It was late April in Atlanta, and the Pirates were trailing the Braves 4-2 in the bottom of the seventh, with a man on and no one out. The game was threatening to get away from the Bucs.
05/31/2012 - 21:41
A.J. Burnett out-dueled Johnny Cueto in a battle between two of the top pitchers in the National League and rookie Matt Hague knocked in two runs in the bottom of the sixth as the Pirates took two of three from the first place Cincinnati Reds with a 2-1 win at PNC Park Wednesday night.
05/30/2012 - 22:22
Owens, Locke, Wilson, McPherson, Cole and Taillon highlight strong pitching at Triple-A Indianapolis and High-A Bradenton, while Hernandez and Mercer make their major league debuts with the Bucs.
05/30/2012 - 17:44
Homer Bailey held the Pirates to four hits and went the distance, as the Reds evened the series with an 8-1 trouncing of Bucs after a nearly two-hour rain delay at PNC Park.
05/29/2012 - 23:43
Shortstop Jordy Mercer has officially been called up by the Pittsburgh Pirates. The shortstop was hitting strong for Triple-A Indianapolis, while the Pirates' Clint Barmes has struggled.
05/29/2012 - 14:57
James McDonald tossed eight shutout innings and the offense contributed plenty of two-out lightning for the fourth Pirates win in a row.
05/28/2012 - 16:21
The Pirates offense has certainly underperformed, but it is partly because the team has faced the division's toughest pitching.
05/28/2012 - 11:47
Juan Cruz placed on restricted list to handle personal business
05/28/2012 - 11:07
Pedro Alvarez, Garrett Jones and Andrew McCutchen homered, and Erik Bedard pitched six shutout innings as the Pirates completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs with a 10-4 win on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park.
05/27/2012 - 16:58
Notebook: Matt Hague starts again, Bedard throws more changeups and Jeff Karstens will make another rehab start.
05/27/2012 - 12:14