Pirates take the series from the Brewers with a 1-0 win Sunday in the final home game of the regular season at PNC Park. Russell Martin comes out of the dug out after the game to give his game jersey away to a fan.

Gene Collier: No shame in staying home

It's not stretching the truth to suggest PNC Park has become a tough place to play, making it even more important for the Pirates to return.

19 minutes ago

 The Pirates' Josh Harrison became a super-utilityman this season..

Getting a shot is all Josh Harrison wanted

Pirates rising star proved he is worthy to be an everyday starter after management might have underestimated his possible contributions.

32 minutes ago

 Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez might not be ready for the opening of the postseason if the Pirates make it.

Pirates notebook: Hit batsmen due to ideology

Pirates GM acknowledged that the pitchers' high number of hit batsmen could influence the number of their batters who have been hit.

23 minutes ago

 Pirates starting pitcher Vance Worley led the way in today's game against the Brewers.

Pirates end Brewers series with win, 1-0

The Pirates extended their lead over the Brewers to 4.5 games in the wild-card race with seven games remaining.

about 8 hours ago

 So you think a pennant race is all tight stomachs and scoreboard watching? Catcher Russell Martin skate boards through the hallways beneath PNC Park this week.

On the Pirates: The buildup inside a pennant race

There are many reasons the Pirates find themselves on the brink of a second consecutive playoff berth.

1 day ago

 Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen was hit twice by pitches Saturday night against the Milwaukee Brewers.

Gene Collier: Best action to take was none

The Pirates were right not to retaliate after Andrew McCutchen was hit twice Saturday night by the Milwaukee Brewers.

1 day ago

 Pirates closer Mark Melancon has fairly consistent statistics this season and in 2013.

Melancon still on his mark

Pirates notebook: Closer is more concerned with the byproduct of his work than his production itself.

1 day ago

 Edinson Volquez pitched seven shutout innings Saturday night at PNC Park.

Brewers slip past Pirates, 1-0

Only a few inches separated the ball from the top of Gaby Sanchez’ glove. Probably three or four, six at most. That was enough.

1 day ago

 Andrew McCutchen signals to the Pirates dugout after hitting a triple Friday night against the Brewers at PNC Park.

Gene Collier: Big win leads Pirates to unfamiliar territory

Of what little we know of the playoff race, one thing was certain: Russell Martin’s blast gave the Pirates an elusive fifth consecutive win.

2 days ago

 Pirates starter Charlie Morton deliver against the Red Sox at PNC Park Tuesday.

Pirates notebook: Charlie Morton has setback, will not start Sunday

Right-handed starter dealing with pain again after bullpen session; Vance Worley to start Sunday against the Milwaukee Brewers.

2 days ago

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Cards clinch playoff spot, then lose 7-2 to Reds

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals clinched a playoff spot on Sunday, and then lost 7-2 to Jay Bruce and the Cincinnati

Reds 7, Cardinals 2





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