Thursday May 16
John McDonald To DL, Jordy Mercer Recalled By Pittsburgh Pirates
Sorry Pittsburgh Pirates fans, your favorite 38-year-old backup utility infielder that has hit for a .065/.171/.097 slash line is going to the 15-day disabled list.
Wed May 08, 2013
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.
Pirates select honorary bat girl for Mother's Day
Maria Heddleston has been selected as the Pirates' honorary bat girl for upcoming Mother's Day celebrations at PNC Park.
Duke Welker Recalled, Josh Harrison Optioned By Pittsburgh Pirates
It was first reported Tuesday night by my friends at the This Is Getting Old blog that the Pittsburgh Pirates had recalled Duke Welker .
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.
Tue May 07, 2013
Pirates sink Mariners
Andrew McCutchen went 4-for-4 with an RBI double and a run scored and Garret Jones added a two run home run as the Pittsburgh Pirates downed the Seattle Mariners, 4-1, in the opener of a brief two-game set at PNC Park.
James McDonald Placed on 15 Day Disabled List by Pittsburgh Pirates
James McDonald has struggled in his last two starts allowing ten earned runs in ten innings pitched.
Mercer soaking up big league chance with Pirates
When the cut on Neil Walker's right hand necessitated a move to the disabled list, the Pirates had options to replace him.
Mon May 06, 2013
Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?
Brandon Inge's first two weeks
Couldn't watch yesterday's game due to blackout, so I'm not going to write anything up.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Kingham fans 13, Morton has strong rehab start
Nick Kingham struck out 13 in six scoreless innings, Charlie Morton threw six strong innings of his own for Altoona, and Indianapolis continued the hot start to its season -- Indianapolis improved its record to 18-7 by dropping Gwinnett , 5-2. Brooks Brown threw four shutout, one-hit innings in a fill-in start.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Indianapolis takes out GBraves, 41
Gerrit Cole, the top prospect in the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league system, showed why he is in Triple-A in only his second year of pro baseball on Saturday night.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Cumpton dominates in AAA, Holmes struggles
Brandon Cumpton threw seven two-hit, shutout innings for Indianapolis, but Clay Holmes struggled and not much else good happened.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
The Unbelievable Truth That Is The 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates
The Pittsburgh Pirates have won nine of their past twelve games. It's hard to even fathom after the slow start.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
First pitch: Pirates-Phillies
If you find it frustrating that there's still such a thing as a radio-only broadcast in 2013, don't worry.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Pirates notebook: Sanchez to stay in rotation, start Friday
Jonathan Sanchez will stay in the rotation despite two consecutive poor outings, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Monday as Sanchez attempts to address the problems he has encountered early in the season.