- Major League BaseballApr 27 18:14 PM
Andrew McCutchen has carried the Pirates during recent years, but the tables have turned early this season with the center fielder struggling at the plate.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsApr 26 17:35 PM
Pittsburgh's slow start to the season is quickly fading into the rearview mirror. The Pirates can thank their starting pitchers for the turnaround. Francisco Liriano pitched effectively into the seventh inning in a combined three-hitter and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed their first sweep in Arizona with an 8-0 win over the Diamondbacks on Sunday. ''We're playing better baseball and it ...
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsApr 27 6:23 AM
It's a small sample size, but for the Chicago Cubs so far, the kids are all right. Addison Russell was the latest rookie to make a contribution, and he's expected to make his Wrigley Field debut Monday night when the Cubs host a Pittsburgh Pirates team in search of its sixth straight win. The 21-year-old was called up last week, joining fellow highly touted prospects Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler...
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsApr 26 8:09 AM
The Pittsburgh Pirates had one of the majors' most effective rotations heading to Arizona. Francisco Liriano will try to help the Pirates to a fifth consecutive win and first three-game sweep in Arizona on Sunday. The Pirates (10-8) claimed a 2-1 victory Saturday with Starling Marte's RBI single in the ninth.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsApr 25 21:29 PM
By getting important contributions from just about everyone on the team, the Pittsburgh Pirates have put together their best April winning streak in seven years. Neil Walker doubled with two outs in the ninth inning and scored on Starling Marte's single, sending the Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night. We have seven or eight guys that can on any given night ...
- Pittsburgh PiratesApr 27 20:41 PM
Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel tossed eight shutout innings to end the Pirates' five-game winning streak with a 4-0 victory on Monday night at Wrigley Field. Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo each had two RBIs off of Pittsburgh's Vance Worley.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsApr 27 19:54 PM
CHICAGO (AP) -- Kris Bryant drove in two runs, Jason Hammel threw eight scoreless innings and the Chicago Cubs beat Pittsburgh 4-0 Monday night, ending the Pirates' five-game winning streak.
- Pittsburgh Post-GazetteApr 26 21:02 PM
PHOENIX — The bad news for the Pirates is they didn’t start many innings well during a three-game road series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The good news is they were two-out machines.
- Pittsburgh Post-GazetteApr 25 20:31 PM
PHOENIX — Starling Marte snuck a seeing-eye single past a diving shortstop to score Neil Walker with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Pirates slipped past the Arizona Diamondbacks late for a 2-1 win Saturday night at Chase Field.
- Chicago TribuneApr 27 20:29 PM
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