Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole is the September National League Rookie of the Month.
Marlon Byrd had three hits and Pedro Alvarez hit a two-run homer high off the batter’s eye on Friday night, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 in a series that could decide the NL wild-card game host.
Anthony Rizzo hit a towering go-ahead, two-run homer off Jason Grilli in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-4 on Friday night.
The Pirates, as the National League playoff race intensifies, need all the help they can get on offense, as underscored by a shutout loss Sunday that concluded their West Coast road trip and left them even with St. Louis atop the Central Division.
What do Pirates fans and Dirty Harry have in common? Troy Clardy explains on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The silver lining to a disappointing sweep at Coors Field for the Pirates was the avoidance of potentially key injuries to third baseman Pedro Alvarez and left fielder Starling Marte.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — There are a number of reasons the Pirates have been the talk of Major League Baseball in 2013, so determining the team MVP is no easy debate.
The few thousand Pirates fans who attended the ball club’s first annual Faith Night after Thursdays 13-0 loss to the Cardinals were treated to an different, more personal side of several Pirates players and staff.
Pirates left-hander Francisco Liriano did not allow a hit until the sixth inning against a struggling and depleted Nationals lineup, and Pedro Alvarez homered off an otherwise-dominant Stephen Strasburg, leading Pittsburgh past Washington 4-2 Wednesday night.
Vinnie Richichi caught up with Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez and Mark Melancon during the All-Star festivities in New York.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pirates’ Pedro Alvarez got to show off on a national stage Monday night. He competed for the first time in the MLB Home Run Derby at New York’s Citi Field.
There was a time when Pirates fans went to the ballpark in disguise.
Pedro Alvarez of the Pittsburgh Pirates has replaced Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies for the NL team in the All-Star Home Run Derby.
In the rarest of cases, I’m all for the organized booing of an athlete or athletes. This coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday will present such a time.
Pirates color commentator and former pitcher Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show today for another edition of his weekly segment, “Walk on Wednesday.”