- Cole loses, Pirates beaten by Reds 7-5 for split Updated: Apr-15-14 11:53 pm
- Leake's HR leads Reds over Pirates 7-5 for split Updated: Apr-15-14 11:41 pm
- Alvarez hit go-ahead HR, Pirates hold off Cubs 5-4 Updated: Apr-10-14 7:27 pm
- Pirates GM Huntington, manager Hurdle extended Updated: Apr-05-14 7:36 pm
- Cardinals beat Reds 7-6 to take 2 of 3 in series Updated: Apr-03-14 8:53 pm
- Cubs edge Pirates 3-2 to pick up first win Updated: Apr-03-14 5:01 pm
- Cole looking to avoid sophomore slump for Pirates Updated: Mar-26-14 4:25 pm
- Pirates looking for repeat after breakthrough year Updated: Mar-25-14 8:11 pm
- McCutchen homers, Pirates-O's finish in tie Updated: Mar-23-14 7:16 pm
- Yankees, Pirates rained out in Bradenton Updated: Mar-17-14 2:51 pm
CINCINNATI - Gerrit Cole wasn't at all surprised that his winning streak was broken by another pitcher swinging the bat.
CINCINNATI - Mike Leake still thinks of himself as a hitter. He's even holding a bat on one of his 2014 baseball cards.
CHICAGO - Pedro Alvarez stepped to the plate ready to strike in a big spot.
PITTSBURGH - Clint Hurdle doesn't want to manage the Pittsburgh Pirates unless Neal Huntington is his boss. Huntington doesn't want to help run the club unless Hurdle is in the dugout.
CINCINNATI - The defending National League champions opened the season with a lot of waiting. And a couple of wins, too.
PITTSBURGH - The weary Chicago Cubs' bullpen needed a break. New manager Rick Renteria needed a win.
PITTSBURGH - The roars have faded. The giddiness of ending 21 years of futility and coming with a game of the National League championship series, too.
BRADENTON, Florida - When rain caused the cancellation of the New York Yankees' game with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday, Hiroki Kuroda did his throwing indoors.