Black And Gold Sundays: PiratesFest EditionRob Pratte was joined on this Black & Gold Sunday by members of the Pittsburgh Pirates Organization.
Pirates' Triple-A Club Clinches Division CrownPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- The present looks bleak for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who have slipped to third in the National League Wild Card race, and now look to be a long shot to take down Cincinnati for the NL Central lead. But the future looks quite bright, as another group of Pirates has taken a different title from the Reds.
Daniel McCutchen Rejoins PiratesPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- Relief pitcher Daniel McCutchen has been recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis, and pitchers Kyle McPherson and Justin Wilson have returned there, the Pirates announced before their Tuesday evening game at San Diego.
Correia To Start In San Diego Monday NightPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- Yesterday the Tribune-Review's Dejan Kovacevic reported, according to an internal source, that Pirates right-handed pitcher Kevin Correia privately volunteered to pick up the team's tired pitching staff after a 19-inning win in St. Louis. The team has confirmed Correia will indeed make a spot start, opposing Edinson Volquez, in tonight's game at San Diego, the start of a three-game set against the Padres.
Who Will Face the Friars on Monday?PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- Edinson Volquez, who was bailed out by his teammates in a 9-8 comeback win by the San Diego Padres at PNC Park Aug. 10, will face the Pirates again to kick off a three-game series at Petco Park Monday at 10:05, but who will oppose him?
Pirates Farm Report
Pirates Farm Report
Meek Ready To Return?It's looking like relief pitcher Evan Meek is very close to returning to the Pirates bullpen.