In the early 1900s, the Pittsburgh Pirates were one of the NL's most dominant teams, powered by super shortstop Honus Wagner. Wagner was to his time what Alex Rodriguez is to the contemporary MLB. The Pirates have won five World Series in 1909, 1925, 1960, 1971 and 1979. The put great teams together in the early 1990s as well, with Barry Bonds and Bobby Bonilla carrying the load.
Pittsburgh Pirates' Gregory Polanco (25) drives in two runs with a bases loaded single off Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Jamey Wright during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh Tuesday, July 22, 2014.Team Report - PITTSBURGH PIRATES
Pirates looking to upgrade bullpen, rotationPirates jump on Haren early, top Dodgers 6-1
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Josh Harrison had two hits with two RBIs and the Pittsburgh Pirates jumped on Dan Haren early in a 6-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.Dreadful pitching sinks Dodgers at Pittsburgh, 12-7
A day that started with the Dodgers thinking of moving Yasiel Puig to center field ended with a 12-7 defeat to the Pittsburgh Pirates that presented them with reasons to explore how they could upgrade their pitching staff.Dodgers-Pirates Preview
If the Pittsburgh Pirates plan on making another run at the postseason, they'll likely need a lot more from Francisco Liriano than what he gave them in the first half. His outing against the Los Angeles Dodgers was a rare exception.Dodgers have an ugly pitching contest in 12-7 loss to Pirates
Dodgers reliever Jamey Wright tries to maintain his composure during the sixth inning of Tuesday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.Davis delivers in Pirates' win
The Pittsburgh Pirates traded for Ike Davis with the hope he would provide home run pop in the middle of the batting order, but the first baseman hasn't delivered. However, Davis showed some signs of coming out of his power drought Tuesday night as he had three hits, including his first homer since June 9, as the Pirates outlasted the Los Angeles Dodgers 12-7. Pirates rookie left fielder Gregory ...Polanco, Walker lift Pirates over Dodgers 12-7
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Gregory Polanco broke out of a slump with a solo home run and a tiebreaking two-run single, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 12-7 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. Polanco, hitting just .133 in his previous 11 games, smacked a bases-loaded ...Pirates rally to keep sweep
Taking the extra base was the key for the Pittsburgh Pirates in completing a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies. Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, Neil Walker followed with a home run and the Pirates overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Rockies 5-3 Sunday.Selig still waiting on Tommy John report
Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Bud Selig, right, tours PNC Park with Pirates Chairman of the Board Bob Nutting, left, before a baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Pittsburgh Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
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The Pirates are one of baseball's oldest franchises, founded in 1882.
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