In the early 1900s, the Pittsburgh Pirates were one of the NL's most dominant teams, powered by super shortstop Honus Wagner. Wagner was to his time what Alex Rodriguez is to the contemporary MLB. The Pirates have won five World Series in 1909, 1925, 1960, 1971 and 1979. The put great teams together in the early 1990s as well, with Barry Bonds and Bobby Bonilla carrying the load.
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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled right-handed pitcher Gerrit Cole from rookie-level Bristol to start Monday's game against St. Louis.Walker, Worley lead surging Pirates past Reds 3-2
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- For the second straight game, the Pittsburgh Pirates made the most of one productive inning.MLB roundup: Pirates bolster bench
The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled infielder Brent Morel from Triple-A Indianapolis and optioned left-handed pitcher Jeff Locke to one of their minor league affiliates.Pirates squeak by Reds, move within half game of wild card
Neil Walker hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates made it hold up behind starter Vance Worley, beating the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Saturday for their fourth victory in a row.Pirates bolster bench with Morel
The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled infielder Brent Morel from Triple-A Indianapolis and optioned left-handed pitcher Jeff Locke to one of their minor league affiliates.Pirates recall Lambo from Triple-A Indianapolis
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled first baseman/outfielder Andrew Lambo from Triple-A Indianapolis on Friday night before their game against the Cincinnati Reds to add bench depth with first baseman Pedro Alvarez and outfielder Travis Snider both injured.Reds-Pirates Preview
If the Pittsburgh Pirates are going to further their surge into the thick of the NL Central and wild-card races, they're going to have to beat the pitcher who has had their number this year - and seemingly every year. The Pirates go for a sweep of Johnny Cueto and the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday when the division rivals conclude their three-game series at PNC Park. Pittsburgh (71-64) has moved ...Kiwi pitcher promoted to major leagues
New Zealand baseball pitcher John Holdzkom has been promoted to the Pittsburgh Pirates' 40-man Major League Baseball roster, after stints in the sport's minor leagues.Holdzkom is American-born with a Kiwi father, and pitched for...Kiwi pitcher promoted to Major League team
New Zealand Diamond Blacks pitcher John Holdzkom has broken into Major League Baseball after selection by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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The Pirates are one of baseball's oldest franchises, founded in 1882.
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