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 J.A. Happ, shown here pitching against the Cardinals at PNC Park.

Pirates' Happ heading off to Toronto

about 2 hours ago

 The Pirates acquired right-hander Allen Webster from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for cash considerations.

Pirates notebook: Acquisitions bolster depth in key areas

2 days ago

 Reese McGuire, one of the Pirates first-round draft picks in 2013, has hopes of making Pittsburgh's roster following an impressive season with high-Class A Bradenton.

Pirates prospect McGuire hopes to reach major league status soon

4 days ago

 The DiMaggio brothers, from left: Vince, Joe and Dom.

The Next Page: Baseball’s Italian Heritage

5 days ago

Pirates hire Mike Mangan as assistant scouting director

1 week ago

 The Pirates added right-hander Tyler Glasnow to their 40-man roster today.

Pirates add 4 top prospects to 40-man roster to protect them from Rule 5 draft

1 week ago

 Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole delivers a pitch against the Marlins in May.

Pirates will kick off 2016 MLB season; play two games in Puerto Rico in May

1 week ago

 Bryce Harper, who was named this year's National League MVP, prepares to bat during a game in Washington.

Harper wins NL MVP; McCutchen finishes fifth

1 week ago

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MLB Calendar

Dec. 2 (AP) -- Last day for teams to offer 2016 contracts to unsigned players on their 40-man rosters....

Braves add veteran pitcher Bud Norris to young rotation

ATLANTA (AP) -- The Braves have added a veteran pitcher to their young rotation, agreeing to a one-year contract with right


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.