Tag: Chicago Cubs

Gajtka: Pirates Handled Tricky Slide Controversy Appropriately

I have not played Major League Baseball. I have not ever played a legitimate baseball game, in fact. (Hope you don't think less of...

Anthony Rizzo’s Questionable Takeout Of Elias Díaz Highlights Rule Confusion

PITTSBURGH -- From the moment Anthony Rizzo changed course on his way to home plate in the eighth inning Monday, any sports fan (or...

What the Pirates Pitching Prospects Can Learn From the Jake Arrieta...

PITTSBURGH - To borrow from a business-school cliché, it took Jake Arrieta 27 years to become an overnight success. The former top-100 prospect, the Olympian...

Pirates Lose First 2016 Matchup Against Cubs, 7-2

PITTSBURGH - Well, at least fewer people saw this loss against the Cubs than the last one. That represents a thinly veiled attempt at context for the Pirates'...

Pirates Fans, Theo Epstein Sends His Condolences

PITTSBURGH - I feel bad bringing it up, but hey, every other media member did it today: the 2015 Wild Card Game. You know those...

Joe Maddon to be the Next Manager of the Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs have hired Joe Maddon to be their next manager, according to Jon Heyman. https://twitter.com/JonHeymanCBS/status/527572122642944001 When Maddon left the Rays last week, it was...

Byrd, Tabata Homer to Lead Bucs Over Cubs, 2-1

Five innings into Saturday's contest, the Pirates couldn't seem to solve Chicago starter Scott Baker. After six, the Pirates still hadn't solved him. But Jose...

Pirates Notebook: Morton Not as Electric against Left-handed Batters

Charlie Morton's return from Tommy John surgery in June has without a doubt been a shot in the arm of the Pirates' rotation, a...

Pirates Make History, But Lose 5-4 to Cubs

Despite hitting back-to-back-to-back solo home runs for the first time in Pittsburgh in 58 years, the Pittsburgh Pirates lost 5-4 to the Chicago Cubs...

Pirates Notebook: Command and Confidence

The month of August was a challenging one for Jeff Locke, to say the least. He finished winless in the month, and with a...
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