Pittsburgh Pirates

PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 23: Josh Osich #61 of the San Francisco Giants reacts after giving up a solo home run in the seventh inning during the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on August 23, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Giants Fall Short In Finale Of Losing Trip, 5-2 To Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) The San Francisco Giants had their chances, but just couldn’t take advantage of their opportunities. The Giants left 11 runners on base in a 5-2 loss to the Pirates on Sunday night, finishing […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/24/2015

PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 20: Jake Peavy #22 of the San Francisco Giants reacts after giving up a two run home run in the sixth inning during the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on August 20, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Morton, Walker Lead Pirates Over Giants

PITTSBURGH (AP) Neil Walker was more impressed by his team’s starting pitcher than his home run. Charlie Morton combined with two relievers on a six-hitter and Walker hit a two-run home run to lead the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/21/2015

PHOENIX, AZ - JULY 18: Starting pitcher Jake Peavy #22 of the San Francisco Giants throws a pitch inbetween innings during the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on July 18, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Giants defeated the Diamondbacks 8-4.

Aoki Returns, Giants Head To Pittsburgh For 4-Game Series

(AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates can’t alter the course of history by traveling back in time to the first night of October, when the San Francisco Giants rolled to a wild-card win at PNC Park […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/20/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 30: J.A. Happ #33 of the Seattle Mariners delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on July 30, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Pirates Acquire Starter J.A. Happ From Mariners

CINCINNATI (AP) After making two moves to upgrade an already solid bullpen, the Pittsburgh Pirates added depth to their rotation on Friday by acquiring J.A. Happ from Seattle for minor-league pitcher Adrian Sampson. The Pirates […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/31/2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 29: Pitcher Joakim Soria #38 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with catcher James McCann #34 of the Detroit Tigers following the Tigers' 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on July 29, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Pirates Get Reliever Soria From Tigers For Minor Leaguer

CINCINNATI (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates made another move to upgrade their bullpen on Thursday night, acquiring right-hander Joakim Soria from the Detroit Tigers for a minor leaguer. The 31-year-old Soria was 3-1 with 23 saves […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/31/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 01:  Nori Aoki #23 of the San Francisco Giants steals second base, beating the throw down to Neil Walker #18 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the bottom of the first inning at AT&T Park on June 1, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Pirates At Giants

(AP) – On a staff that includes the electric Gerrit Cole, no member of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ rotation has been better than A.J. Burnett. Following his first rough outing of the season, Burnett will look to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/02/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 01:  Gregory Polanco #25 of the Pittsburgh Pirates scores against the San Francisco Giants in the top of the fifth inning at AT&T Park on June 1, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Polanco scored on a two-run double from Neil Walker #18. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Vogelsong Outdone By Cole As Giants Lose 4-3 To Pirates

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Ryan Vogelsong had the dazzling defense behind him, the San Francisco Giants just failed to provide the run support to keep his winning streak going. Vogelsong’s four-game winning streak was snapped in a […]


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Great Moments In Baseball History: 1971 San Francisco Giants Win First NL West Division Crown

After moving to the West Coast in 1958, the Giants baseball organization wasn’t very successful. They’d lost the 1962 World Series in seven games to the New York Yankees, but it was almost a decade later before San Francisco made the playoffs again. Willie McCovey was 33, and Willie Mays was 40. So, it was a young star—Bobby Bonds—who led this Giants squad to the first National League West division title in team history.


ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants breaks his bat in the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Wild-Card Teams Dominating MLB Postseason

The 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?


ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Matt Adams #32 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a three run home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Four of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive Group

The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.


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Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show – October 2nd, 2014

The San Francisco Giants put a beating on the Pittsburgh Pirates last night. Unlike the Oakland A’s, the Giants came out and got a big lead, and never gave it up. Madbum had madgame last […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/02/2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 01:  Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the National League Wild Card game at PNC Park on October 1, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Bumgarner, Crawford Lead Giants To NLDS After Win In Pittsburgh

Brandon Crawford became the first shortstop to hit a grand slam in postseason history, and gave the Giants a 4-0 lead they wouldn’t relinquish.

KHTK Sports 1140–10/01/2014