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Pirates have many options in pitching staff

December 13, 2013 A lot of Major League Baseball teams have been making big noises in the offseason free-agent signing and trade departments. So far, the Pirates haven’t been one of them. more »»

Nutting: Patience pays off for Piratesw

December 7, 2013 INDIANA — Pirates owner Bob Nutting admits he’s “not at heart a patient person at all,” which means he’s pretty much like sports fans, who want their team to win right now and have little tolerance... more »»

Bucs trade Dickerson, DFA Jones

November 26, 2013 The Pirates on Monday cut ties with one of their most popular players, outfielder/first baseman Garrett Jones, and traded the Curve’s 2013 team MVP, outfielder Alex Dickerson, to the Padres. more »»

Pirates roster grows by adding 4 players

November 21, 2013 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates added four players to set their 40-man roster on Wednesday. more »»

Bucs promote Branson to hitting coach

November 19, 2013 PITTSBURGH — The Pirates have hired Jeff Branson as hitting coach and added Jeff Livesey to the major league coaching staf. more »»

Bucs’ McCutchen dominates MVP?voting

November 15, 2013 NEW YORK — Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen took the National League’s Most Valuable Player award Thursday night by a surprisingly wide margin after leading a baseball revival in... more »»

Pirates’ Hurdle voted top NL manager

November 13, 2013 NEW YORK — Two championships and eight successful seasons in Boston brought Terry Francona exactly zero first-place votes in Manager of the Year balloting. more »»

Hartsock: Buccos’ McCutchen is a lock for NL MVP

November 13, 2013 On Thursday, Andrew McCutchen will become just the second Pittsburgh Pirate player in the last 21 seasons to win the National League’s Most Valuable Player award. more »»

Byrd flying from Pirates to Philadelphia

November 13, 2013 ORLANDO, Fla. — Marlon Byrd cashed in on his comeback season. more »»

Free agents now think Pirates

November 5, 2013 For so long, top-tier free agents would look at the Pittsburgh Pirates and think, “Why on earth would I want to play for them?” Now we could be looking at a situation this offseason where those type... more »»

Pirates highs & lows of 2013

October 14, 2013 Highlights and lowlights of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 2013 season: Final regular-season record: 94-68 Notable: 2013 was a watershed year for the Pirates, who posted their first winning season and... more »»

Mehno: Bucs facing big decisions

October 13, 2013 PITTSBURGH — The Pirates had a dream season, crashing through a lot of long-standing barriers en route to winning 94 games and playing in the postseason for the first time in 21 years. more »»

Pirates eye future after historic season

October 11, 2013 PITTSBURGH — The Streak, the one that loomed over the Pittsburgh Pirates for two ignominious decades, is dead. Over. Done. Discarded. Smashed by an improbable summer and a thrilling fall. more »»

Wainwright ends Pirates' season

October 10, 2013 ST. LOUIS — Nobody’s better than the St. Louis Cardinals when they can’t afford to lose. Adam Wainwright went all the way on the mound and St. more »»

Offensive woes catch up with Bucs in season-ending loss

October 10, 2013 A truly great season, one not seen by a generation of Pirates fans, ended Wednesday night, and the way it ended should not have been a surprise. The Pirates’ offense isn’t good enough. It never was. more »»

Pirates, Cards to go at in Game 5

October 9, 2013 ST. LOUIS — Heading into Game 5 of their NL division series against Pittsburgh, the Cardinals can take comfort in this: They’re 7-1 the last three years when facing postseason elimination. more »»

Low-key P-O grad gets to strut his stuff for Cards

October 9, 2013 This postseason is a wonderful opportunity for Matt Adams to showcase himself on a big stage to help his career, but that’s the furthest thing from his mind. more »»

Cole over Burnett the right choice

October 9, 2013 PITTSBURGH — Clint Hurdle called it a difficult decision, but it really wasn’t. Starting Gerrit Cole in Game Five of the playoffs over A.J. Burnett makes perfect sense. more »»

Youngster Wacha shuts down Bucs, forces fifth game

October 8, 2013 PITTSBURGH — Andrew McCutchen swung as hard as he could, the Pittsburgh Pirates star aiming for the seats in right-center field and the two-run homer that would put his team in the NL championship... more »»

Pirates let great shot at home slip away

October 8, 2013 PITTSBURGH — The Pirates couldn’t finish the deal at home, and in the postseason, that usually means big trouble. more »»

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