Stories tagged with: Pittsburgh Pirates

June 10, 2014 - 6:00pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

The Reds have been hoovering around .500 for most of the season, but they may have finally caught a break. Earlier this afternoon first baseman Joey Votto was activated of the 15 day disabled list and should be in the starting line up tonight. 

Votto is a former National League Most Valuable Player and has been out with a quad injury which has healed enough to get him back on the field. Votto skeptics have said that he will not be 100 percent the rest of the season, but Votto...

July 31, 2012 - 5:09pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

The NL Central race has been close all summer long and the two teams trying to win the division title decided today they were going to make some deals and see if it would put them over the top.

Cincinnati swung a deal with the Kansas City Royals for closer Jonathan Broxton in exchange for two minor league pitchers. J.C. Sulbaran and Donnie Joesph were sent to the Royals to complete the deal for the 28 year old Broxton. He has 28 saves this season with K.C. and is going to strength...

July 25, 2012 - 1:22am
4 years 4 weeks ago

They have been losing for 19 straight years and with the end of that streak in sight the Pirates have decided to take an all in approach. After losing to the Cubs 5-1 and sliping in the NL Central the Bucs made a deal to acquire left handed pitcher Wandy Rodriguez for three prospects.

Pittsburgh is shipping Rudy Owens, who has spent all season at Triple A Indianapolis, along with Colten Cain, and Robbie Grossman to the Astros for Rodriguez. Wandy is 7-9 on the season with...

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