Pirates notebook: McCutchen sits out due to sore knee
"I didn't feel anything at the time, but I think that's something that caused my uncomfortable feeling," McCutchen said.
Sunday May 19
MLB: Pittsburgh 1, Houston 0
Jeff Locke and two relievers combined on a three-hit shutout Sunday, carrying the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 1-0 interleague decision over Houston.
Sat May 18, 2013
John McDonald fights 2 injuries while on DL
McDonald went on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday because of the back strain, but Hurdle said Saturday that McDonald's elbow had been bothering him.
Thu May 16, 2013
Pirates notebook: Gomez remains starter for now
Among the many moving parts of the rotation, the fifth spot has remained in flux.
Wed May 15, 2013
McCutchen's slump-busting strategy: Just keep hitting
It is only the middle of May, but Andrew McCutchen has already weathered two long slumps this young season.
Mon May 13, 2013
Morton building toward Altoona rehab start
Charlie Morton was scheduled to throw 35 pitches off a mound on Monday afternoon, using all four of his pitches.
Pittsburgh Pirates' Player of the Week: Jeanmar Gomez
The Pittsburgh Pirates had a good week, going 4-2 in the six games they played. Jeanmar Gomez was the star of the week, mostly for taking the ball on Tuesday as a replacement for the injured James McDonald .
Sun May 12, 2013
Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Staff Has Been An Unpredictable Joyride
The Pittsburgh Pirates have won 18 of their last 28 games. The Bucs offense has started to come to life and are hitting bombs at a strong pace.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Pittsburgh Pirates - PlayerWatch
RHP Jeanmar Gomez will look to win his second straight start Sunday when he takes the mound against the Mets in the finale of a four-game series at Citi Field .
Fri May 10, 2013
Grilli excited for father's number ceremony
Closer Jason Grilli was hoping for a relatively short game at Citi Field on Friday night, a Pirates' victory, of course, and perhaps one that requires his final touch.
The Daily Record
Liriano to come off DL for Pirates debut Saturday
Francisco Liriano is set to come off the disabled list and make his Pittsburgh Pirates debut Saturday against the New York Mets.
Who Are These Guys: Pittsburgh Pirates Starting Rotation Doing Unlikely Things
The Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitching is worse than last year and the team has a better record against a tougher schedule.
Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?
Catching up: McDonald's shoulder, Baseball America's mock
I haven't done a good job of posting/talking about relevant news stories this week, so let's catch up here.
Thu May 09, 2013
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Pittsburgh Pirates - TeamReport
MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH The circumstances could be ripe Saturday for Russell Martin to make his first major-league appearance in the outfield.
Duke Welker of Class AAA Indianapolis receives first summons to majors
Treanor pulled Welker into his office Tuesday afternoon before Indianapolis' game against Scranton/Wilkes Barre and launched into a tirade, the details of which aren't suitable for a newspaper or, apparently, any reporters' ears.
Wed May 08, 2013
When Will Gerrit Cole Make His Big League Debut?
July 8, 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; USA pitcher Gerrit Cole delivers a pitch during the second inning of the 2012 All Star Futures Game at Kauffman Stadium.
Pittsburgh Pirates Get The Rough End Of Pitchers' Duel
Ho hum. Another day at the office for Seattle Mariners ace SP Felix Hernandez . The Mariners were fortunate to get such an elite performance from their ace, as Pittsburgh Pirates ace A.J. Burnett tried to match Hernandez's performance.
Pirates display pitching depth with three starters on DL
James McDonald went down with a shoulder issue that still awaits medical diagnosis.
Fill-in starter Gomez earns victory for Bucs
The 25-year-old Venezuelan right-hander looked forward to a relaxing evening, with an uninterrupted view from the Pirates' bullpen.
Walk On Wednesday: J-Mac's Trip To DL Sounds Unplanned, Probably Nothing Serious
Pirates color commentator and former pitcher Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show today for another edition of his weekly segment, "Walk on Wednesday." Walk doesn't think James McDonald's trip to the disabled list has anything to do with McDonald's stuff.