Pittsburgh Pirates

Bucs likely to tender all 4 arb-eligible players
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Clubs have until 8 p.m. ET on Friday to officially offer contracts to players on their 40-man roster. The Pirates have four arbitration-eligible players: Gerrit Cole, George Kontos, Jordy Mercer and Felipe Rivero. Let’s look at where each player stands heading into the non-tender deadline.

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Inbox: Will Pirates really trade Cole?
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Beat reporter Adam Berry answers fans’ questions in a new edition of the Pirates Inbox.

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Pirates claim lefty Moll off waivers from A's
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Continuing their search for left-handed relief options, the Pirates on Monday claimed Sam Moll off waivers from the A’s.

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Pirates' treasure: Bucs bring hurricane aid to PR
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As their planes descended into San Juan, they witnessed the devastation. The island Mike Gonzalez loves was littered with debris, its people without power and water. Frank Coonelly saw entire towns leveled. Joey Cora struggled to see Puerto Rico, his home, “so destroyed” by Hurricane Maria.

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Parting Gift won't hurt Bucs' shortstop depth
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When the Pirates didn’t call up Gift Ngoepe in September, which essentially served as their training ground for next season, it was a sign he may not be in their long-term plans.

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Pirates unveil 2018 promotional schedule
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The Pirates on Monday released their promotional schedule for next year and announced that single-game tickets for the 2018 season will go on sale Dec. 8.

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Bucs add top prospect Meadows, trade Gift
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The Pirates added three Minor Leaguers, including top prospect Austin Meadows, to their 40-man roster on Monday, protecting them from being selected in the upcoming Rule 5 Draft. Pittsburgh also cut ties with shortstop Gift Ngoepe .

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Bucs deciding who to protect from Rule 5 Draft
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The Pirates have until 8 p.m. ET on Monday to protect eligible players from the Rule 5 Draft, forcing the front office to evaluate their farm system and 40-man roster.

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Tumpane's heroics share Best Trending Topic
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The Indians’ 22-game winning streak, a national phenomenon as the wins piled up, has been honored with an Esurance MLB Award for the Best Trending Topic category. Umpire John Tumpane, who helped save a woman’s life on the Roberto Clemente Bridge prior to calling the Rays vs. Pirates game on June 28 at PNC Park, […]

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MLB Awards grand finale (8 ET, MLB Network)
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When Sean Rodriguez hit a walk-off homer in his return to Pittsburgh following a stint in Atlanta, Pirates radio announcer Greg Brown capped the scene with an emphatic call: “Serpico is back!”

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Inbox: Do Pirates plan to stick with Polanco?
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How much patience will the Bucs have with Gregory Polanco? Do they consider Gerrit Cole an ace? Adam Berry answers these questions and more in the Pirates Inbox.

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Source: Pirates may explore Walker return
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The Pirates have “some interest” in a reunion with free agent Neil Walker, a source told MLB.com’s Jon Paul Morosi on Wednesday.

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