USA Today's John Perrotto: Pirates Moves Are A Risk, But Worth ItDoes the singings of Morton and Volquez mean the Pirates have moved on from AJ Burnett?
Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 6The Red Sox win their eighth World Series. Here are five things you missed from game 6.
Pirates Blow Lead In 10-4 Loss To DiamondbacksChris Johnson homered in the eighth and ninth innings Tuesday night, giving him five in eight games since being acquired in a trade, to rally the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 10-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Johnson's homer in the eighth carried far over the fence in center field and capped a four-run rally against Jason Grilli (1-4) that put Arizona ahead 7-4. Pittsburgh had just taken a 4-3 lead with two runs in the seventh.
Pirates Reach .500, Beat Diamondbacks, 3-2 In 12 InningsAndrew McCutchen’s home run in the 12th inning lifted the Pirates above the Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-2. The win puts the Bucs at .500 in June for the first time in nearly six years.