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 The Pirates' Pedro Alvarez has 21 homers and 66 RBIs this season.

Bob Smizik: Pedro Alvarez -- trade 'em or keep 'em?

about 4 hours ago

 Pirates manager Clint Hurdle takes starting pitcher J.A. Happ out of the game against the Cubs earlier this month at PNC Park.

Pirates notebook: Hurdle mixes and matches against left-handers

about 13 hours ago

 Pedro Alvarez, center, is congratulated by teammates after hitting a home run during the fourth inning against Miami Marlins.

Cole lifts Pirates to 2-1 victory over Marlins, wins his 15th game

about 15 hours ago

 Josh Harrison slides into home to score on a double by Andrew McCutchen as Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto waits for the throw during the first inning of a game, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Miami.

Stephen J. Nesbitt's Pirates chat transcript: 8.27.15

about 20 hours ago

 Pirates closer Mark Melancon and catcher Chris Stewart celebrate after defeating the Mets at Citi Field on August 15, 2015 in New York City.

Pirates notebook: For Mark Melancon, it's about winning

1 day ago

 Andrew McCutchen is congratulated by teammates Josh Harrison and Starling Marte after hitting a three-run homer against the Miami Marlins.

Bats lead the way in Pirates' 7-2 win against Marlins

1 day ago

 Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett waits for a new ball as he works against the Giants in the first inning June 2 in San Francisco.

Pirates noteboook: A.J. Burnett feeling good again

2 days ago

 Charlie Morton pitches against the Marlins in Florida.

Marlins chase Morton in 5-2 victory over Pirates

2 days ago

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Mariners fire general manager Jack Zduriencik

SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Mariners fired general manager Jack Zduriencik on Friday after seven disappointing seasons during

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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.