PITTSBURGH (AP) - JT Brubaker pitched into the sixth inning and had the first three RBIs of his career to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Chicago Cubs 7-1 on Sunday.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Nine months ago, knuckleballer Steven Wright wasn't sure he could make it all the way back from Tommy John surgery. The hill he faced seemed too steep.
BRADENTON, Florida (AP) - Adam Frazier spent the winter watching the Pittsburgh teammates he came up through the minors with get flipped for prospects or flat-out released.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Grant Jackson, the winning pitcher in Game 7 of the 1979 World Series for the "We Are Family" Pittsburgh Pirates and a reliable left-hander for 18 seasons in the majors, died Tuesday from COVID-19 complications. He was 78.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Yankees made another high-risk offseason addition to their starting rotation, acquiring right-hander Jameson Taillon from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday for four prospects.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego Padres are adding yet another pitcher to their rotation, agreeing to bring right-hander Joe Musgrove to his hometown team in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to a person familiar with the deal.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pirates avoided arbitration with right-handed pitcher Joe Musgrove and eight others on Friday as the club tries to bounce back after finishing with the worst record in the majors in 2020.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Josh Bell embraced everything about being a Pittsburgh Pirate. He understood as the club retooled following the departure of stars Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole that he would serve as the de facto face of the franchise.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The videos from Jameson Taillon come every few days, a reminder to Pittsburgh Pirates manager Derek Shelton what hopefully awaits when spring training begins.
PITTSBURGH (TNS) - When the Pittsburgh Pirates claimed Ashton Goudeau off waivers last week from the Colorado Rockies, the initial reaction was probably to focus on the player Pittsburgh designated for assignment to free a spot on the 40-man roster - 2016 first-round pick Will Craig.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have designated reliever Nick Burdi just weeks after the hard-throwing right-hander underwent Tommy John on his right elbow for the second time.
PITTSBURGH (UPI) -The Pittsburgh Pirates, believing their pitching staff vidicated, headed for the World Series worried more about an elbow and a thigh than about the Baltimore Orioles.
PITTSBURGH (UPI) - The Pittsburgh Pirates tapped confident Steve Blass to try to clinch the National League pennant for them tomorrow, and at least one of Blass' teammates felt the San Francisco Giants already were dead.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates began 2020 with plenty of questions. The truncated 60-game schedule provided few answers save for one: Ke'Bryan Hayes can play. Really, really play.
PHILADELPHIA (UPI) - Pittsburgh's Dock Ellis lost a bid for his 20th win of the season today when the Philadelphia Phillies put on a rare display of hitting to defeat the Pirates 6-3.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Csar Hernndez ripped an RBI double into the right-field corner with two outs in the ninth inning as Cleveland rallied for its third walk-off win in four days, a 4-3 victory Friday night over the Pittsburgh Pirates that kept the Indians' hopes alive for winning the AL Central.
NEW YORK - Pinch-hitter Bob Aspromonte singled home the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the 15th inning today as the New York Mets edged the Pittsburgh Pirates, 2-1, in front of 29,295 spectators at Shea Stadium.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Chad Kuhl pitched seven sharp innings and Colin Moran and Bryan Reynolds each homered in three-hit games in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 7-0 victory over the slumping Chicago Cubs on Thursday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Adam Frazier and Ke'Bryan Hayes led off the bottom of the first inning with back-to-back homers off Kyle Hendricks, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates all the offense they'd need to slip by the playoff-bound Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Wednesday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jacob Stallings hit a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates stalled the Chicago Cubs' bid to win the NL Central with a 3-2 victory Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jon Lester scattered four hits over six innings and the Chicago Cubs inched closer to their first NL Central title since 2017 with a 5-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night.
ST. LOUIS (UPI) - The Pittsburgh Pirates missed a chance to clinch the National League East Division title tonight as Jose Cruz hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 6-4 win over the Pirates.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Yadier Molina hit a two-run homer and Jack Flaherty struck out 11 as the St. Louis Cardinals kept their hold on a postseason spot with a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Cincinnati's Luis Castillo pitched a masterful seven innings, Shogo Akiyama drove in the game's only run, and the Reds extended their winning streak to a season-high five games with a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Tucker Barnhart hit a home run and Brian Goodwin prevented one with a leaping catch as the Cincinnati Reds extended their winning streak to a season-high four games with a 4-1 victory Tuesday night over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
PITTSBURGH (UPI) -Players who have come back to haunt the Cardinals are the reason St. Louis doesn't have a ghost of a chance in the National League pennant race.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Mike Moustakas hit a big three-run homer in the fifth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-4 on Monday night for a doubleheader sweep.
PITTSBURGH (UPI) - The Pittsburgh Pirates eliminated the Chicago Cubs from the National League East title today and it appears only a question of time before the St. Louis Cardinals will be knocked out of the race.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Brad Keller pitched his first major league shutout, tossing a five-hitter as the Kansas City Royals won their sixth in a row by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-0 on Sunday.
MONTREAL (UPI) - Former relief pitcher Nelson Briles of the Pittsburgh Pirates, who pitched a 4-0 shutout today to halt Montreal's win streak at four, hopes his move to the starting rotation is a good omen.
MONTREAL - Right-hander Ernie McAnally scattered six hits and went the distance today as the Montreal Expos downed the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-1, in front of 18,376 fans at Parc Jarry.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - James McCann went deep twice for the first multi-homer game of his seven-year career as the White Sox drilled Pittsburgh 8-1 Wednesday on a night the Pirates honored Hall of Fame outfielder Roberto Clemente.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pinch-runner Jason Martin scored the winning run on catcher Yasmani Grandal's error in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates took advantage of an uncharacteristically average performance by Cincinnati's Trevor Bauer to earn a doubleheader split with a 4-3 win in the nightcap on Friday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - First-time father Bryan Reynolds hit a three-run homer in his return from paternity leave to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Javier Baez hit a three-run home run and Kyle Hendricks pitched one-run ball over six innings Wednesday night to lead the Chicago Cubs to an 8-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Roberto Clemente's legacy in Pittsburgh and his native Puerto Rico is secure. The club the Hall of Fame outfielder spent two decades playing for is trying to ensure that legacy - both on and off the field - is acknowledged regularly by the masses.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Ian Happ finished what he started, singling home Nico Hoerner in the top of the 11th to lead the Chicago Cubs to an 8-7 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Orlando Arcia's pinch-hit single with two outs in the eighth inning drove in the tiebreaking run as the Milwaukee Brewers slipped past the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Monday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Josh Bell has joked for years during batting practice at Miller Park about hitting the promotional vehicle parked well above the wall in right-center field.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Erik Gonzalez and Adam Frazier singled in runs, rookie Cody Ponce earned his first big league victory and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 Thursday night for a doubleheader sweep.
HOUSTON (UPI) -Right-hander Dock Ellis of Pittsburgh and the Pirates as a team are both playing the same these days -they're fading at the finish, but they're hanging on to win.