Chicago Cubs Picked To Finish Fourth In NL Central By Expert Panel

The Chicago Cubs are in for a long 2020 season, according to a panel of experts put together by USA Today. Tasked with predicting the final standings for the entirety of Major League Baseball in the upcoming season, those experts believe the Cubs are going to finish no higher than fourth in the NL Central. […]

‘This Is Us’ Episode Features 1980s Pitcher John Smiley

This article contains minor spoilers for Tuesday night’s episode of This is Us. The NBC drama This Is Us has long established, through various different time periods, that the Pearson family are big fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers football team. Multiple episodes of the show have depicting the family watching the Steelers through the years, […]

Google Honors Baseball Legend Roberto Clemente With Today’s Doodle

Today’s Google doodle celebrates Puerto Rican baseball legend Roberto Clemente in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Clemente, widely regarded as the greatest defensive right fielder in the history of baseball with possibly the greatest arm the game has ever seen, was a complete player who finished his career as a member of the elite 3,000 […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Honor Mac Miller After His Tragic Death With Pre-Game Moment Of Silence

The Pittsburgh Pirates paid tribute to rapper Mac Miller Monday night with a moment of silence before the game began. The Pirates were set to play against the Kansas City Royals but before the first inning started, a video featuring Mac Miller was shown to the crowd. Heartbreakingly, the video included a clip of the […]

Chicago Cubs Are Heating Up At The Right Time

Do not look now but the Chicago Cubs are surging. Winners of four straight games against the New York Mets, the Cubs find themselves right in the middle of the National League Central race. According to ESPN, Javier Baez’s steal of home plate sealed the deal for a 2-0 Cubs’ win over the Mets. The […]

MLB Spring Training 2018: Phillies Over Pirates In Bradenton

In the final game of MLB Spring Training 2018 at LECOM Park (formerly known as McKechnie Field) in Bradenton, Florida, the visiting Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates yesterday by the score of 6-3 in a National League match-up. Opening Day for the 2018 MLB season is Thursday, March 29. Phillies starting pitcher — and […]

MLB Spring Training 2018: Pittsburgh Pirates Topple Tampa Bay Rays In Bradenton

In an MLB spring training interleague matchup on Saturday, the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the visiting Tampa Bay Rays by a score of 7-5 at LECOM Park (formerly known as McKechnie Field) in Bradenton, Florida. In a sign that the Grapefruit League is winding down, starting position players remained in the lineup for almost the entire […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Pirates’ Josh Harrison To Yankees Or Mets In Suggested Trade

The start of a new baseball season is a few months away, but that hasn’t stopped MLB trade rumors involving Josh Harrison, among others. In recent speculation, it’s being said that the Pittsburgh Pirates slugger may be traded, and he’s even gone on record as saying it might be for the best. With that situation […]

MLB Rumors: San Francisco Giants Eye Playoff Contention With Trade For Andrew McCutchen

Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen becomes the latest high profile player has landed with the San Francisco Giants in a blockbuster MLB trade. Adding McCutchen could be the move that all but solidifies the Giants as contenders for the National League West. On Monday, the Giants agreed to a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates for […]

World Series Champion Astros Boost Rotation By Trading For Gerrit Cole

The 2017 World Series champion Houston Astros have reportedly struck gold. On Saturday, the American League West juggernaut traded for Pittsburgh Pirates ace Gerrit Cole. The swap occurred not too long after the Chicago Cubs were the latest team to express interest in the righty, according to Tim Daniels of Bleacher Report. The New York […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Cubs Could Acquire Gerrit Cole, Yankees Still Interested Too

Gerrit Cole remains a Pirate as of today, but there’s a third team that is now associated with a possible trade for the starting pitcher. The Chicago Cubs is reportedly interested in acquiring the 27-year-old. Meanwhile, the New York Yankees, which has backed off from the talks to trade Cole, may still be interested as […]

New York Mets Trade Rumors: Andrew McCutchen Trade Talks With Pittsburgh Pirates

New York Mets trade rumors link the team to Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The latest MLB trade rumors indicate that the Mets entered negotiations with the Pirates to acquire the former National League MVP. Adding McCutchen to the outfield could certainly help the roster a bit, but the cost may be too high […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Gerrit Cole To Yankees, Gleyber Torres Or Clint Frazier To Pirates?

