Tag: Pittsburgh Pirates

WATCH: Gregory Polanco executes rare 9-3 putout to rob Bryse Wilson of hit

Making his debut, Atlanta Braves pitcher Bryse Wilson appeared to record his first Major League hit. But Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco had other ideas. Wilson hit...
Aug 11, 2016; Arlington, TX, USA; A general view of the MLB logo with Colorado Rockies batting gear on it during the game against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Colorado Rockies won 12-9. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Pirates and Cubs will play in 2019 Little League Classic

Major League Baseball will host the Little League Classic at Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pennsylvania for a third straight year in 2019. Next August, NL Central rivals will...

Rays get Pirates’ first-round pick as PTBNL in Chris Archer trade

When the Tampa Bay Rays were able to net top prospects Tyler Glasnow and Austin Meadows in last month's deal that sent ace Chris Archer to the...

Burning questions for remainder of 2018 MLB season

With less than two months to go in the MLB regular season, much remains unsettled. Many questions need to be answered. So, what are those questions? The Boston...

Rockies’ German Márquez threw immaculate inning on Wednesday

During Wednesday's game, Colorado Rockies starting pitcher German Márquez became a part of an exclusive group, doing something only one other pitcher has done in franchise history. In...
Aug 6, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chad Bettis (35) in the sixth inning against the Miami Marlins at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Cancer survivors Jameson Tailon, Chad Bettis set to face off Tuesday night

As sports fans, there is nothing we love more than a heartwarming story. The storyline often doesn't get any better than what will take place on Tuesday...

Fatal flaw facing each MLB contender

Even with the July 31 deadline in the rear-view mirror, the MLB postseason picture is crowded. Realistically, we can say that 17 teams are still in the...

Top 10 takeaways from the MLB trade deadline

The 2018 MLB trade deadline has come and gone. It certainly left teams open for both praise and criticism. But as we look forward to the rest...
Chris Archer landing in Pittsburgh was one of the best moves from the MLB Trade Deadline

MLB trade deadline winners and losers

The MLB trade deadline has come and gone, with it came a lot of movement around the league. It was a very active trade season with some major...

Report: Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer traded to Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates have struck with one of the biggest moves at the trade deadline, acquire starting pitcher Chris Archer from the Tampa Bay Rays. https://twitter.com/JeffPassan/status/1024377805868617730 Tampa Bay reportedly...
Starling Marte

Pirates’ Starling Marte avoids fracture, suffers hand contusion

As the Pittsburgh Pirates continue to surge in the standings, the driving force behind the push has been outfielder Starling Marte. All of it was put in...

Brewers make wrong kind of history in five-game series against Pirates

The five-game series against Pittsburgh Pirates didn't just go bad for the Milwaukee Brewers. It gave us something we hadn't seen in more than 50 years. Milwaukee rolled...

Pirates’ Francisco Cervelli career could be in jeopardy following concussion

For much of the season, Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli was enjoying a breakout season. Now the 32-year-old might just be hoping he can continue his career. Pittsburgh...

Top takeaway for each MLB team at halfway point

The MLB season is half in the bag. But whether we're talking about the league's best team, the worst, or anyone in between, every MLB team has...
Manny Machado

One trade each MLB team should make

The trade of Kelvin Herrera to the Washington Nationals signals the real start of trade season in baseball. Herrera is the first major domino to fall this...
Yankees pitcher Luis Severino

Each MLB team’s MVP so far this season

While not every team has a player competing for the American League and National League's MVP honors, each team has its own most valuable player. Whether it's a...
Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton

WATCH: Billy Hamilton’s incredible web gem will blow your mind

On Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates hosted the Cincinnati Reds, center fielder Billy Hamilton robbed Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli of a sure extra-base hit with a web...

Biggest flaw for each MLB contender

There is no such thing as a perfect baseball team. Every team in the league -- even the good ones -- have flaws that stick out. The...

WATCH: Cubs-Pirates feud escalates as benches clear Wednesday night

If you thought we'd get through the series between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates without one bench-clearing incident, you were wrong. On Wednesday, the benches for...
Joe Maddon

Joe Maddon takes vicious shot at Elias Diaz over Rizzo slide controversy

A day after Anthony Rizzo's controversial slide into the leg of Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz, MLB said that the slide was illegal. Chicago Cubs manager, Joe Maddon,...

Clint Hurdle gives cryptic answer to question about Anthony Rizzo retaliation

Monday's game between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates included Chicago first baseman Anthony Rizzo sliding into the leg of Pittsburgh catcher Elias Diaz. MLB has since...
MLB stars

10 struggling MLB stars set to break out

Established MLB stars like Mike Trout, Mookie Betts, Manny Machado, and Justin Verlander have all thrived in 2018. But a number of other big name players have...

WATCH: Joey Cora and David Freese had to be separated in dugout incident

We're not sure what sparked this, but things got so heated between Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman David Freese and the team's third-base coach, Joey Cora, that the...

WATCH: Corey Dickerson makes spectacular play to rob Kyle Schwarber of HR

Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Corey Dickerson absolutely robbed Kyle Schwarber of a home run on Monday after the Chicago Cubs left fielder hit one deep toward the...