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PROSPECT WATCH: STRONG OUTING BY DOMINGO ROBLES; TRAVIS MACGREGOR MAKES A REHAB START

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time or loses his prospect eligibility...

LIVE DISCUSSION: PIRATES VS DIAMONDBACKS 7:05 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (36-38) take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (41-33) in game two of their four-game series on Friday night at PNC...

 
 
 

FRANCISCO CERVELLI PLACED ON DISABLED LIST; JACOB STALLINGS RECALLED

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed catcher Francisco Cervelli on the 7-day concussion disabled list prior to Friday night's game. They...

PIRATES SIGN THIRD ROUND PICK CONNOR KAISER

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed third round pick Connor Kaiser on Friday afternoon. He was one of five picks in the top ten round who...

 
 
 

GAJTKA: STATS PLAY ROLE, BUT SABR CONVENTION MUCH MORE THAN THAT

PITTSBURGH - A longtime columnist here in town recently asked if sabermetrics have taken the fun out of baseball. I'd rather devote...

PIRATES EXTEND PLAYER DEVELOPMENT CONTRACT WITH MORGANTOWN THROUGH 2020

The Pittsburgh Pirates and their short-season New York-Penn League affiliate in Morgantown, extended their Player Development Contract...

 
 
 

MORNING REPORT: A LOOK AT THE TOP TEN PROSPECTS FROM LAST YEAR IN MORGANTOWN

If you haven't guessed today's Morning Report topic, then you haven't been following along this week. We started on Tuesday by looking...

PROSPECT WATCH: TRAVIS SWAGGERTY MAKES HIS PRO DEBUT; ONEIL CRUZ HOMERS

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time or loses his prospect eligibility...

 
 
 

PIRATES SIGN STEVEN KRAFT AS A NON-DRAFTED FREE AGENT

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed their third non-drafted free agent on Thursday, this time signing Steven Kraft from Western Kentucky...

LIVE DISCUSSION: PIRATES VS DIAMONDBACKS 7:05 PM

Sorry I'm a little late here so you couldn't vent about the first inning, but I'll make it quick. Pirates vs Diamondbacks, right now....

 
 
 

SAUNDERS: FIVE THINGS THE PIRATES SHOULD'VE ALREADY TRIED

PITTSBURGH - As the Pirates have floundered through the month of June, setting precipitously on the ledge between kind-of in contention...

FOUR JULY 2ND TARGETS FOR THE PITTSBURGH PIRATES

Ben Badler from Baseball America does a terrific job each year finding out the top July 2nd targets for each of the 30 MLB clubs. He...

 
 
 

FABRICIO MACIAS HEADED TO WEST VIRGINIA; BLAKE CEDERLIND PROMOTED TO BRADENTON

Pirates Prospects has learned that outfielder Fabricio Macias, who was signed out of Mexico in February, will join the West Virginia...

MORNING REPORT: A LOOK AT THE PROGRESS FROM THE TOP PROSPECTS OF THE 2017 BRISTOL PIRATES

The last two days were looks at the progress made by the top ten prospects for the 2017 DSL Pirates and 2017 GCL Pirates. As you may...

 
 
 

PROSPECT WATCH: SHANE BAZ TOSSES FIVE SHUTOUT INNINGS IN DEBUT

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time or loses his prospect eligibility...

LIVE DISCUSSION: PIRATES VS BREWERS 7:05 PM.OR LATER

The Pittsburgh Pirates (36-37) take on the Milwaukee Brewers (43-30) in game three of the series at PNC Park. Chad Kuhl will be on...

 
 
 

COREY DICKERSON PLACED ON FAMILY MEDICAL EMERGENCY LEAVE LIST; ADAM FRAZIER RECALLED

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Wednesday afternoon that they have placed outfielder Corey Dickerson on the Family Medical Emergency...

INJURY UPDATES: BRAEDEN OGLE AND TRAVIS MACGREGOR CONTINUE TO REHAB

To celebrate the upcoming MLB draft, we're offering a big subscription discount of 18% off from now through the draft , so that you...

 
 
 

WILLIAMS: TREVOR WILLIAMS SHOWS THERE ARE CASES WHERE FASTBALLS AREN'T EVIL

Trevor Williams showed on Monday that you don't necessarily need to throw breaking stuff 40% of the time to have success. And yes,...

MORNING REPORT: A LOOK AT THE TOP PROSPECTS FROM THE 2017 GCL PIRATES

Yesterday we looked at the progress from the top ten prospects for the 2017 DSL Pirates. Today we jump to the 2017 GCL Pirates. I'll...

 
 
 



MLB suspends Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna for 75 games

MLB suspends Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna for 75 games

Major League Baseball has suspended Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna through Aug. 4. Read more ...

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

KALININGRAD, Russia Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri scored in Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia on Friday at the World Cup, and both celebrated by making a nationalist... Read more ...

‘This is Nigeria' - Super Eagles' victory over Iceland sends Twitter into frenzy

‘This is Nigeria' - Super Eagles' victory over Iceland sends Twitter into frenzy

A second-half brace from Ahmed Musa rejuvenated the Super Eagles' hopes of qualifying to the second round of the World Cup Read more ...

Nigeria 2 Iceland 0: Musa brace boosts Super Eagles & Argentina

Nigeria 2 Iceland 0: Musa brace boosts Super Eagles & Argentina

Argentina can still qualify for the last 16 by beating Nigeria after the Super Eagles earned a 2-0 win over Iceland in Group D. Read more ...

Rookie Bieber tames Tigers in 10-0 win by Indians

Rookie Bieber tames Tigers in 10-0 win by Indians

CLEVELAND Rookie Shane Bieber struck out nine in a career-high seven innings, Yonder Alonso hit a grand slam and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 10-0 on Friday... Read more ...

NBA Draft team-by-team grades: Celtics, Suns shine; Hornets, Jazz miss mark

NBA Draft team-by-team grades: Celtics, Suns shine; Hornets, Jazz miss mark

There was not quite as much movement as expected on NBA Draft night, but for some teams, it was a night to remember. For some, it's already forgettable. Read more ...

Capitals trade Orpik, Grubauer to Avalanche

Capitals trade Orpik, Grubauer to Avalanche

The Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals have traded veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik and backup goaltender Philipp Grubauer to the Colorado Avalanche for the 47th pick in... Read more ...

NHL Draft 2018: Rangers trade up to No. 22, take defenseman K'Andre Miller

NHL Draft 2018: Rangers trade up to No. 22, take defenseman K'Andre Miller

The New York Rangers took Vitali Kravtsov out of Russia with the No. 9 pick, then they traded up to take K'Andre Miller at No. 22. Read more ...

Grayson Allen: I was hoping the Jazz would pick me

Grayson Allen: I was hoping the Jazz would pick me

Yahoo Sports' ‘NBA Draft Live' crew caught up with the former Duke guard following his selection by the Utah Jazz. Read more ...

LIVE: Serbia vs Switzerland

LIVE: Serbia vs Switzerland

Both sides picked up encouraging results in their opening World Cup matches and are now eyeing the knockout stages - follow the action LIVE! Read more ...