1. Locke Reinstated from DL; Optioned to AAA

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  2. Pittsburgh Pirates Picking Up Right Where They Left Off

    After a stellar 2013 season in which they went 94-68 and won the National League Wild Card Game, the Pittsburgh Pirates appear to be on track for another great season in 2014...

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  3. Why Pittsburgh Pirates' Pedro Alvarez Will Be in the Running for MVP in 2014

    In 2013, center fielder Andrew McCutchen batted .317 with 21 home runs for the Pittsburgh Pirates . Meanwhile, McCutchen 's teammate Pedro Alvarez blasted a career-high 36 home runs and drove in 100 runs...

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  4. No Challenge a Curious Move by Hurdle

    Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle made a curious move in not challenging a fourth-inning play at the plate involving Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro in the Pirates' eventual 5-4 victory on Thursday afternoon...

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  5. Pirates Hand Cubs Heartbreaking Defeat in Series Finale

    Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday...

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  6. Watch: Alvarez Gives PIT Lead with 3-Run Shot

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  7. Pirates' Five Solo Home Runs Not Enough in 7-5 Loss to Cubs

    CHICAGO – The Pirates hit five solo home runs over the ivy covered wall at Wrigley Field Wednesday night, but still managed to lose, 7-5, to the Cubs .....

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  8. Hammel Strong Again as Cubs Down Pirates

    CHICAGO -- Jason Hammel threw seven strong innings, Anthony Rizzo had four hits, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 on Wednesday night despite allowing five solo home runs...

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  9. Why Travis Ishikawa Could Be the Missing Piece in Pittsburgh Pirates' Lineup

    After making his major league debut in 2006 and playing in 12 games for the San Francisco Giants , Travis Ishikawa has been back and forth from the minors to the majors throughout his career...

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  10. Hammel Set for First Career Start at Wrigley

    The Cubs are well into celebrating the 100th birthday of Wrigley Field -- a storied place which has managed to reach such an age without Jason Hammel ever having made footprints in it...

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  11. Pirates' Watson Carving Niche as Shutdown Reliever

    The Pirates ' Tony Watson took the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday while trouble was brewing. Read more: http://triblive...

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  12. Hurdle Reflects on Relationship with Aaron

    CHICAGO -- Clint Hurdle was 16 years old when Hank Aaron launched the home run that passed Babe Ruth and disarmed an army of critics...

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  13. Jameson Taillon Injury: What's Next for Pittsburgh Pirates?

    The Pittsburgh Pirates were dealt a blow Monday when Tom Singer of MLB.com reported that pitching prospect Jameson Taillon opted to have Tommy John surgery on his injured throwing arm...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 8 days ago 677 reads 0 comments

  14. Bucs, Morton will try to stop hot-hitting Bonifacio

    In six games, the Pirates have only intentionally walked two opposing hitters. Matt Holliday is one, but can you guess the other? Perhaps Yadier Molina? Anthony Rizzo? Starlin Castro? ...

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  15. Pirates Forced to Rethink Pitching Options

    PITTSBURGH -- The Pirates had been quite transparent in their hopes that, once this season hit its stride and the starting rotation issued the almost predictable call for help, Jameson Taillon would be there to answer...

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  16. Volquez Takes Strong Step in Series-Clinching Start

    PITTSBURGH -- Ever since the Pirates signed free agent Edinson Volquez, the more cynical sect of the fan base has wanted him to hit the road. But this isn't the one it had in mind: The Road to Redemption...

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  17. Pirates' Taillon Set for Tommy John Surgery

    PITTSBURGH -- Right-hander Jameson Taillon, considered the Pittsburgh Pirates ' top pitching prospect, will have Tommy John surgery and will miss the entire season and likely part of 2015...

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  18. Pirates Make Right Move by Extending Contracts of Clint Hurdle, Neal Huntington

    The Pittsburgh Pirates made two very smart moves for the future of their young team Saturday. Matt Snyder of CBS Sports reports that the Pirates have given both manager Clint Hurdle and general manager Neal Huntington three-year extensions...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 10 days ago 933 reads 2 comments

  19. Pirates Slip Past Cardinals for 2-1 Victory

    PITTSBURGH -- Tony Sanchez hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the seventh inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Sunday...

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  20. Pirates Announce Top Prospect Jameson Taillon Will Have Tommy John Surgery

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  21. Clint Hurdle and Neal Huntington Sign 3-Year Extensions with Pirates

    A year after winning 94 games and reaching the postseason for the first time since 1992, the Pittsburgh Pirates rewarded the architect of the team, general manager Neal Huntington, and manager Clint Hurdle with three-year contract extensions...

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  22. Pittsburgh Pirates' Stolmy Pimentel Raising Eyebrows Early in 2014

    When the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired pitching prospect Stolmy Pimentel via a trade with the Boston Red Sox in 2012, they felt they were getting a special talent...

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  23. Pirates' Offensive Outburst Sends Message to St. Louis

    For the first of what will include no fewer than 19 meetings with the National League champion St. Louis Cardinals between here and the far end of September, and some would say ...

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  24. Opening Month of Baseball Can Be Huge for the Pittsburgh Pirates

    It took two extra-inning games, but the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Chicago Cubs twice in their first three games of the 2014 regular season...

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  25. Debate: Predict Marte's 2014 Stats

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