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Pirates extend contracts of coaching staff through 2017

The Pirates on Friday extended the contracts of their entire coaching staff through the 2017 season. "We are very pleased to maintain the continuity and quality ...

Melancon, Pirates bullpen hope to warm up at home

DENVER — At the conclusion of the 12th inning of the Pirates' 9-8 win Wednesday, closer Mark Melancon thrust each arm into the cool, mile-high ...

Pirates notebook: Postponement pushes rotation back

DENVER — The Pirates-Rockies postponement Thursday because of inclement weather, which included snow flurries at Coors Field, pushed back the Pirates' pitching plans. Juan Nicasio, ...

Scouting report: Pirates vs. Reds; Friday, April 29

FRIDAY vs. Reds 7:05 p.m. PNC Park TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Pirates RHP Juan Nicasio ...

Mercer double helps Pirates outlast Rockies in extra innings

DENVER ­— Four hours, 40 minutes into Wednesday's game, on the 429th pitch and after 14 other Pirates hits, Jordy Mercer recorded his first of ...

McCutchen's 3-HR game provides proof that taking day off can be beneficial

DENVER — There was a time when Andrew McCutchen loathed off days. He was not going to play forever, he reasoned, so he never wanted ...

Pirates notebook: Kang, Hughes getting closer to returns

DENVER — Jung Ho Kang and Jared Hughes are getting closer to returning to the Pirates. Kang was scheduled to play nine innings at third ...

Scouting report: Pirates at Rockies: Thursday, April 28, 2016

THURSDAY at Rockies 3:10 p.m. Coors Field, Denver TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Pirates RHP JUAN NICASIO ...

McCutchen delivers 2nd 3-homer game of career as Pirates down Rockies 

DENVER — There was some doubt whether Andrew McCutchen's third home run Tuesday would clear the elevated right field fence at Coors Field. McCutchen sprinted ...

New swing rejuvenates Pirates' Joyce

DENVER – Matt Joyce has been an All-Star. He's in his ninth major league season. He has spent much of his career as a platoon ...

First save has special meaning for Pirates' Schugel

DENVER — A.J. Schugel had no idea what he had done Monday until first baseman Sean Rodriguez walked toward him on the Coors Field infield ...

Pirates notebook: Kang homers in rehab start

• Third baseman Jung Ho Kang homered and drove in three runs Tuesday for Triple-A Indianapolis against the Durham Bulls the best performance of his ...

Scouting report: Pirates at Rockies, Wednesday, April 27

Wednesday at Rockies 8:40 p.m. Coors Field, Denver TV/radio: Root Sports/ 93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers ...

Locke's strong start propels Pirates past Rockies

DENVER ­— Jeff Locke had some help Monday night during his timely and finest start of the season. In the fourth inning of the Pirates' ...

Pirates' Jaso has haunting memories from behind plate

PHOENIX — Sean Rodriguez is the Pirates' emergency catcher, but that might only be because he knows how to put on the equipment. He never ...

Pirates notebook: Hurdle isn't panicking over bullpen struggles

DENVER — Bullpen issues continued Sunday for the Pirates when Mark Melancon and Neftali Feliz blew save opportunities in Arizona, and relievers allowed six runs ...

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