- McCutchen plays after HBP but Pirates lose to Braves 2-1 Updated: Jun-28-15 7:15 pm
PITTSBURGH - Andrew McCutchen texted Clint Hurdle on Sunday morning and told the Pittsburgh Pirates manager his bruised left elbow was just fine.
- Wood sharp as Braves top Pirates 2-1 to end losing streak Updated: Jun-28-15 6:17 pm
PITTSBURGH - Alex Wood can tell the instant a breaking ball leaves his hand whether he has a feel for it on a given day. When he does, the Atlanta Braves lefty can be dominant.
- Pirates star McCutchen leaves game with elbow injury Updated: Jun-27-15 5:53 pm
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen left Saturday's game against Atlanta after getting hit in the left elbow with a pitch.
- Grilli struggles as Braves fall to Pirates 5-4 in 10 innings Updated: Jun-26-15 11:38 pm
PITTSBURGH - Jason Grilli revived his flagging career during his three years in Pittsburgh, becoming an All-Star closer in 2013 while helping lead the Pirates back to the playoffs for the first time in two decades.
- Gerrit Cole wins MLB-best 11th as Pirates top White Sox 3-2 Updated: Jun-19-15 1:02 am
CHICAGO - Gerrit Cole downplayed becoming the majors' first 11-game winner by crediting his Pittsburgh Pirates teammates for his terrific start.
- Morton stays perfect, Pirates shut out White Sox again 3-0 Updated: Jun-16-15 11:09 pm
PITTSBURGH - To a man, the Pittsburgh Pirates starting rotation insists there is no sense of gamesmanship among them, no underlying need to try and outdo one another.
- Confident South Korean star Kang fitting in with Pirates Updated: Jun-12-15 2:31 am
PITTSBURGH - Jung Ho Kang chose the gray T-shirt because he thought it looked cool. That's it. The fact "The Trillest" - a mashup of "true" and "real" that serves as slang for someone considered most authentic - was splashed across the front was purely incidental.
- Morton remains unbeaten as Pirates top Brewers 2-0 Updated: Jun-10-15 10:51 pm
PITTSBURGH - Charlie Morton is not a complicated guy. When his sinker is working, the Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander is effective. When it's not, his night tends to end shortly after it begins.
- Liriano outduels Hudson, Mercer homers again as Pirates win Updated: Jun-03-15 8:24 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The way the Pittsburgh Pirates are winning with contributions from everybody, Jordy Mercer is thrilled to do his part whether in the lineup or coming off the bench.