6/28/2016 | Kuhl earns another nod
Chad Kuhl, who made his Major League debut on Sunday night and pitched well enough to beat Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers, was penciled in as Pittsburgh's starter for Saturday's game against the A's in Oakland.
6/28/2016 | Meadows, Neverauskas headed to Futures Game
The Pirates will send two prospects to the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game in San Diego, one a classic top prospect with a bright big league future, the other a little-known success story with an uncommon baseball background.
6/28/2016 | Bucs' frustration mounts in Seattle
Tuesday night's 5-2 loss to the Mariners in the opening game of this West Coast trip was another example of a Pittsburgh team that can't seem to get things rolling in 2016. For every positive development, there was a setback. For every bit of momentum going in their favor, there was a pit stop.
6/27/2016 | Marte, McCutchen remain in top 10 in ASG voting
With four days left in the voting process, Pirates fans have work to do to get one of the team's players into the starting lineup for the July 12 All-Star Game presented by MasterCard in San Diego.
6/27/2016 | Liriano searching for answers amid rough stretch
The Pirates haven't seen this version of Francisco Liriano, at least not for this long. The Liriano who pitched for Pittsburgh the last three years was remarkably consistent, reliable and, above all, effective.
6/27/2016 | Dodgers rally from early hole to edge Bucs
The Pirates landed the first blow Monday afternoon, jumping out to a big lead in the opening inning. But the Dodgers landed a pair of counters, silencing the Bucs' bats and rallying in the fifth to secure a 5-4 win at PNC Park.
6/27/2016 | Hurdle weighs in on McCutchen's first ejection
In Sunday's 4-3 win over the Dodgers, Andrew McCutchen was ejected from a game for the first time in his career. After being called out on the strikes in the seventh inning, McCutchen threw his bat in frustration while arguing the call with home-plate umpire Chris Conroy.
6/27/2016 | Cole, Vogelsong utilizing new rehab approach
Gerrit Cole was throwing in left field Monday morning, winding up and delivering pitches to a bullpen catcher crouched along the foul line. Just behind the catcher stood Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage and head athletic trainer Todd Tomczyk, a radar gun in his right hand.
6/27/2016 | Ever-tightening All-Star races going to the wire
Entering the final 72 hours of the 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, it seems increasingly likely that Major League Baseball's tradition of surprising late-surge selections will continue as fans decide the starting position players for the 87th All-Star Game presented by MasterCard on July 12 in San Diego.
6/27/2016 | Kuhl cools Kershaw: Play at plate crucial
The final play of Chad Kuhl's Major League debut summed up his triumphant outing. After a wild pitch bounced off the brick behind home plate in the fifth inning, catcher Chris Stewart chased the ball down and tossed it to Kuhl, who didn't hesitate as he caught the ball and lunged head-first to tag out Justin Turner at home plate.
6/26/2016 | McCutchen slams bat, ejected after K call
Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen was ejected during the seventh inning of the Pirates' game against the Dodgers at PNC Park on Sunday night for arguing a called third strike.
6/26/2016 | Kuhl debut! Bucs' rookie outduels Kershaw
Sparked by one rookie on the mound and another in right field, the Pirates beat the seemingly unbeatable Clayton Kershaw on Sunday night at PNC Park, riding a four-run second inning to a 4-3 victory over the Dodgers.
6/26/2016 | Mercer exits with injury; Frazier answers call
After being kneed in the head during a slide into second base, Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer was shaken up and had to leave Sunday night's game at PNC Park. More bad news for a team already dealing with plenty of it, right? Maybe not.
6/26/2016 | Liriano looks to snap slump, lock up LA sweep
Pirates starter Francisco Liriano will look to claw his way out of a rut Monday afternoon when he faces off with Dodgers starter Scott Kazmir in the finale of a four-game series at PNC Park.
6/26/2016 | Cole progressing, but return date uncertain
Pirates ace Gerrit Cole is making progress in his recovery from a strained right triceps, but his return to Pittsburgh's rotation doesn't appear to be imminent.
6/26/2016 | Pipeline preview: Mejia looks to extend hitting streak
Indians No. 8 prospect Francisco Mejia looks to extend his hitting streak to 25 games on Monday for Class A Lake County against South Bend at 7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.
6/26/2016 | Bucs call up Kuhl, make other roster moves
The Pirates called up right-hander Chad Kuhl, who made his Major League debut in Sunday night's 4-3 win at PNC Park against Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers.
6/25/2016 | Is Locke's uneven season on the upswing?
Jeff Locke can be the guy who tosses five perfect innings in the Pirates' 6-1 win over the Dodgers on Saturday night, waiting until the sixth inning to concede a run. A start before that, Locke faced Madison Bumgarner and the Giants, one of the hottest teams in baseball, and shut them out for 6 2/3 innings.
6/25/2016 | Cutch: Adele's good vibes led to 2-HR night
After striking out in his first at-bat, Andrew McCutchen looked comfortable at the plate Saturday night. He homered twice off Dodgers starter Kenta Maeda, hammering a curveball and later ripping into a fastball. In this season where so little has gone right, what felt right in the Pirates' 6-1 win at PNC Park?
6/25/2016 | Cutch, Bucs back locked-in Locke, blast LA
For nearly three months, Andrew McCutchen has not looked like himself at the plate. He's been physically compromised, mechanically off and statistically average. But Saturday night, he looked like Andrew McCutchen again. The Pirates' star center fielder homered twice, leading the Bucs to a 6-1 win over the Dodgers at PNC Park.
6/25/2016 | Kershaw battles Bucs aiming for dozen wins
Clayton Kershaw has not taken a loss since April 26 and he'll try to keep that streak alive as the Dodgers continue their series with the Pirates on Sunday at 8:08 p.m. ET.
6/25/2016 | Kuhl ready for Major League debut vs. Dodgers
Chad Kuhl can definitely count to five. It's how he found out he'd be making his Major League debut against five-time All-Star and three-time Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw on Sunday.
6/25/2016 | Cervelli (hand) does catching drills, runs bases
A day after having stitches removed from his surgically repaired left hand, Francisco Cervelli was back behind the plate at PNC Park.
6/25/2016 | Pirates host local Pitch, Hit & Run contest
Rylee Kalocay's glittery headband miraculously stayed in place as she sprinted from first base to third, placed five pitches in the strike zone and whacked softballs off a tee and into the outfield of PNC Park.
6/24/2016 | Hurdle records 1,000th managerial win
The Pirates' 8-6 win over the Dodgers on Friday night was the 1,000th of Clint Hurdle's managerial career. His father, Clint Sr., was there for win No. 1 with the Rockies in 2002. He was there Friday night for No. 1,000, too.
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