Rookie (n) - 1. An inexperienced person; a novice. The Pirates had 13 official rookies on the squad this season, including eight who made their major league debuts. PSR's Malik Vincent had the opportunity to gather five Pirates rookies to discuss the dynamics of their big league experience.
08/30/2011 - 15:47
Carlos Lee hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the seventh inning, Wandy Rodriguez struck out a career-high 13 and the Houston Astros rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-4 on Monday night. Andrew McCutchen homered for the Pirates.
08/29/2011 - 22:57
David Freese had a go-ahead two-run single in the fifth and Matt Holliday hit a three-run homer, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night.
08/25/2011 - 22:46
Thompson and Ciriaco sent back to Indianapolis
08/25/2011 - 14:55
Rookie pitcher Aaron Thompson, making his major league debut, shut down the powerful Milwaukee Brewers line-up over 4 1/3 innings, and Pirates bullpen did the rest as Pittsburgh shut out Milwaukee 2-0 Wednesday afternoon. Neil Walker and Andrew McCutchen hit sacrifice flies for the Bucs.
08/24/2011 - 19:00
Pitcher Thompson recalled for Wednesday afternoon start
08/24/2011 - 11:34
Ross Ohlendorf was blistered in his first major league start in four months, allowing seven runs (four earned) on 11 hits and two walks in five innings, as the Brewers demolished the Pirates 11-4 Tuesday night. Josh Harrison hit his first major league homer for Pittsburgh.
08/23/2011 - 21:43
Lefty Beimel designated for assignment
08/23/2011 - 10:44
Jose Tabata had five hits, including two doubles, over two games, scored twice and drove in a run as the Pirates and Brewers split a doubleheader on Monday evening at PNC Park, with the Brewers winning the opener 8-1 and the Bucs taking the nightcap 9-2.
08/22/2011 - 22:48