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Well-traveled Guerra hurls masterpiece against Pirates

MILWAUKEE — Over the past decade, Junior Guerra has pitched just about everywhere. Guerra has pitched for 10 minor league affiliates of four different big league ...

Pirates notebook: Closer Melancon remains calm amid trade rumors

MILWAUKEE — Mark Melancon went into this season firmly believing the Pirates would contend for a fourth straight playoff berth. He still is certain they can ...

Fresh arms could tempt Pirates in bid to secure playoff spot

Considering the precarious state of their starting pitching, it's amazing the Pirates still are in the hunt for a wild-card playoff bid. Sixty percent of the ...

Scouting report: Pirates at Brewers; Saturday, July 30, 2016

Today 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 ...

Scouting report: Pirates at Brewers; Friday, July 29, 2016

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

Cole throws 1st career complete game in Pirates' blowout of Mariners 

As he watched the game-ending double play from the center of the infield Wednesday, Gerrit Cole thrust his arms into the night air. He seemed ...

Starkey: MLB instant replay has gone mad

So the Adam Frazier-out-at-second replay Tuesday caused quite the reaction in the Pirates radio booth. To recount, Frazier took an extra base on a single ...

Pirates' Locke unsure of role on pitching staff

Unlike the other Pirates relief pitchers, Jeff Locke has no plans to shave off his locks. That's because Locke does not consider himself a reliever despite ...

Women's group official says timing of Kang bobblehead giveaway 'unfortunate'

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape doesn't expect the Pirates to nix a bobblehead promotion for infielder Jung Ho Kang, who is under investigation for sexual assault. ...

Pirates notebook: Vogelsong pitches 7 innings in rehab start

Right-hander Ryan Vogelsong continued a comeback Wednesday that head trainer Todd Tomczyk continues to marvel over. "He's an unbelievable man of character," Tomczyk said. Vogelsong, who ...

Rossi: Timing right for Polanco to fill void 

It's not a rule. Doesn't always happen, either. Sometimes, though, a legend's exit is almost perfectly timed — as if somebody somewhere had a plan ...

Liriano takes step back in loss to Mariners 

After taking four steps forward in July, Francisco Liriano took a step — a large stride — back Tuesday. After four straight starts of at least ...

Pirates notebook: Matchups help Frazier get into lineup

The work of Pirates rookie Adam Frazier (.359/.405/.590) has been eye-catching although, as manager Clint Hurdle acknowledged, "It's a small sample size." Frazier had 42 ...

Scouting report: Pirates vs. Mariners; Wednesday, July 27, 2016

WEDNESDAY vs. Mariners 7:05 p.m. PNC Park TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Mariners LHP JAMES ...

Quiet confidence drives Pirates rookie Frazier

Mississippi State baseball coach John Cohen held a team meeting toward the end of a 2013 season in which his Bulldogs reached the finals of ...

Gorman: Taillon's timing perfect for Pirates

The fact that the scariest moment of his baseball career turned out to be the luckiest isn't lost on Jameson Taillon. When Taillon took a ...

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