1. Recovering Cole Exceeds Expectations in Simulated Game

    Gerrit Cole threw 70 pitches — about 10 more than expected — and mixed in all of his pitches Wednesday during a four-inning simulated game...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 41 minutes ago 5 reads 0 comments

  2. Cheese Chester Placed on DL After Breaking Foot During Pierogi Race

    Pierogi racing is not for the weak of mind or sinew. Like Tokyo drifting or high-stakes wiener dog racing , it’s a fast and unregulated affair for those with stout dumplings and a flair for danger...

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  3. Pirates Neil Walker Is Gonna Get Paid

    Neil Walker is a popular man in Pittsburgh , some teammates even call him The Mayor. But now the hometown kid is on a mission to make it known that he's the best second baseman in the league...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 2 hours ago 23 reads 0 comments

  4. Pittsburgh Pirates Sign Make-a-Wish Kid to One-Day-Contract

    No matter your team allegiance, you've got to respect the Pittsburgh's Pirates latest signing — 12-year-old Matthew Beichner.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 3 hours ago 16 reads 0 comments

  5. Pirates Season-Best 7 Games Above .500

    Pirates left-hander Francisco Liriano is not all the way back. Not yet. But he looks to be getting there. On Wednesday, despite a shaky start, Liriano was dominant at times in a 6-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

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  6. Liriano: 'Everything Is Coming Together'

    One of the biggest questions facing the Pirates heading down the stretch is whether or not they had an ace to lead their pitching staff...

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  7. Pirates Place Starling Marte on Concussion Disabled List

    Pirates outfielder Starling Marte took a pitch off his helmet last Friday night. A concussion was initially ruled out — the Bucs were instead calling it “head trauma” ...

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  8. Pirates Place Marte (Concussion) on 7-Day DL

    The @ Pirates have placed @Starlingmart on the 7-day concussion DL and have recalled @Bmorel_22 from Indianapolis...

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  9. Polanco, Walker Lift Pirates over Dodgers 12-7

    PITTSBURGH -- Gregory Polanco broke out of a slump with a solo home run and a tiebreaking two-run single, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 12-7 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night...

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  10. Pedro Alvarez Leaves Tuesday vs. Dodgers with Knee Discomfort

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  11. Pirates Trade Rumors: Bucs Interested in Joaquin Benoit

    The Pirates are interested in Padres reliever Joaquin Benoit, Jon Heyman reports. Heyman suggests the price for Benoit will be lower than it was for Huston Street because teams view Benoit as more of a setup man...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 2 days ago 288 reads 0 comments

  12. Pirates Trade Rumors: Bucs Interested in Antonio Bastardo, A.J. Burnett

    The Pirates are interested in Phillies reliever Antonio Bastardo and starter A.J. Burnett, Jon Morosi writes.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 2 days ago 666 reads 0 comments

  13. Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Needs to Be Trade Deadline Priority

    The Pittsburgh Pirates pitching staff needs some help… now. Right now if I were to borrow Clint Hurdle's motto for the season...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 2 days ago 121 reads 0 comments

  14. 100-Year-Old Pirates Fan Gets to Meet Her Favorite Player

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Chicora woman's birthday announcement in a local newspaper led to her meeting her favorite Pittsburgh Pirate...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 days ago 37 reads 0 comments

  15. Volquez Rusty, Pirates Lose to Dodgers

    PITTSBURGH — Ten days of rest was the last thing Edinson Volquez needed before trying to extend his winning streak...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 3 days ago 32 reads 0 comments

  16. Video: Andrew McCutchen Meets 100-Year-Old Pirates Fan

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 3 days ago 40 reads 0 comments

  17. Marte Comes off Bench to Hit After Missing Two Starts

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 3 days ago 53 reads 0 comments

  18. Huntington Staying Patient as Trade Deadline Approaches

    With less than two weeks to go before the MLB nonwaiver trade deadline, Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said “asks” are still predictably high because teams that deal early have to preempt the market...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 3 days ago 88 reads 0 comments

  19. Onus Is on Ike Davis to Produce at Plate for Pirates

    As the trade deadline approaches, speculation continues to swirl about possible moves the Pirates could make...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 3 days ago 273 reads 0 comments

  20. Ron Cook: Mark Melancon Firmly Belongs as Pirates Closer

    The routine changed Sunday at PNC Park for Pirates closer Mark Melancon. He pitched again against the Colorado Rockies , the first time this season he has worked on three consecutive days...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 3 days ago 25 reads 0 comments

  21. McCutchen, Walker Help Pirates Rally from 3-Run Deficit to Beat Rockies

    Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, Neil Walker followed with a home run and the Pittsbugh Pirates overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 Sunday for a three-game sweep...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 days ago 91 reads 0 comments

  22. Mercer Salvages Pirates Win Against Rockies, 3-2

    Jordy Mercer's walk-off double in the 11th gave the Pirates a 3-2 win against the Colorado Rockies at PNC Park Saturday night...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 5 days ago 48 reads 0 comments

  23. Late Pinch-Hits from Snider, Harrison Push Pirates over Rockies, 4-2

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 6 days ago 118 reads 0 comments

  24. Pirates Get a Fresh Start for Second Half

    Francisco Liriano will take the mound to open tonight's game against the Colorado Rockies , as the Pirates return from the All-Star break eager to make a second-half push...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 7 days ago 173 reads 0 comments

  25. Pirates Reinstate Starling Marte, Option Jaff Decker

    The Pirates have announced that they've reinstated Starling Marte from the bereavement list and optioned fellow outfielder Jaff Decker to Indianapolis...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 7 days ago 127 reads 0 comments