3:49 PM EDT, Mon August 31, 2015

Monday Mop-Up Duty: Can Neal Huntington’s $@!& work in the playoffs?

SOUTH HILLS –  So many things are trending up for the Pirates. They have rare position-player depth. The lineup has hit well since the All-Star break. They bullpen has been outstanding. The Pirates entered Sunday 30 games above .500 for …
Beaver County Times 21 hours ago
Pirates have one of those days -- fall to Rockies 5-0

Pirates have one of those days -- fall to Rockies 5-0

For the Pirates, if it could go wrong, it did Sunday.
Beaver County Times 22 hours ago
Off the (Chuck) wagon: Rockies get to Morton, beat Pirates

Off the (Chuck) wagon: Rockies get to Morton, beat Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jorge De La Rosa pitched into the seventh inning before being ejected, and Ben Paulsen hit a two-run triple as the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 on Sunday.
Denver Post Aug 29, 2015

Pittsburgh Pirates remain hot, halt Rockies' rally in ninth in 4-3 win

PITTSBURGH — Spoiler alert.The Rockies almost mounted a shocking comeback Saturday night at PNC Park against the Pirates' iron-clad bullpen.
Beaver County Times Aug 29, 2015
3 Thoughts: Pirates hope to hit it big in Korea again

3 Thoughts: Pirates hope to hit it big in Korea again

If the Pirates’ wish comes true, they will have South Korea natives playing on both corners of the infield next season.
Beaver County Times Aug 29, 2015
Stat Corner: Pirates on winningest pace in more than a century

Stat Corner: Pirates on winningest pace in more than a century

Going into Saturday night’s game against the Rockies, the Pirates had a 78-49 record, putting them 29 games over .500. The last time the Pirates were that many games above the break-even point before September was in 1972.
Beaver County Times Aug 29, 2015
Happ comes through again for Pirates

Happ comes through again for Pirates

J.A. Happ improved to 3-0 with a 0.78 ERA in his last four starts after pitching the Pirates to a 4-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
Denver Post Aug 29, 2015
Pittsburgh Pirates remain hot, halt Rockies' rally in ninth

Pittsburgh Pirates remain hot, halt Rockies' rally in ninth

Despite a solid, rebound performance by starter Chris Rusin, the Rockies lost for the 15 time in their last 20 games.
Beaver County Times Aug 29, 2015
Ramirez homers, Pirates stay hot in 4-3 win over Rockies

Ramirez homers, Pirates stay hot in 4-3 win over Rockies

A resurgent J.A. Happ worked into the sixth inning, Aramis Ramirez hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates held off the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Saturday night.
Beaver County Times Aug 29, 2015
Could Pirates' 2015 season go like 1960?

Could Pirates' 2015 season go like 1960?

The Pirates recognized the 55-year anniversary of the club's 1960 world champions before Saturday night’s game with the Rockies and the 10 members represented received a rousing ovation.
Beaver County Times Aug 29, 2015
Polanco shines on both sides of the ball in win over Rockies

Polanco shines on both sides of the ball in win over Rockies

Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco did it all Friday night as he had three hits, stole a base and threw out the potential go-ahead run at home plate in a 5-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
Beaver County Times Aug 28, 2015
Harrison's RBI single in eighth elevates Pirates over Rockies

Harrison's RBI single in eighth elevates Pirates over Rockies

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pinch-hitter Josh Harrison singled home Francisco Cervelli with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh bullpen continued its hot streak in the Pirates' 5-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
Beaver County Times Aug 27, 2015
Alvarez homers, Cole picks up 15th victory as Pirates best Marlins

Alvarez homers, Cole picks up 15th victory as Pirates best Marlins

Gerrit Cole snapped the longest winless drought of his career, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Thursday night.

Musical chairs and the Pirates rotation. Does a six-man rotation make sense? (Plus a podcast)

SOUTH HILLS – There is a Bill Parcells saying that goes something like this: if you have two quarterbacks you don’t have one. Meaning, of course, that if you don’t have one clear-cut quarterback you likely do not possess one …
Beaver County Times Aug 26, 2015
Pirates reel in six runs in second inning, top Marlins

Pirates reel in six runs in second inning, top Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in four runs to help the Pirates to a 7-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. Jeff Locke (7-8) pitched seven innings, allowing two runs and five hits for the Pirates, who have won four of five.

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