1. Pittsburgh Pirates Take 2 of 3 from Milwaukee Brewers: Series Recap

    The second series of the season was a vast improvement for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who took two of three from the Milwaukee Brewers after defeating them 10-2 Sunday afternoon in Milwaukee...

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  2. Pittsburgh Pirates Swept by Cincinnati Reds: Reaction and Analysis

    It hasn't exactly been an ideal start to the season for the Pittsburgh Pirates . The Cincinnati Reds , who do not exactly have the most intimidating team on paper, finished ...

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  3. Pittsburgh Pirates Extend Josh Harrison's Contract: Is Neil Walker Next?

    The Pittsburgh Pirates received a huge boost to their lineup last season when Josh Harrison replaced the struggling Pedro Alvarez at third base...

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  4. 3 Takeaways from Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Day Loss

    It's the most wonderful time of the year. Baseball is back. The Pittsburgh Pirates opened up their season on Monday with a 5-2 loss to their division rivals, the Cincinnati Reds , at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati...

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  5. Pittsburgh Pirates: 2015 Season Preview for Pitchers with Predictions

    The Pittsburgh Pirates finished with an 88-72 record in 2014 before getting bounced out of the playoffs in the National League Wild Card Game by the eventual World Series champion San Francisco Giants ...

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  6. Bounce-Back Season from Pedro Alvarez Is Vital to Pittsburgh Pirates Success

    Pedro Alvarez was a dynamic offensive force in the middle of the Pittsburgh Pirates lineup in 2013. Although he batted just ...

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  7. Tony Sanchez: Pittsburgh Pirates Biggest Feel-Good Story This Spring

    Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez has shown glimpses of stellar play at times with his bat over the last two seasons as one of the Pirates' backups. At other times, he has looked completely lost...

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  8. 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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  9. Top Offseason Options for Pittsburgh Pirates to Finish off Winter Plans

    This winter has been one of the busiest of Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington's career, as a number of offseason transactions have rounded out his team's roster...

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  10. Why Pittsburgh Pirates Could Still Use Another Starting Pitcher This Winter

    After a relatively quiet start to the offseason, general manager Neal Huntington and the Pittsburgh Pirates have added a few key pieces to the team's roster that could help lead them back to the postseason for the third straight year...

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  11. Could Jung-Ho Kang Be the Pittsburgh Pirates' Franchise Shortstop?

    Ever since the departure of former shortstop Jack Wilson, the Pittsburgh Pirates have been searching for an everyday player who could potentially become their franchise shortstop...

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  12. From the Flying to Launching Baseballs, Pirates' Ralph Kiner Was All-American

    December 7, 1941 was a day that will live in infamy for Americans, as the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, prompting our country to enter World War II...

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  13. Pittsburgh Pirates Players Who Could Have Breakout Seasons in 2015

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have gotten key contributions from a variety of young players over the last two seasons, making it to the playoffs both years. While these players have had solid seasons, they have not nearly reached their potential...

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  14. Why the Pittsburgh Pirates Should Consider Trading Outfielder Travis Snider

    The Pittsburgh Pirates currently are in a situation that a lot of teams would like to be in: They have a surplus of reliable and productive outfielders...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 5 months ago 9,840 reads 10 comments

  15. When Will We See Pittsburgh Pirates' Jameson Taillon Make Major League Debut?

    The Major League debut of starting pitcher Jameson Taillon was highly anticipated among fans prior to the start of the 2014 regular season...

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  16. Could Kris Medlen Be on the Pittsburgh Pirates' Radar?

    The Pittsburgh Pirates currently are not a complete team. The team lacks starting pitching, as two of its top starters from last year ( Francisco Liriano and Edinson Volquez ) are both currently on the free-agent market seeking deals...

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  17. Pittsburgh Pirates Make Two Smart Offseason Moves in One Day

    General manager Neal Huntington and the Pittsburgh Pirates have been busy this offseason, making small moves for players they hope will play to their maximum potential in 2015...

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  18. Better Trade Option for the Pittsburgh Pirates: Pedro Alvarez or Gaby Sanchez?

    There was a time when Gaby Sanchez was considered an offensive threat at the plate for opposing pitchers. That time was five seasons ago, as the young first baseman was coming off his second straight 19-home run season...

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  19. Black Friday: Free Agents Who Could Come at Bargain Price for Pittsburgh Pirates

    As billions of dollars are spent this weekend by holiday shoppers eager to find items at discounted prices, Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington will remain hard at ...

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  20. Pittsburgh Pirates Making Questionable Moves in Free Agency

    When the Pittsburgh Pirates were bounced from the playoffs in the 2014 National League Wild Card Game by the eventual World Series Champion San Francisco Giants , general manager ...

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  21. Why the Addition of A.J. Burnett Isn't Enough for the Pittsburgh Pirates

    The Pittsburgh Pirates reunited with a familiar friend Friday. Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that they signed starting pitcher A.J. Burnett to a one-year deal...

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  22. What Francisco Cervelli Acquisition Means for Pittsburgh Pirates

    The Pittsburgh Pirates made some noise Wednesday evening with their first big move of the 2014-15 free-agency period...

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  23. Pittsburgh Pirates Free-Agent Watch: Jason Hammel

    The Pittsburgh Pirates returned to the playoffs for the second straight season in 2014, but they were quickly bounced by the eventual World Series champion San Francisco Giants ...

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  24. It's Now or Never for General Manager Neal Huntington and the Pittsburgh Pirates

    For the first time in more than two decades, the Pittsburgh Pirates have made headlines for seemingly all the right reasons, going from perennial losers to championship contenders after making the postseason in each of the last two seasons...

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  25. Why Pittsburgh Pirates Should Take a Gamble on Brett Anderson

    On paper, the Pittsburgh Pirates ' 2015 pitching rotation currently features only three men with considerable experience as major league starters: Gerrit Cole, Jeff Locke and Vance Worley ...

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