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Clint Hurdle says Tony Watson has been “all business” on the mound for the Pirates this year, and now he has another honor to show for it.
Josh Harrison and the rest of the Pirates deserve a toast in their honor for making the playoffs a second consecutive season.
The Pirates took care of their end Tuesday night. Gerrit Cole dealt, Travis Snider homered and Andrew McCutchen filled in the blanks.
Russell Martin and Josh Harrison have been remarkable, but Andrew McCutchen showed once again Monday night why he’s still this team’s best.
Pirates notebook: Former Pirates player and coach dismissed after second year at the helm of the Class AA minor league club.
The Pirates continued to make life difficult for the Milwaukee Brewers, who were off Monday, and kept pressure on the San Francisco Giants.
It's not stretching the truth to suggest PNC Park has become a tough place to play, making it even more important for the Pirates to return.
Pirates rising star proved he is worthy to be an everyday starter after management might have underestimated his possible contributions.
Pirates GM acknowledged that the pitchers' high number of hit batsmen could influence the number of their batters who have been hit.
The Pirates extended their lead over the Brewers to 4.5 games in the wild-card race with seven games remaining.
There are many reasons the Pirates find themselves on the brink of a second consecutive playoff berth.
The Pirates were right not to retaliate after Andrew McCutchen was hit twice Saturday night by the Milwaukee Brewers.
Pirates notebook: Closer is more concerned with the byproduct of his work than his production itself.
Only a few inches separated the ball from the top of Gaby Sanchez’ glove. Probably three or four, six at most. That was enough.
Of what little we know of the playoff race, one thing was certain: Russell Martin’s blast gave the Pirates an elusive fifth consecutive win.
Right-handed starter dealing with pain again after bullpen session; Vance Worley to start Sunday against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Catcher Russell Martin spoiled a dominating start by the Brewers’ Yovani Gallardo, homering off former teammate Jonathan Broxton.
Thursday night, Gerrit Cole looked like the pitcher who rolled through September a year ago.
The cleanup slot has been in good hands with Neil Walker, who has provided plenty of offense for the Pirates lately.
Thursday’s game was tighter than the previous two iterations, but the outcome was the same.
Bill takes your questions on the Pirates, who look to sweep the Red Sox tonight at home.
A win Wednesday night against Boston marked the 49th consecutive game in which the Pirates had a least one extra-base hit.
Pirates notebook: The Pirates entered a game Wednesday night with a 1.47 bullpen ERA since the start of September.
Gregory Polanco, Neil Walker and Ike Davis all homered, helping the Pirates win their third game in a row and 10th out of their past 12.
The next time the Pirates get a day off, they'll know whether they've qualified for baseball's electric postseason or for just a grim
Pitcher Tyler Glasnow and outfielder Josh Bell honored as the organization's minor league players of the year.
Pirates and Steelers talk dominate this week’s discussion with the Post-Gazette’s sports editor.
Martin's new workout regimen pays dividends on the field and sets him up for a lucrative free-agency chance, too.
Charlie Morton goes five innings and Pirates improve to 80-70 behind home runs from Russell Martin and Starling Marte.
A limited number of tickets for possible Wild Card and Division Series games at PNC Park will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Thursday.
Jenn takes your questions on the Pirates, who open an interleague series with the Red Sox tonight at PNC Park.
Pirates GM Neal Huntington admits Russell Martin's pricetag likely will be in a financial area the Pirates do not wish to go.
Tekulve fell ill with heart failure from blocked coronary arteries on Christmas Eve, and had the transplant surgery on Sept. 5.
The Pirates have a chance to nab the NL Central crown with Josh Harrison winning the batting title, which would be tons of fun for everyone.
Pirates notebook: Charlie Morton's return will push Vance Worley into bullpen if it works out.
Pirates pitcher Edinson Volquez went seven innings, giving up three runs, one earned, and five walks. He struck out five.
Pirates notebook: On-base percentage leads league and three other categories are at No. 2.
A quiet head and steady feet have helped Pirates left fielder Starling Marte fashion a second 10-game hitting streak this season.
The Pirates failed to create more distance for the second wild-card spot in the National League.
Alvarez not sure if he could come back from foot injury in time for playoffs if Pirates make it that far
The Pirates opened their last homestand of regular season Friday night beating the Cubs 7-3, as a distinct September chill filled the air.
Not only are the Pirates in the thick of a playoff race, but Josh Harrison and Andrew McCutchen are also chasing a batting title.
Francisco Liriano’s slider was electric, leading the Pirates to a 4-1 win against A.J. Burnett and the Philadelphia Phillies.
Topics this week range from Pedro Alvarez to the wild card race to the price tag on Russell Martin.
Plus: Hurdle likes Volquez’s fire; updating home-plate collision rule.
Andrew McCutchen blazed toward second base in the fifth inning when it became clear he had the speed for an inside the park home run.
The Pirates said the recovery time for the injury is four to six weeks. Alvarez was injured diving for a ball on Aug. 26.
The Pirates are not ready to close the book on starting pitcher Charlie Morton’s season yet, but when and how to use him are not clear.
Pirates beat reporter Bill Brink takes your questions on Pedro Alvarez, the wild card race, which Jeff Locke might show up, and more.
The Pirates' quest to string together a five-game win streak did not materialize at Citizens Bank Park Tuesday.