6:24 AM EDT, Fri May 27, 2016
Game 46: Pirates 8 Diamondbacks 3

Game 46: Pirates 8 Diamondbacks 3

For the second start in a row, Gerrit Cole didn’t really pitch his best game against an inferior opponent. After giving up ten hits and a walk without a strikeout in seven one-run innings against the Rockies last week, he walked three Diamondbacks and giving up seven hits in five laborious innings, but he only […]

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Beaver County Times 12 hours ago
Deep starts helping the Pirates' bullpen win games such as Thursday's victory over Arizona

Deep starts helping the Pirates' bullpen win games such as Thursday's victory over Arizona

After Gerrit Cole's five innings and no earned runs in an 8-3 win over Arizona, the Pirates starters are now 7-1 with a 2.18 ERA in an 11-game stretch that has included nine wins. The bullpen has benefited, too.
San Jose Mercury News 16 hours ago

Former A's manager La Russa gets in squabble with Pittsburgh Pirates' broadcaster

Former A's manager Tony La Russa didn't care for how Pirates' play-by-play man Greg Brown described La Russa's desire for retaliation when one of his players was hit by a pitch.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 18 hours ago

Cole shines at the plate as Pirates complete sweep of Diamondbacks

Gerrit Cole’s contributions at the plate Thursday meant just as much as what he did off the mound.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 20 hours ago
Pirates notebook: All business for Hurdle as Pirates face Banister, Rangers

Pirates notebook: All business for Hurdle as Pirates face Banister, Rangers

This weekend’s series is not the time to reminisce. Manager Clint Hurdle did that in January, when he presented Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister with his AL manager of the year award. When the Pirates begin a series against the Rangers in Arlington tonight, Hurdle said, it will be all business.
Beaver County Times May 25, 2016
Part-timer Freese comes through big time as Pirates rally past Diamondbacks

Part-timer Freese comes through big time as Pirates rally past Diamondbacks

David Freese's playing time has become limited since third baseman Jung Ho Kang was activated from the disabled list earlier this month but he is still a contributor and his two-run home run Wednesday night helped the Pirates beat the…

What’s wrong with Caminero? And an ode to Barmes

PNC PARK – So Arizona manager Chip Hale isn’t really all that pleased pleased with Arquimedes Caminero  or the Pirates managing/coaching after a pitcher with a 100 mph fastball and little command hit two of his players, and sent one – Jean Segura – out with a possible concussion after being hit with a 96 […]
David Freese's homer lifts Pirates to 5-4 come-from-behind win

David Freese's homer lifts Pirates to 5-4 come-from-behind win

Pirates reliever Neftali Feliz made the catch of the night Wednesday when he tracked David Freese’s go-ahead, two-run home run and caught it cleanly as it came crashing down in the Pirates bullpen, far beyond the outfield wall at PNC Park.
Pirates place Camerino on DL, Watson on paternity list; Lobstein, Scahill recalled

Pirates place Camerino on DL, Watson on paternity list; Lobstein, Scahill recalled

The conclusion reached today is a left quadriceps strain is what ails Arquimedes Caminero. One day after drilling two batters in the head, the Pirates right-hander was placed on the 15-day disabled list and replaced by left-hander Kyle Lobstein.
Paul Zeise: Polanco already may be the Pirates' best player

Paul Zeise: Polanco already may be the Pirates' best player

Gregory Polanco is in just his second full season, but he might already be the Pirates’ best player.
Beaver County Times May 25, 2016
Insider: David Freese's two-run homer lifts Pirates to 5-4 win over Diamondbacks

Insider: David Freese's two-run homer lifts Pirates to 5-4 win over Diamondbacks

David Freese hit a two-run home run that traveled 451 feet to cap a four-run fifth inning and the Pirates rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night at PNC Park.
Beaver County Times May 24, 2016
Insider: Polanco has five RBIs, Pirates crush Diamondbacks 12-1

Insider: Polanco has five RBIs, Pirates crush Diamondbacks 12-1

Gregory Polanco hit a three-run homer and had a career-high five RBIs as the Pirates rolled by the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-1 on Tuesday night at PNC Park in the opener of a three-game series.
Beaver County Times May 24, 2016
Polanco's blossoming continues in Pirates' rout of Diamondbacks

Polanco's blossoming continues in Pirates' rout of Diamondbacks

Gregory Polanco's breakout season continued Tuesday night as he went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run and a career-high five RBIs in the Pirates' 12-1 rout of the Arizona Diamondbacks at PNC Park.
Pirates get 17 hits in 12-1 victory against Diamondbacks

Pirates get 17 hits in 12-1 victory against Diamondbacks

Even as Francisco Liriano added another mark to the Pirates’ ledger of recent solid pitching performances, the lineup insured he needn’t have bothered.
Pirates place Vogelsong on DL because of facial fractures; A.J. Schugel promoted

Pirates place Vogelsong on DL because of facial fractures; A.J. Schugel promoted

The Pirates put right-hander Ryan Vogelsong on the 15-day disabled list today because of facial fractures, the result of a fastball to the left side of his face during Monday’s game.

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