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  1. 2015 Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates

    Mar 25, 2015, 7:48 PM EDT

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Pedro Alvarez defeats Pirates in arbitration hearing

    Feb 19, 2015, 2:19 PM EDT

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

  6. 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.

  7. Pedro Alvarez is not at Pirates’ minicamp. He is not required to be. But maybe he should be?

    Jan 13, 2015, 8:40 AM EDT

    Pedro Alvarez

    The Pirates’ brass is being pretty diplomatic about it, but you have to figure they’d like to see him there.

  8. Pirates sign Corey Hart

    Dec 19, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

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

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

    Dec 13, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

    Tony Sanchez

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

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

    Dec 1, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Sean Rodriguez AP

    Pittsburgh may have just switched platoon partners for Pedro Alvarez.

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

    Nov 13, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

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

  12. Ike Davis could be headed elsewhere this winter

    Oct 18, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

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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.

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

    Oct 1, 2014, 11:54 PM EDT

    Milwaukee Brewers v Pittsburgh Pirates

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

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

    Sep 10, 2014, 5:47 PM EDT

    Pedro Alvarez

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

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

    Sep 8, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    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.

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

    Sep 3, 2014, 7:15 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Aug 18, 2014, 6:22 PM EDT

    Pedro Alvarez

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

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

    Aug 9, 2014, 11:55 PM EDT

    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.

  19. Pirates activate Starling Marte from the concussion DL

    Aug 5, 2014, 6:23 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Aug 3, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

    Pedro Alvarez

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

  21. Pedro Alvarez is becoming unplayable at third base

    Aug 3, 2014, 10:41 AM EDT

    Pedro Alvarez

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

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

    Jul 30, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Jul 29, 2014, 2:19 PM EDT

    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.”

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