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Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Detroit

By The Sports Network, 3 days 6 hours ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Rajai Davis homered and Alfredo Simon continued a string of good starting pitching for the Detroit Tigers in a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday. Simon (2-0) gave up the only two Pirates hits, both singles, in eight innings and struck out two without walking a batter. Joakim Soria then threw a 1-2-3 ninth inning for his fourth save of...

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Detroit

By The Sports Network, 4 days 6 hours ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Shane Greene is 2-for-2 with the Detroit Tigers. Two starts, two dominating wins. The 26-year-old right-hander threw eight more shutout innings in a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Acquired in December from the New York Yankees, Greene (2-0) gave up three hits, no walks and struck out three over his eight frames, retiring...

Pirates sign Harrison to four-year deal

By The Sports Network, 1 week 3 days ago
Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed third baseman Josh Harrison to a four-year contract with club options for the 2019 and 2020 seasons. Harrison's deal is worth just over $27 million, according to CBSSports.com. His deal could reach $50 million. Harrison finished ninth in voting for the National League Most Valuable Player last season, batting .315...

Pirates send Morton to DL

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 6 hours ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed pitcher Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list following another rough outing on Saturday. Morton, who underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right hip in late September, was rocked for six runs -- five earned -- and walked five batters in just 1 2/3 innings in the Pirates' 6-4 loss at Philadelphia on...

Recap: Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Sarasota, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Gregory Polanco knocked in the tying run in the bottom of the eighth on a groundout and Pittsburgh pulled into a 3-3 deadlock with Baltimore in Grapefruit League action. Pedro Alvarez accounted for the Bucs' remaining runs on a second-inning two- run homer. Neil Walker and Josh Harrison each posted a pair of hits. Everth Cabrera finished 2-for-3 with a...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 week ago
It is almost hard to believe the Pittsburgh Pirates were the laughingstocks of baseball not long ago. They had 20 consecutive losing seasons from 1993-2012, the longest such streak of futility in major North American professional sports history. However, the Pirates have put that in the past by winning the first NL wild card in each of the last two seasons. The expectations of the...

Pirates' Cole, 20 others reach deals on 2015 contracts

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Bradenton, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to contracts for the 2015 season with Gerrit Cole and 20 other players on Wednesday. Cole, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2011 draft, was limited to 22 starts last season because of two stints on the disabled list. The 24-year-old right- hander finished with an 11-5 record and a 3.65 ERA. Lefty Jeff Locke, young outfielder...

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Toronto

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Bradenton, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Dioner Navarro had an RBI groundout and scored on a Kevin Pillar double as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 in Grapefruit League action. Dalton Pompey went 2-for-3 with a walk and Matt Hague added an RBI single for Toronto. Pittsburgh starter Gerrit Cole gave up a run on one hit and struck out three in two innings.  

Bucs 2B Walker loses arbitration hearing

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker lost his arbitration case, but will still make some decent money for the 2015 season. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Saturday that Walker had filed for arbitration at $9 million for next season while the club was pushing for $8 million, and an MLB panel used to resolve these disputes elected to go with...

Pirates acquire Caminero from Marlins

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired right-handed pitcher Arquimedes Caminero from the Miami Marlins in exchange for cash considerations. Caminero went 4-1 with 10 saves, a 4.86 ERA and 79 strikeouts in 42 relief appearances with Triple-A New Orleans in 2014. He also made six relief appearances with the Marlins last season. The 27-year-old Caminero...