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Monday December 22 2014
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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 and most of which prove to be inconsequential when October comes around, regardless of how important they felt

12/19/2014 - 13:10
Kurt Hackimer
Veteran lefty agrees to three-year $39 million contract; team also adds right-handed pitcher Radhames Liz

The Pirates made the addition of two veteran pitchers official yesterday when they signed left-hander Francisco Liriano to a three-year contract and added right-hander Radhames Liz on a o

12/13/2014 - 01:01
PSR Staff
Phillies reliever acquired in exchange for minor leaguer Joely Rodriguez

The Pirates acquired left-handed pitcher Antonio Bastardo from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for minor league pitcher Joely Rodriguez.

12/10/2014 - 18:41
PSR Staff
Pirates fans once again had the opportunity to put on their black t-shirts, crowd onto Federal Street, and experience the pandemonium that was playoff baseball in 2014, even if it was abbreviated.

But before Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a damper on everybody’s evening, Pirates fans were able to show their appreciation for the team in the pre-game introductions.

12/08/2014 - 18:41
Kurt Hackimer
When the Pirates signed Edinson Volquez to a one-year $5 million contract last offseason, they probably didn’t expect that he would be starting in the National League Wild Card game six months later.

They probably didn’t expect the same to be true of Francisco Liriano two seasons ago.

11/27/2014 - 10:53
Kurt Hackimer
The pieces are already moving and the money is already flying as baseball's free agent season is underway. Starting pitcher Jon Lester leads another crop of veteran free agents on the open market this winter.

The 10 most coveted free agents on this year's open market:

11/23/2014 - 16:09
Alex Stumpf
Pittsburgh fan favorite agrees to five year deal worth $82 million

Free agent catcher Russell Martin has agreed to a five-year, $82 million deal with the Toronto Blue Jays, according to both ESPN and Fox Sports.

Martin's deal is pending a physical exam.

11/17/2014 - 20:56
PSR Staff
Veteran righty agrees to one-year deal

The Pirates and veteran right-hander A.J. Burnett agreed to a one-year contract for 2015 worth $8.5 million.

11/14/2014 - 19:15
Tony DeFazio
Lefty Justin Wilson sent to New York in exchange for catcher Francisco Cervelli

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired catcher Francisco Cervelli from the New York Yankees in exchange for left-handed pitcher Justin Wilson.

11/12/2014 - 22:00
PSR Staff
The Pirates top prospects are in the Arizona Fall League sharpening their skills. But that group of youngsters won't necessarily be the next to join the big club.

Top Overall Pitching Prospect: Tyler Glasnow - The Pirates have several pitchers in their organization that would be either team’s top pitching prospects, including Nick Kingham an

10/30/2014 - 14:08
Alex Stumpf
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The only surprising thing about Pitt’s ouster of Steve Pederson as athletic director is the fact that it’s seen as a surprise.
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The 2015 Steelers are closing in on a season of historic highs and historic lows split between two sides of the ball.
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In late October and at 4-3 on the season, the Pittsburgh Steelers found themselves with a pair of key home matchups against the Indianapolis Colts and Baltimore Ravens.
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The Pittsburgh Riverhounds took a few big steps toward getting their house in order today, with the announcement of a new president and head coach.
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The Oakland Zoo erupted. Senior forward Talib Zanna drained a pair free throws to put Pitt up by two points against top-ranked Syracuse.
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A new season always brings new challenges and expectations. For the 2014-15 Penguins, this new season brought much more.
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Being a baseball fan requires a great deal of patience.
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In 2011, Lincoln Park was crushed by the Philadelphia Math, Civics and Science Charter School, 70-55, in the Pennsylvania Single A State Championship.
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