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Indianapolis Indians win series finale with Rochester Red Wings
Gerrit Cole struck out seven in five innings of a rehab start, helping the Indianapolis Indians to a 5-0 win over the Rochester Red Wings Monday night at Frontier Field.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Bucs' Cole (lat) sharp in first Triple-A rehab start
Pirates starting pitcher Gerrit Cole hasn't pitched for Pittsburgh since going down with a lat injury on July 4. He made his first minor-league rehab start Monday, though, and it had to have been encouraging for the Pirates.
The Matt Morris Report: 7/28/14
Gerrit Cole made a rehab start and Tony Sanchez, Stetson Allie and Tito Polo provided the offense in wins.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
San Francisco Giants
Bumgarner leads Giants in series opener against Pirates
Before the All-Star break, managers Bruce Bochy and Don Mattingly opted for different strategies regarding their starting rotations for the second half.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Volquez looks to close series vs. Rox on high note
The Pirates have been outscored by 14 runs and lost some ground in the competitive National League Central so far this weekend in Denver.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Fantasy First Pitch for Week 18
One of the great things about Fantasy baseball is that if you don't like what's happening right now, it will usually change in the not-too-distant future.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Bob Smizik: Liriano looking sharp
Observations on the Pirates and on their 6-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers last night at PNC Park: Francisco Liriano keeps getting better with each start since coming off the disabled list.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Riding hot start after break, Pirates open series in Denver
RBI machine Justin Morneau went on the disabled list Monday with a neck strain. Four-time All-Star Troy Tulowitzki joined him there Tuesday with a hip flexor strain.
The Brock Holt Story Part 2: Inside the trade that sent him to the Boston Red Sox
Before and after: Brock Holt's transformation from Pittsburgh Pirates no-name to budding Boston Red Sox star.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Westview shortstop and Oregon Ducks baseball commit Parker Kelly...
EMERSON, Ga. Portland, Ore. native Parker Kelly will participate in the 12th annual All-American Classic on Sunday, August 10th at PETCO Park in San Diego, Calif.
Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?
The clock is ticking for Vanimal
Vance Worley probably doesn't have much time left in the Pirates' rotation. Between the rumors that the Pirates are interested in acquiring a starter and Gerrit Cole's recovery from his lat problem, it's hard to imagine Worley's got more than a couple of starts left as a Pirate.
BASEBALL: 12th annual Perfect Game All-Star game rosters announced
The 12th annual Perfect Game All-Star pitting the East vs. West will take place on Sunday, August 10 from PETCO Park in San Diego.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Good Phight
Phillies Rumors: On A.J., Utley, Byrd & Bastardo
Despite the obstacles that could prevent the Phillies from making any major deals at the deadline this month, teams are apparently interested in what the team has to offer.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Pirates at the deadline: Trade challenges always tricky
In the 11 days before the trade deadline, the Pirates face the same issues as every other team in the mood to add -- few sellers, fewer still impact players available and a high market value on those players as a result.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Pirates notebook: Cole nearing return to rotation
Gerrit Cole threw a bullpen session Thursday and reported no pain or tightness in the right latissimus dorsi muscle in his back that sent him to the 15-day disabled list.
Midseason Rankings: Top-50 Starting Pitchers
Injury and poor performance have moved a number of names up the list since the preseason.
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The Pirates begin the second half of the season on Friday trailing front-running Milwaukee by 3A1 2 games in the jam-packed NL Central.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Sizing up 2nd-half division races
When the St. Louis Cardinals learned this past week that they could be without their best player for the rest of the season, general manager John Mozeliak made a statement with which every team in MLB would agree.
Sizing up MLB's second-half races
When the St.Louis Cardinals learned last week that they could be without their best player for the rest of the season, general manager John Mozeliak made a statement with which every team in the major leagues would agree.
MLB Network Analyst Sean Casey: It Should Be An Amazing 2nd Half
MLB Network Analyst Sean Casey joined "The Cook and Poni Show" on Thursday to preview the second half of the 2014 season and what should be a great finish in the National League Central.