Pirates Recall Brandon CumptonAfter just one shaky relief appearance Monday night against the Detroit Tigers in which he pitched just two-thirds of an inning while giving up three hits and two earned runs, the Pirates have optioned reliever Casey Sadler back to Triple-A Indianapolis and have recalled pitcher Brandon Cumpton.
Lynn Wins 10th, Cardinals Top Pirates 5-2Lance Lynn reached double figures in wins before the All-Star break for the third straight year and Kolten Wong homered for the second game in a row, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates for the third straight time, 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Mets-Pirates PreviewThe Pittsburgh Pirates' rotation has been looking much better of late, and now Gerrit Cole is returning.
Harrison Lifts Pirates Over Mets 3-2 In 11 InningsJosh Harrison doubled home the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night.
McCutchen Homers And Pirates Beat Cubs 4-2Andrew McCutchen homered and reached base four times and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 at rainy PNC Park on Wednesday night.
Martin, Pirates Roll Past Brewers, 15-5Russell Martin had three hits, including a three-run double during an eight-run sixth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled to a 15-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night, handing nemesis Kyle Lohse his first loss since April 1.
Tim Williams: Polanco Batting Leadoff A Good Transition To MajorsTim Williams of PiratesProspects.com joined Tab Douglas and Stacy Kauffman Sunday to talk about Gregory Polanco as well as other prospects.
Ramirez's 2 HRs Power Dodgers To 12-2 Rout Of BucsHanley Ramirez homered twice, drove in five runs and scored four times, tying career highs in all three categories and leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 12-2 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
MLB Network Analyst Sean Casey: These Pirates Look FamiliarSean Casey says the Pirates will battle for nine innings every night and find ways to win just like last year.
Neal Huntington: Cole Doesn't Realize How Good His Fastball IsPittsburgh Pirates GM Neal Huntington joined Greg Brown Sunday for his weekly show on The Fan.
Brandon Cumpton: Trying To Build On Each OutingBob Pompeani visited Saturday with Pirates pitcher Brandon Cumpton.