Cubs' Garza makes 2013 debut at Pittsburgh
Chicago righty Matt Garza makes his season debut on Tuesday when the Cubs begin a three-game set with the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.
Sun May 19, 2013
Pirates fall to Astros, 4-2, after 11 innings
Matt Dominguez's ground ball in the 11th inning wasn't hit very hard, but it was all the Houston Astros needed.
Locke, Alvarez lead Pirates to 1-0 win over Houston
The Pirates and the Houston Astros saw the dark sides of their bullpen during the first two games of the weekend series.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Miami Herald
Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Houston
Matt Dominguez and J.D. Martinez drove in the two deciding runs in the top of the 11th inning as the Houston Astros defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-2, Saturday in the middle test of a three- game set at PNC Park.
Pirates' pitchers racking up strikeouts
Pirates general manager Neal Huntington, as is often pointed out, majors in pitching.
Mon May 13, 2013
Over The Monster
Ben Cherington's closer-trade addiction
The Red Sox have lost closer Joel Hanrahan to season ending surgery , meaning that for the second straight season, the Red Sox have traded for a closer during the off-season and got a player who was ineffective when he has pitched and missed the majority of the season.
Sun May 12, 2013
Mark Melancon Finding Redemption With Pittsburgh Pirates
You know, the guy that the Boston Red Sox brought in before the 2012 season in hopes that he'd solidify the back of the bullpen, but instead blew up with a career-worst 6.20/1.27 ERA/WHIP over 45 innings in a disastrous year that saw him go from potential closer to being demoted to Triple-A? And neither do the Pittsburgh Pirates , who essentially ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
Jonathan Papelbon To Boston Red Sox: Miss Me Yet?
The failure to pay the dependable closer after the 2011 season looks worse every day.
Thu May 09, 2013
Pittsburgh Pirates Need To Take Advantage Of Weak May Schedule
Despite MLB 's toughest April schedule, the Pittsburgh Pirates are currently 18-15, good for second place in the National League Central division behind the St.
Sat May 04, 2013
Pirates Clint Hurdle Doesn't Fear Losing
The Pittsburgh Pirates are playing some good baseball and are off to a nice start to the 2013 season.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
On the Pirates: Great beginning for Pirates' set-up man Melancon
Sometimes the equation occurs on a small level, swapping the final man on the bench.
on Baseball: a's bring Hadlock feel to Fenway
When the Oakland A's were in town early last week, the visiting clubhouse at Fenway had a Hadlock feel to it.