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Suwinski, VanMeter hit 3-run HRs, Pirates beat Rockies 10-5

May. 25, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jack Suwinski doesn't step into the batter's box trying to hit home runs. The Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder is hitting them anyway. The 23-year-old flipped a full-count pitch just over the rail above the Clemente Wall at PNC Park in the sixth inning on Wednesday...

Steelers stay in-house, tab Omar Khan as new general manager

May. 25, 2022 14:55 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers stayed in-house to find Kevin Colbert's replacement, promoting longtime executive Omar Khan to be the team's next general manager on Wednesday. Khan signed a four-year deal to succeed Colbert, who is retiring at the end of the month...

Back soreness sends Rockies OF Kris Bryant back to IL

May. 25, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Colorado Rockies outfielder Kris Bryant's balky back has him on the injured list for the second time this season. The Rockies placed Bryant on the 10-day injured list Wednesday. The move is retroactive to Monday, when Colorado initially held Bryant out of the...

Joe's 10th-inning single gives Rockies 2-1 win over Pirates

May. 24, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Connor Joe singled home the tiebreaking run in the top of the 10th inning and the Colorado Rockies slipped past the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Tuesday night. With one out, Joe grounded his hit up the middle off David Bednar (1-1), scoring automatic runner Sam...

Mitch, Kenny or Mason? Steelers' QB derby now in full swing

May. 24, 2022 15:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin isn't into drawing conclusions on anything in the middle of the spring. Not when the Pittsburgh Steelers coach is watching his players run around without a shoulder pad in sight, two months away from the grind of training camp and nearly two more before the gantlet...

After primary, Mastriano rejoins closed Senate GOP meetings

May. 24, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Fallout from last week's primary election has been playing out in the Pennsylvania General Assembly in recent days, including punishment for two lawmakers who worked to unseat fellow incumbents. In the Senate, GOP gubernatorial nominee Sen. Doug Mastriano was...

Hayes has 3 hits, scores go-ahead run as Pirates top Rockies

May. 23, 2022 22:50 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ke’Bryan Hayes had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run on Yoshi Tsutsugo’s infield single in the eighth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Monday night. Hayes singled to lead off the eighth against Tyler Kinley (1-1), stole...

Penguins GM: "in a perfect world" Malkin and Letang stay

May. 23, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ron Hextall wants to find a way to have Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang stay with the club for the rest of their careers. “In a perfect world (Malkin) retires a Penguin," Hextall said Monday. “And I think Tanger's the same.”...

Pujols hits 2 HRs, Molina pitches, Matz hurt, Cards top Bucs

May. 22, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Albert Pujols hit two home runs, then caught the warmup tosses when star catcher Yadier Molina made his first pitching appearance to close out the St. Louis Cardinals' 18-4 romp over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. Molina gave up a pair of homers and four runs...

Penguins F Bryan Rust fine with taking a discount to stay

May. 22, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Rust felt he deserved a raise. He just didn't necessarily want one so big it would jeopardize his chances of staying in Pittsburgh. Sure the versatile Pittsburgh Penguins forward had a sense of what his worth would have been on the open market. Ultimately,...