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 Gregory Polanco seems to be hitting his stride in the Pirates lineup after a period of struggles.

Pirates notebook: Polanco's improvement starts with short swing

about 10 hours ago

 Jung Ho Kang, left, celebrates with right fielder Gregory Polanco, center fielder Andrew McCutchen and left fielder Jaff Decker after Tuesday's win at Minnesota.

Kang's 9th-inning homer gives Pirates 8-7 win over Twins

about 11 hours ago

 Gerrit Cole pitches against the Nationals Sunday afternoon at PNC Park.

Bill Brink's Pirates baseball chat transcript: 7.28.15

about 18 hours ago

 “I know all players wish they could have a day game on getaway days, but you understand the economics behind the night games, drawing a bigger crowd and whatnot,” Chris Stewart said.

For Pirates, traveling after night games poses unique problems, forces unique solutions

1 day ago

 The Pirates' Jung Ho Kang throws out the Padres' Derek Norris during a game earlier this month at PNC Park.

Ron Cook: Kang in Rookie of the Year conversation

1 day ago

 A flag is unfurled on the field of PNC Park at the Pirates' home opener April 13 against the Detroit Tigers.

Which ballpark hits a home run with fans?

1 day ago

 Esther McNeal, 93, of Harrison City, meets Pirates manager Clint Hurdle before Sunday's game Sunday at PNC Park. With Mrs. McNeal are granddaughter Cindy Shtur of San Diego and Ms. Shtur’s parents, Jane and Michael Shtur of Harrison City.

First game in 50 years worth the wait for longtime Pirates fan

2 days ago

 Gregory Polanco is mobbed after hitting the winning single in the 10th inning July 12 against the Cardinals, one of the many big plays the Pirates right fielder had made this month.

Ron Cook: Hurdle's belief in Polanco is paying off

2 days ago


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PG special on Cuba

A line of American cars from the 40s and 50s driven by taxi drivers wait to break free of traffic in Havana, Cuba on June 8, 2015. After the United States imposed a trade embargo on Cuba in the early 1960s, the importing of American cars to the island stopped.
Reporter J. Brady McCollough and photographer Michael Henninger traveled to Cuba to document life in the changing country.

Check out their two-part series:
* Cuba: Behind the Facade
* Why Pirates bullpen coach Euclides Rojas risked everything for freedom