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MORNING REPORT: SUNDAY SITE UPDATES

We're switching to a new server today, so no lead article. I'll update this section later when we're on the new server, and will have...

PROSPECT WATCH: ALTOONA SWEEPS DOUBLEHEADER; BRAXTON ASHCRAFT STARTS GCL FINALE

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 RECALL NICK KINGHAM; OPTION CLAY HOLMES TO INDIANAPOLIS

The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled right-handed pitcher Nick Kingham prior to Saturday night's game against the Brewers. To make room...

LIVE DISCUSSION: PIRATES AT BREWERS 7:10 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (63-66) take on the Milwaukee Brewers (72-58) in game two of a three-game series at Miller Park. Jameson Taillon...

 
 
 

MORNING REPORT: THE PIRATES COULD USE MORE CLAY HOLMES THE REST OF THE YEAR

I view players a lot differently than most who watch baseball. Most only see a player when he arrives in the majors, and only look...

PROSPECT WATCH: BIG DAY FOR FABRICIO MACIAS; TYLER EPPLER GETS BACK ON TRACK

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 AT BREWERS 8:10 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (63-65) take on the Milwaukee Brewers (71-58) for three games at Miller Park. Joe Musgrove gets the ball in...

SEAN RODRIGUEZ RETURNS FROM DISABLED LIST

The Pittsburgh Pirates reinstated Sean Rodriguez from the disabled list ahead of Friday night's game in Milwaukee. Michael Feliz was...

 
 
 

PIRATES SIGN PITCHER NICK MEARS AS A NON-DRAFTED FREE AGENT

The Pittsburgh Pirates made a late non-drafted free agent signing on Thursday, agreeing to a deal with right-handed pitcher Nick Mears....

MORNING REPORT: THOUGHTS ON THE UPCOMING MINOR LEAGUE FREE AGENTS

The Pittsburgh Pirates have some players of note who are upcoming minor league free agents. Last year, the big name was Edwin Espinal,...

 
 
 

PROSPECT WATCH: ALTOONA MOVES ONE STEP CLOSER TO A PLAYOFF SPOT

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 OPTION MICHAEL FELIZ TO INDIANAPOLIS

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Thursday afternoon that they have sent right-handed pitcher Michael Feliz to Indianapolis. With...

 
 
 

KE'BRYAN HAYES AND WILL CRAIG NAMED TO EASTERN LEAGUE ALL-STAR TEAM

The Eastern League named their season All-Star team on Thursday afternoon, which is voted on by the managers, coaches and media personnel...

WILLIAMS: WHERE SHOULD THE PIRATES UPGRADE THEIR OFFENSE FOR 2019?

After the last week, there are going to be a lot of calls for the Pirates to upgrade their offense this offseason. That's not a bad...

 
 
 

MORNING REPORT: YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED BY THE TOTAL NUMBER OF PLAYERS PIRATES HAVE UNDER CONTRACT

Baseball America has an Ask BA article up in which JJ Cooper answered a question regarding how many players there are in an organization....

PROSPECT WATCH: STRONG STARTS FROM BRANDON WADDELL AND LUIS ESCOBAR

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 BRAVES 7:05 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (63-64) take on the Atlanta Braves (70-55) in the third game of a three-game series at PNC Park on Wednesday...

GAJTKA: WHAT I LEARNED IN THREE YEARS ON AND OFF THE PIRATES BEAT

It's been almost exactly three years since I accepted a full-time position covering the Pirates, which started a particularly intense...

 
 
 

PIRATES RELEASE 2019 SCHEDULE

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced their 2019 schedule on Wednesday afternoon. The season opens in Cincinnati for a three-game series...

MORNING REPORT: A LOOKS AT HOW THE OPENING DAY ROTATIONS HAVE FARED THIS SEASON

Shortly after the minor league season started, I took a look at how the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired all of their starting pitchers...

 
 
 



Eduardo Nunez's 3-run blast gives the Red Sox breathing room in Game 1

Eduardo Nunez's 3-run blast gives the Red Sox breathing room in Game 1

Eduardo Nunez goes deep to give Boston a commanding 8-4 lead. Read more ...

No one was happier for Eduardo Nunez than Nick Swisher | NICK SWISHER DIARIES

No one was happier for Eduardo Nunez than Nick Swisher | NICK SWISHER DIARIES

Swish had all of the love for his former teammate after Nunez's big 3-run home run helped lead the Boston Red Sox to a Game 1 World Series win. Read more ...

Shaw: Man United showed too much respect to Juve

Shaw: Man United showed too much respect to Juve

The left-back provided an honest assessment following the team's 1-0 loss to the Italian champions Read more ...

Dodgers vs. Red Sox: Score, live updates, highlights from Game 1 of the 2018...

Dodgers vs. Red Sox: Score, live updates, highlights from Game 1 of the 2018 World Series

The 2018 Fall Classic kicks off on Tuesday night, and it pits Chris Sale against Clayton Kershaw. Read more ...

Post Up: Blake Griffin Drops 50-Piece in OT Thriller

Post Up: Blake Griffin Drops 50-Piece in OT Thriller

Sixers 132 (2-2), Pistons 133 (3-0) In case you were beginning to doubt whether Blake Griffin has much left in the tank, well... put an end to those silly thoughts right... Read more ...

Broncos backup QB Kelly arrested in trespassing case

Broncos backup QB Kelly arrested in trespassing case

Denver Broncos backup quarterback Chad Kelly arrested on suspicion of criminal trespass Read more ...

The “Doc” Trine 10/23/18

The “Doc” Trine 10/23/18

Doc Rivers gets set for the Clippers first road trip. Read more ...

Mourinho walks half a mile to Old Trafford as Man Utd bus stuck in traffic...

Mourinho walks half a mile to Old Trafford as Man Utd bus stuck in traffic again for Juventus clash

The Portuguese manager has revealed that he mingled with supporters on their way to a Champions League clash after enduring more traffic chaos Read more ...

NFL trade rumors: Giants sending Eli Apple to Saints

NFL trade rumors: Giants sending Eli Apple to Saints

New Orleans reportedly had been pushing to acquire Patrick Peterson but found secondary help elsewhere. Read more ...

Manchester United continue woeful home form with defeat to Juventus

Manchester United continue woeful home form with defeat to Juventus

In the last two seasons, the Red Devils have failed to make Old Trafford the fortress that it once was Read more ...