1. After a Month Long Slump, Pirates' Harrison Makes Progress

    The timing certainly fit. Beginning April 8, the day Josh Harrison and the Pirates announced a four-year, $27.3 million contract extension that could be worth as much as $50.3 million with options and escalators, Harrison began to struggle...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  2. Pirates Notebook: Mercer Gives Way to Kang at Shortstop

    CHICAGO — Pirates manager Clint Hurdle gave Jordy Mercer the weekend off by design, he said Sunday, so Mercer could try to work his way out of his slow offensive start to the season...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 8 days ago 72 reads 0 comments

  3. Kang Earns More Time at Shortstop

    CHICAGO — Pirates officials always said they envisioned Jung Ho Kang emerging as an everyday player. They were just not sure when or where that would be...

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  4. Pirates Find Way to Finally Snap Losing Streak

    CHICAGO — On a normal day, A.J. Burnett's performance Sunday afternoon would have earned him the lowest ERA in the National League . He woke up tied for second, after all, with Atlanta Braves starter Shelby Miller...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 8 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  5. Charlie Morton Likely to Take Vance Worley's Rotation Spot

    Charlie Morton will likely take Vance Worley's rotation spot when he returns. Worley is now in the bullpen...

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  6. Starting 9: Should Pirates Maximize McCutchen Window by Trading for a Star?

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 days ago 33 reads 0 comments

  7. Pirates Lose 4th Consecutive Game

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 days ago 16 reads 0 comments

  8. Pirates Lose to Cubs in Extra Innings

    CHICAGO — Because the game Friday afternoon lasted 5 hours, 1 minute, there was plenty of time for a given situation to repeat itself...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 11 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  9. Pirates Defense Falters Again in Loss

    PHILADELPHIA — Whether employing the eye test or advanced metrics for evaluation, the Pirates defense has not been up to its standard set the past two seasons as the season nears the quarter-pole...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 14 reads 0 comments

  10. Pirates Lose Last 2 to Split Series in Philly

    PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Harang, the Philadelphia Phillies veteran right-hander, blanked the Pirates over eight innings this afternoon, lowering his season ERA to 2.03, and the Phillies' early lead held up in a 4-2 win at Citizens Bank Park...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  11. Pittsburgh Pirates' Gerrit Cole Emerging as a True Ace

    The road to greatness can't be traveled on talent alone. It's a journey of the mind, a journey of the soul, a journey that begins with an understanding of a single overriding principle: ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 12 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  12. April Struggles Bring May Production for Pirates' McCutchen

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 12 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. Ron Cook: Josh Harrison Trying to Weather a Storm

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 12 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  14. Cutch Sitting Today vs. Phillies; Harrison in LF

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  15. Pirates Notebook: Lack of at-Bats Plays a Role in Hart's Slow Start

    The Pirates signed Corey Hart to a one-year, $2.5 million deal this offseason expecting he would start at first base when they faced a left-handed starter, considering Hart's .288/...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 12 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  16. Hamels, Phillies Slow Down Pirates

    One quiet personnel change this offseason was the decision to flip Rick Sofield and Nick Leyva as base coaches, with Sofield moving from first to third — the more important position when directing traffic...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 12 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  17. Burnett Gets Last Laugh in Easy Win over Phillies

    PHILADELPHIA — When he sat in the visiting dugout Monday night, A.J. Burnett looked like a man who had been given a lottery ticket...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 14 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  18. Harrison Snaps 1-for-25 Skid with 3-Run Homer

    PHILADELPHIA — Josh Harrison and Andrew McCutchen, the slow-starting sluggers who owned sub-.200 batting averages just a week ago, both homered Tuesday night to power the Pirates past the Philadelphia Phillies , 7-2...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 14 days ago 13 reads 0 comments

  19. McCutchen Homers, Pirates Beat Phillies 7-2

    PHILADELPHIA -- A.J. Burnett pitched seven strong innings in his return to Philadelphia, Andrew McCutchen homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Phillies 7-2 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive win...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 14 days ago 27 reads 0 comments

  20. Watch: Kang Gets Serious Air Time to Snag Liner

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 14 days ago 276 reads 0 comments

  21. Pirates GM Neal Huntington Sounds Like He'd Prefer to Trade JoseTabata

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 14 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  22. What's Wrong with Perennial MVP Candidate Andrew McCutchen?

    Few players in baseball have been more consistently MVP-worthy over the past handful of seasons than Andrew McCutchen ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 14 days ago 21,971 reads 28 comments

  23. Marte Homer Allows Pirates to Win Series Opener

    Gerrit Cole needed 20 pitches to get out of the first inning, however both he and the Pittsburgh Pirates were able to settle down and earn a 4-3 road victory Monday night against ...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 15 days ago 33 reads 0 comments

  24. Cole Helps Pirates Edge Phillies 4-3

    Gerrit Cole pitched seven effective innings, Starling Marte hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on Monday night...

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  25. Pirates GM: Josh Harrison Pressing to Justify Latest Contract

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 15 days ago 31 reads 0 comments