Buc’s Raise the Jolly Roger in Home Opener

The Pittsburgh Pirates held off an attempted late comeback by the Atlanta Braves to secure a 5-4 victory to win their first game of the season in the Pirates home opener at PNC Park on Friday, April 7, 2017. Click on the play button below for a recap of the action from Pirates Broadcaster Greg Brown.

File photo courtesy of Frank Sparks

Kang Out For Start Of Spring Training

(AP)

The Pittsburgh Pirates are beginning spring training without third baseman Jung Ho Kang. He is scheduled to go on trial in South Korea on charges of driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident. Kang is in the third year of a four-year contract he signed with Pittsburgh in January 2015.

Scores Across The Valley 9/9/16

5A
West Allegheny 24, North Hills 16
Upper St. Clair 35, Moon 3

4A
Mars 24, Blackhawk 21
South Fayette 38, Ambridge 0

3A
Beaver 28. Aliquippa 14
Hopewell 15, Ellwood City 13
New Castle 29, Highlands 26

2A
Freedom 24, New Brighton 21
Riverside 24, Laurel 7

Non-Conference
Beaver Falls 40, Apollo-Ridge 14
Quaker Valley 25, Neshannock 20
Central Valley 56, Elizabeth Forward 13
Serra Catholic 25, South Side Beaver 20
OLSH 45, Carmichaels 28

MLB
Cincinnati 4, Pittsburgh 3

Scores Across The Valley 9/2/16

5A
West Allegheny 23, Fox Chapel 0

4A
Blackhawk 28, Knoch 27 (OT)
Highlands 56, Ambridge 6
New Castle 26, Montour 13

3A
Aliquippa 44, Beaver Falls 13
Central Valley 34, Ellwood City 6

2A
South Side 23, New Brighton 13

1A
Rochester 35, Shenango 21
Northgate 40, OLSH 6

Non-Conference
Beaver 48, Freedom 13
Steel Valley 41, Riverside 7
Hopewell 27, Burrell 26
Armstrong 35, Moon 0
Quaker Valley 19, McGuffey 0
Mapletown 18, Cornell 0

MLB

Milwaukee 1, Pittsburgh 0

Marlins Dee Gordon suspended

Second Baseman Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins was suspended over night by Major League Baseball for  80 games. Gordon violated the P.E.D. policy of major league baseball.