Pirates




 Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jeff Locke throws during the third inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Pirates give up 3 homers in loss to Diamondbacks

Arizona’s Andy Marte hit the tie-breaking homer for the Diamondbacks in what would become a 7-4 Pirates loss.

about 9 hours ago


 Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez dives for ball.

Ron Cook: Pirates' lack of moves at trading deadline no surprise

Shame on you if you expected the Pirates to make a major move Thursday before the non-waiver trade deadline. That’s just not their way.

about 9 hours ago


Bob Smizik: No-deal Neal!

Despite a multitude of needs, the Pirates apparently have not made a deal at the non-waiver trading deadline, which was 4 p.m. today.

1 day ago


 Pirates general manager Neal Huntington makes a call as the team works out at PNC Park in September 2013.

Pirates make no deals as trade deadline passes

Despite entering Thursday’s game two games out of first place in their division, the Pirates did not make a trade.

1 day ago


 The Pirates are one of several teams involved in talks with Boston about left-hander Jon Lester.

Gene Collier: Jon Lester lives in high-rent district

The Pirates would be responsible for a little more than $4 million for Lester, who immediately would become their best pitcher.

1 day ago


 Pirates general manager Neal Huntington makes a call as the team works out Sept. 30, 2013 at PNC Park.

Pirates yet to make move in trade market

Jon Lester likely remains Pirates’ top target, while controllable years and salaries dominate any talks.

1 day ago


Pirates claim right-hander Angel Sanchez off waivers

Sanchez, 24, has pitched for three different organizations this season, all at Class AA.

1 day ago


 Josh Harrison hits a two run home run against the San Francisco Giants in the third inning Wednesday at AT&T Park.

Pirates notebook: Harrison keeps sizzling while Alvarez keeps sitting

Pedro Alvarez was out of Wednesday’s starting lineup, but his replacement, Josh Harrison, kept his hot streak going.

1 day ago


 Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano works against the San Francisco Giants.

Liriano works his magic: Pirates defeat Giants, 3-1

Francisco Liriano dealt like a top-of-the-rotation ace Tuesday night, striking out 11 in a 3-1 win against the San Francisco Giants.

2 days ago


 The Pirates' Gaby Sanchez, foreground, is tagged out while caught stealing by San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval in the sixth inning of Wednesday's game in San Francisco.

Pirates can't sweep Giants on west coast, lose 7-5

The loss closed the series out at 2-1, and gives the Pirates a 57-50 record.

2 days ago


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Marte, Hill lift Diamondbacks past Pirates, 7-4

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Braves fall to Dodgers 2-1 in 3-game sweep

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Correia pitches well before Twins bullpen falters

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Pirates can't overcome D-backs' HR barrage

PHOENIX (AP) -- Jeff Locke had handcuffed the Arizona Diamondbacks before, holding them to two runs in eight innings on July 1.

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