After watching AJ Burnett sign with the Philadelphia Phillies, Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle got on the phone and called his former pitcher and then talked with Starkey and Mueller about what was said in that conversation.
Tab Douglas talked about the Pirates avoiding salary arbitration with several players with Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
The Pirates have avoided arbitration with Third Baseman Pedro Alvarez, Reliever Mark Melancon, Outfielder Travis Snider and First Baseman Gaby Sanchez after coming to agreements today.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN/AP) — In 2013 the Pirates improbably shed their loser label. If they wish not for that label to be replaced by the word “fluke,” they must meet higher expectations in 2014, and both players and executives are comfortable raising the bar.
The Pirates arrived home Friday night after taking Game 2 of their playoff series in St. Louis.
Pitt basketball fans will tell you how the Oakland Zoo is the sixth man for their home games. The Steelers have long had a 12th man for games at Three Rivers and now at Heinz Field.
The Pittsburgh Pirates took the field last night for a Wild Card matchup against the Cincinnati Reds with a secret weapon – the 40,487 fans in the stands.
Tickets for Tuesday’s post-season game at PNC Park are going to be near impossible to get.
Neil Walker hit two of Pittsburgh’s six homers — its biggest power surge in six years — and the Pirates clinched home-field advantage for the NL’s wild card playoff game by beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 Saturday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Neil Walker had four hits, including his 11th homer of the season, and drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the San Diego Padres 10-1 Thursday and stop a […]
A.J. Burnett scattered four hits over seven innings, Russell Martin hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 on Saturday night to regain sole possession of the NL Central lead.
Bucco wannabes filled the ball fields of Seneca Valley schools in Harmony, encouraged by hometown kid who now lives the dream.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have placed closer Jason Grilli on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain.
WASHINGTON (93-7 THE FAN) — According to Rob Biertempfel of the Tribune-Review, Pirates second baseman Neil Walker will return to the team’s starting lineup tomorrow after sitting out since July 7 with a sore right oblique.
Colin is angry after the Reds once again beaned Andrew McCutchen in Game 1 of their series with the Bucs.