The Pirates Double-A affiliate Altoona Curve boast a trio of high-level prospects in pitcher Nick Kingham and infielders Stetson Allie and Alen Hanson. All three are making steady progress and could see time in Triple-A before season's end.
05/12/2014 - 14:32
Tyler Glasnow, 20, entered this season rated as the third-best prospect in the Pirates’ organization. The 6-7 right-hander was drafted by the Pirates in the fifth round in 2011 out of Hart High School in Santa Clarita, California, and made steady progress through the system.
05/12/2014 - 14:01
The St. Louis Cardinals took a four-run lead in the first inning which the Pittsburgh Pirates could not overcome despite repeated attempts at a comeback. As the Pirates played their first-ever Sunday Night Baseball game at PNC Park, their four-game winning streak ended with a 6-5 loss in a game they never led.
05/11/2014 - 23:43
Edinson Volquez ran into trouble in the second inning, when the St. Louis Cardinals tacked three runs on the scoreboard for an early lead. From there, the Pirates needed a total team effort to surmount the three run deficit to notch a 4-3 victory against their opponent.
05/10/2014 - 23:25
Michael Wacha tormented the Pittsburgh Pirates late last season, but behind a 3-for-4 day by Neil Walker the Pirates were able to chase him after five innings and open their three-game weekend series against St. Louis with a 6-4 victory.
05/09/2014 - 22:39
Travis Snider drove in a pair of runs and Gerrit Cole pitched 8 strong innings as the Pirates won their second straight series, beating the Giants 4-3 at PNC Park on Wednesday afternoon.
05/07/2014 - 14:39
Starling Marte’s triple turned into a 9th inning walk-off game-winner, thanks to video review, leading the Pirates over the Giants 2-1 Tuesday night at PNC Park.
05/07/2014 - 07:31
The San Francisco Giants scored in the first and last innings of their game in Pittsburgh Monday night. But rather than those runs coming eight innings apart, they were separated by 12.
05/06/2014 - 00:17
Despite being down 5-0 going into the fourth inning, the Pirates mounted another late-inning comeback to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-6 on Saturday Night at PNC Park. Neil Walker belted an eighth inning double deep to center field to drive in the game-winning runs.
05/03/2014 - 21:49
Pedro Alvarez & Starling Marte homered in the bottom of the ninth inning to lead the Pirates to a 3-run, comeback win over the Toronto Blue Jays, 6-5 on Friday night at PNC Park. The Bucs offense came together for 17 hits off Blue Jays' pitching on the night.
05/02/2014 - 23:22