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Pirates

Yankees, Astros, Braves fill up all-star rosters

The Associated Press NEW YORK — A year after Shohei Ohtani became baseball’s first two-way All-Star, the Los Angeles Angels sensation did it again. Ohtani was picked for the American League pitching staff on Sunday as a Major League Baseball selection, two days after he was elected by ...

Tying run thrown out at plate in ninth as Bucs fall short

The Associated Press MILWAUKEE — Willy Adames homered and threw out Kevin Newman at the plate to end the game as the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Friday night. The Pirates trailed 4-2 in the ninth and had runners on the corners against Brewers closer Josh Hader ...

Errors cost Bucs shot at twinbill sweep

The Associated Press CINCINNATI — Jonathan India hit a go-ahead single, Brandon Drury added a two-run triple and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Thursday night to split a doubleheader. Pittsburgh won the opener 4-2 behind rookie starter Roansy Contreras, who allowed ...

First-ever HOF set for early September for Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday announced that Saturday, Sept. 3 will be the date of the team’s inaugural Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The Pirates will hold a special induction ceremony early that afternoon on PNC Park’s Riverwalk and honor the first-ever Pirates Hall of Fame ...

Yankees get back on winning track

PITTSBURGH — Aaron Judge and Aaron Hicks each hit a grand slam, Luis Severino worked six dominant innings and the New York Yankees routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 16-0 on Wednesday night to split their two-game interleague series. Judge became the first Yankees player to hit 30 home runs ...

Bucs knock off team with best record in baseball

By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Bill Mazeroski threw out the first pitch. David Bednar froze one of the most feared hitters in baseball with the last. In between, the Pittsburgh Pirates offered a fleeting glimpse of what they’re trying to build, one that came at the ...