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  1. 2015 Preview: Philadelphia Phillies

    Apr 1, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    The Phillies are going to be bad in 2015. But just how bad?

  2. Report: The Pirates and Gregory Polanco have reopened extension talks

    Mar 30, 2015, 7:09 PM EDT

    Gregory Polanco

    The two sides first discussed the possibility prior to Polanco’s promotion to the majors last year.

  3. It’s not just about Kris Bryant: let’s fix the option rules, too.

    Mar 26, 2015, 12:55 PM EDT

    Darin Ruf

    We shouldn’t forget about the 28- and 29-year-olds getting sent down, too.

  4. 2015 Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates

    Mar 25, 2015, 7:48 PM EDT

    mccutchen hurdle getty

    Can the Bucs make a third consecutive trip to the postseason?

  5. Clint Hurdle: Andrew McCutchen will “absolutely” be in Opening Day lineup

    Mar 22, 2015, 8:10 PM EDT

    Andrew McCutchen

    Andrew McCutchen has missed the last week and a half of spring action, but manager Clint Hurdle expects to write his name in the lineup card on Opening Day.

  6. Quote of the Day: some NL exec would start a team with Adam Jones over Mike Trout

    Mar 18, 2015, 6:18 AM EDT

    Adam Jones

    Adam Jones is a fine baseball player, but making a head-to-head comp between him and Trout and going with Jones is . . . special.

  7. Francisco Liriano named Opening Day starter by the Pirates

    Mar 17, 2015, 5:41 PM EDT

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    Liriano posted a 2.20 ERA with 94 strikeouts in 86 innings after the All-Star break.

  8. Andrew McCutchen out again Sunday with “sore lower body”

    Mar 15, 2015, 8:54 AM EDT

    mccutchen getty

    It’s probably nothing to worry about here in mid-March. Few players have appeared in more games over the last five years than ‘Cutch.

  9. Pirates right-hander Brandon Cumpton undergoes Tommy John surgery

    Mar 10, 2015, 4:16 PM EDT

    Brandon Cumpton Pirates

    Cumpton debuted with the Pirates in 2013 and threw 70 innings for them last season.

  10. Video: Miguel Sano announces return with monster homer

    Mar 10, 2015, 11:50 AM EDT

    Twins Daily

    Sano was a consensus top-10 prospect before elbow surgery.

  11. Video: Jung-Ho Kang homers in Pirates debut

    Mar 3, 2015, 5:46 PM EDT

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    Kang hit .356 with 40 homers in Korea last season.

  12. Josh Reddick gave up his number to Billy Butler for an X-Box

    Mar 2, 2015, 5:12 PM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v Toronto Blue Jays

    Seems a bit light as far as these things go.

  13. Another weird spring training injury: Corey Hart and a hot tub

    Mar 2, 2015, 1:48 PM EDT

    Corey Hart

    Hart is attempting to resurrect his career on a one-year deal as a part-timer in Pittsburgh.

  14. Pirates open to massive extension for Andrew McCutchen

    Feb 25, 2015, 9:21 PM EDT

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    Andrew McCutchen is currently under contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates through the 2018 season, but the club is already looking well into the future and they want to make sure the star outfielder remains a major part of it.

  15. Corey Hart is trying to make a comeback, with the Pirates and without his speed

    Feb 25, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Corey Hart

    Two-time All-Star was signed to fill a part-time role.

  16. The Pirates are learning some lessons from the Golden State Warriors

    Feb 23, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT

    mccutchen getty

    Baseball-Reference.com doesn’t list player minutes because that would be silly. But the Pirates are thinking, in their own way, about such things.

  17. Alex Gordon unsure about his 2016 player option

    Feb 21, 2015, 11:35 PM EDT

    Alex Gordon

    Alex Gordon has a tough decision ahead of him — he has a player option for the 2016 season. If he doesn’t choose to use it, he would become a free agent after this season.

  18. Players go 6-for-14 in arbitration hearings

    Feb 21, 2015, 9:45 PM EDT

    Josh Donaldson

    As usual, teams in general won at a slightly better rate than players in arbitration hearings. 2014 saw the most arbitration hearings since 2001.

  19. Mark Trumbo wins his arbitration hearing

    Feb 19, 2015, 3:02 PM EDT

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    The Dbacks’ 1B-OF will make $6.9 million in 2015.

  20. Pedro Alvarez defeats Pirates in arbitration hearing

    Feb 19, 2015, 2:19 PM EDT

    Pittsburgh Pirates v St Louis Cardinals - Game Two

    He’ll be paid $5.75 million this season compared to the team’s $5.25 million counter.

  21. Andrew McCutchen: Baseball leaves lower-income kids behind

    Feb 13, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Andrew McCutchen

    Andrew McCutchen wrote an excellent article explaining how baseball is disadvantageous to kids from lower-income communities.

  22. Brewers star catcher Jonathan Lucroy out 4-6 weeks with hamstring injury

    Feb 11, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Jonathan Lucroy Getty

    Lucroy finished fourth in the MVP balloting last season.

  23. Vance Worley wins arbitration hearing against the Pirates

    Feb 10, 2015, 4:16 PM EDT

    Vance Worley

    That means he’ll earn $2.45 million rather than the Pirates’ filing of $2 million.

Top 10 MLB Player Searches
  1. J. Fernandez (5146)
  2. A. Rendon (4539)
  3. C. Rodon (4441)
  4. Y. Tomas (4357)
  5. K. Jansen (4071)
  1. C. Martinez (4047)
  2. J. Verlander (3997)
  3. C. Davis (3990)
  4. S. Doolittle (3957)
  5. K. Bryant (3886)