Pittsburgh Pirates

Inbox: Time for Bucs to make a splash?
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Will the Pirates go after a top free agent or make a trade for a star player? Should the Bucs deal Ivan Nova? Beat reporter Adam Berry answers these questions in his Inbox.

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Keller impresses in talented AFL duel
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Pirates right-hander Mitch Keller missed five weeks in May and June with a back strain, while Yankees righty Albert Abreu lost most of June and July to a shoulder strain. They’re both in Arizona to make up for some lost innings, and they faced off on Tuesday in one of the marquee pitching matchups of […]

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Early offseason decisions loom for Bucs
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On the surface, the Pirates don’t appear to have many moving pieces heading into the winter. They must make a few decisions, however, before free agency and trade rumors hit their peak during the Winter Meetings in early December.

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Hill's two-homer day powers Glendale
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The Glendale Desert Dogs finished the first week of the Fall League with a league-best 4-1 record. For Saturday’s win against Mesa, the Desert Dogs have Pirates outfielder Logan Hill to thank. Hill hit a pair of homers, driving in all four Glendale runs en route to a 4-3 victory.

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Inbox: Will Pirates pick up McCutchen's option?
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What’s the story with Andrew McCutchen? Will the Pirates pick up his option? How to get more offensive punch from third base, catcher and right field? Pirates beat reporter Adam Berry answers these questions in his Inbox.

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Keller stellar in first Fall League start
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The rivalry across the state of Pennsylvania between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, in a variety of sports, is well documented. On Wednesday afternoon, prospects from the Pirates and Phillies worked in unison to give the Glendale Desert Dogs a 5-1 win against the visiting Peoria Javelinas.

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Bucs have Cutch, Kang questions to answer
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Coming off their second straight losing season, the Pirates have entered a pivotal offseason surrounded by uncertainty, facing many of the same questions as last winter.

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Brault, Luplow named Prospects of the Year
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Steven Brault and Jordan Luplow took different paths, but both finished as MLBPipeline.com’s Pirates Prospects of the Year.

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Pirates aid hurricane relief in Puerto Rico
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On Thursday, the Pirates’ work in Puerto Rico began.

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China's Gong getting acclimated at instructs
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The award for most miles traveled to get to Pirates instructional league play goes to Hai-Cheng Gong. Gong was signed by the Pirates out of China in May. The 18-year-old right-handed pitcher just got to Florida right before instructs began and his work there is his first official time on the mound as a Pirate.

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Inspired by Clemente, Pirates aid Puerto Rico
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The Pirates asked, and Pittsburgh delivered for Puerto Rico.

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Bucs begin Puerto Rico disaster relief drive
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Francisco Cervelli was standing outside PNC Park on Monday evening when a fan approached him and asked for a picture. The woman had something in return, too: a donation she felt was a long time in the making. She was too young to have helped Roberto Clemente, she told Cervelli, but she could now help […]

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