The Pittsburgh Pirates have been on the rise the last few years, transforming from basement dwellers into perennial winners. Manager Clint Hurdle has restored a winning culture to the city, as evidenced by his Manager of the Year award
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The first use of the new expanded replay system in Major League Baseball came in Pittsburgh during today’s Pirates-Cubs game. Chicago manager Rick Renteria was the first to challenge a play and after review, which took
The Pirates are still waiting to see if A.J. Burnett will stay or go. Two weeks ago Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage said he was assuming that A.J. Burnett will retire, but the 37-year-old right-hander has yet to make a decision
1. Mike Trout will finally win an AL MVP trophy. Trout, at age 22, is already a two-time runner-up who may still be getting better. After his superlative 2012, he led the majors in runs and stolen bases. He actually improved in
He went from slouch to ace, and he proved against the Reds that he's a playoff-ready ace.