First baseman Travis Ishikawa was claimed by the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday a day after he had been placed on waivers by the San Francisco Giants.
Pirates rally for Cole
Pittsburgh tagged Indians SP Danny Salazar for 5 runs in the 5th to erase a 3-0 deficit. SP Gerrit Cole is trying to become the 5th Pirate to win 12 games before the All-Star break. Follow live
Pirates lose Starling Marte
Marte left today's game after suffering an apparent injury on a swing. Pittsburgh could ill aford to lose Marte, who's helped morph the Pirates' OF into one of MLB's best. The Pirates trail the Indians 3-0 in the 5th. Follow live
Jeff Locke pitched eight innings of two-hit ball, retiring his last 19 batters, and Neil Walker had an RBI single to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cleveland Indians 1-0 on Saturday.
Locke throws gem, Pirates beat Indians
Jeff Locke went 8 shutout innings, giving up two hits, 0 walks and striking out 6. Pittsburgh got the 1-0 win. Box score
Hurdle cited for player development
In Jerry Crasnick's survey of 50 scouts, front-office executives, coaches and media analysts, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle was rated best at developing young players. Baseball's best managers
Michael Bourn drove in three runs, Brandon Moss homered and Trevor Bauer pitched effectively into the seventh inning as the Cleveland Indians beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on a rainy Friday nig
Indians capture 5th win in a row
Brandon Moss smacked a 2-run homer early and Michael Bourn knocked in 3 runs as Cleveland topped Pittsburgh 5-2 in a game delayed more than 2 hours by rain. Box score
McCutchen takes Bauer deep
Indians starter Trevor Bauer set down the first 9 Pirates he faced tonight. But after Neil Walker singled to end that run, Andrew McCutchen homered to center to cut Cleveland's lead to 3-2. Follow live
Moss HR puts Indians ahead
Pirates starter Charlie Morton worked a clean 1-2-3 first inning, but after David Murphy singled to lead off the second, Brandon Moss launched his 14th HR of the season to left field to give Cleveland a 2-0 lead. Follow live
Among Thursday's highlights: Jose Fernandez wins in his first start 13 months after Tommy John surgery, and Scott Kazmir stifles Seattle.
Francisco Liriano pitched seven shutout innings in a rare victory over the Detroit Tigers as the Pittsburgh Pirates finished a three-game sweep with an 8-4 win on Thursday afternoon.
Andrew McCutchen top option in center
Four of our six ESPN baseball contributors paneled tabbed Pittsburgh's McCutchen as the NL's All-Star starter in center field. McCutchen has overcome a slow start to post solid numbers across the board this season. ESPN's NL All-Stars
Detroit's Victor Martinez believes the plunking from Pittsburgh ace Gerrit Cole was intentional and retaliatory.
Keith Law isn't a fan of All-Star relievers
Mark Melancon leads the NL with 24 saves, but isn't the most valuable pitcher on his team. If the NL must choose relief pitchers, Keith Law would rather see Aroldis Chapman. Some belong, others don't (Insider)
ESPN surveyed 50 scouts, front-office executives, coaches and media analysts in a multitude of categories, and no manager ranked higher overall than the Giants' Bruce Bochy.
Who is deserves a spot on the National League's All-Star Game roster this year? Our experts make their picks for the Midsummer Classic in Cincinnati.
Neil Walker homered twice, including a two-run shot in a five-run third, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 9-3 Wednesday night.
Walker leads Pirates' 21-hit attack
Neil Walker went 4-for-6 with 2 HRs, and Pittsburgh put up 21 hits, 15 off Tigers starter Alfredo Simon, in an easy 9-3 win. Box score
Tristan Cockroft, Cynthia Frelund and Derek Carty will get you ready for daily fantasy baseball by offering advice and answering your questions.
Neil Walker's RBI double in the 14th inning gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers in a game that ended early Wednesday morning.
They're giving away baseball in Detroit
Neither team could secure the game-winning run. In fact, the Tigers and Pirates could only muster up 1 hit combined in the 12th and baseball carries on in Motor City. Follow live
Pirates-Tigers stuck at 4
Miguel Cabrera had an opportunity with a man on to end the night in Detroit, but Antonio Bastardo caught Miggy with a 96-mph heater and baseball continues into the 12th in the Motor City. Follow live
Bonus baseball at Comerica Park
J.D. Martinez hit a game-tying HR in the bottom of the eighth inning, and the Tigers had a chance to walk off in the ninth inning, but Arquimedes Caminero got Victor Martinez to fly out to deep left field to force extras. Follow live
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