Pittsburgh Pirates News
- Williams triumphs over Cubs in his final starton September 24, 2020 at 3:50 am
- Kuhl to face Cubs in Pirates' home finaleon September 24, 2020 at 2:08 am
Right-hander Chad Kuhl, completing his comeback season from Tommy John surgery, will start the Pirates' final home game of the year as they host the Cubs today at PNC Park. Kuhl has had his ups and downs this season, primarily due to pitch counts and a finger abrasion that affected his command, but Pittsburgh is pleased overall with his return to the rotation. Right-hander Alec Mills will start for first-place Chicago. First pitch is set for 1:35 p.m. ET, and the action will be live on MLB.TV.
- Watch top plays from Bucs' 2-1 victoryon September 23, 2020 at 11:39 pm
Adam Frazier and Ke'Bryan Hayes hit back-to-back jacks off Kyle Hendricks in the first inning, and Trevor Williams and the Pirates' bullpen held off the Cubs at PNC Park on Wednesday night.
- Breaking down Bucs' CF options for 2021on September 23, 2020 at 2:31 pm
- No-hitter?! Brault goes 10 hitless IP in 2 startson September 23, 2020 at 4:25 am
Lefty tosses another gem before batterymate Stallings hits walk-off
News from Around MLB
- MLB playoff push: Chaos reigns in the NL, plus current postseason bracketon September 24, 2020 at 12:09 pm
The Reds keep surging, the Marlins are fading and don't sleep on the Giants. Here's the latest on the scrambled postseason picture.
- How empty ballparks would have changed MLB history -- and could alter games this Octoberon September 24, 2020 at 12:09 pm
Think you don't make a difference as a fan? As these classic postseason moments prove, you have a lot more power than you realize.
- Dodgers claim NL's top seed, another division titleon September 24, 2020 at 12:06 pm
The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the National League's top postseason seed and eighth straight division title with a 7-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday.
- MLB tabs independent Atlantic as 'partner league'on September 24, 2020 at 12:06 pm
Major League Baseball is making the independent Atlantic League its first "partner league," a distinction awarded as the expiration nears for MLB's agreement with the affiliated National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues.
- Francona set to join Indians' postseason bubbleon September 24, 2020 at 12:06 pm
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona will not return to the dugout during the regular season but is slated to join the team's postseason bubble, president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti said Wednesday.
- Trevor Bauer says he deserves NL Cy Young award after pitching Reds to big win in playoff chaseon September 24, 2020 at 3:35 am
Bauer worked eight dominant innings on short rest against the Brewers on Wednesday
- Rays clinch AL East division title for the first time since 2010on September 24, 2020 at 2:24 am
The Rays are also on target to be the top seed in the AL
- Padres' Mike Clevinger exits Wednesday's start vs. Angels with biceps tightnesson September 23, 2020 at 11:53 pm
Clevinger was scratched from Sunday's start with biceps tightness as well
- MLB awards watch: Has Mariners' Kyle Lewis leapfrogged White Sox's Luis Robert for AL Rookie of the Year?on September 23, 2020 at 5:43 pm
For most of the year, it was assumed Robert would win, but that's long since fallen by the wayside
- MLB Prospect Watch: End-of-season awards for White Sox's Luis Robert, Marlins' Sixto Sanchez and otherson September 23, 2020 at 5:32 pm
Luis Robert, Kyle Lewis and Devin Williams receive recognition
- Nathan Eovaldi spins a gem in Red Sox’s 9-1 win over Orioleson September 24, 2020 at 5:44 am
Boston Red Sox starter Nathan Eovaldi went six innings, allowing no earned runs on seven hits while striking out eight Baltimore Orioles. Boston got plenty of offense and won, 9-1, on Wednesday evening.
- Ramon Laureano homers in Athletics’ 6-4 win over Dodgerson September 24, 2020 at 5:17 am
Oakland Athletics outfielder Ramon Laureano left the yard as the A's topped the Los Angeles Dodgers, 6-4, in a potential World Series preview.
- Evan Longoria homers as Giants top Rockies, 7-2on September 24, 2020 at 5:04 am
San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria hit his seventh home run of the season in a 7-2 win over the division-rival Colorado Rockies.
- WATCH: Jordan Luplow lifts Indians to second straight walk-off winon September 24, 2020 at 4:14 am
Luplow swung away on 3-0 and took Gio Gonzalez deep.
- An idle spectator in 2018, Shane Bieber is ready to lead Indians’ rotation in 2020 postseasonon September 24, 2020 at 4:13 am
Bieber looks ahead to his playoff debut.
