James McDonald

Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits a two RBI triple at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Mets Come Up Short Vs. Pirates, Lose 3-2

James McDonald allowed two runs in six effective innings, Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run double and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Saturday night.


R.A. Dickey

Mets Pitchers Rolling, Dickey Starts Tonight Vs. Pirates

R.A. Dickey looks to deliver the Mets’ eighth straight quality start Saturday night against the Pirates, who haven’t had an extra-base hit in consecutive losses since reaching .500.


New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi attends spring training baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2011, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Pirates Beat Yankees 2-0 In Hughes’ Spring Debut

Phil Hughes threw three changeups Tuesday in two innings of New York’s 2-0 loss against the Pirates, but facing only six batters, he couldn’t throw too many of any one kind.


(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Lowly Mets Open Series Vs. Pittsburgh

With their ace out for the season and a playoff spot out of reach, the New York Mets are focused on finding help for the future. Dillon Gee could be just what they’re looking for.