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Cubs legend Ernie Banks dies at 83

...the 1955 season, his power quickly became apparent. He hit 44 homers that season, including three against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Aug. 4. His five grand slams that year established a major league record that stood for more than 30 years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-23/cubs-legend-ernie-banks-
Overtime

...He was originally selected by Arizona with the 27th overall pick in the 2002 first-year player draft.? Ex-Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Gaby Sanchez will join the Rakuten Eagles, of Japan's Pacific League, for the 2015 season.Sanchez...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-08/overtime
Area baseball talent gathers to support former Evans, Augusta State's Matt Blume

...included current professionals Brandon Cumpton, Rich Poythress and Derek Beasley. Cumpton threw 70 innings for the Pittsburgh Pirates in his second major league season in 2014, while Poythress played between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-27/area-baseball-talent-gat
Braves start fast against Pirates, extend winning streak to four

...pitch.Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons homered to begin a big first inning, and the Braves beat the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.The early outburst was enough for San tana, who allowed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-18/braves-start-fast-agains
Pittsburgh takes advantage of Atlanta's late error

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Pirates were looking for a way to break out of their seven-game losing...game-winning sacrifice fly that capped a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night."We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-20/pittsburgh-takes-advanta
Grand slam, ex-Jacket power Giants past Pirates in NL wild-card game

...Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.San Francisco will face Washington in the NL...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-01/grand-slam-ex-jacket-pow
Pittsburgh Pirates are riding high going into St. Louis for division series

ST. LOUIS - The Pittsburgh Pirates are riding high after their first postseason victory in 21 years. They're confident they can beat anybody, anywhere.A few...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-02/pittsburgh-pirates-are-r
Pittsburgh Pirates take record plunge

...As the botched plays, bad losses and loud boos at PNC Park mounted in recent days, Clint Hurdle and the Pittsburgh Pirates stood firm in reciting a familiar refrain.Over the course of a 162-game season, they rationalized, every club...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-08-08/pittsburgh-pirates-take-
Pirates knock off Reds

PITTSBURGH - A.J. Burnett scattered four hits over seven strong innings to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 on Saturday night.Burnett (9-11) struck out a season-high 12 as the Pirates moved a game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-09-21/pirates-knock-reds
Pirates take NL wild-card game from Reds

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Pirates went 21 years between playoff games. The wait will be significantly...Francisco Liriano was dominant for seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates roared past Cincinnati for a 6-2 victory in the NL wild-card...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-01/pirates-take-nl-wild-car