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  Joakim Soria #38 and Francisco Cervelli #29 of the Pittsburgh Pirates talk in the seventh inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on July 31, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Pirates defeated the Reds 5-4.

Pirates notebook: Newcomer Soria will work as setup man

about 20 hours ago

 Then-Seattle Mariners starting pitcher -- now with the Pirates -- J.A. Happ delivers to the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Thursday, July 30, 2015.

Injury to Burnett forced the Pirates' hand to add pitcher

1 day ago

 Starling Marte argues with home plate umpire Kerwin Danley after being called out on strikes in the third inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park.

Starling Marte saves the night in 5-4 win against Reds

about 21 hours ago

 A.J. Burnett of the Pittsburg Pirates looks on during the 2015 MLB All Star Game at Great American Ball Park. A.J. Burnett was placed on the 15-day disabled list today because of right elbow inflammation.

Pirates place Burnett on disabled list, recall LaFromboise from Class AAA

1 day ago

Bill Brink's Pirates baseball chat transcript: Trade deadline edition

1 day ago

Pirates promote Josh Bell to Class AAA Indianapolis

about 20 hours ago

 The Pirates' Vance Worley delivers a pitch against the Brewers in April.

Pirates Notebook: Worley designated for assignment

2 days ago

 Cincinnati's Marlon Byrd runs home after hitting a three-run home run off Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett.

Reds pummel Burnett, bullpen to beat Pirates, 15-5

1 day ago

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Kershaw extends scoreless streak to 37 innings

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Clayton Kershaw extended his scoreless streak to 37 innings with eight innings of two-hit ball and

Dodgers 3, Angels 1



The good and bad about the Pirates' improved finances

Consider how much it cost the Pirates to negotiate with Jung Ho Kang. They bid $5 million just for the righ

Gerrit Cole's rise

Gerrit Cole likes living on the beach. He leaves his house and hits the water to surf when everyone else hits the office. "And nobody's out there," Cole said.


PG special on Cuba

A line of American cars from the 40s and 50s driven by taxi drivers wait to break free of traffic in Havana, Cuba on June 8, 2015. After the United States imposed a trade embargo on Cuba in the early 1960s, the importing of American cars to the island stopped.
Reporter J. Brady McCollough and photographer Michael Henninger traveled to Cuba to document life in the changing country.

Check out their two-part series:
* Cuba: Behind the Facade
* Why Pirates bullpen coach Euclides Rojas risked everything for freedom