deal.
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Gregory Polanco got three hits, including a go-ahead single in the seventh inning off Cubs reliever Phil Coke to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 win over Chicago on Thursday.
Gregory Polanco hit his first home run of the season and Vance Worley got through 5 2-3 shaky innings for his second straight win as the Pittsburgh Pirates held off the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Barry Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction was thrown out Wednesday by a federal court of appeals, which ruled 10-1 that his meandering answer before a grand jury in 2003 was not material to the government’s investigation into illegal steroids distribution.
Starlin Castro went 3 for 5 with 4 RBIs, including a game-tying two-run single in the ninth, and the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 9-8 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
In case you haven’t heard, Chicago Cubs uber-prospect Kris Bryant was called up and made his debut on Friday.
A woman has been released from the hospital after being struck in the head by a foul ball during Monday night’s Pirates game at PNC Park.
Kris Bryant turned his tiebreaking two-run double into a Little League homer with some heads-up baserunning, and the star rookie had three hits and three RBIs Monday night to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
A fan watching the Pirates game Monday night in the stands of PNC Park was injured when she was struck in the head by a foul ball.
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
Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli joined Bob Pompeani Saturday.
It’s still early in the season, and you don’t want to give up on key players too soon — even if they’re slumping through the first two weeks of the season. But smart fantasy baseball owners also want to make sure they grab rising stars while they can — and before it’s too late.
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.