Pittsburgh Pirates

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants breaks his bat in the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Wild-Card Teams Dominating MLB Postseason

The Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again. Is this good for baseball?

10/13/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Matt Adams #32 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a three run home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Four of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive Group

The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.

10/11/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 26: Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates doubles to center field to drive in a run in the eighth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on September 26, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Pirates defeated the Reds 3-1.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants And Pirates Like It’s 1971 All Over Again?

The Giants and Pirates meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1971. Winner of the National League Wild Card game moves on to the Division Series.

10/01/2014

Pittsburgh Steelers v Baltimore Ravens

Ravens Dominate Steelers In Their Home Opener

A short and tumultuous work week for the Baltimore Ravens ended with a surprisingly lopsided victory. Playing three days after running back Ray Rice was released, the Ravens got a pair of touchdown passes from Joe Flacco and rolled past the rival Pittsburgh Steelers 26-6 on Thursday night.

09/11/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:

08/21/2014

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7 Great Fan Catches Using A Hat

Here are seven great fan catches using a hat.

08/04/2014

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5 Crazy Events From Major League Baseball You May Have Missed

By Adam W. Bloom The second half of the MLB season is under way with a number of teams making moves to try and stamp their ticket into the playoffs. While you’d think the pressure […]

07/25/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers v Colorado Rockies

Pirates Jump On Dodgers’ Dan Haren Early To Hand Him His 4th Straight Loss

Josh Harrison had two hits with two RBIs and the Pittsburgh Pirates jumped on Dan Haren early in a 6-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.

07/23/2014

Gregory Polanco #25 of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits a two RBI single in the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the game at PNC Park July 22, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Beckett, Bullpen Struggle Big In 12-7 Loss To Pirates

Gregory Polanco broke out of a slump with a solo home run and a tiebreaking two-run single, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 12-7 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.

07/22/2014

Justin Turner #10 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a two RBI double in the fourth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game at PNC Park July 21, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Ryu, Dodgers End Pirates’ Home Win Streak, 5-2

Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven strong innings, Adrian Gonzalez reached base five times and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Monday night.

07/21/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

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Best Minor League Baseball Stadiums To Catch A Game

If you’re in the mood for a road trip, or simply want to come out to support your local team, make your next stop a minor league baseball game at one of these fan favorite stadiums.

06/30/2014

12. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (19-17)

Angels Trade Closer Ernesto Frieri To Pirates For Jason Grilli

The Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran Jason Grilli from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday for fellow reliever Ernesto Frieri in an attempt to solidify the back end of their bullpen.

06/27/2014

Pittsburgh Pirates v Los Angeles Dodgers

McCutchen Leads Pirates To 5-3 Win Over Dodgers, Bucs Take 3 Of 4 For In Series

Slumping Andrew McCutchen hit his first home run in over a month, doubled twice and scored two runs to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on Sunday and take three of four from the defending NL West champions.

06/01/2014

Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits an RBI single in the fourth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Dodger Stadium on May 31, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Ramirez 4-For-4 With 2 Homers, 5 RBI As Dodgers Put Up Season High 12 Runs In Rout Of Pirates

Matt Kamlet, CBSLA.com CHAVEZ RAVINE (CBSLA.com) — The Dodgers displayed the type of aggressive, high-powered offense Saturday that fans had satisfactorily envisioned prior to Opening Day. Hanley Ramirez was 4-for-4 from the plate with two […]

05/31/2014

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