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

    Mar 3, 2015, 5:46 PM EST

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

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

    Mar 2, 2015, 5:12 PM EST

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    Seems a bit light as far as these things go.

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

    Mar 2, 2015, 1:48 PM EST

    Corey Hart

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

  4. Pirates open to massive extension for Andrew McCutchen

    Feb 25, 2015, 9:21 PM EST

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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.

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

    Feb 25, 2015, 10:15 AM EST

    Corey Hart

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

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

    Feb 23, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

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    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.

  7. Alex Gordon unsure about his 2016 player option

    Feb 21, 2015, 11:35 PM EST

    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.

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

    Feb 21, 2015, 9:45 PM EST

    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.

  9. Mark Trumbo wins his arbitration hearing

    Feb 19, 2015, 3:02 PM EST

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

  10. Pedro Alvarez defeats Pirates in arbitration hearing

    Feb 19, 2015, 2:19 PM EST

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

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

    Feb 13, 2015, 6:05 PM EST

    Andrew McCutchen

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

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

    Feb 11, 2015, 10:15 AM EST

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    Lucroy finished fourth in the MVP balloting last season.

  13. Vance Worley wins arbitration hearing against the Pirates

    Feb 10, 2015, 4:16 PM EST

    Vance Worley

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

  14. Rays sign Jake Elmore

    Feb 9, 2015, 2:14 PM EST

    Jake Elmore

    Elmore was dropped from the 40-man roster by the Pirates last week

  15. Pirates win arbitration case against Neil Walker

    Feb 7, 2015, 3:10 PM EST

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    Walker lost his arbitration case against the Pirates even coming off the best season of his career.

  16. John Axford signs with the Rockies

    Feb 2, 2015, 3:45 PM EST

    John Axford

    Axford was tabbed as the Indians’ closer to begin last season, but quickly lost the job and eventually wound up with the Pirates.

  17. Braves sign Eric Stults

    Jan 29, 2015, 6:45 PM EST

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    Add another name to the list of fifth starter candidates for the Braves.

  18. Orioles acquire outfielder Travis Snider from Pirates

    Jan 27, 2015, 8:28 PM EST

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    Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles have completed a trade for Pirates outfielder Travis Snider. Pittsburgh’s return is a player to be named later and 21-year-old pitching prospect Stephen Tarpley.

  19. Orioles “closing in on” trade for Pirates’ Travis Snider

    Jan 27, 2015, 6:19 PM EST

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    The Orioles have failed in their pursuit of several free agent outfielders this offseason, so they might now be turning to the trade market to fill the need.

  20. Pirates designate Jake Elmore for assignment

    Jan 20, 2015, 11:50 AM EST

    Jake Elmore

    He was cut to make room for the arrival of Jung-ho Kang.

  21. 54 players exchange figures with their clubs following today’s deadline

    Jan 16, 2015, 9:58 PM EST

    Lorenzo Cain

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

  22. Padres sign Daniel McCutchen to a minor league deal

    Jan 14, 2015, 11:58 PM EST

    Daniel McCutchen

    The Padres added some pitching depth, signing Daniel McCutchen to a minor league deal.

  23. Wandy Rodriguez signs with the Braves after failing a physical with the Phillies

    Jan 13, 2015, 1:43 PM EST

    Wandy Rodriguez

    Wandy Rodriguez was reportedly set to sign a minor-league deal with the Phillies two weeks ago.

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

    Jan 13, 2015, 8:40 AM EST

    Pedro Alvarez

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

  25. The Phillies have signed Jeanmar Gomez to a minor league deal

    Jan 12, 2015, 2:00 PM EST

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    The righty reliever was most recently in Pittsburgh.

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