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Pirates notebook: Cervelli, Cole, Vogelsong set for simulated game

SEATTLE — The simulated game the Pirates are planning at O.co Coliseum on Friday afternoon might be nearly as important as their series opener later ...

On the arm of Taillon, Bucs pick up 8-1 win over Mariners

SEATTLE – Clint Hurdle became uncomfortable in the sixth inning of the Pirates' 8-1 victory Wednesday. The Pirates manager counseled with pitching coach with Ray Searage ...

Pirates employ methods for improved sleep during grueling stretch

SEATTLE — Thursday will mark the first time in 47 days the Pirates will wake up and not have to commute to a major league ...

Pirates' struggles familiar in loss to Mariners 

SEATTLE — Players will try anything to end a slump. Well, almost anything. About half the club tried the smoked snake Mark Melancon brought to the visiting ...

Rossi: Shark should swim as Pirates sink

The guess here is Captain Neal has not yet charted a course for trading closer Mark Melancon. A shrewd baseball general manager doesn't trade one ...

In relative anonymity, Rojas quietly guides Pirates arms

When Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage talks about bullpen coach Euclides Rojas, it's as though he can't conjure enough praise to describe him the way ...

Pirates notebook: Cole takes next step in return

SEATTLE – Gerrit Cole threw the second bullpen session of his rehab process Tuesday at Safeco Field as he works his way back from a ...

Scouting report: Pirates at Mariners; Wednesday, June 29

Wednesday at Mariners 10:10 p.m. Safeco Field, Seattle TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Pirates RHP Jameson ...

Liriano fails to hold 4-run lead as Pirates drop series finale to Dodgers

After a nasty skid that brought out the boo birds, the critics and perhaps a bit of self-doubt caused by slipping from nine games over ...

Starkey: Liriano's torture tour continues

Move over, Andrew McCutchen. Francisco Liriano has become the Pirates' biggest underachiever this season. It's not close, really. Liriano, the highest-paid player on the team, the ...

No more Mr. Nice Guy? Fed-up McCutchen embraces 1st ejection

Feeling frustrated and helpless at the plate, Andrew McCutchen believed Sunday night he had no other choice but to do something totally out of character. When ...

Pirates notebook: Stewart continues to perplex Kershaw

Pirates catcher Chris Stewart can't explain it, and neither can his manager. That's baseball, in other words. Stewart, a .236 hitter over 10 seasons, is 9 for ...

Scouting report: Pirates at Mariners; Tuesday, June 28

Tuesday at Mariners 10:10 p.m. Safeco Field, Seattle TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Pirates LHP Jon ...

Kuhl wins major league debut as Pirates edge Kershaw, Dodgers 

Before he took the mound for his major league debut Sunday, Pirates pitcher Chad Kuhl seemed unfazed by the hype. "It ought to be fun," the ...

Pirates notebook: Searage raves about new rehab technique for pitchers

Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage is hopeful a new rehab technique will allow Gerrit Cole and Ryan Vogelsong to come back better than they were ...

Multiple factors contribute to what is evolving into transition year for Pirates

Pirates general manager Neal Huntington created a stir around town last winter when he suggested the 2016 season could be a bridge from the team's ...

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