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The Nats, Cubs and White Sox went out and added aces to their rotations, the Marlins opened the bank for Giancarlo Stanton, the Red Sox bolstered their infield and the Padres created an outfield: Reviewing the offseason moves.

The Washington Nationals pulled out the check book big time, signing Max Scherzer to a seven-year deal worth up to $210 million.

02/21/2015 - 00:30
Matthew DeTitta
With the offseason coming to a close and the Pirates’ spending seemingly ceased, there are two facts that can be gleaned:

1.) The 2015 Pirates roster will be the highest paid in team history.

2.) Their payroll still will not be anywhere close to league average.

02/12/2015 - 21:00
Kurt Hackimer
As the Pirates prepare to head south for spring training, the majority of the roster -- and the everyday lineup -- is set. There are still a few battles to keep an eye on as March approaches, however.

Jeff Locke vs. Vance Worley

02/03/2015 - 22:18
Emily Stock
Outfielder sent to Baltimore for 21-year-old Stephen Tarpley and player to be named later

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired left-handed pitcher Stephen Tarpley and a player to be named from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for outfielder Travis Snider.

01/27/2015 - 23:06
PSR Staff
Korean infielder agrees to four-year deal

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed infielder Jung Ho Kang (pronounced “GAHNG”) to a four-year deal with a club option for the 2019 season.  The announcement was made by Pirates Executive Vice

01/16/2015 - 11:32
PSR Staff
When the Pirates re-signed A.J. Burnett this off-season, many fans and media questioned why they would bring in the 2014 league leader in losses.

With 18 losses, a 4.59 ERA and his lowest K/9 number since 2010, a quick glance at Burnett’s 2014 stats indicate that he is pitching in the twilight of his career.

01/06/2015 - 18:40
Alex Stumpf
While Pirates general manager Neal Huntington has been known to make major moves during spring training or even in April, the Pirates 2015 line-up appears to relatively set.

Starting Rotation: Gerrit Cole, Francisco Liriano, A.J. Burnett, Charlie Morton, Vance Worley, Jeff Locke.

01/06/2015 - 18:16
Tony DeFazio
While the Pirates National League Central rivals, the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs, made major waves this offseason, Pittsburgh was busy making some under-the-radar additions to their roster.

MAJOR ADDITIONS

01/06/2015 - 17:57
Tony DeFazio
When the Pirates signed Starling Marte to a long-term contract before the 2014 season, they were investing in an unfinished product.

Despite striking out at an alarming 24.4 percent in 2013, Marte was able to put together an impressive campaign, letting his speed and odd ability to excessively get hit by pitches help mask his hu

12/26/2014 - 13:04
Kurt Hackimer
Being a baseball fan requires a great deal of patience. The 162-game slog of a season is comprised of tens of thousands of individual moments.

Most of those moments prove to be rather inconsequential by the time October comes around, regardless of how important they felt in April or May.

12/19/2014 - 13:10
Kurt Hackimer
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This has been a rough basketball season for fans of Division 1 hoops in this part of the state. Usually tough Robert Morris is struggling to stay at .500. Big Ten losses continue to pile up in State College. Even NCAA tourney staple Pitt is under .500 in the ACC.
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When you come across Beau Bennett’s name in a story, it’s typically preceded by compound modifiers like “oft-injured” or “injury-plagued.” Or lately, "healthy scratch."
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With the offseason coming to a close and the Pirates’ spending seemingly ceased, there are two facts that can be gleaned:
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It has been four years since the Pittsburgh Steelers won a playoff game. Fourteen other NFL teams have won in the postseason since the Steelers defeated the Jets for the 2010 AFC Championship.
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The Penguins have become an older team in recent years, as stars like Sidney Crosby (27), Evgeni Malkin (28), and Marc-Andre Fleury (30) are no longer the youthful group that hoisted the Stanley Cup six years ago.
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The Nats, Cubs and White Sox went out and added aces to their rotations, the Marlins opened the bank for Giancarlo Stanton, the Red Sox bolstered their infield and the Padres created an outfield: Reviewing the offseason moves.
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The 2015 NFL Draft is quickly approaching and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the clock. There are many important needs the Bucs are facing this offseason, but their main priority is quarterback.
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When describing Woodland Hills junior running back Miles Sanders, recruiting pundits, WPIAL coaches and high school football writers typically use superlatives like “fast,” “talented,” and “explosive,” or descriptive phrases such as “big-playmaker” and “player to lose sleep over.”
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