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With so little offense, perhaps the Penguins need to use Crosby and Malkin together more often if not always.
Stewart’s return from the DL means Tony Sanchez is shipped back to Class AAA Indinapolis.
Gregory Polanco had three hits and Starling Marte homered after days of no player but Andrew McCutchen reaching second base.
Sanchez went 3 for 8 in three games this season.
The veteran leadership of A.J. Burnett coupled with his stellar performance so far has provided a boost.
Stephen takes your questions on the Pirates, who start a home series against rival Milwaukee tomorrow night at PNC Park.
Starting outfielder shaves head, hopefully a change that will help break him break out of any early slump.
The Pirates were shut out for the third time in nine games. They have not scored in the past 19 innings.
Despite the loss Tuesday night to Detroit, it was something of a special night for new Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli.
Pirates don’t think fast starts are imperative, but they understand their value.
A.J. Burnett shut down the most dangerous lineup in the American League until two seventh-inning walks, his only free passes of the night.
Bill takes your questions on the Pirates, who opened their 2015 home slate with a win over Detroit Monday.
The Pirates’ home opener victory against Detroit was one of several highlights for players and fans alike enjoying the game in their park.
He has become a specialist at coming into a game in the sixth or seventh inning and getting his team out of a big jam.
Former Brewer Corey Hart has always hit well at PNC Park, and he continued the trend Monday with a pinch-hit, two-run homer.
The debut of new security measures did not cause long lines as it did at other Major League parks last week.
Gerrit Cole’s strong outing and three Pirates home runs handed the Tigers their first defeat.
Fans got an early start this morning, streaming into the North Shore but causing traffic tie-ups throughout Downtown and beyond.
The Pirates have switched from hand-held metal detectors to walk-through magnetometers to shorten waiting lines for entry to PNC Park.
Cole says he was “surprised and honored” when Manager Clint Hurdle told him he'd be starting today's game against the Detroit Tigers.
Pirates notebook: Tony Sanchez’s three hits help Pirates rout Brewers; Jung Ho Kang gets his first hit.
They didn’t just do it on the mound, or the field, or at the plate — the Pirates played a complete game in their 10-2 win at Milwaukee.
Good luck with the season, Gerrit Cole, and with making it through security in time.
The team completed a 2-4 road trip to start the season. At PNC Park, the Pirates will face the Detroit Tigers, who have not lost a game yet.
Perhaps it’s too early to grouse about the banged-up Pirates, but a 1-4 start to the season certainly isn’t encouraging.
In Josh Harrison, the Pirates hope they’ve identified another young player who will be more of an Andrew McCutchen than a Jose Tabata.
Andrew McCutchen did not start Saturday, but believes his sore left knee won’t keep him out long.
Milwaukee’s starter pitched seven scoreless innings.
Pedro Alvarez crushed a home run and drove in another run Friday in Milwaukee for the Pirates’ first win of the season.
Hurdle aims to start bench players this weekend to bundle some playing time for them.
Former Pirates OF Omar Moreno heads list of 9 to enter Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame tonight
Granted nine uninterrupted innings in a stadium with a roof, they capitalized, beating the Brewers, 6-2, Friday night at Miller Park.
Bullpen yields go-ahead run in each of the Pirates’ first three games, but showed promise in other ways.
One of the items, the Cuban Pretzel Dog, comes topped with diced ham, house-made smoked pork, mustard and homemade pickles.
The Pirates are 0-3 to open the season for the first time since 2006.
Bill takes your questions as the Pirates look for their first win of the 2015 campaign.
The Pirates’ mistake with Neil Walker was waiting to take a serious run at a long-term deal with him. Chances are the opportunity passed.
Pitcher Charlie Morton begins working in Florida with an emphasis on honing in on the trouble spots in his delivery.
Overall, the team spent $5.7 million on the improvements, including video and sound equipment components.
Joey Votto’s walk-off single scored Zack Cozart as the clock inched closer to 2 a.m., dropping the Pirates to 0-2.
Josh Harrison, now with a full-time position, opens the season in front of family and friends.
With his family on hand and in his hometown of Cincinnati, Josh Harrison agrees to an extension that could keep him in Pittsburgh until
Young, talented outfield continues to climb on list of Pirates all-time best, and that is saying a lot.
Pirates reliever Tony Watson won’t include Great American Ball Park on his list of favorite places.
Right-hander Rob Scahill was as surprised as anybody when he landed in majors with Pirates for opening day.
Todd Frazier’s late home run proves to be the winner as Reds beat Pirates. 5-2, in opener.
Opening day is here, and the Pirates hope more aggression on the bases helps them take the next step in a tough division.
“World Series or bust” likely isn’t a realistic mantra for the Pirates or their fans this year, but a return to the playoffs seems probable.
Bob Nutting and the Pirates have 43.6 million reasons to love Major League Baseball just the way it is.
The people, stories and stats that will shape the 2015 baseball season for the Pirates and the NL Central Division.