Pittsburgh Pirates

Riverball

Pirates Fan Catches Cardinals HR, Promptly Throws it In River

GTFOH
Liam Daniel Pierce
7.17.17
brutalization

The Pirates Put Up 10 Runs in the First Inning Against The Cubs

Chicago is feeling pretty lucky to have found a run—somewhere, somehow—in the second inning.
Liam Daniel Pierce
7.10.17
mlb

MLB Ump Saves Woman from Jumping Off Roberto Clemente Bridge

Umpire John Trumpane saw a women climb over the railing of the bridge near PNC Park and snapped into action when she started looking down toward the river.
Sean Newell
6.29.17
Baseball

Chris Iannetta Went to the Hospital After Taking This Pitch to the Face

It didn't look fun at all.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.15.17
mlb

Report: Pittsburgh Pirate Jung Ho Kang Denied Visa in Wake of DUI Troubles

Kang was recently convicted of his third DUI in South Korea since 2009, and has missed all of spring training with the Pirates.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.24.17
operation shutdown

15 Years Ago, Derek Bell Began Operation Shutdown

Ahead of the 2002 season, Derek Bell wanted no part of an open competition for a starting spot, so he initiated Operation Shutdown.
Sean Newell
3.17.17
Baseball

Are the Brewers the Most Interesting Team in the NL Central?

We run through the NL Central, from the dominant Cubs to the ascendant (in 2018ish) Brewers to the very dismal Cincinnati Reds.
Rian Watt
2.28.17
unwritten rules

​Bryce Harper Hurt, Benches Clear After Jung-Ho Kang's Fake Tag

Jung-Ho Kang faked a tag on Bryce Harper at third base at the last minute, causing him to awkwardly slide and injure himself. It got messier from there.
Dave Brown
9.26.16
sports dads

Dad Reduced to Blubbering Mess After Son Makes MLB Debut for Pirates

Mike Vorkunov
9.9.16
St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals Hit MLB-Record 15th Pinch-Hit Home Run

The Cardinals set a pinch-hit home run record last night when they were down to their final strike of the game.
Robert O'Connell
9.7.16
Highlights

The Biggest Week of the MLB Season (Maybe!) Starts Tonight

Five series that begin tonight could have a significant impact on the MLB playoff picture.
Dave Brown
8.29.16
jameson taillon

Pirates Pitcher Jameson Taillon Hit in Head with 105 MPH Line Drive, Stays in Game

Somehow Taillon was able to stay in the game, presumably because doctors cleared him.
Sean Newell
7.20.16
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