The Early Lead: pirates


Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/03/2013

Pittsburgh babies are dressed as pirates (photos)

Hey, the baseball team faces the Cardinals today in the playoffs. Why not dress up defenseless infants?

By Cindy Boren  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, National League Division Series, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 10/02/2013

Dallas Latos, wife of Reds pitcher, says Pirates fan attacked her (video)

Pittsburgh police says no charges will be filed.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:31 PM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Cincinnati Reds, Mat Latos, Pittsburgh Pirates

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 10/02/2013

Penguins support Pirates with Wiffle Ball on ice (video)

One key thing to remember when playing baseball in skates: No sliding.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:16 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Pirates, Sidney Crosby

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 10/02/2013

The complex case of Marlon Byrd

The story of Pittsburgh's first playoff win in 21 years is simple, but the man who sparked it is anything but.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:37 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, baseball playoffs, Marlon Byrd, MLB Playoffs, nlds, pirates

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Marlon Byrd traded on Marlon Byrd T-shirt night

Mets also send John Buck to Pittsburgh for Dilson Herrera and a player to be named later.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:33 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Marlon Byrd, New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates