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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
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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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