Joe Musgrove allowed one unearned run and two hits in six innings Saturday night as the Pirates beat the Phillies 5-1.
Players from the 1979 World Series team find it hard to believe the Pirates haven't been back in 40 years.
The Pirates are uncertain when Trevor Williams, who was scratched from Saturday's scheduled start against the Phillies, will be ready to pitch.
Richard Rodriguez's streak of 19 consecutive scoreless appearances ended Friday night when he gave up the winning run in a 6-1 loss to the Phillies.
Who: Pirates (45-51) vs. Phillies (51-47), When: 7:05 p.m. Where: PNC Park. TV: AT&T SportsNet
Jordan Lyles allowed only one run in 5 2/3 innings to the Phillies on Friday night after getting knocked out in the first inning in his previous start.
Trevor Williams (flu-like symptoms) has been scratched from his scheduled start against the Phillies on Saturday night and Joe Musgrove will take his place.
Josh Bell is back in the Pirates' lineup for Friday night's game with the Phillies after not starting Wednesday at St. Louis.
Who: Pirates (45-50) vs. Phillies (50-47), When: 7:05 p.m. Where: PNC Park. TV: AT&T SportsNet
Beat writer John Perrotto takes readers' questions about the Pirates and Major League Baseball.
The Pirates were swept in a three-game series by the first-place Cubs, losing 8-3 in the finale Sunday, to fall 5 1/2 games back in the National League Central.
Starling Marte is just the second Pirates player ever to have 100 home runs and 200 stolen bases for the franchise, joining Barry Bonds.
Jordan Lyles was hammered for seven runs in lasting two-thirds of an inning in the Pirates' 10-4 loss to the Cubs Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field.
Who: Pirates (44-47) vs. Cubs (49-43). When: 2:20 p.m. Where: Wrigley Field. TV: AT&T SportsNet
Keone Kela began a rehab assignment Saturday night by pitching one perfect inning for Class AAA Indianapolis,
Francisco Cervelli confirmed Saturday what he said in an Instagram post Friday – he wants to continue catching for the Pirates.
Chris Archer took a shutout into the seventh inning before the Pirates lost to the Cubs 4-3 on Friday.
Who: Pirates (44-46) vs. Cubs (48-43). When: 2:20 p.m. Where: Wrigley Field. TV: AT&T SportsNet
Who: Pirates (44-45) vs. Cubs (47-43). When: 2:20 p.m. Where: Wrigley Field. TV: AT&T SportsNet
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle believes pitching will determine the tight National League Central race.
The Pirates and four other teams are separated by just 4 1/2 games in the National League Central standings entering the season's second half.
Willie Stargell tribute video that was shown at PNC Park receives a thumbs-down reaction from inside the Pirates‘ locker room.
Major-league RBI leader Josh Bell got plenty of media attention this week during the first All-Star Game appearance.
Josh Bell went 1 for 2 with an infield single but Pirates' teammate Felipe Vazquez did not get into Tuesday night's All-Star Game.
I just checked in from the All-Star Game to talk ball on 105.9 the X with Mark Madden.
Commissioner Rob Manfred says he likes Major League Baseball's current revenue-sharing plan.