Francisco Cervelli left the game after getting hit by a pitch while catching Friday night, but did not suffer a fracture.
Ryan Vogelsong said his neck felt normal during his seven-inning outing Wednesday night.
At least three teams are talking to the Pirates about closer Mark Melancon in advance of the trade deadline Monday.
Cervelli exited in the eighth inning after taking an 88 mph slider flush off his right ankle.
Francisco Cervelli was hit with a pitch while catching and had to be helped off the field.
Teams looking for bullpen help have turned to the Pirates and are asking about their All-Star closer.
The closer could bring in a very nice return.
Clint Hurdle believes the considerable downtime the young pitcher endured past two years because of injuries made a big difference.
Cole, Kang, McCutchen star in game that had everything, including comic relief.
Ryan Vogelsong made a rehabilitation start, Chad Kuhl is throwing and Tyler Glasnow should resume throwing soon.
Reese McGuire went 4 for 5 and Kevin Newman continued to hit.
Gerrit Cole allowed one run and three hits in nine innings against the Mariners Wednesday night.
If the Pirates don’t plan on getting a couple of studs to anchor their rotation, they should let their young guys find their way.
Mariners chase Pirates left-hander in the fourth inning of a start that featured 34 balls and 38 strikes.
The Pirates need a spot starter Friday and continue to look externally for rotation help.
Francisco Liriano did not complete the fourth inning during Tuesday's loss to the Mariners.
Bill Brink answers Pirates questions in his weekly chat with readers.
New York Yankees get four prospects in return as left-handed closer rejoins National League Central Division.
Gerrit Cole, the Pirates’ union representative, has received several updates in recent weeks on talks about a new CBA.
One suggestion he has is to limit the number of relief pitchers used in a game.
A redacted police report, released in response to an open-records request, blacked out information that could explain her reluctance.
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David Freese, Matt Joyce and Sean Rodriguez are providing the Pirates with their strongest bench in several years.
Griffey, the 1st pick in the 1987 draft, became the highest pick inducted. Piazza, a 62nd-round pick in 1988 — No. 1,390 — is the lowest.
The Pirates called up right-hander A.J. Schugel, who was optioned to Class AAA Indianapolis Saturday but never actually left town.
Right-hander Jameson Taillon scattered eight hits and four runs over six innings.
Glasnow allowed two runs, one earned, in three-plus innings Saturday before leaving with shoulder discomfort.
John Jaso, Jung Ho Kang and Josh Harrison are usually solid offensive performers, but they have had a rough time at the plate lately.
Tyler Glasnow might be a terrific pitcher one day, but his lackluster start against Philadelphia proved he isn’t quite there now.
Clint Hurdle says demotion to AAA had nothing to do with pitcher’s performance.
Glasnow lasted three-plus troubling innings before being removed due to right shoulder discomfort.
Glasnow will make his home debut against the Phillies.
Jaso had two of the Pirates’ three hits Friday night.
Veteran shortstop never had led off against a right-handed pitcher before Friday night against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Eflin walked none and struck out six.
Too much pitching is usually a viewed as a good problem to have, but in the Pirates’ case it isn’t.
The Pirates need a fifth starter Saturday and are having ‘a bunch of different conversations’ about their rotation.
The Pirates took two of three games from the fourth-place Brewers. The Phillies begin a weekend visit today.
The Pirates need a fifth starter for Saturday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Columnist Gene Collier discusses sports of all sorts in his weekly chat with readers.
Loss displays familiar Pirates problems: poor pitching, slumping hitters, shaky defense.
Harold Ramirez extended his hitting streak to 11 games, and Kevin Newman continues to hit well in Altoona.
Left-hander gives up five runs — fueled by five walks and seven hits — in three innings.
Jeff Locke allowed five runs and five walks in three-plus innings and has an 8.39 ERA in his past seven starts.
Chicago police are investigating sexual-assault allegations involving Kang; the promotional event is scheduled for Aug. 11.
The Pirates pitcher was hit in the head with a line drive Tuesday night against the Brewers.
Harrison’s dash gives Pirates win despite anemic showing by hitters.
Jameson Taillon allowed five hits, walked none and struck out three in victory against the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park.
The result of the play was a base hit — it came off the bat at 105 mph, according to Statcast — but the worry was far greater.
The best players the Pirates could acquire are already on their roster or in their organization.