1. Ernesto Frieri Clears Waivers, Accepts Pirates' Assignment to AAA

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 6 days ago 84 reads 0 comments

  2. Tigers Rally Past Pirates 8-4

    DETROIT -- Nick Castellanos homered and tripled, and the Detroit Tigers rallied for an 8-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night, snapping a four-game losing streak...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 7 days ago 106 reads 0 comments

  3. Pirates' Jeff Locke Unknowingly Dragged into Game-Fixing Hoax

    In a must-read article at Sports Illustrated, Lance Williams and Brian Tuohy of the Center for Investigative Reporting detailed a wild game-fixing.....

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 7 days ago 18 reads 0 comments

  4. Pedro Alvarez Starting for 1st Time Since August 2

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  5. Pittsburgh Pirates: Unsung Heroes Carrying Team in 2014

    What a bizarre season it’s been. Any lineup that trots out names like Michael Martinez (career .183 batting average) and Jayson Nix (career .216 batting average) has no business being in the middle of a pennant race...

    Jared Stonesifer Written by Jared Stonesifer about 7 days ago 555 reads 0 comments

  6. Three Front-Runners Down the Stretch in NL MVP Race

    This, it appears, will be the year the voting calamity is corrected, the year Mike Trout gets his rightful American League MVP Award...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 7 days ago 67 reads 0 comments

  7. Pirates' Edinson Volquez Pulls Off Insane No-Look Catch Against Tigers

    Edinson Volquez ’s hand was in pain during Tuesday night’s game against the Detroit Tigers —the good kind of pain...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 7 days ago 5,346 reads 5 comments

  8. Pirates Defeat Tigers, 4-2

    Edinson Volquez was at his slickest Tuesday night when he made a blind, behind-the-back snag on a comebacker in the first inning that preserved a run...

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  9. VIDEO: Edinson Volquez Totally Meant to Do This

    In the play you're about to witness, which occurred during Tuesday night's Tigers - Pirates tilt (GameTracker), Pittsburgh moundsman Edinson Volquez made a rather unlikely snare ...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 8 days ago 51 reads 0 comments

  10. Gerrit Cole Will Make Another Rehab Start

    Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole was dominant in a rehab start Sunday at Triple-A Indianapolis, allowing just one hit over six scoreless innings...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 8 days ago 53 reads 0 comments

  11. Pirates Notebook: Pedro Alvarez Learning New Role

    Pedro Alvarez will make his debut at first base “a day here soon,” Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Monday, a clear indication the transition is approaching rapidly....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 8 days ago 167 reads 0 comments

  12. Pittsburgh Pirates: 3 Players Who Won't Be Back in 2015

    The Pittsburgh Pirates aren't known for making huge acquisitions in the free-agent market most offseasons, and this winter likely won't be any different...

    Jared Stonesifer Written by Jared Stonesifer about 9 days ago 1,840 reads 1 comments

  13. Martin Not Thinking About Impending Free Agency

    Russell Martin had a pretty short checklist when he showed up in Pittsburgh 21 months ago, and both items have been covered...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 days ago 127 reads 0 comments

  14. Walker Suffers Setback, Likely Headed to DL

    The Pirates ' hopes of embarking on the most difficult phase of their schedule in growing strength took a major hit Sunday morning when Neil Walker showed up at PNC Park unable to play...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 days ago 135 reads 0 comments

  15. Polanco's Early Blast Not Enough for Ailing Bucs

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  16. Pirates' Liriano Tough, but Padres Piece Together 2-1 Victory

    Francisco Liriano was nearly perfect for seven consecutive innings Saturday, but it was not enough for the Pirates in a 2-1 loss to the San Diego Padres ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 10 days ago 33 reads 0 comments

  17. Alvarez Buys into Bucs' Plan to Use Him at First

    PITTSBURGH -- Early Friday afternoon, Clint Hurdle had one of the hardest conversations of his managerial career with a player: He had to ask 2013 National League All-Star third baseman ...

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  18. Pirates Designate Ernesto Frieri for Assignment

    The Pirates have designated reliever Ernesto Frieri for assignment, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports on Twitter...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 12 days ago 763 reads 0 comments

  19. Pirates DFA RHP Frieri to Activate 3B Alvarez

    # Pirates officially activate Pedro Alvarez from the bereavement list, designate RHP Ernesto Frieri for assignment...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 12 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  20. Dan Jennings' Frightening Injury Overshadows Pirates' 7-2 Win

    The Pirates ' dominating 7-2 victory over the Marlins Thursday was overshadowed by a frightening injury to Marlins reliever Dan Jennings. .....

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  21. Volquez, Pirates Shutdown Marlins, 7-2

    Edinson Volquez delivered another gem for the Pirates tonight, pitching seven shutout innings of one-hit baseball to lead the club to a 7-2 win against the Miami Marlins . .....

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  22. Pirates Notebook: Hurdle Says Cole Responding Well to Rehab Starts

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  23. Walker out After Aggravating Back Injury

    For the third time in four games, Neil Walker was not in the Pirates ' starting lineup Wednesday night due to back tightness...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 13 days ago 65 reads 0 comments

  24. Pirates' no-name lineup piles up runs as Bucs win 7-3

    The Pirates scored four runs in the first and then Jeff Locke coasted through the middle innings as the Bucs defeated the Marlins 7-3 Wednesday...

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  25. Harrison, Locke Lead Pirates Past Marlins, 7-3

    Josh Harrison had three hits to extend his hot streak and Jeff Locke overcame a shaky start to pitch seven innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 7-3 on Wednesday night...

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