1. Pirates Sign Rafael Perez to a Minor League Deal

    Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune reports that the Pirates have signed lefty reliever Rafael Perez to a minor league deal. He'll report to Triple-A Indianapolis.....

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  2. Nightengale: Pirates Daunting Outfield Trio One for Ages

    ST. LOUIS -- The Pittsburgh Pirates ' outfielders might all be in their 20s, prefer Jay-Z to Marvin Gaye and driving a Mercedes over a Cadillac, but they sure are old school...

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  3. Edinson Volquez, Pirates Dominate Cardinals, 9-1

    Edinson Volquez pitched a complete game as the Pirates crushed the Cardinals Thursday, 9-1. After a series that featured two walk-off losses, it's nice to have an easy game that prevents the bullpen from getting involved...

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  4. Edinson Volquez in Complete Control vs. Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS — The Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals kept it interesting this week. Twice in a row the Cardinals walked off with win. St...

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  5. Volquez Leads Pirates to 9-1 Win over Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS -- Edinson Volquez tossed a complete game six-hitter to win his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates downed the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 on Thursday night. ...

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  6. The Pirates' Triple-Decker Grilled Cheese Sandwich Is the King of Ballpark Food

    What, you thought the Choomongous was the only weird and large ballpark food item I would be consuming for your entertainment this summer? There are a whole lot of other stadiums and ...

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  7. Pirates' Harrison Has Proven Hes Legit

    You may think that Pittsburgh Pirates infielder/outfielder Josh Harrison is on the All-Star team simply because of his versatility in the field.....

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  8. Pirates' Pedro Alvarez Hits 100th Home Run of Career

    With Tuesday's fourth-inning long ball off the St. Louis Cardinals ' Carlos Martinez, Pedro Alvarez of the Pittsburgh Pirates reached 100 career home runs, per MLB.com ...

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  9. Pirates Tumble into 4th Place in NL Central

    ST. LOUIS — Brandon Cumpton made a spot start for the Pirates on Wednesday, trying to lend a hand after Gerrit Cole went on the disabled list...

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  10. No Walk Off, No Drama but Pirates Still Fall

    ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals spared the sellout crowd of 43,941 the drama of the previous two nights on Wednesday evening at Busch Stadium. There would be no walk-off home run, though Kolten Wong did homer for the second night in a row...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 days ago 53 reads 0 comments

  11. Pirates Designate Duke Welker for Assignment

    The Pirates have designated right-hander Duke Welker for assignment in order to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for infielder Matt Hague, reports Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (on Twitter)...

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  12. Video: McCutchen Throws out Adams at 3B

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  13. Starling Marte to Bereavement List; Matt Hague with Pirates

    Starling Marte's locker is clear and Matt Hague is with the Pirates , Rob Biertempfel reports. There's no word on what might be going on with Marte...

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  14. Marte out 3-7 Days (Bereavement Leave)

    #pirates Marte is on bereavement leave. Matt Hague called up. Liriano will start Sunday v #reds. Worley in bullpen Sat and Sun...

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  15. Frieri Throws One Too Many Fastballs in Loss

    ST. LOUIS — Pirates reliever Ernesto Frieri threw 17 pitches in the ninth inning Tuesday. Of those, 15 were fastballs...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 4 days ago 54 reads 0 comments

  16. Pirates Suffer Heartbreak for 2nd Straight Game

    ST. LOUIS — The Pirates lost on a walk-off home run for the second consecutive night, falling to the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-4, Tuesday night at Busch Stadium...

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  17. Liriano Settles into Groove in AAA Rehab Start

    Francisco Liriano is likely heading back to Pittsburgh soon after a dominating performance in a rehabilitation start with Triple-A Indianapolis...

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  18. Gerrit Cole Injury: Updates on Pirates Pitcher's Lat and Return

    Updates from Friday, July 11 Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has the latest on Cole's status: Updates from Wednesday, July 9 The Pittsburgh Pirates ...

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  19. Gerrit Cole (Lat Muscle) Headed Back to DL

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  20. Video: Harrison's Full-Extension Diving Grab

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  21. Pittsburgh Pirates: Who Gets Bumped from the Starting Rotation?

    Francisco Liriano is getting closer to coming off the disabled list , meaning the Pittsburgh Pirates are going to have the unique problem of having six pitchers vying for five rotation spots...

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  22. Pirates Sign Gage Hinsz

    Jim Callis has twittered that the Bucs signed their 11th round pick for $580,000. Tim Williams does the math necessary to explain how they could do this. Hinz is, of course, another highly regarded, projectable prep RHP...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 6 days ago 381 reads 0 comments

  23. Pirates' Harrison, McCutchen, Watson Picked for All-Star Game

    Reigning MVP Andrew McCutchen will represent the Pirates at the All-Star Game for the fourth year in a row and will make his first start after collecting the most fan votes of any National League outfielder...

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  24. McCutchen Joins Clemente, Kiner in ASG History

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  25. Clint Barmes out 4-6 Weeks with Grade 3 Groin Strain

    Barmes suffered that injury Saturday during pregame batting practice and was officially placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday morning...

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