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  1. A.J. Burnett has a strained flexor tendon. Could pitch again this year.

    Aug 3, 2015, 2:43 PM EDT

    A.J. Burnett

    It’s not necessarily likely, but since it isn’t a torn UCL there’s at least a chance he could make it back.

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

    Aug 3, 2015, 5:00 AM EDT

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    Lots of walkoffs, lots of guys throwing at other guys and, oh yeah, the Mets are in first place.

  3. A.J. Burnett’s career may be over

    Aug 2, 2015, 5:15 PM EDT

    A.J. Burnett

    A.J. Burnett is prepared to pitch through an elbow injury if necessary.

  4. The Reds’ and Pirates’ benches cleared after Brandon Phillips was hit with a pitch

    Aug 2, 2015, 3:56 PM EDT

    Brandon Phillips

    Cincinnati hosted one of two benches-clearing incidents in baseball on Sunday.

  5. Mark Melancon owes Starling Marte a nice steak dinner

    Jul 31, 2015, 10:52 PM EDT

    Starling Marte

    Starling Marte’s defense prevented Mark Melancon from blowing a save and potentially taking a loss.

  6. Pirates place A.J. Burnett on the disabled list with elbow inflammation

    Jul 31, 2015, 8:55 PM EDT

    A.J. Burnett

    A.J. Burnett hits the DL with an elbow issue. Recently-acquired pitcher J.A. Happ will take his spot in the rotation.

  7. 2015 MLB Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2015, 4:15 PM EDT

    Detroit Tigers v Seattle Mariners

    We’re recapping all of the deals as they come down.

  8. Pirates bolster bullpen, pick up Joakim Soria from Tigers

    Jul 30, 2015, 6:09 PM EDT

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    After dealing ace David Price to the Blue Jays earlier today, the Tigers have traded closer Joakim Soria to the Pirates.

  9. Pirates DFA Vance Worley to make room for Joe Blanton

    Jul 30, 2015, 3:46 PM EDT

    Vance Worley

    It’s like we’re in Philly all over again.

  10. Pirates add Joe Blanton from Royals

    Jul 30, 2015, 1:12 AM EDT

    Kansas City Royals v Chicago White Sox

    In a bit of an oddity, two World Series contenders made a trade.

  11. Video: Andrew McCutchen hit a Little League home run

    Jul 29, 2015, 7:44 PM EDT

    Andrew McCutchen

    Andrew McCutchen launched a traditional two-run homer in the top of the fifth inning Wednesday in the Pirates’ 10-4 rout of the Twins and then went Little League style in the top of the sixth …

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

    Jul 29, 2015, 7:28 AM EDT

    Yankees

    Your mileage may vary, but for my money the ugliest game of the year happened last night.

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

    Jul 27, 2015, 7:18 AM EDT

    David Ortiz

    A monster day for the young — Mike Trout — and for the old — David Ortiz.

  14. Report: Pirates interested in Mike Napoli, Shane Victorino

    Jul 26, 2015, 9:25 PM EDT

    Mike Napoli

    The Pirates are looking to the floundering Red Sox, namely Mike Napoli and Shane Victorino.

  15. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jul 25, 2015, 8:58 AM EDT

    PITTSBURGH, PA - JULY 24: Gregory Polanco #25 of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits a two run home run in the fifth inning during the game against the Washington Nationals at PNC Park on July 24, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including a big win for the Pirates.

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

    Jul 24, 2015, 7:34 AM EDT

    Clayton Kershaw

    Clayton Kershaw vs. the Mets? How is that in any way fair?

  17. Report: Pirates working on a trade for a reliever

    Jul 23, 2015, 10:06 PM EDT

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    The Pirates acquired veteran third baseman Aramis Ramirez from the Brewers this afternoon, but FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that they aren’t done making moves.

  18. Pirates reunite with Aramis Ramirez, acquire third baseman from Brewers

    Jul 23, 2015, 5:22 PM EDT

    Aramis Ramirez

    Ramirez began his career in Pittsburgh, debuting in 1998 as a 20-year-old.

  19. Francisco Liriano to return to Pirates’ rotation on Thursday following minor neck injury

    Jul 21, 2015, 11:53 PM EDT

    Francisco Liriano

    Pirates southpaw Francisco Liriano was scratched from his scheduled start Saturday against the Brewers just minutes before first pitch due to tightness in his neck. But it’s only a minor thing.

  20. UPDATE: Jordy Mercer out six weeks with leg contusion and MCL sprain

    Jul 20, 2015, 4:09 PM EDT

    Jordy Mercer

    That’s two starting infielders down for the Pirates, as they look into Jung Ho Kang cloning technology.

  21. The Justin Upton rumors are growing. The Pirates are interested too.

    Jul 20, 2015, 11:32 AM EDT

    Justin Upton,

    They’re down a couple of infielders, but Upton’s bat could certainly help.

  22. Chasing Hershiser: Inside the numbers during Zack Greinke’s scoreless streak

    Jul 19, 2015, 9:05 PM EDT

    Zack Greinke

    Zack Greinke is 15 1/3 innings away from matching Orel Hershiser’s major league record of 59 consecutive scoreless innings. Exactly how good has he been, and how does he compare to Hershiser?

  23. HBT First-Half Awards: National League MVP

    Jul 16, 2015, 12:45 PM EDT

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    Bryce Harper has been the class of the National League thus far.

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