MLB: Mets, Pirates not a match for potential Beltran trade

Pirates not expected to pursue to Beltran The Pittsburgh Pirates are showing a strong willingness in adding salary at the trade deadline but that doesn’t make them a match with the New York Mets for outfielder Carlos Beltran, the premier bat on the trade market.

Pirates shutout for second consecutive game

CHICAGO — If it’s late May, then it can’t be too early for the Pirates to look back to the future. It sure beats a look at back at what happened against the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night, which to say another shutout loss, 4-0, the second for the Pirates in as many games.

MLB Free Agency Frenzy

The Latest Rumors from Day 1 3:00 p.m. MLB Free agency is not like NHL free agency where all of the big names are gone in the first two days. There is even talk that Mark Teixeira may not sign until December. 12:57 p.m.Juan Rivera on the Pirates radar? Indications are the Pirates have interest