Pirates reliever Joe Blanton has been lights out since coming to the Pirates from the Royals back in late July, posting a 3-0 record and an ERA of 0.52 in 17.1 innings pitched.
Contending baseball teams oftentimes swap young prospects for veteran leadership around this time of the year when the trade deadline looms on the horizon.
Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot.
Andrew 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.
Do you think the Pirates have made improvement from last year? How’s this for proof. At this time last year, the Pirates record was 23-36. Tonight, the Pirates look to even their record at 30-30. […]
The Pittsburgh Pirates have finalized their trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks that sent left-handed Zach Duke to Arizona in exchange for right-handed starter Cesar Valdez.
PHOENIX (KDKA/AP) — Former Pittsburgh Pirates left-hand pitcher Zach Duke, who was traded from the Pirates to the Arizona Diamondbacks for a player to be named later, signed a one-year deal with the D-Backs. Duke […]
The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed three players with major league experience to minor league contracts.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) —After being designated for assignment, third baseman Andy LaRoche and infielder Delwyn Young have cleared waivers and are free agents. The Pirates removed both players from their 40-man roster when they were designated […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — The Pirates have traded Zach Duke. The left-handed pitcher is headed to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Pirates have yet to name the player they will get in return. Duke was 8-15 with […]
The Pittsburgh Pirates designate for assignment left-hander Zach Duke and infielders Andy LaRoche and Delwyn Young.