In the latest MLB trade rumors, the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates have been reportedly discussing a deal involving right-handed pitcher Gerrit Cole. While Pittsburgh wants the Yankees’ top prospect, New York may be keeping him away from a deal. Meanwhile, New York has been one of the most active teams during the offseason […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Andrew McCutchen Deal Between Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants Discussed

MLB trade rumors link Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates to the San Francisco Giants. The Giants are very interested in McCutchen and see him as a possible backup plan should they fail to acquire Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, additional MLB trade rumors state that the Giants […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen ‘Most Likely’ To Get Traded This Offseason, Per GM Survey

It’s expected that the MLB trade rumors involving Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Andrew McCutchen will heat up again this baseball offseason. McCutchen has been mentioned before and a recent poll of various baseball personnel believes he’s “most likely” to be traded when asked about him. He started off struggling but turned things around a bit as […]

Pirates Wore Blue Uniforms When Facing Cubs, But The Two Teams Were Not Celebrating Father’s Day Early

If you watch baseball regularly, it’s probable that you caught or will catch one game this weekend. Perhaps you may notice something a bit different about your favorite team’s uniforms. This is especially true if you caught the Chicago Cubs taking on the Pittsburgh Pirates, both of whom wore throwback uniforms, on Friday night. Each […]

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Looking To Acquire Gerrit Cole From Pittsburgh Pirates?

The New York Yankees are off to a hot start six weeks into the 2017 MLB season. The Yankees currently have a 21-11 record, good for second in the AL East and third overall in American League. New York is now considered as legitimate playoff contenders after being predicted as a .500 team in the […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Outfielder Starling Marte Suspended 80 Games

The MLB announced earlier today that Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte would be suspended the next 80 games for illegally using performance-enhancing drugs. Just 13 games into the season, the Pirates will be without the services of Marte until sometime in the middle of July. Starling Marte was a first-time All-Star selection last season and […]

Spring Training 2017: Pittsburgh Pirates Edge Tampa Bay Rays

The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the throwback-uniform-wearing Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 in an MLB interleague spring training matchup Monday afternoon as a Rays comeback fell short. The teams from opposite baseball leagues met at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Florida, the Rays’ spring training facility. The game featured something of a Grapefruit League anomaly with […]

Spring Training 2017: Orioles Outlast Pirates On St. Patrick’s Day

In a St. Patrick’s Day MLB Spring Training interleague matchup, the visiting Baltimore Orioles defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-6 in Bradenton, Florida. Both teams wore green caps in this afternoon’s professional baseball game in recognition of the St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Many fans in attendance were also decked out in green. The Pirates are now […]

Chicago White Sox And New York Yankees In Expansive Talks On Jose Quintana Trade

Are the Chicago White Sox going to trade Jose Quintana to the New York Yankees? Will the Chicago White Sox trade Jose Quintana to the Pittsburgh Pirates? Will the Chicago White Sox wait until the MLB trade deadline to deal their star pitcher? Everything could be decided in the next few days. The White Sox […]

Chicago White Sox And Pittsburgh Pirates Talk Jose Quintana Trade, New York Yankees Also Involved

Chicago White Sox hurler Jose Quintana could be on his way to Pittsburgh as a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The White Sox are reportedly entertaining an aggressive offer, courtesy of ESPN, from the Pirates. Quintana is also drawing some interest from the New York Yankees. All signs point to a deal taking place soon. […]

New York Yankees Trade Rumors: Andrew McCutchen To The Bronx? Will Yankees Scoop Mets?

New York Yankees trade rumors suddenly link the team to Andrew McCutchen again. While no negotiations have been confirmed by the front office in New York, the team has shown interest in acquiring McCutchen in the past. A report from a Yankees fan site has generated a lot of attention on social media, causing many […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Pittsburgh Pirates Pushing Hard To Trade Andrew McCutchen, Acquire Jose Quintana

MLB trade rumors have the Pittsburgh Pirates shopping Andrew McCutchen in an effort to improve the starting rotation. This isn’t breaking news, as the Pirates have been trying to trade McCuthen since the MLB offseason began, but what is noteworthy has become how feverishly the front office in Pittsburgh is trying to complete a deal. […]

New York Mets Trade Rumors: Andrew McCutchen Sought From Pittsburgh Pirates

New York Mets trade rumors have the team trying to acquire Andrew McCutchen from the Pittsburgh Pirates. MLB analysts had suggested that this was a deal that could work for both teams, with the Pirates freeing up some salary and getting prospects in return. A report by the New York Daily News confirms that discussions […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Pittsburgh Pirates On The Verge Of Trading Outfielder Andrew McCutchen?

