PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 24:  Francisco Liriano #47 of the Pittsburgh Pirates walks back to the dugout in the second inning against the New York Mets during the game at PNC Park on May 24, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Liriano Strikes Out 12, Pirates Sweep Mets

Jonathon Niese (3-5) allowed four runs on seven hits and four walks in 4 2-3 innings.


PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 23: Pedro Alvarez #24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates slides safely into home plate past Kevin Plawecki #22 of the New York Mets in the fourth inning on a sacrifice fly by A.J. Burnett #34 during the game at PNC Park on May 23, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Burnett Sparkles As Pirates Hand Mets, Harvey 8-2 Loss

A.J. Burnett threw seven effective innings to win his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates handed New York Mets ace Matt Harvey the worst loss of his career in an 8-2 victory Saturday.


Seton Hall University. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seton Hall Rides Early 2nd Half Surge To 80-70 Win Over Marquette

Sterling Gibbs scored 24 points, including 11 straight for Seton Hall early in the second half, and had 10 assists to lead the Pirates past Marquette 80-70 on Wednesday night.


ITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 28: Eric Young Jr. #22 of the New York Mets celebrates with Eric Campbell #29 after scoring on a two RBI single in the second inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game at PNC Park on June 28, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Mets and the Pirates wear Negro League uniforms as a tribute to the Negro Leagues during a Negro League Heritage Game. The Mets wear uniforms honoring the Brooklyn Royal Giants and the Pirates honor the Pittsburgh Crawfords. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Niese, Campbell Lead Mets Over Pirates 5-3

Jonathon Niese extended his streak of solid starts with six gritty innings, rookie Eric Campbell had three hits while subbing for injured star third baseman David Wright and the New York Mets spoiled Gerrit Cole’s return from the disabled list Saturday with a 5-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.


NEW YORK, NY - MAY 18: Kelly Johnson #33 of the New York Yankees steals second base and advances to third after Clint Barmes #12 of the Pittsburgh Pirates lost the ball during their game at Yankee Stadium on May 18, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yanks Fall To Pirates 5-3, Split Sunday Doubleheader

Josh Harrison homered in the seventh inning to make up for a baserunning blunder and made a diving catch in left field to help preserve the Pittsburgh Pirates’ first win in the Bronx in 54 years, 5-3 over the New York Yankees on Sunday for a doubleheader split.


NEW YORK, NY - MAY 17: Matt Daley #40 of the New York Yankees and Brian McCann #34 of the New York Yankees celebrate the win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 17, 2014 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.The New York Yankees defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees Hit 5 Homers In 7-1 Win Over Pirates

Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer, Zoilo Almonte connected in his first start of the season and the New York Yankees went deep five times Saturday for a 7-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.


Ike Davis celebrates his second home run of the game against the Pirates with teammates David Wright and Fred Lewis at Citi Field on September 24, 2012. (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Mets Ride Big Night By Davis To Victory Over Plummeting Pirates

Ike Davis connected twice and reached a career-high 30 homers, Jenrry Mejia pitched five effective innings for his first major league win and the New York Mets beat the plummeting Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 Monday night for their fourth straight victory.


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Q&A With Jim Rome On The Dream Team, Dwight Howard, And More

Jim Rome, host of Rome on CBS Sports Network and The Jim Rome Show on the radio joined CBS Local Sports to give his take on the biggest topics in the major sports.


Michael Pineda (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: A Positive Pinstripe Debut For Yanks’ Pineda

Michael Pineda made a good first impression on Monday. In his first start of the spring, Pineda gave up a leadoff single and then retired six straight hitters, two of which via strikeout.


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Seton Hall Cracks AP Top 25 For First Time Since 2001

Welcome back to the national spotlight, No. 24 Seton Hall.


Julio Lugo #28 of the Atlanta Braves scores the game-winning run in the 19th inning against Michael McKenry #55 of the Pittsburgh Pirates at Turner Field on July 26, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Kallas: The Latest Exhibit For Instant Replay

Baseball long ago opened the door to replay when it allowed reviews of whether a ball is a home run, including whether it is fair or foul. So it’s not a big leap to allow replay of, oh, I don’t know, PLAYS THAT DECIDE GAMES, like this one.


A carnival enthusiast is seen dressed as a pirate - File / Photo: BERTHOLD STADLER/AFP/Getty Images

Avast Matey: Ready Your Pirate Parlance!

Ahoy Tri-State residents! There’s something special happening this weekend and everyone can be part of it!

CBS New York–09/16/2010