Big first inning lifts Braves past Pirates

...including a two-run homer that capped a five-run first inning against Vance Worley as the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 on Thursday.Johnson's homer was just fair down the left-field line.Pittsburgh's Josh Harrison led off the game...

Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan not in gracious mood after title game loss to Duke

...the line for the winning free throws, Pirates coach P.J. Carlesimo did the unimaginable...appearance in 1988 and a year later the Pirates made a surprising run to the title game...That blocking call on Greene has haunted Pirates fans for decades. Carlesimo, who reportedly...


...the second game of a doubleheader.The Pirates won the first game 3-2 in eight innings...for six seasons during which time the Pirates compiled a 91-25-13 mark and advanced...2011 NCAA Division II Final Four. The Pirates also won two Peach Belt Conference regular-season...

Awesome! 'Lego Dimensions' combining bricks and franchises

...in 2005 with "Lego Star Wars" and has gone on to craft blocky renditions of "Harry Potter," ''Indiana Jones" and "Pirates of the Caribbean." The studio will continue to create stand-alone titles that don't utilize "Dimensions" functionality...

Fantasy Baseball: Who should you draft?

...a relative steal.? Mark Melancon, Pirates? David Robertson, White Sox? Drew...Brian Dozier, Twins? Josh Harrison, Pirates? Neil Walker, PiratesTARGETMID-ROUND...Mike Trout, Angels? Andrew McCutchen, Pirates? Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins? Carlos...

Alex Wood limits damage in Braves' win over Blue Jays

...shorter outing in the Grapefruit League before starting April 7 at Miami."I know I'm chomping at the bit," Wood said.Braves right-hander Shelby Miller will make his fifth start on Sunday against the Pirates in Bradenton, Fla.

Countdown is on for speed-up rule in minors

NEW YORK - Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Rob Scahill thinks his mound mates will do just fine at beating the new 20-second pitch clock that will be used at Triple-A...

High school: Notes on Campusano, Hollie, Quiller

...bloodlines with former minor leaguer Genaro Campusano as his father. The elder Campusano played a season in Augusta with the Pirates in 1991 and ended up with two years of experience in the South Atlantic League by playing 1993 in Charleston. He was primarily...

Cumpton has Tommy John surgery

Pirates right-hander and Greenbrier product Brandon Cumpton underwent Tommy John surgery on Tuesday. Cumpton was shut down early in Pirates spring camp after experiencing elbow discomfort, and it was discovered...

Hampton moves on to face No. 1 Kentucky

...the First Four on Tuesday night.The Pirates (17-17), who have won five in a row...clinching free throws down the stretch for the Pirates, who got into the big tournament because...rebounds ? had 11 and 10 at the break.The Pirates scored the first seven points ? four by...