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Righty hits injured list with calf strain

Pirates right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 9, with a right calf strain.

06/13/2013 - 17:54
PSR Staff
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.

--The storyline of tonight’s game revolves around the match-up between Morton and Cain.

06/13/2013 - 17:18
Nate Barnes
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.

As opposed to many of the games with scores manager Clint Hurdle likens to World Cup soccer matches, the Pirates (39-26) bashed their way to victory no.

06/12/2013 - 22:59
Nate Barnes
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.

--The Giants will be without manager Bruce Bochy tonight, who was suspended for one game by Major League Baseball for arguing the ejection of relief pitcher George Kontos last nigh

06/12/2013 - 17:43
Nate Barnes
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.

At one point, Cole retired 13 Giants in a row in the middle innings en route to earning his first big-league win in his first start at the Show.

06/12/2013 - 11:24
Nate Barnes
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.

Gerrit Cole lived up to the hype in his first Major League start.

06/11/2013 - 22:44
Scott Kromko
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).

--Gerrit Cole makes his debut, one anxiously awaited by Pirates fans since essentially the moment he was drafted almost two years ago to this very day, when the Pirates made him th

06/11/2013 - 16:29
Nate Barnes
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.

After a scoreless first three innings, the Pirates scored first on a single by Garrett Jones, bringing Andrew McCutchen home for the score.

06/09/2013 - 16:35
Melissa Esing
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.

After a scoreless first inning, the Pirates were the first ones on the board after a single by Pedro Alvarez sent Garrett Jones in for the score. 

06/08/2013 - 18:51
Melissa Esing
First overall pick in 2011 draft will pitch against Giants at PNC June 11

Right-handed pitcher Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh's first round selection and the first overall selection in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft, is expected to make his Major League debut Tuesday night wh

06/08/2013 - 16:22
PSR Staff
Neil Walker’s contract expires after the 2016 season. The Pirates second baseman is due for a big raise in arbitration this offseason—likely to $10 million—and signing him to a long-term extension will cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $12-$15 million annually.
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