NL wild-card rivals have followed same path

...fielder and the rest of the Pittsburgh Pirates who found themselves as baseball's new...Let's talk about the Cubs.'"The Pirates can change the subject quickly tonight...Jake Arrieta took to Twitter to tweak the Pirates' fan base after a parody account warned...

Postseason stories take shape

...featured a deep Cy Young Award field of pitchers mostly on contending teams. Arrieta (22-6, 1.77 ERA) will face the Pirates' Gerrit Cole (19-8, 2.60) in the wild-card game. After that, the Mets will take on the Dodgers in a series that...

Rangers win West; Astros clinch last playoff spot

...Happ's stellar outing and Pedro Alvarez's long homer.The Pirates (98-64) locked up the right to play host to the Chicago...having the second-best record in the major leagues, the Pirates finished second to the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Central...


VolleyballVisiting Pirates turn back Jags Augusta University dropped its second Peach Belt Conference...Armstrong State 3-1 on Saturday.Anna McGee had 15 kills to lead the Pirates (8-4, 4-0 PBC), who won 28-26, 16-25, 25-10 and 25-21...

Cardinals top Pirates, close in on division title

PITTSBURGH - Matt Carpenter raced home to break a scoreless tie in the ninth inning when two Pittsburgh outfielders mishandled Jon Jay's single, and Mark Reynolds followed with a two-run homer.

Backup QB leads East Carolina over Virginia Tech

...bigger-than-expected role amid rainy conditions, going from the change-of-pace option behind Blake Kemp to the guy powering the Pirates (2-2) to their first home win against the Hokies (2-2) in 23 years.Trevon Brown and Isaiah Jones each had touchdown...

Carson right on Islam

...if they are not diligent in their support of Allah.As for Thomas Jefferson, he put a stop to the practice of the Barbary pirates exacting annual tribute from U.S. and European shipping in the Mediterranean Sea. Hence, the words "to the shores of...

Blue Jays clinch first division title since 1993

...they clinched no worse than a wild-card berth. CARDINALS 11, PIRATES 1In Pittsburgh, Jason Heyward's third-inning grand slam powered the St. Louis Cardinals over the Pirates 11-1 in the second game of a doubleheader, giving St. Louis...

Hall of Fame broadcaster Milo Hamilton dies

...Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, the Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates when he joined the Astros in 1985. He retired following the...Craig Biggio's 3,000th hit in 2007. He also broadcast the Pirates' 1979 championship season and the day Stan Musial hit five...

Arts in the Heart to fill weekend with art, music, fun

...don't end on the stages. There will be street performers at various points during the weekend.The Singing Princesses and Pirates of Augusta as well as Lunatrix Arts performing a secret circus, and the Cycle Circus with its unique take on spin art will...