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Pirates notebook: Injury report stays crowded

The Pirates set a club record for the number of players used in a season ...

Scouting report: Pirates at Cardinals; Friday, Sept. 30, 2016

TODAY at Cardinals 8:15 p.m. Busch Stadium, St. Louis TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Pirates: RHP Tyler Glasnow ...

Jaso hits for cycle in Pirates win; Taillon outduels Arrieta in last start of season

When the season blows apart and the playoffs are out of reach, a team has to take its special moments where it can find them. John ...

Pirates notebook: Switching McCutchen, Marte in OF an 'interesting thought'

As players began clearing out lockers Wednesday afternoon in the PNC Park home clubhouse after ...

Scouting report: Pirates vs. Cubs; Thursday, Sept. 29

Today vs. Cubs 7:05 p.m. PNC Park TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 ...

Pirates fall to Cubs, knocked out of wild card race

When he signed with the Pirates last winter, Ryan Vogelsong envisioned a much different ending to this season. Vogelsong expected another chance to pitch in the ...

Pirates notebook: Young rotation figures to try to close gap against Cubs next season

As players made their way to the field for batting practice Tuesday, injured starting pitcher Gerrit Cole, clad in a T-shirt and shorts, pulled up ...

Scouting report: Pirates vs. Cubs; Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

WEDNESDAY vs. Cubs 7:05 p.m. PNC Park TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 ...

Cubs rout Pirates, earn 1st 100-win season since 1935

Nearly a year after the Chicago Cubs celebrated a wild-card game win at PNC Park ...

Pirates notebook: Hurdle hints Kang could play some shortstop next season

On Sept. 17 last season, during the Chicago Cubs' last regular season visit to PNC Park, Chris Coghlan, who batted leadoff Monday for the Cubs, ...

Scouting report: Pirates vs. Cubs; Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

Today vs. Cubs 7:05 p.m. PNC Park TV/radio: Root Sports/ 93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Pirates RHP RYAN VOGELSONG ...

Beanball results in scrum between Pirates, Nationals

When a pitcher decides to retaliate for some injustice, either real or imagined, anywhere below the shoulders is fair game. "You can throw at my ...

Pirates players, coaches react to death of Marlins ace

Jose Fernandez was a terrific pitcher, brimming with talent and endless possibilities. But to Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, the young Miami Marlins star was much ...

Pirates notebook: Rodriguez's value soars but Bucs have options

Sean Rodriguez has put himself in position to get a hefty raise this offseason on the free-agent market. He most likely won't get it from the ...

Scouting report: Pirates vs. Cubs; Monday, Sept. 26, 2016

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

Starting nine: Pirates have options beyond signing Nova

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. ...

Miami Marlins ace Fernandez killed in boating accident

MIAMI — Jose Fernandez, the charismatic ace for the Miami Marlins who escaped Cuba to become one of baseball's brightest stars, was killed in a ...

MLB notebook: Mets' Tebow begins baseball career

For sale: Tim Tebow jerseys, by the Mets. There's an array of Tebow apparel being offered through the Mets' website, ranging from $29.99 for T-shirts to ...

MLB notebook: Cardinals top Giants, tighten wild-card race

Alex Reyes pitched seven dominant innings in his third major league start, fellow rookie Alemys Diaz hit a two-run homer and the Cardinals moved up ...

MLB notebook: Cubs celebrate their 1st division title in 8 years

David Ross was on his way home when the Cubs clinched the National League Central, so he ducked into a bar on Sheffield Avenue for ...

MLB notebook: Padres' GM handed historic 30-game suspension

Major League Baseball suspended Padres general manager A.J. Preller for 30 days without pay Thursday, hitting the San Diego executive with an unprecedented punishment for ...

MLB notebook: Cubs reduce magic number to 1

Anthony Rizzo hit a pair of home runs, and Jon Lester pitched eight dominant innings as the Cubs beat the Cardinals, 7-0, on Wednesday to ...

MLB notebook: Scully to end Hall of Fame broadcasting career Oct. 2

Vin Scully said the last ballgame he will broadcast is the Dodgers' regular-season finale regardless of whether they reach the playoffs. The 88-year-old announcer told ...

MLB notebook: Indians' Salazar could be out until postseason

Indians right-hander Danny Salazar will be sidelined for three to four weeks with a forearm injury. Salazar had an MRI on Monday in Cleveland. He was ...

MLB notebook: A's part ways with DH Butler

The Athletics released designated hitter Billy Butler on Sunday, despite owing him $10 million for next season. Last month, Butler went on the concussion disabled list ...

MLB notebook: Nats' Strasburg uncertain he will pitch again this year

Stephen Strasburg isn't sure whether he will pitch again this season. The Nationals star left Wednesday's start in the third inning. Tests determined he ...

MLB notebook: Former Pirate Walker undergoes season-ending surgery

Mets second baseman Neil Walker underwent season-ending surgery to repair a herniated disk. The Mets said Friday that Walker had a successful lumbar microdiscectomy a day ...

MLB notebook: Nationals' Strasburg out indefinitely with strain

Stephen Strasburg has a strained flexor mass in his elbow, and the Nationals don't know when he will pitch again, but the team said it ...

MLB notebook: Strasburg returns, has setback

Hours after he was activated from the disabled list, Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg left in the third inning of Wednesday night's game against the Braves. Strasburg ...

MLB notebook: Stanton makes early return for Marlins

Giancarlo Stanton's season is not over after all, and the Marlins hope getting their slugger back provides a much-needed spark to fledgling postseason chances. The Marlins ...

MLB notebook: Angels' Shoemaker has surgery after scary injury

Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker underwent surgery to stop bleeding on his brain after he was struck in the head by a line drive against the ...

MLB notebook: Red Sox pitcher has no-hitter end on replay review

Eduardo Rodriguez's no-hit bid for the Red Sox was broken up after a replay reversal with two outs in the eighth inning, and Khris Davis ...