Rookies Kris Bryant, Joc Pederson make All-Star Game roster

...who injured a calf muscle Friday. Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen will start in the...watching them protect home field."Pittsburgh pitcher A.J. Burnett, in his 17th...Greinke, the Mets' Jacob deGrom, Pittsburgh's Gerrit Cole and Atlanta's Shelby...

Penguins deal for Maple Leafs' star Phil Kessel

...the best players in the world ? Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.The Maple Leafs sent the 27-year-old Kessel to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday in a blockbuster deal that gives the Penguins a needed boost in its top six.Kessel has 247 goals and...

Braves beat Nationals on Cameron Maybin's hit

...starts. The right-hander is 3-1 with a 1.05 ERA during the dominant stretch, including a no-hitter June 20 against Pittsburgh.The Braves won their second in a row to earn a rare series victory over NL East-leading Washington, which dropped to...

Rookie Wisler, Braves end drought against Nationals

...Espinosa.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 scored...

Pirates edge Braves in 10 innings

PITTSBURGH - Jordy Mercer doubled home Andrew McCutchen...bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta...pitched a scoreless top of the 10th for Pittsburgh as the Pirates' bullpen didn't allow...

Braves edge Pirates to end five-game skid

PITTSBURGH - Alex Wood can tell the instant a breaking...held on for a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.Wood (5-5) scattered five...definitely it feels good to get out of Pittsburgh with a W."Jace Peterson hit his third...

Pirates start fast, hand Braves fifth loss in a row

PITTSBURGH - Julio Teheran wasn't sure where...three hits and scored three times for Pittsburgh. Jordy Mercer, Francisco Cervelli...McCutchen leave in pain seemed to get Pittsburgh's attention.Marte singled home Neil...

Ryne Sandburg resigns as Phillies manager

...Sandberg said.Third base coach Pete Mackanin will take over as interim manager. He's 53-53 in parts of two seasons with Pittsburgh in 2005 and Cincinnati in 2007.The Phillies are expected to hire a new president soon. Pat Gillick is handling that role...

Kraft shareholders approve sale of company to Heinz

...Kraft Heinz Co.Kraft Foods Group Inc. is based in Northfield, Illinois, and H.J. Heinz Holding Corp. is based in Pittsburgh.The transaction will close on Thursday.The new company will be listed under the ticker symbol "KHC" on the Nasdaq.

Administrator lays out top concerns for Augusta

...their downtown area, particularly when they have a river to capitalize on," including Greenville, S.C.; San Antonio; Pittsburgh; and North Augusta."It has brought a lot of cities back from the brink," she said.On the immediate horizon for the...