1. Pirates Swept by Washington Nationals, 6-5

    First, the Pirates and Washington Nationals traded innings filled with defensive mistakes. Later they swapped blown saves...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 15 days ago 60 reads 0 comments

  2. Pirates Place RHP Charlie Morton (Hip) on DL; Recall Brent Morel

    The @ Pirates have placed Charlie Morton on the 15-day DL (retro to 8/16) with right hip inflammation. @Bmorel_22 recalled from Indianapolis...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 15 days ago 15 reads 0 comments

  3. Pirates Blow 3-Run Lead, Lose 4-3 to Nationals

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  4. Ramos Completes Rally as Nats Down Pirates

    After Adam LaRoche's two-run homer in the eighth tied the game, and Wilson Ramos' ground-rule double in the ninth won it, Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams called his club "tenacious...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 16 days ago 77 reads 0 comments

  5. Walker Sits, Nix in at 2B vs. Nats

    8/16 @ Pirates lineup vs. WAS Harrison SS Polanco RF Martin C Marte CF Sanchez 1B Alvarez 3B Nix 2B Snider LF Locke P.....

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  6. Pittsburgh Pirates: The Most Important 3 Weeks of the Season

    The next three weeks will determine whether the Pittsburgh Pirates make the playoffs. The schedule is packed full of teams that are leading their division or in close contention for the postseason...

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  7. John Axford Greets Pittsburgh with Tweet Dressed in Pirate Costume

    The Pittsburgh Pirates , locked in a three-team battle in the NL Central and without their injured MVP, bolstered their bullpen by acquiring John Axford from the Cleveland Indians ...

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  8. Jordy Mercer Removed from Game, Walker May Return to Lineup Tomorrow

    During his pregame meeting, Clint Hurdle said that Neil Walker was in a "good place" and past the stage of being a candidate for the disabled list. In the ninth inning, he was in the on deck circle when the final out was made...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 18 days ago 48 reads 0 comments

  9. Pirates Designate Matt Hague for Assignment

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  10. Another Tough Loss for Francisco Liriano as Pittsburgh Pirates Fall to Detroit

    Pittsburgh Pirates ' starting pitcher Francisco Liriano took the mound Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park in Detroit, seeking a victory in the rubber game of a three-game set between the Pirates and Tigers ...

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  11. Liriano Outdueled as Pirates Drop Series Finale

    DETROIT -- If it's possible to overshadow a 14-strikeout pitching performance, Francisco Liriano did it Thursday afternoon -- for four innings...

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  12. Mercer Leaves Game with Forearm Tightness

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  13. Pirates Notebook: Clint Barmes Heads for Rehab in Minors

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  14. Pirates' Locke Cleared in Fixing Scheme

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 18 days ago 119 reads 0 comments

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

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 18 days ago 88 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 19 days ago 107 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 19 days ago 18 reads 0 comments

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

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  19. 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 19 days ago 583 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 19 days ago 68 reads 0 comments

  21. 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...

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  22. 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...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 20 days ago 80 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 20 days ago 51 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 20 days ago 55 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 20 days ago 167 reads 0 comments