- 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 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.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 29 10:08 PM
A.J. Burnett acknowledges that maintaining his superb first-half statistics was unlikely, but he undoubtedly wanted a better showing after the All-Star break than his past two outings. The veteran right-hander will try to end his brief slump and lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to their sixth win in seven games Thursday night against the Cincinnati Reds, whom they've struggled to beat this season ...
- Pittsburgh Post-GazetteJul 30 03:57 PM
CINCINNATI — The Pirates and Detroit Tigers were making progress this evening on a trade that would send right-handed reliever Joakim Soria to Pittsburgh, according to sources, as the Pirates continue to try to strengthen their bullpen.
- UPIJul 29 09:55 PM
By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange MINNEAPOLIS -- Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen played a starring role in a 10-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins at Target Field on Wednesday.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 29 12:32 AM
Jung Ho-Kang is enjoying the spotlight in the major leagues and showing the Pittsburgh Pirates just what they hoped when they brought him over from South Korea. Kang hit a tiebreaking home run off the facing of the second deck in left-center field in the ninth inning, lifting Pittsburgh over the Minnesota Twins 8-7 on Tuesday night. Kang's sixth home run of the season, a drive off All-Star ...
- MLB Trade RumorsJul 30 03:08 PM
The Pirates and Tigers are nearing a trade that would send Joakim Soria to Pittsburgh, reports MLive.com’s James Schmehl (via Twitter). Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review had recently reported (also via Twitter) that the Bucs had interest in acquiring … Continue reading →
- MLB Trade RumorsJul 30 03:25 PM
5:48pm: The Tigers will acquire shortstop/outfielder JaCoby Jones from the Pirates in the deal, reports Biertempfel (on Twitter). Jones, a third-round pick from the 2013 draft, ranked as Pittsburgh’s No. 12 prospect on MLB.com’s midseason Top 30. Baseball America placed … Continue reading →
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