Cueto mows down Pirate hitters with a career-high 12 Ks

Johnny Cueto augmented the already great stuff he had Wednesday with deft manipulation of the strike zone.

about 9 hours ago

Pirates notebook: Tabata hurt on catch in fifth inning

Jose Tabata leaves the game with concussion-like symptoms after running into the wall in left field while making a catch.

about 9 hours ago

Pirates Box

Game: Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 7:05 p.m., PNC Park.

about 9 hours ago

 Pirates starting pitcher Francisco Liriano talks with pitching coach Ray Searage in the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds. Catcher Tony Sanchez is on the right.

Cincinnati pitcher Cueto silences Bucs, 4-0

The Reds' starter found the corners in striking out 12 and pitching a complete game as Cincinnati took two of three from the Pirates.

about 19 hours ago

 Gaby Sanchez's two home runs Monday night were important because they came against right-handed pitchers.

Pirates notebook: Sanchez makes most of starts at first base

Travis Ishikawa has benefited the most so far from the Pirates' platoon at first base, but Gaby Sanchez wants to capitalize on his chances.

1 day ago

 Pirates first baseman Gaby Sanchez catches a high throw from third baseman Pedro Alvarez to make the out on the Reds' Devin Mesoraco to end the fourth inning.

Pirates lose to Reds, 7-5, in Tuesday's regularly scheduled game

Gerrit Cole allowed two home runs in the sixth inning in the loss to Cincinnati; the Pirates had won the suspended game earlier, 8-7.

1 day ago

 The Pirates' Starling Marte is congratulated after hitting a solo home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey in the fifth inning Monday in Cincinnati.

Pirates break tie to beat Reds, 8-7, in suspended game

Play resumed in the top of the seventh inning after the teams played to a 7-7 tie through six innings Monday night.

1 day ago

 Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, right, argues a call with umpire Mark Carlson during the fourth inning April 10 in Chicago.

Bill Brink's Pirates chat transcript: 04.15.14

Pirates beat reporter Bill Brink answers your questions from snowy Cincinnati.

1 day ago

 Pirates catcher Chris Stewart.

Pirates notebook: Chris Stewart's rehabilitation could get major push

The injured catcher possibly will finish off his return from knee surgery with the major league club.

2 days ago

 Neil Walker gets a hit off Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey in the fourth inning Monday.

Pirates, Reds provide thunder with 10 HRs in game suspended by rain

The teams traded the lead as the balls continued to leave the yard, but played to a 7-7 stalemate. The game will resume at 5:30 p.m. today.

2 days ago

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