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Pirates notebook: Roster undergoes another shuffle

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Stephen J. Nesbitt / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — The prospects are arriving now, one after another. In a flurry of roster moves before Jameson Taillon’s start Friday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Pirates promoted utility player Adam...
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Pirates bats wakes up in victory over Dodgers

Pittsburgh Tribune (Travis Sawchik) — Prior to Friday’s game, Jameson Taillon opened a package in the PNC Park home clubhouse. Inside the cushioned U.S. Postal Service envelope were three bags ...
  • New: 7 hr 36 min ago

Clint Hurdle joins 1,000-win club as Pirates outlast Dodgers, 8-6, in opener

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Stephen J. Nesbitt / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — The road manager Clint Hurdle traveled from his first major league win April 26, 2002 — Colorado Rockies 4, Philadelphia Phillies 1 — to his 1,000th was a 5,174-day trek. His hair has grayed, his...
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MLB notebook: Reds Hall of Fame to add enigmatic Rose to its ranks

Pittsburgh Tribune (Wire Reports) — More satisfying than hit No. 4,192? In some ways, it is for Pete Rose, who needed more time to get into the Cincinnati Reds Hall ...
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Scouting report: Pirates vs. Dodgers Saturday, June 25, 2016

Pittsburgh Tribune (Travis Sawchik) — Today vs. Dodgers 7:15 p.m. PNC Park TV/radio: Fox Sports/  93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Dodgers RHP  kentA MAEDA e_SFlb(6-4, ...
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Pirates add Adam Frazier, Juan Nicasio in series of roster moves

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Stephen J. Nesbitt / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — The Pirates made a flurry of moves this afternoon, headlined by the promotion of prospect Adam Frazier. They also reinstated right-hander Juan Nicasio from the restricted list, optioned catcher...
  • 15 hr 13 min ago

Pirates appear to promote Adam Frazier from Class AAA

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Bill Brink / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — According to some congratulations on Twitter from current and former teammates, the Pirates will promote Adam Frazier today.
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Pirates notebook: Utilityman Frazier to get called up

Pittsburgh Tribune (Rob Biertempfel) — The Pirates on Friday will bring up utilityman Adam Frazier from Triple-A Indianapolis, an industry source confirmed to the Tribune-Review. The Pirates will have to ...
  • 21 hr 6 min ago

Honus' best bat on the block

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Kevin Kirkland / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — Andy Castellanos believes he has one of Honus Wagner’s favorite bats, and he’ll sell it to the highest bidder.
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Pirates notebook: Glasnow continues to dominate despite control issues

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Bill Brink / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — Clint Hurdle speaks with Class AAA Indianapolis manager Dean Treanor a couple of times a week, so he’s aware of what starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow has been up to.
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MLB notebook: Syndergaard to make next scheduled start

Pittsburgh Tribune (Staff and Wire Reports) — • Mets starter Noah Syndergaard will make his next start on schedule Monday against the Nationals, the team announced. The hard-throwing right-hander was taken out ...
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Pirates notebook: Control issues holding back Glasnow

Pittsburgh Tribune (Rob Biertempfel) — Over his past two starts, Triple-A Indianapolis right-hander Tyler Glasnow has pitched the equivalent of a no-hitter and then some. The Pirates’ top prospect has ...
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Scouting report: Pirates vs. Dodgers, Friday, June 24, 2016

Pittsburgh Tribune (Rob Biertempfel) — Today vs. Dodgers 7:05 p.m. PNC Park TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Pirates RHP JamesonTaillon (1-1, 3.50) ...
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Plum product Kirilloff signs rookie contract with Minnesota Twins

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By John Shipley / St. Paul Pioneer Press) — Alex Kirilloff already has skipped a level in professional baseball. It’s something to which he is accustomed.
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Pirates continue to sink with loss to Giants

Pittsburgh Tribune (Chris Adamski) — The only thing gloomier-looking than the sky over the Pittsburgh skyline visible from PNC Park was on Thursday afternoon is the Pirates’ prospects following a ...
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Pirates lose to Giants, 5-3, and drop their third game in a row

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Bill Brink / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — Stymied once again by the San Francisco Giants bullpen, the Pirates lost, 5-3, at PNC Park Thursday to drop their third game in a row.
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Pirates notebook: Ryan Vogelsong making progress in recovery

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Bill Brink / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — Ryan Vogelsong is throwing these days. Wednesday, he even threw off the slope of a mound. One thing he isn’t doing yet: catching the ball on the way back.
  • 2 days ago

