1. McCutchen Gets 1st Spring Hit in Tie with Twins

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- The Pirates and Twins ended their matchup in a 1-1 tie, Pittsburgh's second of the spring, on Monday at McKechnie Field...

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  2. Kang Comfortable in 1st Game Action at 3B

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- Considering how natural it felt, Jung Ho Kang was probably amused by all the attention paid on Monday to his first appearance at third base in a Pirates uniform...

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  3. Kang's Power Potential Among Compelling Spring Storylines

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  4. Hart Makes Spring Debut, Feels 'Strong'

    BRADENTON, Fla. – Orthopedic surgeons can repair torn ligaments and broken bones but what remains an elusive fix is replacing damaged cartilage, particularly in the knee...

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  5. Pirates Slugger Alvarez Not Exempt from Team Approach at the Plate

    DUNEDIN, Fla. — The approach of Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista, his strategy to seemingly try and pull every pitch over the left-field fence, rarely is recommend by hitting coaches...

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  6. Pedro Alvarez Injury: Updates on Pirates Star's Elbow and Return

    Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Pedro Alvarez has been diagnosed with a mild hyperextension of his right elbow. After being reevaluated he is expected to return to game action on Thursday...

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  7. When It Comes to Cole, It's All Aces for Pirates

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  8. Burnett Strong to Start Second Stint with Bucs

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  9. Taillon: 'Elbow Has Been Responding Really Well' Following Tommy John Surgery

    The Pittsburgh Pirates could finally see Jameson Taillon make his major-league debut this season as the right-hander continues to make encouraging progress following Tommy John surgery last April...

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  10. Kang's First Homer Paces Bucs in Spring Opener

    DUNEDIN, Fla. -- After Pedro Alvarez got the Pirates off to a fast start with a home run off Blue Jays right-hander Aaron Sanchez, new shortstop Jung Ho Kang connected on his first homer in Pittsburgh's 8-7 win on Tuesday...

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  11. The Pirates Have New Matte Batting Helmets and They're Amazing

    I am sitting on my couch, with my TV on and there is actual baseball being played. Real, honest to goodness baseball. Sure, it may not count for much, but it's a game between two different teams and they're using actual baseball rules and stuff...

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  12. Welcome to the Show: Kang Goes Deep in 2nd AB

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  13. Alvarez's Three-Run Blast

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  14. Brandon Cumpton to Visit Dr. James Andrews

    As noted by Pirates Prospects, Pirates' right-hander Brandon Cumpton will be visiting Dr. Andrews next week after experiencing pain in his elbow while pitching batting practice...

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  15. Report: Cumpton (Elbow Discomfort) to Visit Dr. Andrews

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  16. Corey Hart Suffers Weird Hot Tub Injury

    After fracturing his shoulder getting out of a swimming pool, Ronald Belisario was the leader in the clubhouse for the weirdest offseason/spring injury in Major League Baseball in 2015...

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  17. Hurdle on Pirates' Evolving Culture

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  18. Pirates: "Jihadi John" Wearing Team's Hat In Photo "Absolutely Sickening"

    LONDON (KDKA/AP) – Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday that Britain's intelligence services do a good job and make “incredibly difficult judgment.....

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  19. Pirates notebook: Nutting expects club to win division title

    With his club coming off back-to-back postseason appearances, chairman Bob Nutting expects the Pirates to win the NL Central this season.....

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  20. Report: PIT Considering High Salary to Keep McCutchen

    BRADENTON, Fla. — When Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton signed his $325 million contract in the offseason, it shook the financial landscape of baseball.....

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  21. 5 Bold Predictions for the 2015 Pirates

    Having followed up 20 years of losing records with back-to-back playoff appearances, the Pirates enter 2015 as a team that everyone now knows is a contender, as 2013 was no fluke...

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  22. 6-Man Rotation Could Make Sense for Pittsburgh Pirates in 2015

    With the increasing number of arm injuries to pitchers in baseball, talks of possibly going to a six-man rotation instead of the usual five have heated up...

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  23. Pirates Reliever Bastardo Looks to Bounce Back

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  24. Pirates Notebook: Team Has Big Plans for Newcomer Kang

    BRADENTON, Fla. — Infielder Jung Ho Kang will begin his big league career as a utility player, but the Pirates do not plan on him staying in that role forever...

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  25. No Longer Broken, Hart Feels He Can Win a Spot with Pirates

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- A boisterous fan who regularly sits in the upper level behind home plate at PNC Park had to be thrilled when the Pirates signed Corey Hart as a free agent in December...

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