Charlie Morton allowed one hit in three scoreless innings, helping the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday.
Barry Bonds was the slugger in the middle of their lineup, and Doug Drabek was the ace of a rotation that included a rookie knuckleballer named Tim Wakefield.
Brian Wilson appears close to signing soon, and maybe a club that strikes out in the trade market will find satisfaction in the rare July free-agent market.
Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
The Cleveland Indians have acquired infielder John McDonald from the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named or cash considerations.
Anibal Sanchez spent six innings toying with the Pittsburgh Pirates, his electric stuff rendering the Pirates innocent bystanders.
Were you one of the many Detroiters that were sickened to see former Tiger Brandon Inge wearing a Pittsburgh Penguins Mario Lemieux jersey earlier in the week?
Neil Walker ended a lengthy pitching duel, homering in the 11th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Detroit Tigers 1-0 on Tuesday night.
Although manager Clint Hurdle said his Pittsburgh Pirates would pitch carefully to Miguel Cabrera, they didn’t need to in the opener of this series with the Detroit Tigers.
Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta could not be retired Monday at home against the Pirates.