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  1. Pirates sign Corey Hart

    Dec 19, 2014, 2:14 PM EST

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    Hart was one of the best right-handed power hitters in baseball for the Brewers from 2010-2012.

  2. Tony Sanchez to get some work at first base for the Pirates

    Dec 13, 2014, 7:20 PM EST

    Tony Sanchez

    Tony Sanchez will add versatility to his resume as he’s expected to play some first base in 2015.

  3. Pirates acquire Sean Rodriguez from Rays, designate Gaby Sanchez for assignment

    Dec 1, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

    Sean Rodriguez AP

    Pittsburgh may have just switched platoon partners for Pedro Alvarez.

  4. Ike Davis likely to be non-tendered by the Pirates, working out in the outfield

    Nov 13, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

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    Pittsburgh looks set to go with Pedro Alvarez at first base.

  5. Ike Davis could be headed elsewhere this winter

    Oct 18, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

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    Ike Davis was traded from the Mets to the Pirates in April, but he could soon be on the move again.

  6. Russell Martin’s free agency looms large as Pirates face offseason

    Oct 1, 2014, 11:54 PM EST

    Milwaukee Brewers v Pittsburgh Pirates

    After Wednesday’s 8-0 loss, it’s time for the Pirates to start thinking about next year.

  7. Pedro Alvarez diagnosed with stress reaction in foot, possibly ending his Pirates career

    Sep 10, 2014, 5:47 PM EST

    Pedro Alvarez

    Healthy or not his role was in question after throwing problems got him benched at third base.

  8. Pedro Alvarez’s foot injury “has stopped improving”

    Sep 8, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

    Pedro Alvarez

    Pedro Alvarez’s throwing problems caused the Pirates to stop playing him at third base and now a foot injury is keeping him from playing, period.

  9. Victor Martinez, Josh Harrison win Player of the Month honors for August

    Sep 3, 2014, 7:15 PM EST

    Victor Martinez

    Victor Martinez continued his fantastic season with a great August showing, while Josh Harrison allowed the Pirates to weather the loss of reigning NL MVP Andrew McCutchen.

  10. Pedro Alvarez making first career start at first base Monday night

    Aug 18, 2014, 6:22 PM EST

    Pedro Alvarez

    After 584 games in the majors, Pedro Alvarez is going to try something new.

  11. Pedro Alvarez on board with potential move to first base

    Aug 9, 2014, 11:55 PM EST

    Pedro Alvarez

    Pedro Alvarez seems to be okay with potentially moving across the diamond to first base. He has taken fielding practice there over the last two days.

  12. Pirates activate Starling Marte from the concussion DL

    Aug 5, 2014, 6:23 PM EST

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    Starling Marte is back on the Pirates’ active roster after missing close to two weeks with a concussion. Pedro Alvarez was placed on the bereavement list in a corresponding roster move.

  13. Pedro Alvarez out at third base, but no position change imminent

    Aug 3, 2014, 7:30 PM EST

    Pedro Alvarez

    For now, Pedro Alvarez won’t be switching positions, but he is no longer the team’s everyday third baseman.

  14. Pedro Alvarez is becoming unplayable at third base

    Aug 3, 2014, 10:41 AM EST

    Pedro Alvarez

    A change could come after Alvarez committed his major league-high 24th error on Saturday.

  15. Pedro Alvarez is a healthy scratch as the Pirates try to fix his throwing problems

    Jul 30, 2014, 1:13 PM EST

    Pedro Alvarez

    Earlier this week Pirates manager Clint Hurdle talked about looking into the “mental component” of Pedro Alvarez’s throwing problems in an effort to get the third baseman back on track defensively. And now Alvarez is out of the lineup for a second straight day despite being healthy.

  16. Pirates looking into “mental component” of Pedro Alvarez’s throwing problems

    Jul 29, 2014, 2:19 PM EST

    Pedro Alvarez AP

    Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez’s throwing issues have gotten so bad–including an MLB-leading 21 of his 23 errors on throws–that Jenn Menendez of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports the team is starting to look into “the mental component to find the root of the problem.”

  17. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 30, 2014, 6:23 AM EST

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    Clayton Kershaw continues to dominate. And the Dodgers find themselves in a virtual tie for first place in the NL West.

  18. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 24, 2014, 6:44 AM EST

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    Two guys had multiple homer games last night. Four teams got shutout. Just another night in the all-or-nothing age of Major League Baseball

  19. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 4, 2014, 6:40 AM EST

    Henderson Alvarez

    Henderson Alvarez has three shutouts. Three shutouts was enough to be the full-season leader in that category in five of the past 11 seasons.

  20. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 2, 2014, 6:08 AM EST

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    Six shutouts on Sunday afternoon. So don’t worry if you think you wasted your day because 20% of all major league teams didn’t get much done yesterday either.

  21. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    May 30, 2014, 6:48 AM EST

    Josh Collmeter

    A gem from Josh Collmenter, an ugly dud from the Braves and a horrible, horrible bit of stream of consciousness from me about what would happen if the season ended today.

  22. Martin Maldonado literally hit the cover off of a baseball

    Apr 19, 2014, 12:10 AM EST

    Martin Maldonado

    One of baseball’s older cliches came true on Friday night thanks to Martin Maldonado.

  23. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 18, 2014, 6:47 AM EST

    Adam Wainwright

    Adam Wainwright turned in the latest of several dominant pitching performances around Major League Baseball this week.

  24. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 11, 2014, 6:15 AM EST

    Michael Pineda

    If a pitcher has a foreign substance on his hand and no one is there to complain about it, does it still raise a stink?

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