Late Pirates barrage sinks Diamondbacks, 9-4

The top of the order inflicted them most damage. Josh Harrison, Jordy Mercer and Andrew McCutchen scored seven runs and had six hits.

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 Edinson Volquez delivers in the Pirates game May 22 against the Washington Nationals at PNC Park.

Pirates notebook: Hurdle sees bad side of long starts

Clint Hurdle said he has seen a correlation between pitching deep into games and decreased performance in subsequent starts.

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Bill Brink's Pirates chat transcript: 08.01.14

Pirates beat reporter Bill Brink answers your Pirates (non)trade questions.

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 Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jeff Locke throws during the third inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Pirates give up 3 homers in loss to Diamondbacks

Arizona’s Andy Marte hit the tie-breaking homer for the Diamondbacks in what would become a 7-4 Pirates loss.

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 Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez dives for ball.

Ron Cook: Pirates' lack of moves at trading deadline no surprise

Shame on you if you expected the Pirates to make a major move Thursday before the non-waiver trade deadline. That’s just not their way.

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Bob Smizik: No-deal Neal!

Despite a multitude of needs, the Pirates apparently have not made a deal at the non-waiver trading deadline, which was 4 p.m. today.

2 days ago

 Pirates general manager Neal Huntington makes a call as the team works out at PNC Park in September 2013.

Pirates make no deals as trade deadline passes

Despite entering Thursday’s game two games out of first place in their division, the Pirates did not make a trade.

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 The Pirates are one of several teams involved in talks with Boston about left-hander Jon Lester.

Gene Collier: Jon Lester lives in high-rent district

The Pirates would be responsible for a little more than $4 million for Lester, who immediately would become their best pitcher.

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 Pirates general manager Neal Huntington makes a call as the team works out Sept. 30, 2013 at PNC Park.

Pirates yet to make move in trade market

Jon Lester likely remains Pirates’ top target, while controllable years and salaries dominate any talks.

2 days ago

Pirates claim right-hander Angel Sanchez off waivers

Sanchez, 24, has pitched for three different organizations this season, all at Class AA.

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