Pittsburgh Pirates

Pirates recall Cumpton

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled pitcher Brandon Cumpton from Triple-A Indianapolis prior to Tuesday's game against the Detroit Tigers.The right-hander has pitched to a 3-3 record with a 4.98 ERA in 10 starts with the Pirates this season. He has allowed 67 hits...

Pirates activate Alvarez

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates activated third baseman Pedro Alvarez from the bereavement list on Friday.Alvarez was placed on the list on Tuesday after the death of his grandmother- in-law.On the season, he is batting .234 with 15 homers and 49 RBI in 104 games.To...

Pirates sign Jayson Nix

Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates signed free-agent infielder Jayson Nix prior to Sunday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.Nix, 31, went 6-for-39 with one homer in 18 games with the Philadelphia Phillies earlier this season before being granted free agency on May 13....

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