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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Pittsburgh Pirates utility man Josh Harrison can escape a rundown like no other player can....Pirates score in first and win again
By now, the Pittsburgh Pirates are well aware that when they score in the first inning, they're almost unbeatable. They don't necessarily understand why it happens, but according to Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, they don't have to. "That's why people keep (stats like that)," Hurdle said after his club's 17th win in a row under those circumstances Tuesday night, a 3-1 triumph over the San ...Pirates-Giants Preview
It was just 5 1/2 weeks ago when the Pittsburgh Pirates were under .500 and facing a large deficit in the NL Central. Not long before that, the San Francisco Giants had a seemingly comfortable lead in the West. The races look much different now as the surging Pirates look to complete a three-game road sweep by handing the Giants a seventh straight defeat Wednesday afternoon. Pittsburgh was 35-38 ...LATEST NEWS
Colorado Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu, back, fields throw as Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Harrison pulls into second base with a double in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, July 27, 2014.Giants Fall To Pirates, 3-1
Francisco Liriano struck out a season-high 11 in seven innings to win consecutive starts for the first time this season and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Tuesday night.Worley tosses 4-hitter, Pirates beat Giants 5-0
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Except for about 30 friends and family in the stands, Sacramento native Vance Worley silenced the announced crowd of 41,794 at AT&T Park with the best performance of his career. Worley tossed a four-hitter for his first shutout, and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded Madison ...Giants lose 5th straight, 5-0 to Pirates
An All Access or Digital Only subscription is required for unlimited access to readingeagle.com.Dodgers experiment with Yasiel Puig in center field during loss
THE EXPERIMENT: With the Dodgers trailing by five runs in what would be a 6-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, Manager Don Mattingly used the game as an opportunity to see what Yasiel Puig looked like in center field. Puig drew a walk as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning and remained in the...Worley shutout propels Pirates past Giants
WHOOPING IT UP: Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Vance Worley celebrates after the 5-0 defeat of the San Francisco Giants at the end of a baseball game Monday in San Francisco.
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