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NL Matchup -- St. Louis at Pittsburgh

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 days 10 hours ago
NL Matchup -- St. Louis at PittsburghSt. Louis Cardinals (71-60) at Pittsburgh Pirates (68-64)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: St. Louis 3, Pittsburgh 2Game Two: Pittsburgh 5, St. Louis 2Game Three: Wednesday, August 27th, 12:35 p.m.Head-to-Head Records2014: St. Louis 8-7 (5-2 at StL; 3-5 at Pit)2013: Pittsburgh 10-9 (3-6 at StL; 7-3 at Pit)2012: Pittsburgh 8-7 (5-4 at StL; 3-3 at Pit)2011...

Pirates' McCutchen leaves with rib injury

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 days 3 hours ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen left Tuesday's win over the St. Louis Cardinals with left rib discomfort.McCutchen, the 2013 National League MVP, spent time on the disabled list earlier this month with a fractured rib. He was hit by a pitch on Aug. 2 and went on the 15-day disabled list before returning to the lineup on Aug. 19.The Pirates...

Pirates recall Tabata, option Polanco to Triple A

By Anonymous (not verified), 5 days 3 hours ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates announced several roster moves on Monday, including the selection of outfielder Jose Tabata's contract from Triple-A Indianapolis.Tabata last appeared in the majors on June 22, then was sent outright to Indy two days later. Prior to the demotion, the 26-year-old native of Venezuela hit .289 with four doubles and 14 RBI over 62 games....

Pirates activate Cole from DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 3 days ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates activated pitcher Gerrit Cole from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday and recalled him from his rehab assignment at Triple-A Indianapolis.Cole, a right-hander, has been suffering from right lat soreness which has kept him out of action for nearly two months. He was originally placed on the DL July 9, retroactive to July 5. It was his...

Pirates star McCutchen comes off DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 4 days ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday after missing more than two weeks with a fractured rib.McCutchen was hit in the back Aug. 2 by Arizona pitcher Randall Delgado after Diamondbacks star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt was plunked the day before, ending his season with a fractured left hand.The...

Pirates' Morton to DL with hip inflammation

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 6 days ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates placed right- hander Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with right hip inflammation.Morton, 30, has made 25 starts for Pittsburgh this season, going 5-12 with a 3.84 earned run average .The Pirates recalled infielder Brent Morel from Triple-A Indianapolis to fill the roster spot. Morel played in nine games during two...

Pirates put Pimentel on DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 1 day ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates put right-hander Stolmy Pimentel on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a mild right ankle sprain.It's the second time the 24-year-old reliever has been sidelined due to injury this season, after serving a stint on the DL due to inflammation in his pitching shoulder back in May.Pimentel has gone 2-1 with a 5.40 earned run average over...

Pirates pick up Axford off waivers

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 2 days ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates claimed pitcher John Axford off waivers from the Cleveland Indians on Thursday.Axford had signed a one-year deal with Cleveland last December to serve in the closer's role, but had been relieved of those duties in early May and has been pitching as a middle reliever since.On the season, he is 2-3 with a 3.92 earned run average in 49 games....

Pirates recall Cumpton

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 4 days ago
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 and 33 runs in 56 innings of work, while striking out 34.To make room on the roster, the Pirates...

Pirates' McCutchen placed on DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 5 days ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates placed the reigning National League MVP Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day disabled list on Monday, retroactive to Aug. 4, due to a fractured left rib.The Pirates had been trying to avoid placing McCutchen on the DL, attempting to give him time to heal, but things didn't improve enough for him to return.McCutchen got hit by a Randall Delgado...