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  1. Pirates starters had a weekend of double-digit strikeout performances

    May 24, 2015, 7:10 PM EDT

    Francisco Liriano

    Pirates starters Gerrit Cole, A.J. Burnett, and Francisco Liriano combined for 32 strikeouts in a three-game sweep of the Mets over the weekend.

  2. Who really owns a home run ball?

    May 21, 2015, 1:28 PM EDT

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    Pedro Alvarez hit a ball out of PNC Park the other day. It landed in a boat. Then some guy came along and took it. Whose ball is it and was the law broken?

  3. Video: Pedro Alvarez hit a homer into a boat in the Allegheny River. On the fly.

    May 20, 2015, 8:23 AM EDT

    Pedro Alvarez

    He’s only the third guy to do that in the history of PNC Park.

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

    May 20, 2015, 6:38 AM EDT

    Ryan Zimmerman

    A walkoff win in Washington has the Nats in first place.

  5. Hot-hitting Jung Ho Kang takes over as Pirates’ shortstop

    May 18, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Jung Ho Kang Pirates

    Looking like $11 million well spent.

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

    May 18, 2015, 6:01 AM EDT

    Shelby Miller

    I know, Shelby. I can’t believe the “Mad Men” finale either.

  7. Video: Pirates lose in the 12th after Gregory Polanco stumbles in the outfield

    May 15, 2015, 7:36 PM EDT

    Andrew McCutchen, Gregory Polanco, Staring Marte

    Gregory Polanco did not look graceful on a misplay in right field, which let the Cubs walk off 11-10 winners on Friday afternoon.

  8. Lack of interest in youth baseball among blacks has a lot to do with money

    May 15, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT

    FEBRUARY 26, 2010: Cal State Fullerton gymnastics at in Fullerton, CA. Photo by Matt Brown

    When you actually ask young players why they steered away from baseball, they mention scholarships before bat flips.

  9. The Braves and Reds aren’t going anyplace

    May 13, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    GABP

    And for that we should be very, very grateful.

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

    May 13, 2015, 7:26 AM EDT

    Moon

    Look what Giancarlo Stanton did to the dang moon!

  11. Video: Andrew McCutchen exorcises some demons

    May 10, 2015, 4:48 PM EDT

    mccutchen getty

    Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen broke out an interesting ritual Sunday after a lineout …

  12. Starling Marte exits game with “severe dizziness”

    May 9, 2015, 8:47 PM EDT

    Starling Marte

    Starling Marte could only make it through three innings Saturday against the Cardinals.

  13. 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.

  14. Video: Joey Votto ejected, bumps umpire

    May 6, 2015, 8:42 PM EDT

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    Joey Votto is probably facing a suspension for this scene Wednesday at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park …

  15. Jeff Karstens announces his retirement

    May 4, 2015, 10:05 PM EDT

    Pittsburgh Pirates v New York Mets

    Jeff Karstens hasn’t appeared in the majors since 2012 due to injury and today he took to Instagram to announce his retirement from baseball.

  16. Nelson Cruz, Adrian Gonzalez named Players of the Month

    May 4, 2015, 5:11 PM EDT

    Nelson Cruz

    The pitchers and rookies of the month were also named.

  17. The Cardinals walk off winners against the Pirates for the third game in a row

    May 3, 2015, 7:10 PM EDT

    Kolten Wong

    The Cardinals won again in walk-off fashion and now own baseball’s best record.

  18. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    May 3, 2015, 8:32 AM EDT

    cardinals getty

    For the second consecutive day, the Cardinals took down the visiting Pirates on an extra-inning walkoff.

  19. Video: Giants win when batted ball hits Angels’ runner for the final out

    May 2, 2015, 8:45 PM EDT

    Tim Hudson

    A stroke of luck bailed the Giants out in the ninth inning when their bullpen went into meltdown mode.

  20. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    May 2, 2015, 8:53 AM EDT

    Cardinals v Pirates

    A quick look at a busy Friday around MLB, including an early NL Central battle between the Cardinals and Pirates.

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

    Apr 30, 2015, 7:36 AM EDT

    Empty Camden Yards

    An empty park, a lefty whining about the shift and me whining about people whining about the “marine layer.”

  22. Video: Andrew McCutchen’s 1,000th career hit

    Apr 29, 2015, 11:24 PM EDT

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    Watch as Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen collects the 1,000th hit of his career on a sharply-struck infield single Wednesday night against Cubs reliever Edwin Jackson …

  23. Gregory Polanco returns to Pirates’ lineup Wednesday

    Apr 29, 2015, 7:04 PM EDT

    polanco getty

    The groin problem was obviously pretty minor.

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

    Apr 27, 2015, 7:09 AM EDT

    John Farrell Dustin Pedroia

    “Can you pitch, Dustin? Like, every fifth day? I’m serious.”

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