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 The Pirates' A.J. Burnett acknowledges the crowd as he exits Monday's game against the Padres in the eighth inning.

Ron Cook: Pirates have a very busy Monday

about 10 hours ago

 Pirates' Travis Ishikawa puts a tag on the Cubs' Emilio Bonifacio as he tries to get back to first base in the 10th inning of the 2014 season opener at PNC Park Monday, March 31, 2014.

Travis Ishikawa hoping to 'repay' Pirates

about 10 hours ago

 A 17-year major-league veteran, A.J. Burnett is a first-time All-Star.

McCutchen, Cole, Burnett and Melancon make National League All-Star team

about 14 hours ago

 Teammates congratulate Pedro Alvarez after hitting a walk-off single to give the Pirates a 2-1 win.

Pirates top Padres on walk-off single, 2-1

about 11 hours ago

 The Pirates' Josh Harrison slides safely into second base Sunday under the tag from the Indians' Jason Kipnis.

Pirates notebook: Harrison out with thumb injury

about 18 hours ago

 With Pedro Alvarez and the offense on a roll, this season could go to some pretty nice places for the Pirates.

Ron Cook: Pirates have makings of something special

1 day ago

 Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is happy to see Jung Ho Kang be "stubborn" at the plate.

Pirates notebook: The more pitches, the better for Hurdle's batters

1 day ago

 Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen wasn't voted in to start the All-Star Game, but could end up in the final lineup anyway.

No Pirates among National League starters in All-Star game

1 day ago

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Phillies lose to Dodgers 10-7; pitcher O'Sullivan demoted

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Tough night for Mariners pitchers in 12-5 loss

SEATTLE (AP) -- If they didn't already know it, Mayckol Guaipe and David Rollins are both well aware now how tough it is to pitch


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.