- Pirates lose 6-2 to Cubs, get swept in 3-game series Updated: May-04-16 6:14 pm
PITTSBURGH - Pirates manager Clint Hurdle was succinct with his assessment after getting swept by the Chicago Cubs.
- Zobrist, Rizzo homer as Cubs top Pirates 6-2 for sweep Updated: May-04-16 5:28 pm
- AP source: Games in PR likely to be moved because of Zika Updated: May-03-16 6:35 pm
MIAMI - There's a very good chance the Miami Marlins' two-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Puerto Rico will not be held there because of concerns about the Zika virus, a person familiar with the situation said Tuesday.
- Schebler, Reds end 6-game skid, beat Pirates in 11th Updated: May-01-16 7:24 pm
PITTSBURGH - Scott Schebler's first turn at deciding the game didn't stick. So he did it again.
- Pirates activate reliever Hughes from DL, option Scahill Updated: Apr-30-16 3:38 pm
PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated right-handed reliever Jared Hughes from the 15-day disabled list.
- Pirates sign coaches through 2017 season Updated: Apr-29-16 6:28 pm
PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Pirates have given their coaches new contracts through the 2017 season.
- Story's pursuit of rookie homer record for April on hold Updated: Apr-28-16 3:57 pm
DENVER - One less game in April for Trevor Story. One less opportunity to match - maybe even break - a rookie homer record for the month.
- Mercer's double in 12th lifts Pirates over Rockies 9-8 Updated: Apr-28-16 2:45 am
DENVER - Jordy Mercer's defense helped get the game to extra innings and his offense put Pittsburgh over the top.
- Rockies place LHP De La Rosa on 15-day DL Updated: Apr-27-16 6:49 pm
DENVER - The Colorado Rockies have placed left-hander Jorge De La Rosa on the 15-day disabled list with a left groin strain and recalled righty Eddie Butler from Triple-A Albuquerque.
- McCutchen has 3 homers through 6 innings vs. Rockies Updated: Apr-26-16 11:43 pm
- Left In: P Miller plays OF while Pirates beat D-backs in 13 Updated: Apr-24-16 11:06 pm
PHOENIX - Sean Rodriguez lined a double over the head of Arizona left fielder Shelby Miller to drive in the go-ahead run.
- Cole pitches well, Pirates rout Padres 11-1 to avoid sweep Updated: Apr-22-16 1:30 am
SAN DIEGO - After losing six of eight games, the Pittsburgh Pirates needed a game like they got from Gerrit Cole on Thursday night.
- Big Mac manages for 1st time after Padres' Green is ejected Updated: Apr-20-16 12:01 am
SAN DIEGO - Mark McGwire managed in a regular-season game for the first time after San Diego Padres skipper Andy Green was ejected in the third inning against Pittsburgh on Tuesday night.
- McCutchen homers, Pirates pound 17 hits, beat Brewers 9-3 Updated: Apr-17-16 6:47 pm
PITTSBURGH - One bad inning wasn't enough to undo an otherwise impressive outing by Juan Nicasio.
- Big hit hard to come by as Pirates fall to Tigers 7-4 Updated: Apr-14-16 5:45 pm
PITTSBURGH - By nature, Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle doesn't waste time thinking about the things his team lacks.
- Zimmermann stays sharp, Tigers top Pirates 7-4 Updated: Apr-14-16 5:35 pm
PITTSBURGH - Jordan Zimmermann is making $110 million look like a wise investment. Maybe even a bit of a bargain.
- Upton's 4 hits, long homer lead Tigers over Pirates 8-2 Updated: Apr-12-16 8:15 pm
DETROIT - When new Tigers general manager Al Avila signed Justin Upton during the offseason to play left field and hit second, he had performances like Tuesday afternoon's in mind.
- Brewers, Reds have hopeful opening weeks in transition years Updated: Apr-12-16 2:08 am
MILWAUKEE - Whether contender or assumed also-ran, baseball teams share at least one sentiment at the beginning of every season.
- Polanco doubles twice as Pirates beat Tigers, Verlander Updated: Apr-12-16 1:15 am
DETROIT - Justin Verlander has never been a big fan of April.
- Detroit Tigers fan catches 5 foul balls in 8 innings Updated: Apr-11-16 6:53 pm
DETROIT - For most people, catching a foul ball at a major league game would be the thrill of a lifetime. On Monday, Bill Dugan almost got bored by the whole thing.
- Bruce hits winning triple in 9th, Reds edge Pirates Updated: Apr-10-16 5:32 pm
CINCINNATI - Jay Bruce came up big by thinking small.
- Reds promote RHP Melville, designate 1B Allen for assignment Updated: Apr-10-16 1:31 pm
CINCINNATI - The Cincinnati Reds have promoted right-hander Tim Melville from Triple-A Louisville and designated first baseman Brandon Allen for assignment.
- Nicascio helps Pirates beat Cardinals 5-1 for 3-game sweep Updated: Apr-06-16 11:56 pm
PITTSBURGH - Juan Nicasio had such an outstanding spring that he found no reason to make any changes in his first regular-season start.
- Bucs' Polanco happy to focus on future with 5-year deal Updated: Apr-05-16 8:27 pm
PITTSBURGH - The first time the Pittsburgh Pirates approached Gregory Polanco about a long-term commitment, the raw but talented outfielder balked.