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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 11 hours ago
Pirates prospect Diaz to undergo elbow surgery this week

Pirates prospect Diaz to undergo elbow surgery this week

Pirates minor league catcher Elias Diaz will have unspecified surgery on his right elbow later this week, the Pirates announced today.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 14 hours ago
2016 Pirates report card: April 25-May 1

2016 Pirates report card: April 25-May 1

In this weekly Monday feature, Post-Gazette writers Bill Brink and Stephen J. Nesbitt look back at the week that was and grade the Pirates’ performances in a few key areas.
Red Reporter 23 hours ago

Reds at Pirates, Game 3: Preview/Predictions Thread

Cincinnati Reds at Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, May 1, 20161:35 PMPNC Park Tim Adleman vs. Jeff Locke Tim Adleman makes his big league debut today, as the Reds try not to get swept. Raisel Iglesias is on the shelf for this one, so it's nice to have the minor league depth to fill in. Adleman made a push for the rotation in the spring, and was mentioned even until the last few weeks of Arizona as someone who we could possibly see. That's happening now. The Pirates have Jeff Locke on the mound, which, you know, whatever. Go Reds! Bullpen Log Reliever 4/25...
Beaver County Times May 1, 2016
Four errors ends Pirates winning streak

Four errors ends Pirates winning streak

A solid pitching performance by Jeff Locke and timely hitting weren't enough to offset four errors as the Pirates lost to the Reds 6-5 in 11 innings.
Beaver County Times May 1, 2016
Pirates' Mercer drawing respect at the plate now too

Pirates' Mercer drawing respect at the plate now too

After a hot April at the plate, Jordy Mercer is getting respect for his bat as well as his glove. After driving home six runs in April over his first three years, he drove home 13 this year - and…
Pirates commit four errors, lose 6-5 in 11 innings to end six-game win streak

Pirates commit four errors, lose 6-5 in 11 innings to end six-game win streak

The Pirates did rather little to deserve victory Sunday, and so their winning streak stopped at six.
Pirates notebook: GM says money incentive for players to keep cheating

Pirates notebook: GM says money incentive for players to keep cheating

Two days after the Miami Marlins’ Dee Gordon, the reigning National League batting champion, was suspended 80 games for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy, Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said, from players’ perspectives, cheating still pays in baseball.

Pirates-Rockies game postponed, no makeup date set

DENVER — The Pirates are headed home a little early.
Stephen Nesbitt's 1 p.m. Thursday Pirates chat

Stephen Nesbitt's 1 p.m. Thursday Pirates chat

Live Blog Stephen Nesbitts Pirates chat: 4.28.16
Jordy Mercer's two-out double in 12th gives Pirates 9-8 win

Jordy Mercer's two-out double in 12th gives Pirates 9-8 win

DENVER — The Pirates might keep the bus running today during their getaway matinee. Another night of back-and-forth, black-and-blue baseball Wednesday at Coors Field, where unpredictability reigns, has them aching for the end of their 10-day, 10-game road trip out west.
Pirates notebook: Jared Hughes, Jung Ho Kang nearing return to Pirates

Pirates notebook: Jared Hughes, Jung Ho Kang nearing return to Pirates

DENVER — Right-hander Jared Hughes and infielder Jung Ho Kang took steps Wednesday toward returning to the majors from their rehab assignments with Class AAA Indianapolis.

“The Process” and Andrew McCutchen

DENVER – Before I came to the Trib, I covered college football, reporting on Clemson and the ACC for the Charleston (S.C.) Post and Courier. While I was in the Upstate of South Carolina, a former Nick Saban assistant, Kevin Steele, was the defensive coordinator for a time at Clemson. Steele spoke often of the […]
Beaver County Times Apr 27, 2016
McCutchen hits three home runs, Pirates beat Rockies 9-4

McCutchen hits three home runs, Pirates beat Rockies 9-4

Slumping outfielder Andrew McCutchen hit three homers and drove in five runs to help the Pirates beat the Rockies 9-4 on Tuesday night.
Andrew McCutchen hits three home runs as Pirates blast past Rockies for 9-4 win

Andrew McCutchen hits three home runs as Pirates blast past Rockies for 9-4 win

DENVER — A day away did wonders for Andrew McCutchen. Back in the Pirates starting lineup Tuesday night, he broke out of a 3-for-23 slump by thumping three home runs, one to each field, and driving in five runs.

Pirates Player News

  • 1 Elias Diaz

    Elias Diaz

    Pirates prospect Diaz to undergo elbow surgery this week

  • Gregory Polanco

    Gregory Polanco

    Pirates notebook: Hurdle giving red-hot Polanco a steady diet of left-handers, too

  • Francisco Liriano

    Francisco Liriano

    Pirates notebook: Pirates starters' pitch counts low but not by design

  • Gerrit Cole

    Gerrit Cole

    Gerrit Cole faces the Rockies

  • Jeff Locke

    Jeff Locke

    Four errors ends Pirates winning streak

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