The Pittsburgh Pirates enter the final weeks of the regular season, and have made it through five and a half months without a collapse. If anything, the month of August has proved these 2013 Pirates as ones that are not going to collapse.
09/10/2013 - 11:56
Gerrit Cole was dazzling in just his 16th Major League game, out-pitching Yu Darvish as the Pirates snapped their losing streak and pulled within a game of first place after edging the Rangers 1-0 in Arlington.
09/09/2013 - 23:18
Adam Wainwright shut down the Pirates bats and the Cardinals took their second straight from the Bucs, 5-0, to move back into first place by a half game in the NL Central.
09/07/2013 - 22:18
The Brewers pounded Francisco Liriano for seven runs in three innings and the Pirates were unable to pull off the sweep in Miller Park, falling to Milwaukee 9-3 Wednesday evening.
09/04/2013 - 23:51
It was a really eerie walk to Heinz Field on Monday evening. Following the social norm that every Pittsburgher goes about in ritual at the tail end of August, I made my way to prepare for another football season, through the eyes of Pitt’s season opener.
09/04/2013 - 17:23
Marlon Byrd drove in two runs, Andrew McCutchen scored three times and Justin Morneau had three hits, but it was Travis Snider's ninth inning pinch-hit homer that proved to be the game-winner as the Pirates' two decades of losing finally came to an end with a 4-3 win in Milwaukee, the Bucs' 81st victory of the season.
09/03/2013 - 23:34
Kris Johnson got rocked for five runs in two innings in his first MLB start, and the Cardinals avoided a sweep with a 7-2 win over the Pirates Sunday at PNC Park. Marlon Byrd had two hits, a RBI and a run scored offensively for the Bucs.
09/01/2013 - 17:13
The Pittsburgh Pirates did a lot Saturday night at PNC Park. Most importantly, though, the Bucs (79-56) beat the St. Louis Cardinals (78-57) 7-1 to break a tie atop the NL Central and pull out to a one game lead as the calendar flips to September.
08/31/2013 - 23:50
The Pittsburgh Pirates (78-56) look to take sole control of first place in the NL Central in tonight's match-up with the St. Louis Cardinals (78-56). A.J. Burnett (6-9. 3.18 ERA) throws for the Pirates, will Lance Lynn (13-8, 4.02) toes the rubber on St. Louis' behalf.
08/31/2013 - 18:29