Flashback: Rate our MLB predictions

   September 29, 2014 3:31 pm    0

Before the baseball season started, our three baseball experts offered their view of the MLB season.   Just about everyone does. Does everyone go back and publish those picks again?   Here are ours.   The National League seemed to be easier to predict than the American League. One prognosticator had the Royals and Pirates…


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Vincent grad Lawless interviews for permanent Astros job, positive about future

   September 29, 2014 11:51 am    0

Strong Vincent graduate Tom Lawless interviewed for the Houston Astros manager’s job on Saturday.   Lawless, the interim manager, met with general manager Jeff Luhnow and assistant general manager David Stearns, according to a report in the Houston Chronicle.   “It was good,” Lawless said. “It is what it is. … Based on what their…


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Amazing final day: Zimmerman’s no-no and Jeter’s goodbye

   September 28, 2014 6:55 pm    0




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Pirates get one last chance to catch the Cardinals

   September 27, 2014 11:49 pm    0

One game. That’s all that separates the Pirates and Cardinals. And that’s all that’s left in the regular season. If the Pirates win today and the Cardinals lose, the teams will be tied for the NL Central Division lead, forcing a one-game playoff for the division title. The Pirates will face the Reds today at…


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Minor leaguer tears ACL after hitting home run (video)

   September 27, 2014 10:40 pm    0




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Watch it: Indians set MLB strikeout record

   September 27, 2014 12:20 am    0




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Watch it: Jeter leaves Yankee Stadium with walkoff win

   September 25, 2014 11:52 pm    0




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Buctober is here: A look at the Pirates’ celebration

   September 24, 2014 7:08 pm    0

Back to back. Not bad for those Pirates. Here’s a look at the celebration from the team from Tuesday night after clinching a wild-card berth (what’s your favorite photo?):    


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Playoff countdown: Scouting the Pirates’ week

   September 22, 2014 12:24 am    0

There’s a very good chance the Pittsburgh Pirates earn a wild-card berth for the second straight season. Actually, it’s almost a given, especially if you go by ESPN.com. The Worldwide Leader gives the Pirates a 99.8 percent chance of making the playoffs. I didn’t major in math, but that’s pretty good. Almost a lock. Here’s what…


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SeaWolves’ McCann gets first MLB hit, stolen base

   September 20, 2014 5:35 pm    0

A year ago, James McCann was wrapping up an All-Star season with the Erie SeaWolves. On Friday night, McCann recorded his first hit in the majors and first stolen base in the Detroit Tigers’ pennant push. Here are two links to the milestone: http://m.mlb.com/video/v36422059/?query=james%2Bmccann http://m.mlb.com/video/v36405681/?query=james%2Bmccann — Rick Green


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