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.
Pirates' McCutchen: rib issue is minor
Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen was removed from Tuesday's game after five innings because of discomfort in his left ribcage. McCutchen was on the disabled list from Aug. 4-18 with a fracture in his lower left ribcage, and he appeared to aggravate the injury in the third inning when he leaped to catch a long fly ball by St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter for the ...LATEST NEWS
St. Louis Cardinals' Jon Jay (19) is greeted by Matt Carpenter as he scores in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Jay scored from second behind Matt Carpenter on a single by Matt Holiday.Team Report - PITTSBURGH PIRATES
McCutchen, Alvarez leave game with injuriesPirates send OF Polanco to minors
The Pittsburgh Pirates sent outfielder Gregory Polanco to Triple-A Indianapolis on Monday.Pirates demote struggling rookie OF Polanco
The Pittsburgh Pirates are hoping Gregory Polanco can use a little time out of the spotlight to fix his swing. Pittsburgh sent the 22-year-old rookie outfielder back to Triple-A Indianapolis on Monday, believing a week in the minors will help Polanco break out of his freefall. Polanco made his major league debut on June 10 and recorded at least one hit in his first 11 games but has slumped since ...Davis homer in 8th lifts Pirates over Cardinals
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Ike Davis didn't complain when the Pittsburgh Pirates told him they were going to eat into his playing time by experimenting with Pedro Alvarez at first base. Call it the byproduct of spending four-plus seasons with the New York Mets. "You kind of get immune ...Long Davis homer lifts Pirates over Cardinals 3-1
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Ike Davis wasn't able to play meaningful late-season games during his time with the New York Mets. He's making the most of his chance with the Pittsburgh Pirates. "It's the first time he's been involved in games that have this kind of significance this late ...Game roundup: Locke, Davis lift Pirates past Cards
Jeff Locke pitched into the eighth inning and Ike Davis hit a two-run homer to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. Davis' second-inning homer opened the scoring and came a day after his three-run shot as a pinch hitter in the eighth inning gave the Pirates a 5-2 win over the Cardinals. Josh Harrison and Russell Martin also had two hits each for ...Pirates demote Polanco after rookie's second-half struggles
PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates are hoping Gregory Polanco can use a little time out of the spotlight to fix his swing.Pirates claim LHP LaFromboise from Padres
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have claimed left-hander Bobby LaFromboise off waivers from San Diego.
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