Josh Bell and John Jaso homered as the Pittsburgh Pirates broke their Busch Stadium hex with a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.
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Just as Jackie Robinson's No. 42 has been honored by MLB, is it time for Clemente's number to be retired, for all teams and for all time?
Buster Olney talks to Karl Ravech & Justin Havens about the stellar play in the NL West, the Pirates' looming decisions and more. Plus, "Inside Heat" on the Marlins from Clark Spencer & on the Royals from Rustin Dodd.
Corey Knebel set the modern-era record for most consecutive games by a reliever with a strikeout at a season's start, fanning a batter for the 38th straight game and closing out the Milwaukee Brewers' 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.
Domingo Santana hit a two-run home run off Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Daniel Hudson in the seventh inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 victory Wednesday night.
Chad Kuhl got his first victory since April, Andrew McCutchen homered for the fifth time in seven games and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 on Tuesday night.
Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer, Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-1 on Monday night.
The Pirates have won five of their past eight, thanks to red-hot Andrew McCutchen and solid starting pitching in the past week.
Recent history suggests the Pirates might be inclined to deal All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen despite being just six games out in the NL Central.
John Lackey and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, and Anthony Rizzo homered among his three hits to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Sunday.
Josh Harrison is tied for second basemen in WAR only behind leading vote getter, Jose Altuve. However, pitchers Ivan Nova and Felipe Rivero could have stronger All-Star case over Harrison.
Gregory Polanco broke out of a slump with a two-run homer, Andrew McCutchen hit his 12th home run of the season and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Saturday night.
The Padres and Pirates were among the teams that loaded up on high-end prospects, but picking Hunter Greene was key to a great draft for the Reds.
Anthony Rizzo almost led off his third straight game with a homer, losing his bid on a replay reversal, before helping key a six-run rally in the ninth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-5 Friday night.
The Cubs' first inning Friday night included nearly another leadoff home run by Anthony Rizzo, the ejection of Joe Maddon and a pitcher, Eddie Butler, who was asked to cut off his white sleeves.
Check out every pick for the Pittsburgh Pirates during the 2017 first-year player draft.
Before a conversation with Astros 2B Jose Altuve, Buster Olney and Bob Nightengale discuss how the standings could affect the trade value of Andrew McCutchen, Johnny Cueto and others. Plus, Jessica Mendoza talks about Aaron Judge's brilliance, A.J. Hinch's tactical strength and more.
Ian Desmond hit his fourth home run of the season and rookie German Marquez pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Pirates reinstate Francisco Cervelli
Cervelli was reinstated from concussion list and will start in Wednesday night's game vs. the Rockies. In a corresponding roster move, the Pirates sent reliever A.J. Schugel back to Indianapolis.
Pirates send Frawley to Yankees
The New York Yankees acquired RHP Matt Frawley to complete the trade of Johnny Barbato to the Pittsburgh Pirates, both teams announced Wednesday. Frawley had a 1.62 ERA in 19 games with Class A West Virginia this season.