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Pirates get 2 prospects for Holmes

On deck Tonight: Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Pitchers: Brewers LHP Brett Anderson (2-5) vs. Pirates LHP Tyler Anderson (5-8) TV: AT&T SportsNet Radio: TOONA 1430-AM & 99.7-FM; WTRN-FM 96.9 & 100.7 From Mirror reports PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired ...

Frazier heads to Padres

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to trade All-Star second baseman Adam Frazier to the playoff-contending San Diego Padres for three minor leaguers, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the deal had not been ...

Giants bounce back to beat Bucs

SAN FRANCISCO — LaMonte Wade Jr. homered twice and the San Francisco Giants avoided a three-game sweep, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Sunday. Wilmer Flores and Thairo Estrada also went deep for San Francisco. The Giants improved to a majors-best 62-37 and maintained their slim lead ...

D-backs sweep Pirates

PHOENIX — Pavin Smith and Daulton Varsho have hit back to back in the lineup for a few seasons while coming up through Arizona’s system. But they had never hit consecutive home runs — until Wednesday. And they picked a good time to do it: in the seventh inning of a tied game. Smith hit ...

Pirates sign second pick LHP Anthony Solometo

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates signed second-round pick Anthony Solometo. The Pirates gave the 18-year-old left-handed pitcher a $2.8 million signing bonus on Tuesday, nearly $1 million above the $1.99 million slot value for the 37th overall pick. The signing came two days after ...

Conforto HR in 9th prevents Bucs’ sweep

PITTSBURGH — Michael Conforto hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to complete a huge comeback and the New York Mets overcame an embarrassing gaffe by All-Star pitcher Taijuan Walker to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 Sunday. Trailing 6-0 in the first inning, the Mets rallied to salvage ...