Just made my weekly hit on 105.9 the X with Mark Madden. We talked about Antonio Brown's latest press release, Evgeni Malkin, and more.
Gregory Polanco's rehabilitation stint has been ended with Class AAA Indianapolis because of new pain in his surgically repaired left shoulder.
These Pirates have looked lousy since the All-Star break. They’ve even looked lethargic, for the first time all summer. They haven’t quit.
Starling Marte was given first base on an apparent hit by pitch by Bruce Dreckman, but he declined to take it, insisting he wasn't hit.
Pittsburgh Pirates hitters have enjoyed a renaissance year at the plate. But how often do they chase at bad pitches? We aim to find out.
Jordan Lyles’ 2019 season is a perfect reflection of the Pirates’ starting rotation overall: Historically dominant out of the gate, and historically hittable ever since. He salvaged his career as...
Starling Marte didn't hustle to first on a grounder Monday, and Clint Hurdle let him have it. Both men addressed that Tuesday.
There are few professional relationships I've valued over the years more than the one with Francisco Cervelli. I'm delighted to share it's very much intact.
Starling Marte is having an excellent season for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and this one simple tweak has opened the door for it to happen.
Corey Dickerson's two pivotal muffs in left field cost the Pirates in a 7-0 loss to the Cardinals Monday night at Busch Stadium.
ALTOONA, Pa. — For relievers, there’s a different mindset and aspect to preparation they must follow to have success when they toe the rubber. It’s been that mindset and preparation...
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.
Call-ups and injuries have made roster stability an unreachable goal, but the team has persevered despite that.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The Pirates came out of yet another All-Star break in underwhelming fashion, this time via a sweep at the hands of the Cubs. Despite the Joe Maddon “revenge tour,”...
One of my most important jobs as a photographer is to create a snapshot of potentially important moments in Pittsburgh sports.
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,
In a life of sports journalism, I've never once been accused of misquoting anyone. Or using something that was off the record.
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.
Five days later, the Pirates' Francisco Cervelli has reversed course: He does hope to catch again, provided he can overcome his concussion issues.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle believes pitching will determine the tight National League Central race.
In a new Morning Java, brought to you by GetGo Cafe+Market, Chris Carter and I delve into pitching inside, robot umps and the stupid ESPYs.
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.