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Polanco's 2 homers back Nova's 4th career complete game as Pirates pound Astros 

The Pirates came as close as they had all season to playing a perfect game Tuesday night in a 7-1 win over the Houston Astros. ...

Rossi: Bucs' bridge clearly to somewhere 

This time next year, Josh Bell will know better. But the Pirates' slugger with a suspect first-baseman's mitt hasn't played enough in the big leagues ...

Pirates notebook: Glasnow making progress in rehab at Altoona 

The Pirates' improving starting rotation should be getting even more help soon. Right-hander Tyler Glasnow pitched three scoreless innings during a rehab start for ...

Scouting report: Pirates vs. Astros; Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

WEDNESDAY vs. Astros 12:35 p.m. PNC Park TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Astros RHP COLLIN McHUGH ...

Pirates waste Taillon's strong start in loss to Astros

Time is beginning to run short for the Pirates to make a move in the National League wild-card race. Despite a solid outing by right-hander Jameson ...

Pirates sign Freese to 2-year, $11 million extension

David Freese typically watched little MLB Network coverage during the offseason earlier in his career. But as spring training camps opened this year, Freese ...

Pirates want long look at Bell at 1st base

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said rookie Josh Bell could earn the lion's share of work at first base. Bell earned a second straight start at ...

Scouting report: Pirates vs. Astros; Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

TUESDAY vs. Astros 7:05 p.m. PNC Park TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Astros RHP JOE MUSGROVE ...

Marlins complete sweep of Pirates 

After he was nearly clobbered by a high and tight pitch on Sunday, Ryan Vogelsong got back on his feet, picked up his bat and ...

Pirates notebook: Bell still a work in progress on defense

Josh Bell has progressed through the Pirates farm system over the past five years. On Sunday against the Marlins, he reached the No. 6 spot ...

Scouting report: Pirates vs. Astros; Monday, Aug. 22, 2016

MONDAY vs. Astros 7:05 p.m. PNC Park TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers RHP DOUG ...

Starting 9: Could McCutchen benefit from more rest?

Written by Pirates beat reporter Travis Sawchik, "The Starting Nine" is a weekly feature composed of quick-hit thoughts and analysis on the Pirates and MLB. ...

Pirates waste strong effort by starter Kuhl, fall to Marlins

Chad Kuhl dropped his head in the fourth inning and shouted something down toward the dirt of the PNC Park mound. Without tracking the ball, ...

Bell recalled by Pirates after Kang placed on 15-day DL

The wait for Josh Bell's return to the major leagues is over after a little more than a month. The Pirates placed infielder Jung Ho Kang ...

Prospect Hinsz grows up quickly with Single-A Power

Low-A West Virginia pitching coach Matt Ford played catch with his scheduled starter, Gage Hinsz, on Wednesday in Lexington. Rain in the area hadn't yet postponed ...

Scouting report: Pirates vs. Marlins; Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016

SUNDAY vs. Marlins 1:35 p.m. PNC Park TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Marlins RHP JOSE URENA ...

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