Jameson Taillon was shaky in his fourth major league start Friday night, but the Pirates came out on top in a 8-6 slugfest against the Dodgers to earn Clint Hurdle his 1,000th victory as a big league manager.
Hurdle’s dad was able to make the game after his wife organized an impromptu family gathering.
“It was a very interesting way to get there tonight,” Hurdle said on the win.
Before the Pirates and Giants took the field today, by Ryan Vogelsong’s locker at the corner of the Pirates’ locker room, there was a dry erase board with a four word message on it: “Players only at 4:30,” with 4:30 underlined twice.
The reason why there is a meeting should not be too hard to figure out. June, which had been the Pirates’ best month since Clint Hurdle took over, has been a death march.
Another memorable chapter played out in the storied history of Oakmont Country Club, as Dustin Johnson seized the moment, capturing the 116th U.S. Open Championship with an impressive 4-under par (276) for his first major win after many close calls, and a penalty stroke hanging over his head on the back nine.
Even with the knowledge that he was going to be deducted a stroke due to a penalty on the 5th hole for apparently moving the ball, Johnson blazed through the rest of his round, leaving no doubts th
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For the fourth time in franchise history, the Pittsburgh Penguins have won the Stanley Cup. Kris Letang scored the game-winning goal, Sidney Crosby had two assists, and Matt Murray made 18 saves to propel the Penguins to a 3-1 victory and the Stanley Cup championship.
Jeannette High School's class of 2016 officially said goodbye to the Jayhawks during their graduation ceremony earlier this month. Before their June 3 commencement, however, there were some awards to dole out.
Spring has arrived. The long cold winter is behind us, and so too are the grueling mid-season months that set up the NHL for its stretch run. Here are the teams that have emerged from the marathon and are well-positioned to make their bids for Lord Stanley.
The NHL Playoffs are quickly approaching, and the Penguins are battling a spot at the Eastern Conference table. Here are three reasons why they will make a playoff run, and three reasons why they won’t.
Whenever a hockey team changes coaches mid-season, it’s fair to look at the season in two parts. The beginning of the 2015-16 Pittsburgh Penguins campaign was the end of the Mike Johnston era and the remainder marked the beginning of Mike Sullivan’s tenure as head coach.