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
Matt Hague's call-up is already paying dividends, as the Bucs recently recalled first baseman got hit with a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth to force in the winning run, leading the Pirates over the Cubs 3-2.
05/26/2012 - 23:26
Rod Barajas and Pedro Alvarez combined for the lone run of the game and AJ Burnett and four Pirates relievers combined to shut down the Cubs for a 1-0 Pirates win, as the Pirates' pitchers continue to win against nearly insurmountable odds.
05/25/2012 - 23:19
Matt Hague recalled from Triple-A
05/25/2012 - 15:04
Barmes Hears Boos, But Gets A Couple Hits
05/23/2012 - 21:44
Despite manager Clint Hurdle's line-up changes, the Pirates' offense managed just five hits and one run as the Mets won the rubber match of the teams' three-game set on Wednesday afternoon, beating the Bucs 3-1.
05/23/2012 - 15:04
If you only look at earned run average, Charlie Morton is off to a poor start this season. That ERA sits at 4.35 entering Wednesday's game against the Mets, about a half-run worse than the average National League starter.
05/23/2012 - 11:13