Righty hits injured list with calf strain
06/13/2013 - 17:54
In the final of a three-game set against the San Francisco Giants, the Pittsburgh Pirates (39-26) aim for a series sweep after winning the first two games of the series Tuesday and Wednesday. Tonight, Charlie Morton makes his 2013 debut as the team’s starter while Matt Cain (4-3, 5.09 ERA) starts for the defending World Series champions.
06/13/2013 - 17:18
In a slugfest between the defending World Series-champion San Francisco Giants and the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Buccos set single-game season-highs Wednesday night at PNC Park with 12 runs on 18 hits to notch a 12-8 victory.
06/12/2013 - 22:59
In the second of three games against the San Francisco Giants, Francisco Liriano (4-2, 1.75 ERA) takes the hill for the Buccos as they look to claim a series victory over the defending World Series champs. Barry Zito (4-4, 4.06 ERA) starts for the Giants tonight.
06/12/2013 - 17:43
The verdict from Gerrit Cole’s first major league start for the Pittsburgh Pirates last night: as advertised. Cole threw just 81 pitches in six and one-third innings, and allowed two runs on seven hits with no walks and two strikeouts.
06/12/2013 - 11:24
Gerrit Cole pitched into the seventh inning in his debut and Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte homered as the Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 8-2 at PNC Park on Tuesday night. Cole drove in two runs for his first two career RBI, threw 81 pitches, struck out two batters and only allowed two runs in his debut.
06/11/2013 - 22:44
The Pittsburgh Pirates return home to PNC Park Tuesday night and open up a six-game homestand with a 7:05 contest against the defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants. The biggest news out of the ‘Burgh tonight comes from the major-league debut of Gerrit Cole who takes the mound for the 37-26 Bucs against two-time National League Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum, (4-5, 4.75 ERA) throwing tonight for the Giants (33-29).
06/11/2013 - 16:29
Cody Ransom blasted a three-run homer off Justin Wilson in the seventh inning to break a 1-1 tie and lift the Cubs to a 4-1 win over the Pirates on Sunday afternoon at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
06/09/2013 - 16:35
Pedro Alvarez and Russell Martin homered and AJ Burnett took a shutout into the 9th as the Pirates topped the Cubs 6-2 at Wrigley Field on Saturday afternoon.
06/08/2013 - 18:51