Gene Collier: Pirates pitchers fried again

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Gene Collier / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — As Mike Lange might say, “Aww, how much fried pitching can you eat?”
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Giants erase 5-run deficit, defeat Pirates

Pittsburgh Tribune (Travis Sawchik) — One pitch, one at-bat, one sequence of events Wednesday embodied the Pirates struggles’ over the past three-plus weeks. In a 7-6 loss to the San ...
  • 2 days ago

Pirates blow lead to Giants, lose 7-6

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (By Bill Brink / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) — Leads have been hard to come by for the Pirates in the month of June, between the issues with their starting rotation and the challenges their lineup has faced. Given one Wednesday night, manager...
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Blog Articles

Friday farm report: More on Mitch Keller and newest Pirate Adam Frazier

Pittsburgh Tribune (Andrew Erickson) — Low-A West Virginia pitching coach Matt Ford said Wednesday that right-hander Mitch Keller is pitching like he doesn’t have injuries in the back of his mind. Forearm injuries in the past, Ford...
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So Boston (reportedly) called about Gerrit Cole…. Should the Pirates make calls about McCutchen? (And our podcast)

Pittsburgh Tribune (Travis Sawchik) — PNC PARK – You might have seen Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald  report earlier this week that the Red Sox have called a  couple of the teams about young, front-line starting pitchers....
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Monday Mop-Up Duty: A better bridge

Pittsburgh Tribune (Travis Sawchik) — SOUTH HILL – If 2016 was always going to be about a bridge to the next year, to the next core, to what the club hopes is greener pastures, then perhaps it is time to think about how to build a...
  • 4 days ago

The game’s latest young ace? Taillon looks like he belongs … for good

Pittsburgh Tribune (Travis Sawchik) — SOUTH HILLS – Jameson Taillon pitched again Tuesday night like he belongs … for good … in the Pirates’ rotation. And he showed the mid-90s fastball, plus-plus curveball at...
  • 9 days ago

Monday Mop-Up Duty: A season on the brink

Pittsburgh Tribune (Travis Sawchik) — SOUTH HILLS – The Pirates are in a tough spot. On Sunday, Eric Kratz got the start behind home plate. Kartz’s presence meant Pirates were down to their newly-acquired, third-string catcher....
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Farm report: Checking in on Indy’s “when, not if” starters, Austin Meadows’ hitting streak

Pittsburgh Tribune (Andrew Erickson) —   Dean Treanor predicted it. The Triple-A manager said his team, excited about one of its own, Jameson Taillon, making his major league debut on Wednesday, would finish up its early afternoon...
  • 13 days ago
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The Pirates need Jameson Taillon to be great … and he can be (and a podcast)

Pittsburgh Tribune (Travis Sawchik) — PNC PARK – As you now know, Jameson Taillon will make his first major league start Wednesday, facing Noah Syndergaard and the reigning NL champs (welcome to the majors, kid!). TIE-own vs....
  • 17 days ago
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Monday Mop-Up Duty: The homecoming

Pittsburgh Tribune (Travis Sawchik) — SOUTH HILLS – The local boy is coming home today. You’re probably aware Neil Walker will return to PNC Park for the first time since being traded this offseason. You’re aware of...
  • 18 days ago
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Friday Farm Report: More on Harold Ramirez’s adjustment to Altoona

Pittsburgh Tribune (Andrew Erickson) — DUBLIN, Ohio – Joey Cora has been in professional baseball for 31 years. This season is his 13th either coaching or managing professional baseball players. In that span, he has obviously been...
  • 21 days ago
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Is this BABIP for real? A podcast, and a pitching pop quiz

Pittsburgh Tribune (Travis Sawchik) — SOUTH HILLS – The Pirates’ offensive production has made up for a lot of pitching ills early on this season (more on the pitching below). There is Jung Ho Kang‘s remarkable...
  • 23 days ago
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Monday Mop-Up Duty: Who’s out in a game of musical chairs?

Pittsburgh Tribune (Travis Sawchik) — ARLINGTON, Texas – We don’t hear Clint Hurdle publicly critique a player often but after Saturday’s loss to the Rangers Hurdle said Juan Nicasio must better “impose his will” on...
  • 25 days ago
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Farm Report: More about Austin Coley, plus notes

Pittsburgh Tribune (Andrew Erickson) — The Florida State League is not friendly to hitters. Few ballparks serve as true launching pads and breezes make it tougher to accumulate power numbers. Line-drive approaches yield more...
  • 27 days ago
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