- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 31 01:44 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates continue to have difficulty with the Cincinnati Reds, and the team they'll face Friday night won't look as different as some thought. The Reds stayed quiet on trade deadline day ahead of 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 ...
- 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.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 31 01:39 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates added depth to their starting rotation on Friday, acquiring J.A. Happ from Seattle in exchange for minor-league pitcher Adrian Sampson.
- 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...
- Minneapolis-St. Paul Star TribuneJul 29 05:21 PM
The offense did little against former Twin Francisco Liriano, and defensive lapses didn't help Ervin Santana's cause.
- 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 ...
- UPIJul 31 12:17 AM
By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange CINCINNATI -- Brandon Phillips did something Thursday night that no major league hitter accomplished since at least 1920.
- Big League Stew via Yahoo! SportsJul 30 03:57 PM
The Pirates finally joined the trade fray, picking up Joakim Soria from the Tigers.
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