Arrieta Downs Bucs, Cubs Advance
National League Cy Young candidate Jake Arreita sent the Chicago Cubs to the Division Series on Wednesday night after tossing a complete-game shutout against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Arrieta surrendered just four hits in the 4-0 Cubs win. He walked nobody and struck out 12...
The Yankees have traded catcher Francisco Cervelli to the Pirates for lefty reliever Justin Wilson. Cervelli is a career .278 hitter across parts of seven big league seasons. He played 93 games for the Yankees in 2010. He has missed a lot of time over his career with injuries - and he was suspended for 50 games in 2013 in connection with the biogenesis scandal...
Killer B’s Lead Giants to NLDS
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The San Francisco Giants captured the 2012 World Series by winning six elimination games. They've also advanced to this year's National League Division Series with a winner-take-all Wild Card victory at Pittsburgh. Madison Bumgarner, Brandon Crawford and Brandon Belt were the stars as the Giants hammered the Pirates 8-0...
Polanco Pushes Pirates Past Mets
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Hot-hitting rookie Gregory Polanco homered and drove in four runs, resurgent right-hander Vance Worley pitched seven stingy innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the New York Mets 5-2 on Thursday night. Polanco drove in the game's first run with a groundout in the first inning, then lined a three-run homer into the right-field stands off Daisuke Matsuzaka in the fifth to put t
Brewers, Pirates Erupt in Brawl (Video)
The Pirates and Brewers engaged in a old-fashioned, benches clearing brawl on Sunday afternoon. Carlos Gomez hit a ball to the wall in center. He clearly thought the ball was gone, stared at it, admired it -- you know the picture. It didn't go out, so then he turned on the jets and easily slid into third with a triple Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole took exception to Gomez admiring his shot, said some