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Pirates edge Diamondbacks

The Pirates overcome a strong start from Rubby De La Rosa to top the Diamondbacks 2-1.

9 hours agoESPN Stats and Information Group

Pirates by the numbers: Burnett nearing strikeout milestone

The Pittsburgh Pirates send AJ Burnett (0-1, 2.00 ERA) to the mound to take on Rubby De La Rosa (2-1, 6.00) and the Arizona Diamondbacks.With 2,386 career strikeouts, AJ Burnett is second among active pitchers behind CC Sabathia's 2,457.

11 hours agoESPN Stats and Information Group

Pirates by the numbers: Cole keeps winning

Gerrit Cole pitched the Pittsburgh Pirates to a  4-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.Cole went into the eighth inning to pick up his third win of the season.

2 days agoESPN Stats and Information Group

Pirates by the numbers: Locke pitching well at home

Chicago Cubs will start Kyle Hendricks against Jeff Locke and the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. Locke (2-0, 1.93 ERA) will be going for his third consecutive win.

2 days agoESPN Stats and Information Group

Pirates by the numbers: Worley picks up second win

Pittsburgh Pirates starter Vance Worley has allowed just  two earned runs and struck out 11 in his last two games (11 2/3 innings pitched) after giving up six earned runs in his season debut.

3 days agoESPN Stats and Information Group

Pirates by the numbers: Marte ahead of 2014 HR pace

Starling Marte hit his fifth home run of the season, but it wasn't enough for the Pittsburgh Pirates to defeat the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday. The Cubs scored three runs in the top of the ninth inning and won 9-8.

4 days agoESPN Stats and Information Group

On this day, the last Pirates grand slam

The last grand slam for the Pittsburgh Pirates came on April 21, 2014, when Ike Davis went deep against the Cincinnati Reds.Davis became the first player to hit grand slams for different teams in the same April.

4 days agoDavid Schoenfield

Franchise Four: NL Central

Narrowing down list of greats proves difficult when discussing some of baseball's iconic franchises.

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5 days agoJesse Rogers

Pittsburgh fan 'alert' after foul ball strikes head

An injury to a fan hit by a foul ball at PNC Park caused a 23-minute delay in the second inning of a game between the Cubs and Pirates as a woman behind home plate was taken off on a stretcher.

2015 Rankings

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs7116th
Batting Average.22324th
On Base Percentage.27528th
Slugging Percentage.36421st
Earned Run Average3.075th
Quality Starts118th
WHIP1.177th
BAA.2337th

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