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Sep 14, 2014
Stat Corner: Walker, Mercer powering Pirates' offense

Stat Corner: Walker, Mercer powering Pirates' offense

If the major leagues had a postseason All-Star team, Neil Walker would almost certainly be the National League’s second baseman.
Sep 14, 2014
Three Thoughts: Loss of Alvarez no longer a major hindrance

Three Thoughts: Loss of Alvarez no longer a major hindrance

The loss of Pedro Alvarez from the Pirates’ lineup would have stung last season, perhaps even costing them their first postseason berth since 1992.
Sep 9, 2014

MVP or not, Martin is invaluable

The debate rages on about who is the Pirates’ Most Valuable Player this season.
Sep 7, 2014
Stat Corner: Melancon part of a not-so-elite club

Stat Corner: Melancon part of a not-so-elite club

The Pirates’ Mark Melancon entered the weekend with 26 saves, a pretty impressive total considering that he began the season as the set-up man for Jason Grilli, who was traded to the Angels in late Ju
Sep 7, 2014
Minor League Report: Pirates' farm deep with talent but short on wins

Minor League Report: Pirates' farm deep with talent but short on wins

It was not the greatest of seasons in the minor leagues for the Pirates, though their farm system is still considered one of the most talented in baseball.
Sep 7, 2014
Three thoughts: SI story on McCutchen lightens the mood after Locke investigation

Three thoughts: SI story on McCutchen lightens the mood after Locke investigation

For the second time in less than a month, a Pirates player is the subject of an interesting and in-depth story in Sports Illustrated.
Sep 2, 2014

Bucs stand still while opponents get better

The Pirates are locked in a tight three-team divisional race, yet there is one factor that separates them from their competitors for the National League Central title.
Aug 27, 2014
Alvarez gaining experience at first base

Alvarez gaining experience at first base

PITTSBURGH --- It would be premature to call Pedro Alvarez the Pirates’ starting first baseman, considering he began learning the position less than a month ago and has played just five games at the p
Aug 26, 2014
Pirates Insider: Davis blast lifts Bucs over Cards

Pirates Insider: Davis blast lifts Bucs over Cards

Ike Davis’ pinch-hit three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Pirates to a 5-2 victory over the Cardinals on Tuesday night at PNC Park.
Aug 26, 2014
Pirates lose 3-2 to St. Louis, Polanco optioned back to minors

Pirates lose 3-2 to St. Louis, Polanco optioned back to minors

Matt Holliday’s two-run single capped a seventh-inning rally and John Lackey pitched one-run ball over seven innings to lift the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh on Monday nigh
Aug 25, 2014
Pirates still pushing for NL Central pennant

Pirates still pushing for NL Central pennant

PITTSBURGH — It has been 20 years since the wild card was instituted in the major leagues, yet no one pays attention to those standings until the very latter stages of the season.
Aug 24, 2014

Liriano, Morton head to dubious distinction

The Pirates’ pitching duo of left-hander Francisco Liriano and right-hander Charlie Morton are in position to make some dubious franchise history.

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