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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Jose Tabata is at no fault for ending Max Scherzer’s bid for a perfect game

    Jun 20, 2015, 7:13 PM EDT

    Jose Tabata

    Jose Tabata ruined Max Scherzer’s perfect game when he was hit by a pitch, which has left a bitter taste in the mouths of many.

  5. Christian Bethancourt’s first major league homer helps Braves walk off against the Pirates

    Jun 6, 2015, 10:33 PM EDT

    Christian Bethancourt

    Christian Bethancourt played the role of hero for the Braves on Saturday night, hitting a walk off home run in the ninth inning against the Pirates.

  6. Video: The Pirates turned a triple play against the Cardinals

    May 9, 2015, 7:40 PM EDT

    Yadier Molina

    The Pirates turned an odd 4-5-4 triple play in the second inning against the Cardinals.

  7. Video: Addison Russell’s first major league hit

    Apr 22, 2015, 8:57 PM EDT

    addison russell cubs getty

    Watch as Cubs infield prospect Addison Russell notches his first major league hit in the top of the third inning Wednesday evening against Pirates right-hander Vance Worley …

  8. Pirates to place Charlie Morton on the disabled list with a hip injury

    Apr 4, 2015, 6:25 PM EDT

    Charlie Morton

    Charlie Morton is headed back to the disabled list with more hip problems.

  9. 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?

  10. Francisco Liriano named Opening Day starter by the Pirates

    Mar 17, 2015, 5:41 PM EDT

    francisco liriano getty

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

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 54 players exchange figures with their clubs following today’s deadline

    Jan 16, 2015, 9:58 PM EDT

    Lorenzo Cain

    Find out what salaries arbitration-eligible players and their respective teams filed for ahead of Friday’s deadline.

  14. Pirates president Frank Coonelly downplays possibility of Edinson Volquez return

    Dec 14, 2014, 11:40 PM EDT

    Edinson Volquez

    It doesn’t sound like Edinson Volquez is coming back to Pittsburgh.

  15. Pirates’ next reclamation project pitcher: Radhames Liz

    Nov 21, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Radhames Liz, Ernesto Frieri

    Pittsburgh has done great work recently turning around the careers of pitchers.

  16. Charlie Morton may need hernia surgery

    Sep 26, 2014, 12:18 PM EDT

    Charlie Morton Getty

    He pitched through pain all year, but he can’t do it anymore.

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

    Sep 22, 2014, 5:14 AM EDT

    Screen Shot 2014-09-21 at 7.55.58 PM

    The Royals salvage one and their hopes of an AL Central title remain alive.

  18. Charlie Morton to be activated tomorrow

    Sep 15, 2014, 12:41 PM EDT

    Charlie Morton Getty

    That means Vance Worley moving to the bullpen

  19. Twins prospect Trevor May’s major league debut didn’t go so well

    Aug 9, 2014, 11:18 PM EDT

    Trevor May

    Trevor May made his major league debut in a start against the Athletics on Saturday night, but it ended much sooner than he had hoped.

  20. Discarded by the Twins, Vance Worley has turned his career around with the Pirates

    Jul 29, 2014, 10:05 AM EDT

    Vance Worley

    Last night Worley tossed a complete-game shutout against the Giants, improving to 4-1 with a 2.54 ERA in 50 innings for the Pirates.

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

    Jul 29, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

    Marlins celebration

    A three run lead and Rafael Soriano on the hill usually leads to an un-tuck fest. Not last night it didn’t.

  22. The Twins trade Vance Worley to the Pirates for cash

    Mar 25, 2014, 5:05 PM EDT

    Vance Worley

    Nota big trade, but a trade anyway: The @Twins have traded RHP Vance Worley to the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash. — Dustin Morse (@Twins_morsecode) March 25, 2014 Worley was the Twins’ Opening Day starter last year. But he was miserable in 2013, 1-5 with a 7.21 ERA and suffering with arm problems. Last week the Twins…

  23. Twins make Kyle Gibson their fifth starter

    Mar 21, 2014, 8:25 PM EDT

    Minnesota Twins v St Louis Cardinals

    LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that the Twins have given the final spot in their starting rotation to pitching prospect Kyle Gibson. Gibson, 26, has been listed as one of baseball’s top-100 prospects going into the 2010, 2011, and 2013 seasons by both Baseball America and Baseball Prospectus. The rotation…

  24. Vance Worley clears waivers, stays with Twins

    Mar 21, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Vance Worley

    Vance Worley was the main piece the Twins received in the Ben Revere trade last offseason and then started on Opening Day … and now he’s headed to Triple-A after being placed on waivers and going unclaimed by the other 29 teams. In between he had a miserable season in which he went 1-5 with…

  25. Twins monitoring free agent left-hander Joe Saunders

    Mar 1, 2014, 4:34 PM EDT

    Joe Saunders AP

    Darren Wolfson of 1500ESPN.com reports that the Twins are monitoring the situation of free agent left-hander Joe Saunders and could be interested in signing him if he is willing to take “a minimal deal.” Saunders made $6.5 million with the Mariners last season, but he struggled to find much interest over the winter after putting…

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