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The Pittsburgh Pirates today acquired pitcher Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 in international bonus pool space from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for Andrew McCutchen and cash considerations

McCutchen, who carried a career .291 average with 1,463 hits, 725 RBIs and 203 home runs in nine years with the Pirates, was entering his final season in a six-year, $51.5 million

01/15/2018 - 22:46
Anthony Jaskulski
The Cole Train has left the station. After an offseason of speculation and trade rumors, the Pirates finally traded their ace to the Houston Astros Saturday night, receiving right-handers Joe Musgrove and Michael Feliz, third baseman Colin Moran and outfielder Jason Martin in return.

Unlike most of the trade rumors centering around Gerrit Cole this offseason, this deal did not involve top of the line minor league talent, but rather major league ready players.

01/14/2018 - 15:32
Alex Stumpf
In a two-team deal Saturday, the Pirates sent Gerrit Cole to Houston for right-handed reliever Michael Feliz, outfielder Jason Martin, third baseman Colin Moran and right-handed starter Joe Musgrove.

Spending five years with the Pirates, Cole tallied a career ERA of 3.50 through 782 innings, winning 59 games.

01/13/2018 - 22:45
Anthony Jaskulski
The 2017 Pittsburgh Pirates season had more than its fair share of ups and downs. So today, let’s take a look back at some of the most heartbreaking losses of the season.

If you're a Pittsburgh Pirates optimist, you can check out the list of the top 10 wins from this season over at Pirates Breakdown (http://piratesbreakdown.com/2017/10/06/pittsburgh-pirate

10/06/2017 - 15:03
Alex Stumpf
The Pirates hung all four runs in the 9th inning and Felipe Rivero earned his 21st save in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Nationals in the nation's capital.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals ace Max Scherzer was pulled from his start while tuning up for the playoffs after an apparent injury to his right leg, and NL East champion Washington

09/30/2017 - 22:00
A.P.
Ryan Zimmerman homered twice as the Nationals dominated the Pirates in DC.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg pitched 7 2/3 shutout innings and Ryan Zimmerman homered twice to help the Washington Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Friday night

09/29/2017 - 22:33
A.P.
As Andrew McCutchen's departure becomes an evident reality, Pirates fans are left thinking about life just years removed from a team with star power that was destined for greatness but settled for disappointment and an untimely divorce.

It was all a dream.

Though 2013-15 was, at least, a partial-reality.

09/28/2017 - 01:41
Anthony Jaskulski
Josh Bell and the Pirates closed their home schedule on a high note Wednesday night, beating the Baltimore Orioles 5-3.

THE BIG STORY

09/27/2017 - 22:12
Alex Stumpf
Andrew McCutchen had one of the best nights of his career Tuesday, hitting a pair of home runs and driving in eight in a 10-1 lopsided victory over the Orioles.

THE BIG STORY

09/26/2017 - 22:26
Alex Stumpf
Jameson Taillon tossed five innings of one run baseball to help the Pirates win their final weekend series of the 2017 season at PNC Park in a 4-1 finish over St. Louis

Sometimes things spoiled taste pretty darn sweet.

09/24/2017 - 16:28
Anthony Jaskulski
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