Travis Snider's pinch-hit grand slam in the sixth inning lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Chicago Cubs, 5-4, in the opener of a three-game set at PNC Park.
The 26-18 Pittsburgh Pirates will welcome the struggling Chicago Cubs to Pittsburgh for a three-game series at PNC Park.
The Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers are dominating in the first month and a half of the 2013 Major League Baseball season because they are striking out a majority of the batters they face.
If a picture's worth a thousand words, 11,000-plus local and national media mentions add up to $12.7 million for Citi Park, but coverage of PNC Park wasn't exactly a home run during the first six weeks of the 2013 Major League Baseball season, according to a new study.
Slowly but surely, however, things have begun to turn around under the guidance of general manager Neal Huntington.
Cobra, formally known as Dave Parker, was a 6'5", 230 pound rightfielder from Grenada, MS.
A.J. Burnett tries to put the brakes on a personal two-game losing streak Saturday when the Pittsburgh Pirates continue a three-game series against the Houston Astros at PNC Park.
The Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 and 2012 seasons both featured huge collapses, and the pitching was a main part as to why the team fell apart.
Pittsburgh Pirates coaches will conduct a baseball clinic for women age 14 and up at PNC Park before the Pirates play the Milwaukee Brewers on June 30.
It wasn't the best way for Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington to end his weekend of watching the West Virginia Power, as the Pirates' low Class A affiliate dropped a 12-5 decision Sunday to the Lexington Legends to fall back below .500 for the season.
Jeff Locke fired seven shutout innings to outduel Lucas Harrell, while Pedro Alvarez's solo homer provided the only scoring in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 1-0 victory over the Houston Astros at PNC Park.
Jason Castro led off the 11th inning with a double and scored the go-ahead run on a close play at the plate as the Houston Astros topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Saturday night.
There's some solid options available if you need starting pitching help in fantasy baseball for Sunday, May 19.
Right-hander Jose Contreras was placed on the bereavement list one hour before Friday night's game by the Pirates, who recalled Jared Hughes from Triple-A Indianapolis to take his vacated seat in the bullpen.