The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 22 May 2015 04:39:23 EDTFri, 22 May 2015 04:39:23 EDT is as good as everhttp://www.altoonamirror.com - The fire is still there, churning away somewhere inside A.J. Burnett's well-tattooed and teenage-thin body. The flames, however, are simply better hidden.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTMauer's HR sinks Pirateshttp://www.altoonamirror.com - Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot off Antonio Bastardo in the 13th inning to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTStruggling RF Polanco heads to Bucs' benchhttp://www.altoonamirror.com - Gregory Polanco, lost at the plate in recent days, lost his spot in the Pittsburgh Pirates' starting lineup on Wednesday. Polanco, stuck in a 0-for-19 slump that dropped his average to .Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTShortstop position up for grabshttp://www.altoonamirror.com - Manager Clint Hurdle says the Pittsburgh Pirates' shortstop choice is a day-to-day decision. Lately the choice has been Jung Ho Kang over Jordy Mercer.Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTPirates salvage Windy City triphttp://www.altoonamirror.com Jay Cohen The Associated Press CHICAGO - The Pittsburgh Pirates needed another strong outing from their most consistent starter, and A.J. Burnett stepped up again.Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT