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For the first time in his career, first baseman Ike Davis is feeling the excitement and pressure of a pennant race.
Jenn takes your questions on the Pirates who are in the hunt for the postseason.
By winning consecutive series over Milwaukee and St. Louis, Pittsburgh went to 69-64 and inched closer to a wild-card spot.
Pirates talk dominates today’s chat discussion.
Reliever Tony Watson stares down the pressure and silences the St. Louis Cardinals at key time in a key game.
Ike Davis and the Pirates converted a major tipping point Tuesday night, but can they do it again and again and again now that they need to?
Shortstop Clint Barmes makes his first start since June 25 after a lengthy spell on the disabled list because of a severe groin strain.
Andrew McCutchen says he is playing hurt, not playing injured and notes that there is a big difference between the two.
Ike Davis launched a pinch-hit three-run home run in the eighth inning Tuesday night to lead the Pirates to a win over St. Louis.
Reigning National League MVP Andrew McCutchen left the Pirates-Cardinals game at PNC Park in the sixth inning tonight.
Jenn takes your questions on the Pirates.
Pirates starter Francisco Liriano, in another return to his 2013 form, deserved much better than what he got in the loss Monday night.
The Cardinals made a bold move to acquire right-handed pitcher John Lackey at the trade deadline and Monday night the Pirates found out why.
Manager Clint Hurdle said the timing is off on Gregory Polanco’s swing but he believes he can come back and help the Pirates at some point.
The “dads weekend” was another success for the Pirates, bringing players and their fathers closer while on the road in Milwaukee.
Time is almost up for the Pirates to add any significant contributors from another MLB team to their roster for the playoff push.
Vance Worley gave up a pair of runs in both the first and second innings, then settled in, but the damage was done.
The best-case scenario for Pedro Alvarez and the Pirates is that he adapts to first base and forces Clint Hurdle to make tough decisions.
Manager Clint Hurdle had a feeling Pedro Alvarez could have success Saturday against Wily Peralta, so he gave him the start at first base.
The Pirates offense stayed hot Saturday night, led by two home runs from Pedro Alvarez in a series-clinching win at Milwaukee.
While hot-hitting Travis Snider plays, rookie outfielder Gregory Polanco tries to get his swing back in the groove.
The Pirates chased Yovani Gallardo after five innings and plated runs in the second, third, fourth, fifth and eighth innings.
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.
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.
Jenn takes your questions on the Pirates, who finally get off the schneid with a win last night.
Snider's hitting streak reaches 11 games and his average since the All-Star break is .349
Young, talented pitcher ready to make an impact down the stretch.
Gaby Sanchez drives in winning run in the ninth inning with a sacrifice fly, ends seven-game losing streak.
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.
The Pirates got superstar Andrew McCutchen and No. 1 shortstop Jordy Mercer back in the lineup after bouts with injuries.
The latest evidence of a ballclub losing its way came Tuesday night when the Atlanta Braves pounded Francisco Liriano and the Pirates.
The Pirates today reinstated outfielder Andrew McCutchen from the 15-day disabled list.
Baseball beat writer Bill Brink takes your questions on the suddenly struggling Pirates, losers of six consecutive games.
The return of McCutchen and Cole expected to reinvigorate the Pirates pretty quickly ... in fact they will have to for playoff run.
Joel Carben and his friends are tracking the best places to sit if you want to catch a foul ball at the ballpark.
Monday’s quest to end a losing streak started poorly. Unlike the previous two games, the bullpen did not factor into the loss.
Andrew McCutchen said this afternoon that he plans to return to the active roster Tuesday, the first day he is eligible to come off the DL.
The Pirates put Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list because of an inflamed right hip.
The Washington Nationals walked off against the Pirates again, this time with a 6-5 victory in 11 innings at Nationals Park Sunday night.
Rather than rush back as soon as he is physically able, the Pirates want Gerrit Cole to be fully ready when he returns to a pennant race.
Though Neil Walker's return to the lineup lasted only one game, the team is building in scheduled rest days to help him finish the season.
Film buff and veteran reliever Axford hopes improvement with his control helps him solve part of Pirates middle-inning bullpen problems.
The Pirates continued to shuffle their infield Friday night as injuries required yet more manipulation.
Tony Watson entered the game in the eighth carrying a nine-game scoreless streak. It didn’t last.
The Pirates lost their series opener against the Washington Nationals, 5-4, as Morton pitched out of the stretch all night.
The move makes space on the active roster for new acquisition John Axford.
Some baseball purveyors say manning first base is easy, others difficult, but it will likely be somewhere in the middle for Pedro Alvarez.
Veteran reliever John Axford will join the Pirates bullpen after being picked up off the waiver wire from Cleveland.
The Pirates did not score until a ninth-inning pinch-hit homer in their 5-2 loss to Detroit.
Shortstop Clint Barmes heads to Altoona to start lengthy rehab stint in minors.