Pirates pitcher Vance Worley celebrates with catcher Russell Martin after the 5-0 defeat of San Francisco.

Worley pitches complete game shutout as Pirates defeat Giants, 5-0

“He had command of all his pitches ... and really kept a very good rhythm,” said manager Clint Hurdle.

about 11 hours ago

Pirates have a few days left to work on possible deals

As trade talks swirl, current players stay out of it and remain calm before the deadline at 4 p.m. Thursday.

about 11 hours ago

 Third baseman Pedro Alvarez makes a play on ball hit by second baseman Darwin Barney in the Pirates game June 11 against the Cubs at PNC Park.

Pirates notebook: Alvarez throws Pirates for a loop

Pirates continue to work with Pedro Alvarez on the third baseman’s throwing problems.

about 11 hours ago

 Phillies starter A.J. Burnett is one player who has been linked to the Pirates as the trade deadline nears.

Pirates notebook: Contenders holding on to hand

The Pirates front office isn’t finding any no-brainer deals in a trade market that is much more beneficial to teams looking to sell.

1 day ago

 The Pirates’ Gregory Polanco, left, congratulates teammate Josh Harrison Sunday on Harrison’s solo home run against the Colorado Rockies in Denver.

Pirates rally to beat Rockies, avoid sweep

Josh Harrison was electric at the plate and on the base paths, leading the Pirates to a 7-5 win against the Colorado Rockies.

2 days ago

Gene Collier: Time to shift strategies vs. the shift

The advent of the defensive shift in baseball, and now how often it's being used, is suppressing offense and in turn hurting the game.

2 days ago

Plenty of preparation needed to size up latest pitching foes

The Pirates are finding ways to adjust to the gauntlet of left-handed pitching they have encountered since the All-Star break.

4 days ago

 Former Pirates outfielder Brandon Moss rounds third after hitting a walk-off solo-home run against the Brewers in 2009.

On the Pirates: How Brandon Moss found his bash by the bay

Former Pirate Brandon Moss has gotten much better and, more important, many more opportunities that have sparked his success in Oakland.

2 days ago

 Charlie Morton gave up four runs in six innings Friday against the Rockies in Denver.

Morton, West Coast swing get off to rocky start

A week after mounting three comeback wins against the Colorado Rockies at PNC Park, the Pirates were roughed up, 8-1, at Coors Field.

3 days ago

 Jeff Locke, seen here in a file photo, surrendered six earned runs in Saturday's loss to the Rockies in Denver.

Rockies hit three solo homers off Locke, beat Pirates, 8-1

Jeff Locke struggled with his command, but was not aided by the Pirates‘‍ lack of offense, which bit the club for a second game in a row.

2 days ago

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