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Jaso, Polanco deliver clutch pinch hits as Pirates bail out Taillon, beat Brewers

MILWAUKEE — It was a rough night Saturday for Pirates right-hander Jameson Taillon. The rookie endured the shortest, ugliest outing of his young career against ...

Rossi: Cause for real concern over Pirates' Cole

Cruel is the comfort when word breaks that a pitcher is feeling discomfort in his elbow. We all know what often happens next. If Gerrit ...

Starting 9: Kuhl making case for spot in 2017 rotation

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 ...

For Pirates, seeing Kuhl was believing in him

Scouts evaluate physical attributes of pitching prospects with their eyes and radar guns. Performance is recorded in box scores and through pitch-tracking technology at the ...

Pirates notebook: Cole having elbow examined in L.A.

MILWAUKEE — Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole will leave the team Sunday and fly to Los Angeles to have his sore right elbow examined by a ...

Osuna benefits from experience in Venezuelan Winter League

Getting a little closer to home played a big part in helping Jose Osuna get closer to Pittsburgh. The 23-year-old prospect has played outfield and ...

Scouting report: Pirates at Brewers; Sunday, Aug. 29, 2016

SUNDAY at Brewers 2:10 p.m. Miller Park, Milwaukee TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Pirates ...

Mercer's grand slam boosts Pirates in win over Brewers 

MILWAUKEE —When the Milwaukee Brewers intentionally walked Francisco Cervelli in the sixth inning Friday, Jordy Mercer took it personally. The free pass loaded the bases with ...

Pirates notebook: Bell brings hefty on-base percentage to 2nd spot in order

MILWAUKEE — Josh Bell marked his 10th game in the majors Thursday by drawing three walks in a 3-2 win against the Milwaukee Brewers. Broadcaster Greg ...

Scouting report: Pirates at Brewers; Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

SATURDAY at Brewers 7:10 p.m. Miller Park, Milwaukee TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Pirates RHP JAMESON ...

McCutchen accounts for all offense as Pirates edge Brewers 

MILWAUKEE — Andrew McCutchen was not spooked on Thursday to the Pirates' decade-long misery at Miller Park. McCutchen drove in a run on each of his ...

Pirates notebook: Polanco becomes Bucs' most consistent power source

MILWAUKEE — Which is more surprising, the fact that Gregory Polanco is leading the Pirates in home runs or that Starling Marte has yet to ...

Scouting report: Pirates at Brewers: Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Today at Brewers 8:10 p.m. Miller Park, Milwaukee, Wis. TV/radio: Root Sports/ 93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Pirates RHP ...

Starkey: Pirates can't overcome Cole

Say this much for Gerrit Cole, who suffered a career-high ninth loss Wednesday: When reporters trekked into the clubhouse to inquire about his latest failed ...

Pirates' Cole continues slump with loss to Astros

The most common and elementary advice pitchers receive, usually unsolicited, is to throw strikes. Simple. Just throw strikes. It comes freely from everywhere, fans especially. ...

Pirates notebook: Freese receives Heart & Hustle Award

David Freese was rewarded on Monday for a strong 2016 season with a two-year, $11 million contract extension. Two days later, the infielder's reward ...

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