Staying loyal to slumping players may pan out better for real-life MLB managers than for fantasy owners, so think long and hard about keeping your favorite player in the lineup while he’s going through an 0-for-28 slump at the plate. Those at-bats can really hurt your team down the stretch.
Jung 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.
Bob Pompeani had the chance to catch up with Pirates infielder Sean Rodriguez on his show Saturday.
Pinch-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.
The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.
PNC Park is home to many vendors, but possibly one of the best in the country.
Gregory Polanco and Andrew McCutchen homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago 7-5 on Wednesday night, ending the Cubs’ season-best six-game winning streak.
Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why the NHL and MLB are entering into this partnership.
Jake Arrieta pitched seven strong innings, Anthony Rizzo tied a career high with four hits and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight win.
Trade deadline day/week has come and gone, which means it’s time for an early look at who won/lost with their acquisitions.
According to Bovada Sportsbook, the odds on certain MLB teams’ World Series chances have changed drastically since July 17.
Eugenio Suarez became the latest Reds hitter to frustrate Gerrit Cole. The shortstop had a sacrifice fly and an RBI double off Pittsburgh’s 14-game winner, and Cincinnati extended its home-field success over the Pirates with a 4-3 victory on Saturday night.
Left-hander J.A. Happ joined the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday and threw in the bullpen, getting ready to join a rotation that’ll need him for at least a few weeks.
It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
Andrew McCutchen hit another homer at Great American Ball Park, and Pittsburgh’s rebuilt bullpen was shaky but delivered on Friday night, holding on for a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.