Pirates Pitcher A.J. Burnett will pitch in 2014, according to a report.
The deal that landed the Pirates Justin Morneau is now complete.
Jason Grilli donned the trappings of a Dick’s employee recently and went undercover for a promotional video for Majestic Sports Wear.
Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole is the September National League Rookie of the Month.
Wandy Rodriguez has been shut down for the remainder of the season by the Pittsburgh Pirates because of continuing pain in the left-hander’s pitching arm.
KDKA-TV’s Bob Pompeani went into the Pirates clubhouse today and attempted to talk with Pirates Starter AJ Burnett about his blowup on the field yesterday over the Pirates defensive shifts, and it didn’t go over very well.
Vinnie Richichi had a chance to sit down with Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton before the team left for their current road trip.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have recalled right-handed closer Jason Grilli from his rehab assignment with Double-A Altoona and reinstated him from the disabled list, the team announced today.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — In 2012 James McDonald earned All-Star consideration by surging through the first half of the season, only to fall apart down the stretch. Is All-Star southpaw Jeff Locke headed for a similar fate?
I’m ready to roll with Charlie Morton. Ready to hand him the ball in this pennant race in a game of profound significance.
On this edition of Black and Gold Sunday, Rob Pratte and Ted Arneault were joined by Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Jared Hughes.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Pirates starter Charlie Morton earned the nickname “Ground Chuck” for his ability to induce ground balls, but Francisco Liriano is the one who has best kept his opponents “grounded.”
In the final year of his contract, AJ Burnett admits he has thought from time to time about what the future holds for him, and talked with Joe Starkey of Starkey, Miller and Mueller about that and what it has been like being a part of this Pirates team.
Jason Grilli landed on the 15-day DL today with a right forearm strain suffered in last night’s 6-5 victory over the Nationals, and after the game he spoke with broadcaster Greg Brown. Brown joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller on The FAN to tell us what Grilli had to say about his injury.
Pittsburgh Pirates starter Jeff Locke will miss his start on Sunday and the All Star Game with lower back soreness.