Arrieta Masterful, Tosses 4-Hit Shutout As Cubs Beat Pirates 4-0 In Wildcard GameJake Arrieta carried his masterful pitching over to the postseason by tossing a four-hit shutout as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.
Mets' Collins 'Concerned' About Struggling Reliever Bobby ParnellIn two outings this series, Parnell, who's coming off Tommy John surgery, gave up five hits and six runs — four earned — while only getting two outs. Both times he was booed off the mound.
Mets' Bats Abandon Syndergaard In Loss To PiratesGerrit Cole struck out 10 over 8 1-3 dominant innings to outduel New York Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-1 win Friday night.
Scary Scene: Fan Hit In Head With Foul Ball At PNC ParkThe Pirates said in a statement the woman was conscious and alert when she was taken out of the seating area on a stretcher. She gave a thumbs-up gesture to nearby fans before being taken to a hospital.
A-Rod Hitless With Walk In 2nd Game, Pirates Top YankeesAlex Rodriguez went 0 for 2 with a walk in his second exhibition game Friday night, a New York Yankees' split-squad 3-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Kallas: Remembering The Greatness Of Roberto ClementeThis is about Clemente, considered by a few contemporaries to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, players of all-time. Yet considered by many modern day “experts” to be not worthy of a mention.
Pirates Designate Former Met Ike Davis For AssignmentDavis hit .235 with 10 homers and 46 RBIs in 131 games with Pittsburgh after he was acquired in an April trade from the Mets.
Yankees Trade Cervelli To Pirates For Lefty Reliever WilsonThe emergence of young catcher John Ryan Murphy helped make Francisco Cervelli expendable, especially with Cervelli due for a big raise in arbitration to a seven-figure salary.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Wild-Card Teams Dominating MLB PostseasonThe Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again. Is this good for baseball?
Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive GroupThe high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
Ready For Another Thriller? Giants, Pirates Set For NL Wild-Card GameVolquez will try to repay that trust by sending the Pirates into the NL Division Series for the second straight year when he starts Wednesday night's wild-card game against San Francisco.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants And Pirates Like It's 1971 All Over Again?The Giants and Pirates meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1971. Winner of the National League Wild Card game moves on to the Division Series.