Youthful All-Star Game will still have veteran presence

...When I came up I would talk to the older guys. I never thought I'd be one of those guys," the 38-year-old Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher said."It's special to be the guy who's been there and done that. ... When I first came up there...

Rookie Wisler, Braves end drought against Nationals

...The Nationals took only their second loss in their last 11 games, a span that included sweeps of the Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates.The Braves sent nine batters to the plate in the four-run fourth. Cameron Maybin singled, stole second and...

Pirates edge Braves in 10 innings

...out in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday...is 2-0 with a 3.29 ERA in five games against Pittsburgh.Pirates: RHP Charlie Morton will try to bounce back from...

Pirates start fast, hand Braves fifth loss in a row

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Pirates ripped off five runs in the first inning en route to an 8-4 victory over the Atlanta.Braves on Saturday night.

Braves edge Pirates to end five-game skid

...eighth inning Sunday to win for the first time in five starts, and the Braves held on for a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.Wood (5-5) scattered five hits and struck out eight without a walk in 7? innings as Atlanta ended a season-high...

Nationals' Max Scherzer no-hits Pirates

...in the ninth inning before finishing off a no-hitter Saturday in the Washington Nationals' 6-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.A letdown? Yeah, a little."I mean there is, just because you're so close, one strike away from a perfect...

Braves' bullpen falters again in loss to Pirates

ATLANTA - Neil Walker and Starling Marte homered, and the streaking Pittsburgh Pirates held off the Atlanta Braves 10-8 on Friday night.Walker hit a three-run drive, a towering shot deep into the right-field...

Baseball TV dispute with Orioles put off

...parties couldn't agree on what the Nats' rights fees should be for 2012-16, they appeared in April 2012 before Pittsburgh Pirates president Frank Coonelly, Tampa Bay Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg and New York Mets chief operating officer...

Data leading to shift in defensive strategy in baseball

...like, 'I usually don't make this throw,'" Arenado said. "You definitely have to get used to it."The Pittsburgh Pirates employ a different approach. Rather than move shortstop Jordy Mercer more toward second and third baseman Josh...

Pirates shut out Braves

...protest.Wood got ejected in the fifth inning and Atlanta lost for the fourth time in five games, 3-0 to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday."We love Woody to death, but he can't put himself in position to even come close getting thrown...