According to a report from Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, Pittsburgh Pirates’ center fielder Andrew McCutchen could be on the move in the near future after the worst season of his career. The Pirates have a limited payroll, and McCutchen would take up $14 million in 2017 and $14.5 million in 2018. Trading him would not […]

Seattle Mariners Trade Rumors: Andrew McCutchen The Answer To Outfield Issues In Seattle?

Seattle Mariners trade rumors have shifted to include All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen. The Mariners could look to add another outfield bat during the upcoming MLB offseason, and it has become clear that the Pittsburgh Pirates are looking for a trading partner. A report from ESPN states that the odds of the Pirates making a trade […]

MLB Trade Deadline: Mets Acquire Jay Bruce, Jon Niese In Separate Deals

Despite some uncertainty about acquiring Jay Bruce earlier in the day, the Mets completed a trade with the Reds to acquire the slugging outfielder, Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan confirmed. The Reds were reportedly concerned with the medical records of a minor leaguer included in the original proposal — later confirmed to be pitcher Chris Flexen […]

MLB Trade Deadline: Yankees Trade Beltran To Rangers, Nova To Pirates

The New York Yankees continued their busy trade deadline, dealing Carlos Beltran to the Texas Rangers and Ivan Nova to the Pittsburgh Pirates. After losing Prince Fielder for the season to neck surgery, the Rangers have acquired veteran outfielder Carlos Beltran from the New York Yankees, as first reported by FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Former […]

MLB Trade Deadline: New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates Have Discussed Nathan Eovaldi

The Pirates and Yankees have discussed a potential trade involving hard-throwing right-hander Nathan Eovaldi, according to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The Pirates have not received promising results from their starting pitching this season and have been scouring the market for upgrades. However, Eovaldi has endured his own struggles this season. The 26-year-old has […]

New York Mets News: Jon Niese Reunion Possible As Trade Deadline Nears

Following a demotion to the Pittsburgh Pirates’ bullpen and brutally honest remarks about his performance from general manager Neil Huntington, left-hander Jon Niese could potentially end up with his former team. According to Marc Carig of Newsday, sources with knowledge of the Mets’ thinking are not ruling out a reunion with the struggling left-hander. While […]

NL Central: Chicago Cubs Beat Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates Beat St. Louis Cardinals [MLB News]

Kris Bryant hit his NL-leading 24th home run of the season as the Chicago Cubs blew away the Cincinnati Reds 10-4 on the 4th of July. 300 miles away, the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the St. Louis Cardinals a 4-2 defeat with the moral support of Eric Fryer, who the Pirates claimed off of waivers from […]

Toronto Blue Jays Rumors: Jays Make Reliever Drew Storen Available In Trades, Pittsburgh Pirates Among Several Possible Suitors

The Toronto Blue Jays entered the season with high expectations after losing to the Kansas City Royals in six games in the American League Championship Series last season. The Blue Jays went 93-69 last year and captured their first AL East Division crown since 1993 last year. It marked the Jays’ sixth division championship in […]

Ryan Vogelsong Hit By Pitch, Rushed To Hospital In Pittsburgh

Ryan Vogelson was hit by a pitch in the second inning of Monday’s ballgame against the Colorado Rockies, sending him to the hospital. The ball looked to have first made contact with the left temple region of Vogelsong’s head, which then banked off of the ear protector of his helmet, and cascaded down his cheek […]

Chicago Cubs Beat Pittsburgh Pirates Behind Jake Arrieta And Anthony Rizzo

The Chicago Cubs defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates today 8-2, extending their major league-best record to 27-8. They won today because of two of their star players: defending National League Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta and slugging first baseman Anthony Rizzo. Arrieta, in his third full season with the Cubs (Chicago acquired him mid-season in […]

St. Louis Cardinals Lose To Pittsburgh Pirates, Prepare For Los Angeles Road Trip

As the Chicago Cubs continue to dominate Major League Baseball with a record of 24-6, the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates struggle for the National League Central Division’s second place spot. After giving up two games in a three-game series to the Pirates at Busch Stadium, the Cardinals now prepare for a road trip […]

MLB: St. Louis Cardinals 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 4 — Aledmys Diaz Leads MLB In Batting AVG, SLG, & OPS

While the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates were trading games as the battle for second place in the National League Central Division rages on, the Chicago Cubs were busy sweeping the Washington Nationals. Chicago extended their lead in the division to more than seven games ahead of both the Cardinals and the Pirates, as […]

