First baseman Ike Davis bobbles the ball allowing Cincinnati's Brayan Pena to reach first Tuesday night at PNC Park.

Pirates notebook: Newly acquired Ike Davis savors opportunity to play regularly

First baseman Ike Davis is thrilled with getting a chance to play regularly with the Pirates after a trade from the New York Mets.

about 6 hours ago

 While the Pirates take on the Reds, Travis Snider's face shows signs of Sunday's brawl between the Pirates and the Brewers.

MLB hands out Pirates, Brewers suspensions for Sunday's brawl

Milwaukee's Maldonado gets five games, Gomez gets three; Pirates' Snider gets two games, Martin one. Both Pirates players will appeal.

about 15 hours ago

 Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto laughs last night as the PNC Park crowd calls his name. During a playoff game last season, crowd noise caused him to drop the baseball.

Cueto help Reds sail past Pirates, 4-1

Cincinnati got four hits off Edinson Volquez in the seventh and went on to the win behind a masterful complete game by pitcher Johnny Cueto.

about 7 hours ago

Jenn Menendez's Pirates baseball chat transcript: 4.22.14

Following an exciting win last night against the Reds at PNC Park, Jenn takes your questions on the Pirates in her online forum.

about 15 hours ago

 Pirates' catcher Russell Martin is held back by Gaby Sanchez after the benches cleared against the Brewers in the third inning Sunday at PNC Park.

Martin to Maldonado: Settle melee in offseason

The Pirates catcher issues a challenge to the Milwaukee catcher who punched Travis Snider in a brawl in Sunday’s game.

1 day ago

 Pitcher Wandy Rondriguez expresses his frustration after giving up two runs in the third inning Saturday against the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park.

Pirates notebook: Wandy Rodriguez goes on the disabled list

The left-hander's knee injury creates an opening in the starting rotation, with his next schedule start on Thursday.

1 day ago

 The Pirates' Ike Davis hits a grand slam against the Reds in the fourth inning Monday at PNC Park.

Pirates rally to beat Reds, 6-5

Ike Davis hit a grand slam in the fourth inning, and Neil Walker singled to right to score Russell Martin in the ninth for the walk-off win.

1 day ago

 Pitcher Jared Hughes

Pirates place Wandy Rodriguez on DL, recall Jared Hughes

Rodriguez, who has lost a mile per hour on his fastball from last season, is suffering inflammation in his right knee.

1 day ago

 Pirates pitcher Edinson Volquez.

Pirates notebook: Rotation struggles early on in 2014

Offseason acquisition Edison Volquez has been the only starter at the top of his game thus far, with Wandy Rodriguez scuffling the most.

2 days ago

 Teams throughout Major League Baseball are learning the hard way what is and isn’t an out nowadays with expanded instant replay.

On the Pirates: Teams are learning the hard way what is and isn't an out

Between replay reviews and new tweaks to rules, many MLB teams must re-learn certain facets of the game that were once second nature.

3 days ago

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Back in Black ... Pirates Baseball 2014 Season Preview

The journey back to October 
begins Monday at PNC Park, 
but Pirates fans can prepare now 
with the PG's 2014 
baseball season preview.


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