The Times West Virginian


  • Harrison lifts Pirates over Mets 3-2 in 11 innings

    Josh Harrison got the game-winning hit and yet all anyone wanted to ask him about was how he wriggled out of that wild rundown an inning earlier.
    Harrison’s double with two outs in the 11th gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night.

    June 28, 2014

  • BREAKING: Grilli out in Pittsburgh

    The Los Angeles Angels hope the Jason Grilli they’re getting from the Pittsburgh Pirates is the dominant version of last year rather than the struggling one of this year

    June 27, 2014

  • Polanco, Worley lead Pirates past Mets, 5-2

    Hot-hitting rookie Gregory Polanco homered and drove in four runs, resurgent right-hander Vance Worley pitched seven stingy innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the New York Mets 5-2 on Thursday night.
    Polanco drove in the game’s first run with a groundout in the third inning, then sent a three-run homer into the right-field stands off Daisuke Matsuzaka in the fifth to put the Pirates ahead 5-1.

    June 27, 2014

  • Price strikes out 11 Pirates, Rays win 5-1

    David Price struck out 11, becoming the first pitcher in 10 years to fan at least 10 in five straight starts, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Wednesday.

    June 25, 2014

  • McCutchen has 2 RBIs, Pirates beat Rays, 6-5

    The Pittsburgh Pirates came out on top in their latest one-run game.
    Andrew McCutchen drove in two runs, Jeff Locke pitched into the eighth inning, and the Pirates beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Tuesday night.
    The Pirates have the NL’s best record (27-18) since May 6, and moved above .500 (39-38) for the first time since starting the season 7-6.

    June 25, 2014

  • Alvarez’s homer helps Pirates beat Rays

    Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to back the pitching of Edinson Volquez and lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.
    Andrew McCutchen went 3 for 5, drove in two runs and stole two bases for the Pirates in a homecoming of sorts for the 2013 NL MVP, who grew up in nearby Fort Meade and had never played before at Tropicana Field. He also scored twice in Pittsburgh’s first appearance in St. Petersburg since 2003.

    June 24, 2014

  • Pirates slip past Cubs for 2-1 victory

    Brandon Cumpton’s first career game at Wrigley Field looked a lot like his previous three starts. It was another smooth outing for the young right-hander.

    June 22, 2014

  • Pirates Cubs Baseball_time.jpg Harrison powers Pirates past Cubs

    Gregory Polanco felt he was safe. Standing in the on-deck circle, Josh Harrison thought the rangy rookie had another hit. Same for manager Clint Hurdle.
    It turns out they were right.
    Polanco was awarded first after a replay review and Harrison followed with a drive to right for a two-run homer, leading Vance Worley and the Pittsburgh Pirates to a rain-delayed 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.

    June 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Morton struggles as Pirates lose to Cubs

    Charlie Morton hung a curveball to the wrong batter at the wrong time, and it proved costly for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
    Morton yielded a home run to Starlin Castro for the third time this season, a three-run shot that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 6-3 victory on Friday.

    June 21, 2014

  • Pirates beat Reds on Martin walk-off walk in 12th

    Pirates catcher Russell Martin didn’t start Thursday’s game. Rather, he ended it.
    Martin drew a bases-loaded walk off Tony Cingrani with two outs in the 12th inning and Pittsburgh beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 to avoid a three-game sweep.

    June 20, 2014

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