For the Pirates, there were more wasted opportunities than winning ones. They left 19 men on base, a season high.
What could prompt more than one sports pundit to long for humans wrestling bears at a baseball game? Increased use of replay, that’s what.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle had a big afternoon Tuesday in his home state of Michigan, and his father was right there to enjoy it with him.
Nearly 100 fans paid $100 for a meet-and-greet session with baseball’s all-time hits leader before the game in Washington County.
Stephen J. Nesbitt: Hey all, thanks for dropping by today. At Comerica Park in Detroit, and finally ready to take your Pirates and MLB
It’s been a long, long journey for the Pirates reliever, and he is savoring his arrival.
The Washington Wild Things’ quest to sell tickets brings disgraced major leaguer to Western Pennsylvania tonight.
The Pirates offense is in a bind with neither Neil Walker nor Pedro Alvarez hitting consistently or producing runs this season.
While the slugger may be giving the Pirates a boost on offense, his skills on defense leave a lot to be desired.
Jason Grilli struck out Gregory Polanco to help the Braves avoid a sweep.
Andrew McCutchen got hit by a pitch for the eighth time Saturday against the Braves, but the Pirates got their revenge.
Roster shuffle sends Tabata, Volstad packing while Lombardozzi, Hernandez return to majors.
There are fewer triples in MLB these days everywhere, not just here, but the Pirates are nothing short of the poster boys for that.
Equally as remarkable as the numbers Gerrit Cole has put up are the adjustments he has made since arriving at PNC Park two years ago.
Andrew McCutchen is frustrated by his hit-by-pitch trend, which seems to increase each year and as his stardom for the Pirates grows.
The Pirates didn’t take kindly to Andrew McCutchen getting hit on the elbow, tagging Teheran for five runs in the first.
Andrew McCutchen was hit in the left elbow by right-hander Julio Teheran’s fastball in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves.
Atlanta Braves reliever Jason Grilli remembers his time with Pirates so fondly, he bought a house for his family here in the offseason.
Pirates notebook: Rookie Guerra called up from Class AAA to take roster spot opened by Scahill going on disabled list.
A man apparently having a heart attack was rescued by Pittsburgh Pirates fans and city paramedics at Friday night’s game in PNC Park.
The Pirates squeaked past the Atlanta Braves in the first of a three-game series at PNC Park
The Pirates placed reliever Rob Scahill on the 15-day disabled list with right forearm tightness.
He didn’t get a win, and at times had to grind, but veteran starter A.J. Burnett clamped down when he needed to Thursday vs. Cincinnati.
Pirates notebook: Corey Hart discusses the origin of his shoulder injury; two prospects named to Futures Game roster.
The Pirates have now lost four of their past five games, including two of three against the Reds.
The PG’s Pirates beat writer fields your questions on Polanco, Kang, Mercer and who will make the All-Star team.
Pirates starter Gerrit Cole again fails to beat the Cincinnati Reds, allowing four runs in the first inning.
The Pirates fortify the bullpen after two games with a large workload, send Corey Hart to the disabled list with a shoulder injury.
The outing was a rare poor effort from Cole, who in his second full season in the majors has been one of the best starters in the game.
The Pirates promoted right-hander Chris Volstad from Class AAA Indianapolis today as Corey Hart went on the 15-day disabled list.
Though he played a role in the Pirates’ game-winning rally against the Reds, Pedro Alvarez was still disappointing on Tuesday night.
Neil Walker made his first start in five games; Jameson Taillon’s rehabilitation halted.
The Pirates scored seven runs in the fourth inning to break a three-game losing streak, defeating the Cincinnati Reds, 7-6, at PNC Park
McCutchen, Cole, Alvarez and more are the subjects of readers’ questions this week.
The pitcher never has pitched in an All-Star Game, and his teammates and Pirates manager Clint Hurdle would like to change that.
The club, the West Virginia Black Bears, has generated much excitement in Morgantown.
After breaking up Max Scherzer’s perfect game Saturday, Pirates outfielder Jose Tabata is public enemy No. 1 in Washington.
An emerging consensus in social media that the Pirates can’t compete with top teams is mostly wrong.
The St. Louis Cardinals hacking investigation is no surprise given this era of analytics, data mining and information-hungry baseball.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle on the fly-by side:“I told them they can take that cool and put it in their back pocket, because I want safe.”
The Nationals’ nine-run first inning matched their best in franchise history. The Pirates hadn’t allowed that many in the first since ’53.
The loss Friday night to the Nationals brought about an unfortunate first this season for Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco.
Washington’s ace struck out 10 in his second straight complete-game shutout.
Glasnow pitched only 1⅓ innings, and first-round draft pick Kevin Newman made his professional debut for the West Virginia Black Bears.
Harper, who leads the majors in walks (54) and is second in home runs (22) and third in RBIs (53), could end up on the disabled list.
The Pirates avoided one 22-year-old Washington Nationals phenom Friday night and ran smack into another.
They won’t eliminate it because there’s too much television and promotional money at stake.
Jung Ho Kang batted fourth again Thursday night, while many top prospects are making progress in return from injuries.
The Pirates are on a streak and the All-Star game is on the horizon, so how many Pirates will we see there?
Gerrit Cole’s performance and at-bats from Pedro Alvarez and Gregory Polanco helped the Pirates beat the Chicago White Sox.