Teams throughout Major League Baseball are learning the hard way what is and isn’t an out nowadays with expanded instant replay.

On the Pirates: Teams are learning the hard way what is and isn't an out

Between replay reviews and new tweaks to rules, many MLB teams must re-learn certain facets of the game that were once second nature.

29 minutes ago

 First baseman Ike Davis signals to an excited crowd after hitting a double in the second inning Saturday night at PNC Park, his first at-bat as a Pirate.

Ike Davis eager to play more often as a Pirate

Newly acquired first baseman Ike Davis got his wish, escaping the New York Mets and landing with the Pirates.

about 1 hour ago

 Pirates catcher Chris Stewart will be the new backup catcher behind Russell Martin.

Pirates notebook: Chris Stewart replaces Tony Sanchez on roster

Veteran catcher Chris Stewart, an offseason free-agent acquisition, will slide into the backup role behind the plate.

about 1 hour ago

 Pitcher Wandy Rondriguez expresses his frustration after giving up two runs in the third inning Saturday against the Brewers at PNC Park.

Ninth-inning home run sinks Pirates

Ryan Braun’s ninth-inning home run scuttled a well-managed game from Pirates manager Clint Hurdle.

about 2 hours ago

 Newly acquired from the New York Mets, Ike Davis warms up with the team Saturday before his first game as the Pirates' first baseman at PNC Park. Davis will bat sixth in the lineup behind Jose Tabata.

Ike Davis joins Pirates' active roster

To make room, the Pirates designated Travis Ishikawa for assignment.

about 6 hours ago

 Pirates catcher Chris Stewart, left.

Pirates activate catcher Stewart

Stewart had arthroscopic surgery to repair the meniscus in his right knee March 19; Tony Sanchez was optioned to Class AAA Indianapolis.

about 10 hours ago

Pirates notebook: Martin bats in No. 2 spot again

Catcher Russell Martin moves into the No. 2 spot in the batting order in an attempt to boost the Pirates offense.

1 day ago

 Carlos Gomez rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run Friday off Charlie Morton at PNC Park.

Morton falters in 5-3 loss to Brewers after promising start

Charlie Morton’s quick work during the first three innings gave way to an uneven final three as his command wavered.

1 day ago

 The Mets have traded first baseman Ike Davis to the Pirates for minor league right-hander Zack Thornton and a player to be named later.

Pirates acquire 1B Davis from Mets

In an effort to bolster a struggling offense, the Pirates trade for Mets first baseman for a minor league pitcher and a player to be named.

1 day ago

 Caption would be: Maurice "Dutch" Haney in the 1930s with his wife Olive and daughters Verna and Joanne.

Baseball Lore: Tough Dutch gave family many ideas, like backing Bucs

Hard-working great-grandfather is remembered for many attributes, including his passion for Pirates.

2 days ago

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FSU's Martin becomes third D-I coach to win 1,800

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Florida State's Mike Martin became the third baseball coach in Division I history to reach 1,800 wins,

Phillies woes continue in loss to Rockies

DENVER (AP) -- Not even hitter-friendly Coors Field could snap the Philadelphia Phillies out of their offensive funk....



Back in Black ... Pirates Baseball 2014 Season Preview

The journey back to October 
begins Monday at PNC Park, 
but Pirates fans can prepare now 
with the PG's 2014 
baseball season preview.


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