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Pirates right-hander Schugel clears waivers

Pirates right-hander A.J. Schugel cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Indianapolis on Friday. He will come to major league spring training camp as a ...

Pirates take on project with trade for former 1st-rounder Biddle

The Pirates acquired another pitching reclamation project on Wednesday, the type of arm they have had so much success with in recent years, but this ...

Rossi: Doc Emrick's dream to come true with Pirates spring training broadcast

The tickets arrived in the mail Monday around the same time Mike "Doc" Emrick returned home from the NHL All-Star Game. "I'm on the ...

Bell could fill Pirates' biggest need sooner than later

While much of the offseason attention is given to additions a team makes via free agency and trades — bringing immediate impact — the Pirates' ...

Pirates hire Block as new play-by-play man

The Pirates on Saturday hired veteran announcer Joe Block to work alongside lead play-by-play man Greg Brown. Block, 37, called Milwaukee Brewers games for the past ...

Cervelli open to contract extension, but Pirates keeping mum

Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli is open to remaining in Pittsburgh beyond 2016 and is waiting for the club to begin dialogue regarding a contract extension, ...

Jauss, Graves promoted among changes announced by Pirates

After Jeff Banister left Pittsburgh last offseason to become the manager of the Texas Rangers, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle elected not to name an official ...

Rossi: Manfred is DH for looming labor war

Sean Casey, aka "The Mayor," doesn't believe me, and maybe nobody will. But from afar, it sure seems like baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is about ...

Former Astros broadcaster Dolan interviewed for Pirates job

Former Houston Astros broadcaster Brett Dolan interviewed with the Pirates last week for their open radio/TV job, sources confirmed to the Tribune-Review. Dolan was the Astros' ...

Veteran announcers are finalists for Pirates' play-by-play position

Veteran broadcaster Andy Masur, who lists two major league clubs on his resume, appears to be a finalist for the job in the Pirates' radio/TV ...

Pirates executive departs for MLB offices

As he leaves the Pirates' front office for a position in the commissioner's office, Tyrone Brooks will need new business cards — bigger ones. Brooks, the ...

Brewers announcer Joe Block finalist for Pirates job

Joe Block is a finalist to be the Pirates' play-by-play announcer, sources confirmed to the Tribune-Review. Block spent the past four years in the Milwaukee ...

Pirates finalize extension with catcher Stewart

The Pirates on Tuesday finalized Chris Stewart's two-year extension, which guarantees the 33-year-old catcher at least $3 million. According to a source, Stewart will make $1.35 ...

For Pirates pitchers, it's off to see the Wizard

BRADENTON, Fla. — Given his wondrous — magical, perhaps? — ability to resurrect fading careers, maybe it's time to start calling Pirates pitching coach Ray ...

Pirates reach deals with 5 arbitration-eligible players

The Pirates reached one-year deals with five players Friday, which allowed the team to avoid going to arbitration with any of their seven eligible players. ...

Outfielder Polanco open to contract extension with Pirates

BRADENTON, Fla. — Gregory Polanco is willing to work with the Pirates to hammer out a contract extension, but the standout right fielder also knows ...

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