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History of Franchise
League: National League
Division: Central Division
|General Manager||Neal Huntington|
|President of Baseball Operations||Frank Coonelly|
Arena/Stadium: PNC Park
Major league titles
World Series titles: (5)
1909 1925 1960 1971 1979
NL Pennants: (9)
1901 1902 1903 1909 1925 1927 1960 1971 1979
Central Division titles: (0) None
East Division titles:(9)
1970 1971 1972 1974 1975 1979 1990 1991 1992
Wild card berths: (3)
2013 2014 2015
Pittsburgh Pirates Podcasts
- 2/7/19: Pirates Extras | Bucs boast outfield depthon February 7, 2019 at 6:01 pm
The Pirates’ greatest strength could be their outfield depth in 2019. MLB.com's Dani Wexelman (@DaniWex) and Pirates reporter Adam Berry (@adamdberry) spotlight the starting outfielders and how depth at each position will be a great asset to their season's success.
- 1/31/19: Pirates Extras | Who's going to do great things?on January 31, 2019 at 7:41 pm
Who's most likely to start Opening Day for the Pirates? What about who drives the craziest car during Spring Training? MLB.com's Dani Wexelman (@DaniWex) and Pirates reporter (@adamdberry) have some fun before Spring Training spotlighting guys who are "most likely" to do great things this season.
- 1/23/19: Pirates Extras | Will Kang start at third?on January 23, 2019 at 10:48 pm
Can Jung Ho Kang earn the everyday starting spot at third base? MLB.com's Dani Wexelman (@DaniWex) and Pirates reporter Adam Berry (@adamdberry) break down the position battle, explain why Adam Frazier could benefit from more consistency and look ahead to PiratesFest.
- 1/17/19: Pirates Extras | Can Bell take the next step?on January 17, 2019 at 4:17 pm
Is Josh Bell ready to turn the page and step up in 2019? MLB.com's Dani Wexelman (@DaniWex) and Pirates reporter Adam Berry (@adamdberry) examine the depth chart at first base and how Bell can improve his value this season. Plus, they spotlight Steve Blass and his magnificent run behind the mic for the Pirates.
- 1/10/19: Pirates Extras | Pitching staff optimismon January 10, 2019 at 10:19 pm
The Pirates need their starting five to bring their A-game every single day. MLB.com's Dani Wexelman (@DaniWex) and Pirates reporter Adam Berry (@adamdberry) discuss the optimism behind the pitching staff, the excitement surrounding Ke’Bryan Hayes and Will Craig's non-roster invites to Spring Training.
Pittsburgh Pirates All Time Home Runs
1. Willie Stargell 475
2. Ralph Kiner 301
3. Roberto Clemente 240
4. Andrew McCutchen 203
5. Barry Bonds 176
6. Dave Parker 166
7. Brian Giles 165
8. Frank Thomas 163
9. Jason Bay 139
10. Bill Mazeroski 138
Pittsburgh Pirates All Time Runs Batted In
1. Willie Stargell 1540
2. Honus Wagner 1474
3. Roberto Clemente 1305
4. Pie Traynor 1273
5. Paul Waner 1177
6. Bill Mazeroski 853
7. Ralph Kiner 801
8. Gus Suhr 789
9. Arky Vaughan 764
10. Dave Parker 758
Pittsburgh Pirates All Time Batting Average
1. Jake Stenzel .360
2. Paul Waner .340
3. Kiki Cuyler .336
4. Honus Wagner .328
5. Matty Alou .327
6. Mike Smith .325
7. Arky Vaughan .324
8. Ginger Beaumont .321
9. Pie Traynor .320
10. Lloyd Waner .319
Pittsburgh Pirates All Time Wins
1. Wilbur Cooper 202
2. Babe Adams 194
Sam Leever 194
4. Bob Friend 191
5. Deacon Phillippe 168
6. Vern Law 162
7. Ray Kremer 143
Rip Sewell 143
9. Ed Morris 129
10. Pud Galvin 126
Pittsburgh Pirates All Time Strikeouts
1. Bob Friend 1682
2. Bob Veale 1652
3. Wilbur Cooper 1191
4. John Candelaria 1159
5. Vern Law 1092
6. Babe Adams 1036
7. Steve Blass 896
8. Ed Morris 890
9. Dock Ellis 869
10. Deacon Phillippe 861
Pittsburgh Pirates All Time Earned Run Average
1. Vic Willis 2.08
2. Nick Maddox 2.29
3. Lefty Leifield 2.38
4. Sam Leever 2.47
5. Deacon Phillippe 2.50
6. Bob Harmon 2.60
7. Al Mamaux 2.61
8. Howie Camnitz 2.63
9. Kent Tekulve 2.68
10. Claude Hendrix 2.71
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