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David Ortiz, Red Sox (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Big Papi’s Spring Struggles Continue

 FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) _ Wandy Rodriguez pitched four strong innings in his third spring training start and the Pittsburgh Pirates held slumping David Ortiz hitless Wednesday night in beating the Boston Red Sox 4-2. […]

03/19/2014

Chris Stewart Mike Stobe Getty Images Sport

Stewart to Backup Former Yankee in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) _ The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired catcher Chris Stewart from the New York Yankees for a player to be named. Stewart hit .211 with four home runs and 25 RBIs in a career-high […]

12/02/2013

Richards Phillips (Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

New England Screening For Hijack Movie

The captain of the American cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates four years ago returned home from sea to another hero’s welcome– this time for a sneak peek of the Tom Hanks movie about the ordeal.

10/02/2013

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Complete 2014 Major League Schedule

By The Associated Press ^Saturday, March 22= L.A. Dodgers at Arizona ^Sunday, March 23= L.A. Dodgers at Arizona ^Monday, March 31= Toronto at Tampa Bay Cleveland at Oakland Seattle at L.A. Angels Minnesota at Chicago […]

09/10/2013

New York Mets v Pittsburgh Pirates

Tough Loss for Mets in Pittsburgh

By WILL GRAVES   AP Sports Writer   PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Jordy Mercer’s single up the middle off  Gonzalez Germen drove home Andrew McCutchen with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates […]

07/12/2013

David Wright, John Buck (Elsa/Getty Images)

Pirates Edge Mets At Citi Field

Pedro Alvarez hit an RBI single against New York’s overworked bullpen, and the Pittsburgh Pirates got a most fortunate bounce in beating the Mets 3-2 Sunday for a series win.

05/12/2013

Shaun Marcum (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Pirates Defeat Mets At Citi Field

Garrett Jones hit a three-run homer and Wandy Rodriguez pitched the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-3 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night.

05/10/2013

East Carolina Pirate (Geoff Burke/Getty Images)

East Carolina To Join Big East In All Sports Next Year

East Carolina University, which had been scheduled to join the Big East as a football-only member next year, instead will take part in all sports when it becomes a member of the conference.

03/27/2013

John Lackey (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox Rout Pirates 16-6

John Lackey labored through a 35-pitch second inning in his second outing of spring training, and the Boston Red Sox received 14 walks _ including four with the bases loaded– in a 16-6 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.

02/28/2013

R.A.Dickey  Alex Trautwig Getty Images Sport

Dickey Makes History in Citi Field Finale

NEW YORK (AP) _ R.A. Dickey became the first knuckleballer to win 20 games in more than three decades, tying his career-high with 13 strikeouts and leading the New York Mets over Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 […]

09/27/2012

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