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Pirates sign A.J. Burnett

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 10 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - After a one year separation, the Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett on Friday.The one-year deal is reportedly worth $8.5 million.Burnett, 37, pitched for the Pirates from 2012-13, helping them to their first winning season and playoff appearance since 1992. In those two seasons, he compiled a 26-21 record, totaling 393 1/3...

Yankees trade Cervelli to Pirates for Wilson

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 10 months ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Yankees have traded catcher Francisco Cervelli to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for pitcher Justin Wilson.Cervelli spent each of his seven big league seasons with the Yankees and last year batted .301 with two homers and 13 RBI in 49 games as the backup to Brian McCann. He missed two months with a hamstring strain.The 28-year-old veteran is a...

Pirates make offers to Martin, Liriano

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 10 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates extended one-year qualifying offers to catcher Russell Martin and pitcher Francisco Liriano on Monday.Martin just finished his ninth season in the majors and second with the Pirates, batting .290 with 11 home runs and 67 RBI in 111 games.The 31-year-old spent his first five years with the Dodgers and two with the Yankees before coming to...

Pirates agree to minor league deal with Stinson

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 11 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a minor league contract with pitcher Josh Stinson.Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it also includes an invitation to spring training for 2015.Stinson was on the opening day roster of the Baltimore Orioles last year and made seven appearances out of the bullpen before a demotion to Triple-A Norfolk in late April....

Pirates manager Hurdle has hip surgery

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 11 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle underwent successful hip replacement surgery on Monday.The club announced that the 57-year-old skipper is expected to make a full recovery.Hurdle led the Bucs to an 88-74 record this past season, good enough for second place in the NL Central and a wild card berth. He became the first Pirates manager to lead the club to...

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. San Francisco

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 12 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants walked into a stadium filled with rally towels and threw a wet blanket on the whole thing.It's what they do in October.Madison Bumgarner threw a four-hit shutout, Brandon Crawford hit the fourth playoff grand slam in team history and the Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in the National League wild-card game Wednesday night.The...

Pirates keep eight relievers for wild card game

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 12 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates will have eight available pitchers to back up starter Edinson Volquez for Wednesday's National League wild card game against the San Francisco Giants.Jeff Locke and Vance Worley, both starters during the season, will be ready for long duty if Volquez struggles, while the remainder of the bullpen will consist of John Holdzkom, Jared...

NL Matchup -- San Francisco at Pittsburgh

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 12 months ago
NL Matchup -- San Francisco at PittsburghSan Francisco Giants (88-74) at Pittsburgh Pirates (88-74)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: Wednesday, October 1st, 8:07 p.m.Head-to-Head Records2014: Pittsburgh 4-2 (2-1 at SF; 2-1 at Pit)2013: Pittsburgh 4-3 (2-2 at SF; 2-1 at Pit)2012: Tied 3-3 (Pit 1-2 at SF; 2-1 at Home)2011: Tied 3-3 (Pit 2-1 at SF; 1-2 at Home)Current Home Records: San...

NL Wild Card Game Matchup -- San Francisco at Pittsburgh

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 12 months ago
NL Wild Card Game Matchup -- San Francisco at PittsburghSan Francisco Giants (88-74) at Pittsburgh Pirates (88-74)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: Wednesday, October 1st, 8:07 p.m.Head-to-Head Records2014: Pittsburgh 4-2 (2-1 at SF; 2-1 at Pit)2013: Pittsburgh 4-3 (2-2 at SF; 2-1 at Pit)2012: Tied 3-3 (Pit 1-2 at SF; 2-1 at Home)2011: Tied 3-3 (Pit 2-1 at SF; 1-2 at Home)Current Home...

NL WILD CARD PREVIEW - SAN FRANCISCO AT PITTSBURGH

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 12 months ago
Pittsburgh's run ended with a National League Division Series loss to St. Louis, but the Pirates are back in the playoffs after an 88-74 finish that nearly nabbed them an NL Central title.The Pirates, who won 17 of their last 23 games, entered the final day of the regular season one game back of the Cardinals, but despite 12 strikeouts from Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh fell to the Reds, 4-1.Even had...