Jeff Branson Interview

Jeff Branson Interview

The Pittsburgh Pirates' offense is coming around following a terrible stretch. Pittsburgh is averaging 5.7 runs and hitting .290 with 20 extra-base hits during a 5-1 stretch after totaling five runs while batting .209 with nine extra-base hits during a five-game losing streak. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko caught up with Pirates hitting coach Jeff Branson recently.

Walker unfazed by Bucs offensive woes

Walker unfazed by Bucs offensive woes

The Pirates pounded out 11 hits and had 18 baserunners in all as they snapped a five-game losing skid with a 7-2 win over the Reds on Thursday night. The team had managed all of five runs during its recent skid. Pirates second baseman Neil Walker told PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko that the team has to keep battling at the plate.

WARRIOR TV EP. 4: The Ultimate Sacrifice

WARRIOR TV EP. 4: The Ultimate Sacrifice

There's no greater sacrifice than losing one's child for America's freedom. Deacon Collins, a retired lieutenant colonel, knows this all too well. Warrior TV host Jake Zweig had the honor of getting the story of Robert Wilson Collins at the 2015 American Bass Anglers Vet Tournament.

Cardinals-Pirates Preview

Cardinals-Pirates Preview

September sweeps each of the last two years were key reasons why the St. Louis Cardinals won the NL Central and relegated the Pittsburgh Pirates to a wild-card spot.

Rodriguez Mr. Versatility

Rodriguez Mr. Versatility

Off to a hot start this season, Pirates utilityman Sean Rodriguez is batting .370 with one home run and three RBI. He has played every position but catcher and pitcher at some point in his seven years in the majors. He spoke recently with PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko about his role with the Bucs.

Reds-Pirates Preview

Reds-Pirates Preview

Although the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds haven't played their best baseball through the first month, the Reds can draw on success in the season series when the teams meet Tuesday night to open a three-game set.