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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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Pirates to bring relief supplies to Puerto Rico
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Pirates Charities and Pittsburgh coaches, players and front-office staff are working with FedEx to collect and gather hurricane-relief supplies that they will deliver personally to Puerto Rico.

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Huntington views McCutchen as center fielder
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If Andrew McCutchen is back with the Pirates next season, he will return to center field. General manager Neal Huntington declined to announce whether the Pirates will pick up McCutchen’s $14.5 million option next month, but he revealed that the club has at least considered McCutchen to be part of their plans as they begin […]

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2018 MLB Draft order: Pirates to pick No. 10
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Both the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers had designs on the postseason in 2017. For a variety of reasons, things didn’t work out as planned. The consolation prize? Getting to pick at the top of the 2018 Draft.

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Chance at reaching playoffs goes by wayside
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Only two years removed from a 98-win campaign, the Pirates took another step back this season. They had high hopes entering the year, believing they were capable of bouncing back and landing in the postseason after a down 2016.

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Utilityman Jaso leaning toward retirement
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Three years ago, John Jaso thought a series of concussions might end his baseball career before he was ready. On Sunday night, after an 11-8 win in the Pirates’ season finale, Jaso said he was ready to call it a career on his terms.

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Bucs erupt early, finish season on high note
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The Nationals and Pirates closed out the 2017 regular season with an 11-8 Pittsburgh victory on Sunday afternoon in Washington.

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Taillon's trying season ends on strong note
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For all that went wrong this year, for all that he could control and more that he could not, Jameson Taillon finished strong. He held the Nationals to one run on four hits and struck out five over seven innings Saturday night, ending a trying year on a high note in the Pirates’ 4-1 victory.

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Maxed out! Moroff 3B caps Bucs' 4-run 9th
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The Pirates managed just one hit through the first eight innings Saturday before erupting for four runs in the ninth to steal a 4-1 victory over the Nationals on Saturday night at Nationals Park.

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Bucs scratch Cutch with foot discomfort
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Andrew McCutchen was scratched from the Pirates’ starting lineup about an hour and a half before the first pitch of their second-to-last game of the season on Saturday night at Nationals Park.

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Pirates pay respects at Walter Reed
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The Pirates spent some valuable time away from the ballpark on Friday, when a group of players and coaches visited the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

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