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.
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Pirates' Morton not satisfied, adds pitch to arsenalToronto Blue Jays, Pittsburgh Pirates rained out
The Toronto Blue Jays' spring training game at the Pittsburgh Pirates was rained out Thursday. STARTING TIME The Blue Jays returned to their camp in Dunedin without announcing revised pitching plans. Left-hander Mark Buerhle was scheduled to start Thursday on six days' rest and it is not likely manager John Gibbons will want him to wait past Friday for his next outing. Pirates right-hander ...Pressing Questions: The Pittsburgh Pirates
Prior to last season, the Pittsburgh Pirates had been a punchline for the better part of two decades. This franchise finished with sub-.500 records every year from 1993 to 2012, with an occasional sub-.400 campaign mixed in. Whatever else was going on in the world, Pittsburgh's baseball team was bad. That one fact was unchanging. [...]Orioles outslug Pirates 7-6
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) ? Russell Martin hit his fourth home run of a torrid spring training Monday, but Steve Pearce and Michael Almanzar each hit two-run homers to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 7-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.Taillon sent to minor league camp by Pirates
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Pitcher Jameson Taillon, the Pittsburgh Pirates' top prospects, uis among the team's first round of roster cuts.Pirates' Morton aims to build on last season
BRADENTON, Fla. -- Life is good for Pittsburgh Pirates starter Charlie Morton. The right-hander finished last season strong and helped the Pittsburgh Pirates reach the postseason for the first time since 1992 after recovering from Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery.Pittsburgh Pirates? Futile Offseason Hints at Larger Issue
COMMENTARY l At the end of October, everything was going right for the Pittsburgh Pirates. After nearly losing his job at the end of 2012, Neal Huntington had redeemed himself, watching the team he built through smart drafting and intelligent acquisitions nearly win the NL Central, his acquisition of Marlon Byrd looking particularly inspired. But this winter, the limitations that the Pirates ...Morosi: Pirates OF prospect Polanco may be ready for the majors
All along, the Pittsburgh Pirates have planned for star outfield prospect Gregory Polanco to begin this season in the minor leagues. The approach is sensible enough. Polanco is 22. Heās played only 70 games above Class A.Martin homers, Liriano sharp as Pirates beat Rays
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) ? Russell Martin homered for the third time this spring and drove in four runs to lead Francisco Liriano and the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 10-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.Ellsbury reaches 3 times in Yanks' opening loss
BRADENTON, Fla. ? Jacoby Ellsbury reached base in all three plate appearances of his New York Yankees' spring training debut, scoring twice Wednesday in 6-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Ellsbury, who left World Series champion Boston for a $153 million, seven-year contract with New York, walked twice and had an infield single in the exhibition opener. He was on base in the second inning when ...
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