Video: Pirates star Chris Archer surprises his parents with cars for Christmas

U.S. 12/26/19, 07:47

Pittsburgh Pirates star Chris Archer surprised his parents by gifting them a pair of new cars for Christmas. Archer shared a heartwarming video of the exchange on his Instagram. His grandmother Donna and step-grandfather Ron Archer became Archer's legal parents by adopting him when he was 2 years old, UPI reported. "Never felt ...

Turner has 5 hits, Dodgers get 2 HBP RBIs to sweep Pirates

Baseball 05/26/19, 16:49

Justin Turner had five hits after taking a day off, Joc Pederson homered during a six-run sixth inning that featured consecutive bases-loaded plunkings and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-7 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.Matt Beaty had four RBIs and Corey Seager drove in two for ...

Marquez quiets Pirates as Rockies roll to 5-0 victory

Baseball 05/21/19, 21:03

German Márquez struck out seven over eight dominant innings, Trevor Story hit his 11th home run and the Colorado Rockies cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 Tuesday night.Márquez (5-2) gave up three hits, walked one and didn't allow a runner to third base as the Rockies snapped a four-game losing ...

Greinke exits with abdominal tightness, D-backs rout Pirates

Sports 05/15/19, 18:05

Zack Greinke pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before exiting with abdominal tightness and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed Chris Archer and the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-1 on Wednesday.Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said Greinke would get an MRI on Friday.Greinke (6-1) allowed four hits in 7 2-3 innings, then walked off ...

Elbow strain forces Pirates to shut down Taillon for 4 weeks

Baseball 05/04/19, 15:51

Pittsburgh Pirates ace Jameson Taillon will be shut down for at least a month because of a strained right elbow.The team placed Taillon on the 10-day injured list Saturday after he complained of lingering pain following a victory over Texas on Wednesday. Taillon is 2-3 with a 4.10 ERA in ...

Pirates pitcher Chris Archer sidelined by injured thumb

Sports 04/27/19, 18:15

Pittsburgh right-hander Chris Archer was placed on the 10-day injured list with inflammation of the thumb on his pitching hand, which has bothered him for his last two starts.With three off days between now and May 6, the Pirates can get Archer some time to heal without needing a fifth ...

Posey ends long homerless drought, Giants edge Pirates 3-2

Baseball 04/21/19, 15:40

Buster Posey snapped the longest homerless drought of his career with a three-run shot off Chris Archer and tagged Pittsburgh's Jung Ho Kang at the plate for the final out as the San Francisco Giants edged the Pirates 3-2 on Sunday. Posey hit a fastball from Archer (1-1) barely over the ...

Pirates RHP Archer drops appeal, begins serving suspension

Baseball 04/14/19, 10:58

Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Chris Archer dropped his appeal and began serving a five-game suspension Sunday for setting off a benches-clearing altercation on April 7.The impact of Archer's suspension will be minimal. He ended his appeal a day after allowing one run in seven innings against Washington, getting a no-decision in ...

Leading off: Cards-Reds in Mexico, suspended Archer starts

Sports 04/12/19, 21:13

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday:MEXICAN MATCHUPMajor League Baseball returns to Estadio de Béisbol de Monterrey when the St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds begin a two-game series. Adam Wainwright starts for the Cards against Tanner Roark.Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Chris Archer (24) walks away from a ...

Archer suspended for 5 games, Puig for 2, Bell for 1

Sports 04/09/19, 12:06

Pittsburgh pitcher Chris Archer has been suspended for five games, Cincinnati outfielder Yasiel Puig for two and Reds manager David Bell for one for their roles in a bench-clearing fracas last weekend.The commissioner's office said Tuesday that Archer has appealed his penalty and will play pending a decision. Puig and ...

Wild Puig in middle of bench-clearing fray, Pirates top Reds

Baseball 04/08/19, 03:02

Yasiel Puig looked eager to take a big swing. And not with a bat, either.An enraged Puig barreled into a bunch of Pirates during a bench-clearing fracas Sunday, and was among five ejections in Pittsburgh's 7-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.The trouble started in the fourth inning when Pirates starter ...

Leading off: Trout HR tear, Reds-Pirates fracas aftermath

Sports 04/07/19, 21:05

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday:TROUT TEARAngels star Mike Trout has homered in four straight game, matching a career best. The two-time AL MVP connected five times in that span, and tries to keep up the streak when Milwaukee visits Anaheim.Cincinnati Reds' Yasiel Puig (66) is restrained ...

Wild Puig in middle of bench-clearing fray, Pirates top Reds

Baseball 04/07/19, 16:22

A charged-up Yasiel Puig barreled into a bunch of Pirates during a bench-clearing fracas Sunday, and was among five ejections in Pittsburgh's 7-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.The trouble started in the fourth inning when Chris Archer threw his first pitch behind the waist of Derek Dietrich. His previous time ...

Dietrich’s admiration of home run leads to brawl

Baseball 04/07/19, 14:27

Cincinnati's Derek Dietrich admired a home run off Chris Archer in the second inning, and two innings later the Pittsburgh Pirates starter threw a 93 mph fastball behind Dietrich's waist, setting off a brawl Sunday that led to the ejections of four players and Reds manager David Bell.Dietrich's 436-foot drive ...

Pirates pitcher Chris Archer undergoes hernia surgery

Baseball 11/27/18, 23:25

Pirates pitcher Chris Archer has undergone surgery to repair a hernia but should be ready in time for spring training.The team says Archer had surgery Tuesday after complaining of symptoms during a recent workout. Archer is expected to take six weeks off to recuperate before resuming his offseason program.Pittsburgh acquired ...

Cubs’ Bryant out of lineup for 2nd day with bruised wrist

Baseball 09/27/18, 19:34

Cubs slugger Kris Bryant is out of the starting lineup for a second straight day with a bruised left wrist.Bryant was hit by a pitch from Pittsburgh's Chris Archer on Tuesday. Chicago manager Joe Maddon says Bryant could be available as a pinch hitter on Thursday night and as a ...

Cubs star Bryant out of lineup with bruised left wrist

Sports 09/26/18, 19:42

Cubs slugger Kris Bryant is out of the starting lineup with a bruised left wrist, a day after being hit by a pitch.Manager Joe Maddon says he's optimistic the injury won't linger. Chicago held a half-game lead over Milwaukee atop the NL Central going into Wednesday night's game against Pittsburgh ...

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