- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 30 05:25 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates made another move to upgrade their bullpen on Thursday night, acquiring right-hander Joakim Soria from the Detroit Tigers for a minor leaguer. The 31-year-old Soria was 3-1 with 23 saves and a 2.85 ERA in 43 appearances with Detroit this season. The deal was made a few hours after the Pirates got versatile reliever Joe Blanton from Kansas City for cash.
- Big League Stew via Yahoo! SportsJul 30 03:57 PM
The Pirates finally joined the trade fray, picking up Joakim Soria from the Tigers.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 30 10:29 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates continue to have difficulty with the Cincinnati Reds but might face a different-looking team Friday night. The Reds could make at least one deal ahead of the trade deadline and before their attempt at a ninth win in 11 games against the Pirates, who made a notable move of their own Thursday. After winning five of six, Pittsburgh (59-42) was dominated in a 15-5 loss Thursday.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 30 02:28 PM
Vance Worley was excited when he found out that former teammate Joe Blanton would be joining the Pittsburgh Pirates' bullpen. The Pirates designated Worley for assignment on Thursday to open a roster spot for Blanton, who will essentially move into his role. Pittsburgh acquired Blanton from Kansas City for $150,000 early Thursday.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 29 07:07 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates have the best record in the majors since mid-May. Andrew McCutchen hit a home run and turned an RBI single into race around the bases while Minnesota made two errors in a five-run sixth inning, helping Francisco Liriano and the Pirates beat the Twins 10-4 Wednesday for a two-game sweep. After losing five of their first six games out of the All-Star break, the Pirates have...
- Major League BaseballJul 29 11:49 PM
The Pirates picked up veteran right-hander Joe Blanton late Wednesday night, acquiring him from the Royals in exchange for cash considerations.
- CBS SportsJul 30 03:32 PM
Pirates add Joakim Soria: Four things to know
- Fox SportsJul 30 05:09 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) The Pirates have made another move to upgrade their bullpen, acquiring right-hander Joakim Soria from the Tigers for a minor leaguer.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 30 04:15 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Pirates have made another move to upgrade their bullpen, acquiring right-hander Joakim Soria from the Tigers for a minor leaguer.
- Major League BaseballJul 30 07:02 PM
The National League Central race still has 10 weeks to go. But the Pirates have already beaten out the Cardinals on one count: Joakim Soria.
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