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.
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.
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.
Commissioner Rob Manfred says he likes Major League Baseball's current revenue-sharing plan.
National League hitters agree that facing All-Star Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez can be a real nightmare.
Josh Bell has been named the National League's starting designated hitter for July 9's All-Star Game.
All-Star Austin Meadows has thrived since being traded to the Rays from the Pirates last season.
What: Major League Baseball All-Star Home Run Derby. When: 8 p.m. Where: Progressive Field. TV: ESPN
Pirates second baseman Adam Frazier was named National League Player of the Week after going 18 for 30 (.600) in seven games.
The Pirates beat the Brewers 6-5 on Sunday to draw within 2 1/2 games of the National League Central lead.