1. 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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  2. Pedro Alvarez Leaves Tuesday vs. Dodgers with Knee Discomfort

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  3. 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...

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  4. 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.....

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  5. 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...

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  6. 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...

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  7. 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...

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

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

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  10. 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...

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  11. 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...

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  12. 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...

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  13. 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...

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  14. 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...

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

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  16. 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...

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  17. 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...

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  18. Pirates Activate Marte off Bereavement List

    #Pirates Roster Move: Starling Marte has been reinstated from bereavement list and Jaff Decker was optioned to AAA Indy...

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  19. Pirates Getting Creative with Defensive Shifts

    The 2014 season is the year of defensive shifts. With every team employing advanced defensive tactics, we would expect to see a spike in defensive efficiency. But, surprisingly, there hasn't been a noticeable improvement...

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  20. Gerrit Cole Countdown Begins Today

    Gerrit Cole is going to throw 25 pitches today. It's the start of the most important element of the Pittsburgh Pirates getting back the pitcher that could have the biggest impact on just how far the ball club goes this season...

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  21. Pirates Poised for Second-Half Run to Playoffs

    PITTSBURGH -- Teams' records and standings sometimes are misleading, an incorrect reflection of performance. Not so with the Pirates ; for them to be circling .500 and in fourth place in the National League Central couldn't be more befitting...

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  22. Links: Pirates Promote Josh Bell, Release Duke Welker

    -P- In case you missed it last night, Josh Bell has been promoted to Altoona. It was a great run at Bradenton for Bell, with a .335/.384/.502...

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  23. Harrison's Journey Leads Him to All-Star Game

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Josh Harrison has heard enough messages from his manager that he's headed somewhere, usually the Minor Leagues. The Pirates utility man went back and forth from Pittsburgh to Triple-A Indianapolis four times last year, and twice in 2011..

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  24. Did Pirates Make a Mistake with Morneau?

    Last August, the Pirates , in the midst of a playoff race, went “all in” and landed Minnesota Twins four-time All-Star first baseman Justin Morneau...

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  25. MLB Futures Game: Elite Pirates Prospect Josh Bell Hitting Stride

    MINNEAPOLIS -- This past winter, Josh Bell reconnected with his high school hitting coach. Bell hadn't worked much with the coach, Dallas area baseball instructor Brandon Sherard, since ...

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