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Pirates take Cole off DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 18 hours ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Gerrit Cole will return to the Pittsburgh Pirates' rotation after a 3 1/2-week absence when the club continues its series with the New York Mets on Saturday.The Pirates activated Cole, who hasn't pitched since June 3 due to a fatigued shoulder, from the 15-day disabled list prior to Saturday's matchup.Prior to being temporarily shut down, the 2011 No. 1...

Pirates, Angels swap relievers

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 1 day ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired struggling reliever Ernesto Frieri from the Angels on Friday, in exchange for reliever Jason Grilli."We are appreciative of all that Jason has done for the Pirates and in our community," said Bucs GM Neal Huntington. "We believe that adding Ernesto Frieri was a good move for our bullpen. He has been an effective late inning...

Bucs' Marte leaves vs. Tampa Bay

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 4 days ago
St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Starling Marte left Tuesday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays with a possible head injury.In the fifth inning, Marte tried to steal second and was caught as he slid headfirst into the base. He appeared to take a knee to the head on the play.Marte later walked off the field under his own power and was replaced in the field by...

Pirates activate Walker

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 4 days ago
St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates activated second baseman Neil Walker from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday.Walker underwent an appendectomy on June 9, landing him on the disabled list.Walker is batting .280 with 11 homers and 35 RBI in 62 games this season.To make room for Walker, the Pirates outrighted outfielder Jose Tabata to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Grilli removed from Pirates' closer role

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 1 day ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Jason Grilli is out as the Pittsburgh Pirates' closer, with Mark Melancon back in.Pirates manager Clint Hurdle announced prior to Friday's game with the Chicago Cubs that Grilli will not be used in save situations for the time being, this after the 2013 All-Star struggled once again in a loss to Cincinnati on Thursday.Grilli surrendered a game-tying solo homer to...

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Cincinnati

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 4 days ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Todd Frazier's go-ahead, solo homer in the ninth inning lifted the Cincinnati Reds over the Pittsburgh Pirates, 6-5, in the opener of a three-game series at PNC Park on Tuesday.Frazier crushed a fastball off Jason Grilli (0-2) over the center-field fence to lead off the inning for his 16th home run of the season."He threw me two straight sliders and I was...

Cincinnati Reds (33-35) at Pittsburgh Pirates (34-35), 7:05 p.m. (ET)

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 4 days ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Cincinnati ace Johnny Cueto hopes for some run support on Tuesday when the Reds open a three-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.Cueto has been one of the best pitchers in baseball this season, but doesn't have the record to show for it, despite pitching to a 1.85 ERA. The Dominican hurler improved to 6-5 on Wednesday against the Los Angles Dodgers, as he...

NL Matchup -- Cincinnati at Pittsburgh

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 4 days ago
NL Matchup -- Cincinnati at PittsburghCincinnati Reds (33-35) at Pittsburgh Pirates (34-35)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: Tuesday, June 17th, 7:05 p.m.Game Two: Wednesday, June 18th, 7:05 p.m.Game Three: Thursday, June 19th, 12:35 p.m.Head-to-Head Records2014: Cincinnati 5-2 (2-1 at Cin; 3-1 at Pit)2013: Pittsburgh 11-8 (6-4 at Cin; 5-4 at Pit)2012: Cincinnati 11-7 (6-3 at Cin; 5-4 at Pit...

Pittsburgh Pirates (33-34) at Miami Marlins (34-32), 4:10 p.m. (ET)

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 weeks 18 hours ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Charlie Morton tries to win his third consecutive start when the right-hander leads the Pittsburgh Pirates against the Miami Marlins in the middle installment of a three-game series Saturday.Morton was a 6-2 winner over the Cubs at PNC Park Monday when he allowed six hits and one run over seven innings. He's gone 2-0 with a 2.25 ERA and 16 strikeouts in his last two starts....

Recap: Miami vs. Pittsburgh

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 weeks 18 hours ago
Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Things got wacky on Friday the 13th in Miami.After the Pittsburgh Pirates' bullpen imploded, Gregory Polanco picked a good time to smack his first career home run.Polanco hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the top of the 13th inning to cap his five-hit night as the Pirates defeated the Marlins, 8-6, in the opener of a three-game set.The Pirates held a 6-2 lead...