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Team also announces home game times

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today the details of their 2012 promotional schedule and home game times.

11/16/2011 - 15:37
PSR Staff
The Pirates need Gerrit Cole to become an upper-tier starting pitcher every bit as much as they need Pedro Alvarez to develop into a top-flight power hitter. Cole, the former UCLA star, certainly doesn’t lack for confidence.

The day he signed with the Pirates back in August, the number one overall pick in this year’s draft was asked what current big league pitcher he’s similar to and answered: “I think Justin

11/14/2011 - 21:07
Jim Lachimia
Veteran backstop hit 16 homers for Dodgers last season

The Pittsburgh Pirates today signed catcher Rod Barajas (pronounced bah-RAW-hoss

11/10/2011 - 13:20
PSR Staff
Veteran reliever spent last season between Pittsburgh and Indianapolis

RHP Tim Wood has agreed to terms on a minor league deal with the Pirates and will be a non-roster invite in spring training.

11/01/2011 - 23:52
PSR Staff
Maholm, Doumit, Snyder and Cedeno will not be back in 2012

The Pirates have declined the club options on infielder Ronny Cedeno, catcher Ryan

10/31/2011 - 12:04
Tony DeFazio
Recently I have been asked about two of the Pirates big pitching prospects, Jameson Taillon and Stetson Allie: How are they doing? How many years will it take until they come up?

But the one question that I get the most is why have they not dominated like they did in high school?

10/28/2011 - 13:14
Claudio Reilsono
Mike Napoli lined a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning that sent the Rangers past the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Monday night for a 3-2 edge in the World Series. Adrian Beltre and Mitch Moreland added solo homers for the Rangers.

The Texas Rangers took Game 5 of the World Series on an eighth inning rally off St.

10/25/2011 - 00:13
Samantha Bertocchi
At the North Shore Saloon, a mere one-hop throw from Roberto Clemente's legendary right arm to The Great One's statue at PNC Park, Les Banos gazes at a photo he took of his best friend and smiles.

"When I look at this picture," said the Pirates team photographer from 1969-1977, pointing to the snapshot of Clemente crouching on Three Rivers Stadium's turf next to his three boys with wife Vera

10/24/2011 - 23:38
David Golebiewski
Derek Holland threw two-hit ball for 8 1/3 innings and Mike Napoli hit a 3-run homer to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Sunday night and even the World Series at two-all.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Inning by inning, this World Series is getting more intriguing.

10/24/2011 - 06:11
PSR Staff
Albert Pujols was 5-for-6 with 3 homeruns and 6 RBI as the Cardinals bombed the Rangers 16-7 to take a 2-1 lead in the World Series. Yadier Molina drove in 4 runs and Allen Craig continued his impressive series with a solo homer.

Albert Pujols put on an offensive show in Game 3 of the World Series with three massive home

10/23/2011 - 00:32
Derek Lefever
It’s all starting to make sense. The Steelers have not made the playoffs the past two seasons. Those two years have seen the team part ways with players who were integral to a sustained run of success that resulted in a pair of Super Bowl championships.
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The play of Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has a tremendous impact on every game the team plays. Whatever success the Penguins have in the Stanley Cup Playoffs will depend largely on the opposition’s ability to contain No. 87. But he is not doing it alone.
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A champion won't be crowned in the NHL for nearly two months, but the quest for hockey's holy grail begins now. Sixteen teams are lacing up their skates and preparing for the upcoming hunt for the Stanley Cup. Here are the four favorites.
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Pirates' righthander Charlie Morton put an exclamation point on his recovery from Tommy John surgery in 2012 with the best major league season of his career, posting 7-4 record with a 3.26 ERA.
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The newest crop of rookies will enter the NFL on May 8, when the 2014 NFL Draft gets underway at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The Houston Texans own the first selection, and it's a South Carolina defensive end who sits atop PSR's board.
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The Steelers’ offseason additions and subtractions have given a peek into what may be going on in the team’s South Side War Room as the team prepares for one of the deepest drafts in years. Several players have emerged as potential targets for the Black and Gold in 2014.
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Several local players could be off the board before the second round is completed on May 9. Pitt's Aaron Donald is the top prospect, but Penn State has a pair of players who expect to hear their names called early as well.
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The 2014 NFL Draft is shaping up to be one of the deepest in recent memory. But even in the deepest of drafts, there are studs, duds, snubs and flubs. How is one to know if a draft pick is worth cheering for, or if he should be booed mercilessly?
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