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 Bill Mazeroski heads for home plate after hitting a game winning home run in the 9th inning in 1960.

1960 World Series: Pirates vs. Yankees, 55 years later

about 15 hours ago

 Pirates coach Rick Sofield celebrates after the Pirates clinched a playoff spot in 2014 in Atlanta.

Pirates notebook: Padres reportedly interested in Sofield

1 day ago

 Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto viewed the video on social media.

Cubs fan takedown by Pittsburgh police officer to be investigated, Mayor Peduto says

about 22 hours ago

 The Pirates bowed out early in the postseason again this year, but they did a lot of things right in order to win 98 games.

Final Pirates report card: Lots of high marks

2 days ago

Stephen J. Nesbitt's Pirates chat transcript, season wrap-up edition: 10.09.15

4 days ago

 The Pirates will have to decide if they want to bring back mercurial first baseman Pedro Alvarez, among several others.

Walker, Alvarez among decisions Pirates face entering offseason earlier than planned

4 days ago

 Wednesday night against the Cubs started bad and turned worse for the Pirates and starting pitcher Gerrit Cole, but he's not alone in the blame.

Ron Cook: Plenty of Pirates give reason to play the blame game after loss

4 days ago

 Andrew McCutchen picks up a hit off Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta in the first inning of Wednesday's game.

Pirates-Cubs wild-card matchup sets ratings records

4 days ago

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Cardinals C Molina out of lineup for Game 4 of NLDS

CHICAGO (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is out of the lineup for Game 4 of the NL Division Series because of

Granderson, Mets beat Dodgers 13-7 to take 2-1 lead in NLDS

NEW YORK (AP) -- With big hits rather than beanballs, Curtis Granderson and the New York Mets wiped out the Los Angeles Dodgers


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.


Inside the Dominican Machine

Player Luis Miguel Dominguez is celebrated by his teammates after hitting a home run during Born to Play Academy scrimmage on May 29, 2015.
The Post-Gazette's J. Brady McCollough and Michael Henninger traveled to the Dominican Republic to tell a story on how MLB teams look to sign teen ballplayers at bargain prices in an island nation.