8/2/2015 | Benches empty after Phillips gets hit by Watson
Tempers are never far below the surface when the Pirates, the Reds and the National League Central rivals' mutual philosophies of pitching inside clash. Those emotions boiled above the surface in the eighth inning of Sunday's game with the Reds.
8/2/2015 | Crew Chief review gives Walker a home run
A Crew Chief review quickly turned Neil Walker's fourth-inning triple into a home run during the Pirates' 3-0 victory over the Reds on Sunday.
8/2/2015 | Burnett awaits fate on ailing elbow
A.J. Burnett returned to Pittsburgh for his final season because he wanted to write a triumphant ending to a 17-year career. He may have unwittingly written a legendary exit.
8/2/2015 | Lester, Liriano set to open NL Central matchup
With the Wild Card race heating up, the Pirates and Cubs will renew their National League Central Division rivalry with a three-game series from PNC Park starting on Monday. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. ET.
8/2/2015 | Bucs shut out Reds for series split
Joey Votto and Billy Hamilton were missing from the Reds' lineup. Pirates starter Charlie Morton certainly didn't miss the rested Cincinnati stars, hurling five-hit shutout ball for seven innings Sunday in a 3-0 win at Great American Ball Park that salvaged a split of the four-game series.
8/1/2015 | Cincinnati again leaves Cole Red-faced
It isn't like the Reds don't put the hurt on other Pirates. Cincinnati has taken nine of 12 games against the Bucs this season, including Saturday's 4-3 Pirates loss, and 21 of 31 since the 2013 Wild Card celebration in PNC Park.
8/1/2015 | Happ checks in excited to prove himself
J.A. Happ checked in early Saturday, not only to join the Pirates starting rotation, but also to shake it up.
8/1/2015 | Morton, Sampson face off in series finale
Right-hander Keyvius Sampson will make his first career start when the Reds and Pirates wrap up a four-game series on Sunday at Great American Ball Park. First pitch is at 1:10 p.m. ET.
8/1/2015 | Suarez backs Iglesias as Reds defeat Bucs
Eugenio Suarez drove in three runs to back Raisel Iglesias' four-hit pitching into the seventh Saturday as the Reds downed the Pirates, 4-3, in a sold-out Great American Ball Park.
8/1/2015 | Marte single-handedly thwarts Reds' rally
Starling Marte had unleashed impressive throws before. He had made acrobatic, physics-defying catches before. But he had never before showcased his defensive arsenal on back-to-back plays, and he picked a jaw-dropping time to debut that parlay Friday.