Pittsburgh Pirates

Pirates Spoil Snitker’s Braves Debut

PITTSBURGH, PA – MAY 17: Manager Brian Snitker #43 of the Atlanta Braves looks on during the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on May 17, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco doubled three times and the Pittsburgh Pirates ruined Brian Snitker’s debut as interim manager of the Atlanta…

Man’s Quick Thinking Saves Little Boy’s Face at Baseball Game

(ABC News) — A baseball game nearly turned into a disaster this weekend when an errant bat almost hit a little boy in the face. The near-miss happened Saturday when the Pittsburgh Pirates were playing the Atlanta Braves in a spring training game and a Pirates’ player lost his grip on a bat that headed toward the stands. Christopher Horner,…