MLB: St. Louis Cardinals Defeat Phillies, Prepare for Pittsburgh Pirates

Carlos Martinez is scheduled to start for the St. Louis Cardinals as they begin their three-game series with NL Central rivals Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday. The Cardinals are currently one half game behind the Pirates in their division, while Pittsburgh is 6.5 games behind the Chicago Cubs, the division leader and overall best team in […]

With A New Look, Reds Make Winning Seem Easy

The Cincinnati Reds are having fun. Starting with Opening Day, the Reds looked like a team that was laid back and ready to win. So far, that’s been the early prognosis with Cincinnati. They are winning, and doing it with ease. Whether it’s small ball, timely hitting, or luck, Reds baseball has started the 2016 […]

Reds Playing Above Early Expectations

The Cincinnati Reds are playing sound baseball early. During the current home stand, the Reds are 4-1. That mark has helped them hold onto a first place tie with their arch rivals. The Pittsburgh Pirates are favored to win the National League Central Division and move on to the World Series. So, why are they […]

2016 MLB Opening Day Preview [Update]: Schedule, Pitching Matchups, And Live Stream

Major League Baseball will commence its 140th season on Sunday, April 3, with four games on the slate. The 2016 MLB regular season will feature each team playing a total of 76 divisional games and either six or seven games against the other two divisions in their respective leagues. Every team is scheduled to play […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Sign Former World Series MVP David Freese

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed former St. Louis Cardinals’ third baseman and World Series hero David Freese to a one-year, $3 million deal, the team announced on Friday. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Pirates announced that 24-year-old left-hander Jesse Biddle has been designated for assignment. The team noted that Freese will wear […]

MLB News: Baltimore Orioles To Sign Pedro Alvarez

The Baltimore Orioles are adding home run power as the team has reportedly agreed to a one-year, $5.75 million deal with former Pittsburgh Pirates’ infielder Pedro Alvarez, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Sherman adds that Alvarez can earn up to $1.25 million through incentives. Rich Dubroff of Comcast Sportsnet has the […]

Fan Saves Boy From Being Conked On The Head By Flying Bat During Spring Training

A heroic fan saved a small boy from serious injury on Saturday, bravely using his arms and hands to knock away a flying bat during a Pittsburgh Pirates spring training game, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review is reporting. Shaun Cunningham and his son, Landon, were enjoying the Florida sunshine at the Braves’ spring training camp outside Orlando, […]

MLB News: Gerrit Cole Upset With Pittsburgh Pirates Over Salary

After a Cy Young-caliber season in 2015, Pittsburgh Pirates’ All-Star pitcher Gerrit Cole is not happy with his lack of compensation for 2016, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune writes. Last season, the Pirates played their way to a playoff berth after a 98-win campaign, led by their third-year ace pitcher. In 32 regular season […]

MLB News: Pittsburgh Pirates Sign John Jaso

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to sign left-handed swinging and versatile seven-year veteran John Jaso to a two-year contract, the club announced via Twitter. The #Pirates have announced the signing of first baseman/outfielder John Jaso to a two-year contract. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) December 23, 2015 Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported that Jaso […]

New York Mets Acquire Neil Walker From Pittsburgh Pirates For Jon Niese

After missing out on Ben Zobrist, the New York Mets have swung a deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates, acquiring second baseman Neil Walker in exchange for pitcher Jon Niese. Joel Sherman of the New York Post first reported that a deal was in place with ESPN’s Buster Olney confirming Niese’s inclusion in the trade. The […]

MLB News: Toronto Blue Jays Sign J.A. Happ To A Three-Year, $36 Million Deal

The Toronto Blue Jays have announced that they’ve signed starting pitcher J.A. Happ to a three-year, $36 million contract. Happ, 33, previously spent two-and-a-half seasons north of the border with the Blue Jays. The team acquired him from the Houston Astros as part of a 10-player trade in late-July of 2012 (via .@BlueJays have […]

Why St. Louis Cardinals Baseball Needs The Chicago Cubs To Win: Local Businesses Speak Out

For St. Louis Cardinals baseball fans and downtown St. Louis store owners, Christmas just came early. When the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh pirates in the NL wildcard tiebreaker game last night, both the St. Louis Cardinals baseball franchise and St. Louis’ business owners rejoiced. Many fans of Cardinals baseball are excited about a rare […]

Chicago Cubs And Arrieta Blank Pirates 4-0, Move On To Face Cards

The Chicago Cubs may turn out to be the team of Destiny. They took the lead in the top of the first inning and never looked back. The Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 in the National League Wild Card Game to advance to the National League Championship Series. In the top of the first, […]