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Pirates send Morton to DL

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months 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, 1 year 5 months 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 year 6 months 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...

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Toronto

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months 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.  

Pirates' Cole, 20 others reach deals on 2015 contracts

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months 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...

Bucs 2B Walker loses arbitration hearing

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months 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, 1 year 7 months 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...

Pirates acquire Lombardozzi from O's

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired infielder Steve Lombardozzi from the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday in exchange for cash considerations. Lombardozzi, 26, spent the majority of the 2014 season playing for Baltimore's Triple-A club in Norfolk, hitting .270 over 78 games. The switch-hitter batted .264 with five home runs and 50 RBI in 257 games with the...

Orioles acquire OF Snider from Pirates

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles acquired outfielder Travis Snider from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday. The Pirates received minor league pitcher Stephen Tarpley and a player to be named later. Snider batted .264 with 13 home runs and a career-high 38 RBI over 140 games for the Pirates last season. The 26-year-old owns a career average of .246 with 50...

Tomlin unsure of Bell's status for Saturday

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said he was unsure if running back Le'Veon Bell would be available for Saturday's AFC wild card matchup with the Baltimore Ravens. Bell suffered a right knee injury in the season-finale against Cincinnati. Tomlin, as he did on Sunday night, said the knee was hyperextended and added that there was no structural damage...