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Bucs sign top overall pick Davis

PITTSBURGH — Henry Davis loved his time at Louisville. It’s what helped make the hard-hitting catcher the first overall pick in the amateur draft. Still, he was eager to move on. So rather than mess around negotiating with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Davis practically sprinted to the ...

Plucky Pirates mess up Mets

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Coming off their first All-Star appearances, Bryan Reynolds homered and Adam Frazier hit a two-run single to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a testy 4-1 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night. Mets star shortstop Francisco Lindor left in the fifth ...

Ohtani, trade talk highlight back-to-action

On deck Tonight: Idle Next up: New York Mets at Pittsburgh, Friday, 7:05 p.m. TV: AT&T SportsNet Radio: TOONA 1430-AM & 99.7-FM By Janie McCaulley The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Across the globe, everybody is watching Shohei Ohtani in awe and intrigue. Major League ...

Frazier earns spot as top trade target

Notes and observations from Major League Baseball at the All-Star break: n Congratulations, Adam Frazier, for being the first Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman to start in an All-Star Game since Hall of Famer Bill Mazeroski, and for leading the major leagues in hits (115) to this point in the ...

Reynolds named starter in tonight’s All-Star Game

From Mirror,wire reports DENVER — Because of an unfortunate injury to Atlanta Braves all-star slugger Ronald Acuna Jr., Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Bryan Reynolds was named a starter for the National League team for tonight’s All-Star Game. Acuna, Jr. injured his knee trying to ...

Bucs add pitching, OF at outset of draft on day 2

From Mirror, wire reports On Sunday, the Pittsburgh Pirates took Louisville slugging catcher Henry Davis with the No. 1 overall pick. On Monday, they got him a potential future batterymate to lead off day 2 by selecting New Jersey high school lefty Anthony Solometo at No. 37. The Pirates ...