Pre-Game Buzz: Pirates vs Orioles Lineup News & Notes

Pittsburgh Pirates (32-27) @ Baltimore Orioles (34-26) PIT Brad Lincoln (3-1, 2.40 ERA) vs BAL Wei-Yin Chen (5-2, 3.49 ERA) Time: 7:05 p.m. | Where: Camden Yards Pre-Game Buzz The Pittsburgh Pirates have won five straight series for the first time since 1992 and look to extend their winning streak to five games tonight in

Latest Trade Deadline Buzz: Pirates scouting Orioles for infield, bullpen help

By John Perrotto The Pirates and Baltimore hold spring training just 12 miles apart on the Gulf Coast of Florida, the Pirates having called Bradenton their home away from home since 1969 and the Orioles setting up camp in Sarasota. Both franchises have had vastly different seasons than expected. The Orioles hoped to end a

Morton’s electric stuff fading away

Morton has 6.19 ERA in June Pirates starter Charlie Morton (7-4) was roughed up tonight against the Baltimore Orioles in the Pirates 8-3 loss at PNC Park. The Pirates fell to 35-37 on the season and 15-19 at home. Morton for the third straight start, did not have his so called “electric stuff”, a saying

Pirates in holding pattern over Miguel Sano

Pirates, Twins, Orioles have made offers Major League Baseball has continued their age and indentity investigation regarding top Dominican prospect Miguel Sano, which has put the Pirates in a holding pattern in trying to sign Sano. If Sano is found to be lying about his age, he will receive an automatic one year suspension but

Day 1: International Free Agency Buzz

By John Perrotto The first day major-league clubs could sign international amateur free agents came and went with the Pirates still waiting to see if they will land their primary target. Miguel Sano, the greatly hyped 16-year-old from the Dominican Republic, did not sign Thursday and is not expected to make his decision until sometime

Orioles acquire Marlins SS Robert Andino

The Florida Marlins acquired pitcher Hayden Penn from the Orioles for shortstop Robert Andino. The Pirates were in discussions with the Marlins about Andino. Both players were out of options.

The Latest MLB Buzz; Red Sox join Burnett sweepstakes

This talk of the Braves being out of the Jake Peavy sweepstakes is being a bit overblown. The New York Post is reporting the New York Yankees are prepared to make A.J. Burnett a offer that could be worth $80 million over five years. This comes on the heels of the Yankees making an initial