Pirates' Travis Snider hits a double against the Tigers in the second inning at PNC Park on Aug. 12, 2014.

Pirates Notebook: Snider remains in lineup; Polanco works on swing

While hot-hitting Travis Snider plays, rookie outfielder Gregory Polanco tries to get his swing back in the groove.

about 7 hours ago

Pirates mash Brewers, 8-3

The Pirates chased Yovani Gallardo after five innings and plated runs in the second, third, fourth, fifth and eighth innings.

about 8 hours ago

 Jordy Mercer (right) celebrates with Chris Stewart after scoring a run against the Brewers in May at Miller Park.

Pirates' woes in Miller Park could extend slide

The Pirates can jump back in the playoff race with their weekend series against the Brewers -- but it will be played at dreaded Miller Park.

1 day ago

 Elmer Gray at Pirates spring training in 1991.

Obituary: Elmer Gray / Longtime scout for Pirates, other MLB teams

Mr. Gray retired from full-time scouting in 1994 but continued to work for the Pirates part time in various roles through the 2012 season.

1 day ago

 Gregory Polanco hits a run-scoring single against the Marlins earlier this month.

Jenn Menendez's Pirates chat transcript: 8.21.14

Jenn takes your questions on the Pirates, who finally get off the schneid with a win last night.

1 day ago

 The Pirates' Travis Snider scores the tying run on a wild pitch by the Braves' Jordan Walden in the eighth inning Wednesday at PNC Park.

Gene Collier: Travis Snider turns the tide

Snider's hitting streak reaches 11 games and his average since the All-Star break is .349

2 days ago

 Gerrit Cole pitches against the Braves at PNC Park Wednesday night, August 20, 2014.

Pirates notebook: Gerrit Cole makes anticipated return to rotation

Young, talented pitcher ready to make an impact down the stretch.

2 days ago

 Pirates catcher Chris Stewart tags out Braves' Freddie Freeman in the sixth inning at PNC Park Wednesday night.

Walk-off victory caps Cole’s return to Pirates rotation

Gaby Sanchez drives in winning run in the ninth inning with a sacrifice fly, ends seven-game losing streak.

2 days ago

 Braves' Andrelton Simmons steals second base against Pirates' Neil Walker in the second inning at PNC Park.

Gene Collier: Even at full strength, Pirates look baffled

Justin Upton drove in five runs and B.J. a sixth while the Braves rolled to a fifth consecutive win and pushed the Pirates toward the plank.

3 days ago

 Andrew McCutchen shows his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video to teammate Gaby Sanchez before batting practice at PNC Park Tuesday afternoon. McCutchen returned from the disabled list for last night's game against the Braves.

Pirates notebook: Finally, a healthier look

The Pirates got superstar Andrew McCutchen and No. 1 shortstop Jordy Mercer back in the lineup after bouts with injuries.

3 days ago

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