Pirates Notebook: Walker refuses to 'switch' his approach at plate
Neil Walker 's struggles as a right-handed hitter have been well documented, yet he remains adamant that he will continue to be a switch-hitter because it gives him the best chance to be successful.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Kipnis' RBI helps Tribe defeat Washington, 2-1
Jason Kipnis' run-scoring fielder's choice in the ninth inning lifted the Cleveland Indians to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Sanchez, Hanson, Garcia continue to hit
Indianapolis lost to Durham , 10-7. The Indians had a 7-2 lead, but Graham Godfrey and Zach Thornton combined to give up eight runs in the 5th.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Mercer staying loose, having fun with Bucs
The Pirates dealt veteran shortstop John McDonald to the Indians for a player to be named or cash earlier this week, so it looks like Mercer is here to stay after bouncing between Triple-A Indianapolis and Pittsburgh earlier this year.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Cole, Crawford have more than UCLA connection
You could conclude that Gerrit Cole and Brandon Crawford are connected at the UCLA hip bone.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Pirates build up talented organization through Draft
Pirates fans have been on Gerrit Cole watch since he was selected No. 1 overall in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Pittsburgh Pirates - TeamReport
MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH In a bit of a surprise, agent Scott Boras recently told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that he would be agreeable to working out a contract extension with the Pirates for third baseman Pedro Alvarez .
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Francona, Tribe have tough day
The Tampa Bay Rays got 14 hits off Cleveland starter Zach McAllister and four relievers, including home runs by Yunel Escobar and Evan Longoria, in an 11-3 victory over the Indians on Sunday.
Pirates to add Hughes, Reid to bullpen
When the Pirates check into the visiting clubhouse at Turner Field for Monday's start of a three-game series with the Braves, they will be met by two fresh arms coming to the aid of their stellar but rundown bullpen.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Latos, Reds looking to put brooms on Pirates
Sunday's series finale at PNC Park between the Reds and Pirates will be a matchup of unbeaten right-handers. Matt Latos will be on the hill for the Reds, while Jeanmar Gomez gets the nod for the Pirates.
The Plain Dealer
What's the right contract price for Cleveland Indians slugger Mark Reynolds? Hey, Hoynsie
An ongoing question among many Indians fans is what will the team do about Mark Reynolds, signed to a one-year contract for 2013? Hey, Hoynsie: I know that a lot of questions have come in about a contract extension for Mark Reynolds.
Fri May 31, 2013
Major League Baseball
MLB Notebook: One run is often enough for Bucs
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South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Tampa Bay Rays - TeamReport
MLB Team Report - Tampa Bay Rays - INSIDE PITCH Right-hander Alex Colome did just about everything the Rays asked of him Thursday night.
Tue May 28, 2013
Draft Day Challenge, May 28
Daily baseball is all the rage in the fantasy sports world, so I will be covering the game a couple of times a week here at BaseballGuys.com . To that end, I've partnered with DraftDay.com to give all my wonderful followers, that's you, the chance to play the game on a daily basis .
Pirates hand ball to Gomez against Tigers
Pittsburgh has won all five of Jeanmar Gomez's starts this season, but that trend figures to face a huge test on Tuesday evening when the Pirates wrap the first half of a home-and-home series with the Detroit Tigers.
Mon May 27, 2013
Tigers' Jhonny Peralta goes 4-for-4; remains on tear
Even before his shortstop socked it to the Pirates with a 4-for-4 game Monday, Tigers manager Jim Leyland was cheering Jhonny Peralta's durability, ethic - and talent.
MLB Power Rankings: Rangers, Cardinals hold top spots; Indians fall to No. 12
The pitching staff continues to carry this team to the top of the rankings. Tanner Scheppers and Robbie Ross are enjoying great seasons in the bullpen.
Fri May 24, 2013
Andrew McCutchen had three hits, knocked in two runs and swiped two bags as the Pittsburgh Pirates finished off a three- game sweep of the Chicago Cubs with a 4-2 victory Thursday at PNC Park.