A letter from the Pirates to a young boy seeking an autograph from second baseman and Pittsburgh native Neil Walker is creating a buzz on social media.
First and foremost, Pittsburgh is a football town. The general goodwill and overall level of happiness of the city can be predicted by the outcome of the Steelers game on just about any given Sunday. With that in mind, here are the best fall sporting events in Pittsburgh.
The Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs game has been suspended by rain with one out in the top of the seventh inning on Friday.
If I’m Andrew McCutchen, that’s my stance — and a very hardline one — toward Major League Baseball as I sit and ponder some thoughts in the aftermath of what happened in St. Louis on Wednesday.
In Wednesday’s 1-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, Pirates starter Edinson Volquez hit back-to-back batters in the 4th inning as he plunked both Matt Holliday and Matt Adams. In the top of the 6th inning, Cardinals starter Shelby Miller decided to retaliate as he threw high and behind reigning National League MVP Andrew McCutchen.
After leading the National League in total bases with 71, extra-base hits with 19, hits with 41 and slugging percentage at .602, the Pirates All-Star utilityman Josh Harrison has been named the National League Player of the Month for the month of August.
Peter Bourjos singled home the winning run in the ninth inning, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a series sweep and their fifth straight win with a 1-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday.
For the second time in his career, Pittsburgh Pirates and reigning National League MVP Andrew McCutchen will be on the regional cover of Sports Illustrated.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced the recall of pitchers Jeff Locke, Casey Sadler, John Holdzkom and Bobby LaFromboise as well as outfielder Gregory Polanco and infielder/outfielder Chase d’Arnaud.
The Pittsburgh Pirates made several roster moves on Monday.
Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington sat down Sunday for his weekly show with Greg Brown.
Josh Harrison hit an RBI triple and scored on Jose Tabata’s tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
After underwhelming performances that led to the Pirates trading him, Jason Grilli has spoken out about the teams decision to send him off to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and he isn’t happy about it.
If you’re going to this weekend’s sporting events, be sure to expect some parking and traffic changes.
If you’re headed to the Pittsburgh Pirates game on Saturday, you will likely want to plan ahead.