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 Pirates' Francisco Cervelli bats in a driving rain storm in the second inning against the Cubs Monday at PNC Park. The game was called during the at-bat.

Pirates series opener against Cubs postponed after 4th inning

about 5 hours ago

 With A.J. Burnett battling an injury, Pirates starter Charlie Morton finds himself in a position to step up.

Ron Cook: With Burnett sidelined, Pirates starters must step up

about 5 hours ago

 A.J. Burnett delivers on July 11 against the Cardinals at PNC Park.

Pirates notebook: A.J. Burnett out 4 weeks with flexor strain

about 13 hours ago

 Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang is swinging a hot bat lately, but is it hot enough for Clint Hurdle to make him his cleanup man?

Pirates notebook: Hurdle gets look at Kang in cleanup spot

1 day ago

 Michael Morse, 33, joined the Pirates along with cash considerations in a trade that sent Jose Tabata to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Newly acquired Morse hopes to begin turnaround with Pirates

about 15 hours ago

 Pirates' Andrew McCutchen is hit by a pitch from Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Pedro Villarreal as catcher Tucker Barnhart, right, looks on in the eighth inning Sunday in Cincinnati. The Pirates won 3-0.

Adam Bittner: Pirates contribute their fair share to bean ball wars

about 13 hours ago

 Pittsburgh Pirates' Jung Ho Kang runs home after hitting a solo home run against the Cincinnati Reds in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in Cincinnati.

Jung Ho Kang named NL rookie of the month

about 11 hours ago

 Pirates starter A.J. Burnett would rather miss time now than later.

Is it tendon or ligament damage or simply inflammation? A.J. Burnett to find out Monday

1 day ago

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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