In search of a face of the franchise, at least in theory, is Josh Bell now that for the Pittsburgh Pirates? In baseball’s financial pecking order, the Pittsburgh Pirates have come in on the low end ever since Barry Bonds and Bobby Bonilla departed in free agency. A resurgence to contention a few years ago
Pirates reliever Nick Burdi suffered an apparent right arm injury on Monday night, two years removed from Tommy John surgery. A scary scene played out in Pittsburgh on Monday night, as Pirates reliever Nick Burdi appeared to suffer some type of injury to his right arm. The injury was reported and witnessed by a host
Derek Dietrich did take a while to admire his home run, but petty retaliation by Chris Archer set off a brawl during Sunday’s Reds-Pirates game. In the top of the second inning of Sunday’s Reds-Pirates game, Reds’ infielder Derek Dietrich hit a home run into the river beyond right field at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.
Chris Archer makes his debut Thursday night for the surprising Pittsburgh Pirates after being acquired at the trade deadline Chris Archer realizes Thursday marks the beginning of a new chapter in his baseball career. The 29-year-old Archer takes the mound tonight for his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Pirates
Monday’s game between the Cubs and Pirates was not all that interesting, but Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo offered a moment to debate on. Over the last few years, rules have been created to minimize collisions at home plate and protect middle infielders from reckless slides to breakup double plays. The Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh
LAKELAND, FL – FEBRUARY 25: Austin Meadows #17 of the Pittsburgh Pirates bats during the Spring Training game against the Detroit Tigers at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium on February 25, 2018 in Lakeland, Florida. The game ended in a 8-8 tie. (Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images) Uriah Hall details scary
The Pittsburgh Pirates have surprised the baseball world after trading their best players in the offseason. The Pittsburgh Pirates have shocked us all over the first week of the MLB season. They have a deep lineup that scores runs consistently, and a solid pitching staff that could help them maintain their current pace as the
FA Lorenzo Cain is turning down teams by Zach Houle With Andrew McCutchen being out of the Pirates clubhouse, it is time for Josh Bell to stand up and be the leader of this team as well as the face of the franchise. Ever since Bell entered the league in 2016 he has been productive.
PITTSBURGH, PA – SEPTEMBER 01: Josh Harrison Aaron Hernandez’s life and death might be turned into a movie by Amy Kaplan Report: Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje possible for spring event by Kristen King The Pittsburgh Pirates are selling off their stars, and utility man Josh Harrison wants to be the next one out the
Monday, January 15 will not be a day that’s fondly remembered for the Pittsburgh Pirates organization after they traded outfielder Andrew McCutchen. These past few days haven’t been a banner weekend for Pittsburgh sports fans. Not only did the Steelers get upset by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the NFL playoffs, but Pirates fans had to
The Pittsburgh Pirates are on the verge of a total rebuild, and that means All-Star Andrew McCutchen could be on his way out of town before the offseason ends. With last weekend’s trade of Gerrit Cole to the Houston Astros, the Pittsburgh Pirates have finally made clear what most baseball fans already knew — a
PITTSBURGH, PA – SEPTEMBER 26: Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates reacts as he rounds the bases after hitting a grand slam home run in the second inning during the game against the Baltimore Orioles at PNC Park on September 26, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The grand slam home run was the first of
The Houston Astros fleeced the Pittsburgh Pirates for starting pitcher Gerrit Cole. Reports circulated earlier this week that the Houston Astros were targeting a starting pitcher. Then more reports began to circulate that the Astros had completed a trade for Pirates ace Gerrit Cole, but then those reports were determined to be false. After a
WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 29: Starting pitcher Gerrit Cole #45 of the Pittsburgh Pirates throws a pitch in the first inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on September 29, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images) Former Bellator commentator Jimmy Smith signs with the UFC by Nicole Bosco HBO president calls
PITTSBURGH, PA – SEPTEMBER 23: Gerrit Cole 30 most memorable college football games of 2017 by Andrew Miller NBA Trade Rumors: Nikola Mirotic to the Jazz for Derrick Favors? by Joe Romano The Houston Astros are on the verge of acquiring starter Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates. It has been a historically slow offseason
PHILADELPHIA, PA – JULY 6: Tony Watson See the DC Artist Master Class from Comic-Con 2017 with Lee, Capullo, Romita Jr. and more by Nick Tylwalk 5 reasons the Yankees are World Series contenders by John Buhler The Los Angeles Dodgers made a late move at the deadline to bolster their bullpen. According to Jon
After serving an 80-game suspension, Starling Marte is set to return to the Pittsburgh Pirates outfield Tuesday night. Back in mid-April, Pittsburgh Pirates’ outfielder Starling Marte was hit with an 80-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs. He has been on a minor league rehab assignment this month, in order to ramp up for his return.
All-Star center fielder Andrew McCutchen may be on the move at the MLB trade deadline if the Pittsburgh Pirates attempt to maximize his value. Over the past two months, no hitter in Major League Baseball has been hotter than Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen. Over his past 44 games, the MVP and five-time All-Star
Andrew McCutchen, the face of the Pirates as they returned to relevance, could soon be out in Pittsburgh. Add Ken Rosenthal to the list of people who think the Pittsburgh Pirates are likely to deal former MVP and franchise cornerstone Andrew McCutchen before the July 31 trade deadline. “What are the odds that the Pirates trade Andrew
Jameson Taillon pitches three scoreless innings and records six strikeouts in his first rehab start after cancer surgery. Jameson Taillon is one of the more highly regarded pitching prospects in baseball. A first-round pick by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2010, Taillon made his big league debut in 2016. He lived up to expectations as he finished
Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke almost threw his first career no-hitter against the Pirates, but gave up a home run for his first allowed hit. Zack Greinke seemed due to throw a no-hitter this year after all his time in the league, but just missed on the opportunity in Arizona on Thursday night. Greinke took a