NEW YORK (AP) Major League Baseball appears unlikely to interfere if Melky Cabrera wins the NL batting title while serving his 50-game suspension for a positive drug test.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez has been named National League Player of the Week for the period ending Sunday, as announced by Major League Baseball not long ago.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen was named the National League’s Player of the Week for the second straight week Monday.
Don’t let anyone fool you: Home-field advantage in baseball does matter.
Drew Sutton hit a one-out solo homer in the bottom of the ninth and the Pittsburgh Pirates improved to eight games over .500 for the first time in 20 years with an 8-7 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
Rosters for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game were announced Sunday afternoon.
Starting pitching in the National League is off to a ferociously hot start. The days of inflated home run totals and offensive power statistics appear well behind us, as a 2.01 ERA in the National League is currently good for tenth place among starters with 30 IP or more. Yet, which starters are the true elite standouts in the early going?
Roy Halladay allowed just two hits in eight innings and the Philadelphia Phillies opened with a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.
(93-7 The FAN/AP) — Baseball will be making major changes in the next two years — adding two teams to the playoffs, moving the Houston Astros to the American League and extending interleague play to September.
The Pirates finally got a win off the Milwaukee Brewers, beating them 9-2 in the second game of a double header at PNC Park Monday.
Another Pirate is headed to the All-Star Game.
Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen has been selected to the National League All-Star team after Milwaukee Brewers star Ryan Braun pulled out because of a lingering strain in his left calf.
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Kevin Correia might still be a member of the National League All-Star team. Although he wasn’t originally selected yesterday, there’s a good chance Correia will replace Philadelphia Phillies starer Cole Hamels on the […]
Closer Joel Hanrahan was selected as the Pirates’ only representative for the MLB All-Star Game Sunday afternoon.
Perhaps the Pirates just needed a change of scenery. Coming off a 1-5 homestand, Charlie Morton pitched the second complete game of his career to beat the Cincinnati Reds, 6-1 on Friday night.