Starling Marte will return to the Pirates starting lineup today, batting second and playing center field with McCutchen getting the day off.
The Pirates have resumed contract extension talks with rookie Gregory Polanco, but the two sides are reportedly nowhere near close to a deal.
David Price struck out 11 Pirates and fell just two outs shy of a complete game shutout as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1.
Gerrit Cole wasn’t ready to come off the disabled list when eligible last week, but he will rejoin the rotation Saturday versus the Mets.
Rays Fall 6-5, Look To Avoid Sweep Tomorrow The Tampa Bay Rays (31-48) were defeated by the Pittsburgh Pirates (39-38) by a final score of 6-5. The loss means the Rays will spend their 21st consecutive day with the
The Pittsburgh Pirates used aggressive baserunning to distract Alex Cobb and Pedro Alvarez made him pay with a 3-run blast en rout to 8-1 Pirates victory.
Casey McGehee delivered a walk-off sacrifice fly in yesterday's ballgame as the Marlins avoided a sweep at the hands of the Pirates.
Randy Wolf surrendered five earned runs over four innings yesterday as the Marlins lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-6.
Gregory Polanco's first Major-League home run gave the Pirates an 8-6 win over the Marlins in 13 innings.
The Pirates, and Gregory Polanco, have announced that he will be called up to the big league squad prior to tomorrow's game.