1. Pirates Positioned to Make Run at 1st Division Title Since '92

    At the All-Star break, the Pirates are positioned to make a run at capturing their first division title since 1992. The Pirates have the third-best record in baseball, and they trail only the Central-leading St...

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  2. Mark Melancon, Russell Martin Had Special Bond with Pirates

    Mark Melancon's and Russell Martin's Pirates careers started at the same time, when the team acquired both before the 2013 season...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 16 days ago 227 reads 0 comments

  3. This Time Around, McCutchen Soaks in All-Star Experience

    In Andrew McCutchen's first few trips to the All-Star Game, his alarm went off at 6 or 7 a.m. Then he was off to appear at various events, trying to get his face out there, trying to do everything...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 16 days ago 102 reads 0 comments

  4. Andrew McCutchen, Gerrit Cole Strong All-Stars

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 16 days ago 707 reads 0 comments

  5. Pittsburgh Pirates Trade Rumors: Tracking Hot Updates, News and Reaction

    As the MLB 's July 31 trade deadline approaches, the Pittsburgh Pirates will need to evaluate their squad and figure out what they need to do in order to reach the playoffs for the third consecutive season...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 17 days ago 39,972 reads 34 comments

  6. Video: Cole Ks Trout with Unfair Breaking Pitch

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  7. A.J. Burnett Savors First All-Star Moments with Family

    CINCINNATI — A.J. Burnett ambled into the Presidential ballroom on the Westin Hotel's third floor with his two sons in tow and a caramel macchiato in hand. The Pirates All-Stars' flight from Pittsburgh didn't land until 4 a...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 17 days ago 1,553 reads 0 comments

  8. Gregory Polanco's Walk-off Serves as Fitting End to Baseball's First Half

    Though every team has already played its 81st game, the All-Star break serves as the unofficial halfway point of the season. Heading into the break, you would be hard pressed to find a hotter team than the Pittsburgh Pirates ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 19 days ago 434 reads 0 comments

  9. Rossi: Burnett Hasn't Given Everything, Not Yet

    It sounded like a conversation ripped from the pages of a comic book. But Jeff Locke isn't Robin. And A.J. Burnett isn't Batman...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 19 days ago 109 reads 0 comments

  10. Red-Hot Pirates Storming Cardinals for Control of NL Central

    If the Pittsburgh Pirates were piloting an actual vessel adorned with a black skull-and-crossbones flag, they'd be sailing with a stiff wind at their back. Sunday was the latest salvo in their swashbuckling streak, as the Pirates defeated the St...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 19 days ago 11,668 reads 27 comments

  11. Pirates Interested in Ben Revere, Jeff Francoeur

    The Pirates are interested in trading for Phillies outfielder Ben Revere, according to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (on Twitter)...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 20 days ago 339 reads 0 comments

  12. Leaving Cuba: Why Pirates Bullpen Coach Euclides Rojas Risked...

    HAVANA, Cuba — In the shadow of the Plaza de la Revolucion, where fallen heroes are kept alive in murals on government ministries and a star-shaped marble memorial stretches boldly ...

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  13. McCutchen Homers in 14th, Pirates Beat Cards 6-5

    PITTSBURGH -- Andrew McCutchen's two-run home run in the 14th inning capped Pittsburgh's third rally of the night and the Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Saturday night...

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  14. Pirates Notebook: Harrison Gets Encouragement While on DL

    Though Josh Harrison's thumb surgery will force him to miss a significant portion of the season, Harrison sounded positive Friday...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 20 days ago 30 reads 0 comments

  15. Marte (Oblique) Back After 5-Game Absence

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  16. Gerrit Cole, Mark Melancon Leading MLB Stats

    PITTSBURGH -- Gerrit Cole, a relative pup of 24 who can't relate to the dusty names of yesteryear his spectacular half-season has evoked, now has something else to not relate to...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 21 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  17. Pirates Selling Exclusive “I Survived the Tarp Monster” Tee-Shirts

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — He got swallowed up by an unruly tarp in a gusty thunderstorm and survived to tell the tale.....

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 21 days ago 28 reads 0 comments

  18. Surging Walker Leads Pirates Past Cardinals to Even Series

    The Pirates unfurled the road map they must follow to take the NL Central from the St. Louis Cardinals in a 5-2 victory Friday.....

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 21 days ago 12 reads 0 comments

  19. Pirates' A.J. Burnett Will Wear Custom-Made Batman Cleats at the All-Star Game

    Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett will sport custom-made Batman cleats from 3N2 on the mound at Great American Ball Park in Tuesday's All-Star Game. "Self expression is important to me," Burnett said in a 3N2 press release ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 21 days ago 19,727 reads 28 comments

  20. Photo: Burnett to Sport Batman Cleats at ASG

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  21. Pirates Lose to Cardinals, 4-1

    Carlos Martinez is a final vote candidate, one of five National League players eligible for the final spot on the NL All-Star team. Thursday was his final chance to prove his worth, and he made a strong case...

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  22. Pirates Lament Missed Chance Against Cardinals

    PITTSBURGH -- Before the Cardinals broke through against starter Jeff Locke in the fifth inning Thursday night, the Pirates seemed to be the aggressors in the first game of a critical four-game set between the National League Central rivals...

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  23. Starling Marte, Josh Harrison injury decisions

    Injuries incurred this week by Josh Harrison and Starling Marte fall into different categories but do share something in common: They've both got Pirates brass assessing the level of response...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 22 days ago 37 reads 0 comments

  24. Bob Smizik: Pirates Are the New Cardinals

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  25. Pirates Notebook: Jeff Locke Effective After New Routine

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