Clint Barmes has had back-to-back terrible seasons for the Pirates, hitting a combined .221 with a .579 OPS in 252 games, but Buster Olney of ESPN.com… 95 more words
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PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pittsburgh Pirates have reached a deal with right-handed pitcher Edinson Volquez on a one-year contract for $5 million.
The 30-year-old Volquez went 9-12 with a 5.71 ERA in 2013 while splitting time with the San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers. 121 more words
Fred Toney, born in Nashville on December 11, 1888, pitched the longest no-hit game in baseball history on May 10, 1907 for Winchester in the Bluegrass State League, but may be best known for pitching for Cincinnati on May 2, 1917 against Hippo Vaughn and the Chicago Cubs in a game that is the only one on record where both hurlers tossed no-hitters through nine innings. 190 more words
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – From National League MVP to engaged, all in just a few short months.
Pittsburgh Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen got down on one knee to propose to longtime girlfriend Maria Hanslovan during the “Ellen” show that aired Wednesday morning. 111 more words