Pittsburgh Pirates

Baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
The Pittsburgh Pirates are an American professional baseball team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Pirates compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) Central division. The Pirates play their home games at PNC Park; the team previously played at Forbes Field and Three Rivers Stadium, the latter of which was named after its location near the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio Rivers. Founded on October 15, 1881 as Allegheny, the franchise has won five World Series championships. The Pirates are also often referred to as the "Bucs" or the "Buccos".


Pirates reliever Felipe Vazquez arrested for solicitation of a child

SportsPulse: Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Felipe Vazquez has been arrested for soliciting a child for sexual acts. As Bob Nightengale details, he may never pitch in the MLB again. - Published

Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Kyle Crick injured in altercation with closer Felipe Vazquez

The Pittsburgh Pirates' Kyle Crick had the index finger tendon on his pitching hand repaired after a clubhouse altercation with closer Felipe Vazquez. - Published

Realmuto powers Phillies to 12-3 rout of Pirates

J.T. Realmuto had three hits, including a homer and a triple, Corey Dickerson also went deep and the Philadelphia Phillies got 17 hits in a 12-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates - Published

Season-long tensions boil over in Reds-Pirates benches-clearing brawl

After the latest benches-clearing brawl, the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates have totaled 15 ejections and 9 hit batsmen in 12 games this year. - Published

MLB Baseball fight: Cincinnati Reds Amir Garrett sparks huge brawl with Pittsburgh Pirates

Watch as Cincinnati Reds pitcher Amir Garret sparks a five-minute mass brawl with MLB opponents Pittsburgh Pirates.
BBC News - Published

‘A lot of guys act tough’ – Pitcher Garrett sparks baseball brawl between Cincinnati and Pittsburg

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Amir Garrett says he let "emotions" get the better of him after his ejection sparked a five-minute mass brawl in the Reds' loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
BBC News - Published

Pirates suspend bullpen coach 2 games for violation

The Pirates have suspended bullpen coach Euclides Rojas for two games because of what it termed a contract violation, Pittsburgh's second suspension this month involving the bullpen - Published

Harper, Haseley help Phillies beat Pirates 6-1

Bryce Harper's go-ahead RBI single was one of 15 hits the Philadelphia Phillies used to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1, giving them back-to-back victories for the first time since July 2. - Published

Cubs edge Pirates 4-3 on Heyward's hit, Bryant's baserunning

Jason Heyward hits tiebreaking RBI single in 8th as Chicago Cubs top Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 - Published

Newman, Marte have 3 RBIs each, Pirates top Brewers 12-2

Kevin Newman and Starling Marte each drove in three runs, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 12-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers - Published

Brewers blow big lead, recover to edge Pirates 7-6 in 10

Lorenzo Cain delivered a go-ahead RBI single off Pittsburgh closer Felipe Vázquez in the top of the 10th inning and the Milwaukee Brewers recovered after blowing a five-run lead in the ninth to edge.. - Published

Cubs erupt after Maddon's ejection to rip Pirates 11-3

Bryant homers as Chicago Cubs pound Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3 after Maddon gets ejected - Published

Bell mashes 3 home runs, Pirates thrash Cubs 18-5

Josh Bell certainly looks ready for the Home Run Derby after mashing 3 home runs in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 18-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs. - Published

Woodruff wins 10th as Thames, Brewers beat Pirates 3-1

Brandon Woodruff cruised to his 10th win of the season and Eric Thames belted his 11th home run of the year as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 on Saturday night - Published

Gurriel, Cole help Astros to 5-1 win over Pirates

Yuli Gurriel and Alex Bregman homered to back up a solid start by Gerrit Cole in his first meeting against his former team, and the Houston Astros got a 5-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday.. - Published

Newman's walk caps off Pittsburgh rally

Kevin Newman walked with the bases loaded in the 11th inning to cap a four-run rally as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Diego Padres 11-10 - Published

Riley HR ties it in 9th, Braves top Bucs in 11 for 6 in row

Austin Riley tied the game with a solo homer in the ninth inning and scored the winning run on Ozzie Albies' double off Michael Feliz in the 11th, leading the Atlanta Braves past the Pittsburgh Pirates.. - Published

McCann homers twice, Braves with 5th straight

Brian McCann hit one of four Atlanta homers in the second inning and took Pirates starter Chris Archer deep again with a tiebreaking, three-run shot in the sixth to help the Braves beat the Pittsburgh.. - Published

Davies sets club record at 7-0, Brewers beat Pirates 5-3

Zach Davies became the first Milwaukee starter to win his first seven decisions in a season, hanging on for five innings before the Brewers' bullpen finished off a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh.. - Published

Mike Foltynewicz gives up 2 more HR, Pirates beat Braves 6-1

Mike Foltynewicz allowed consecutive home runs to Colin Moran and Gregory Polanco in the second inning of a 6-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, a subpar outing that may give the Atlanta Braves added.. - Published

Bell caps historic month in style, Pirates top Brewers 9-4

Josh Bell finished off his historic May with two more hits, Starling Marte added three hits and scored three times as the Pittsburgh Pirates pounced on struggling Milwaukee starter Jhoulys Chacin in a.. - Published