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2017 Pittsburgh Pirates Schedule (Last 10)
6 - 4
Wed, Sep 20
1 - 0
Tue, Sep 19
3 - 0
Mon, Sep 18
5 - 2
Sun, Sep 17
2 - 1
Sat, Sep 16
4 - 2
Fri, Sep 15
8 - 2
Wed, Sep 13
5 - 2
Tue, Sep 12
7 - 0
Mon, Sep 11
7 - 0
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Pittsburgh Baseball Headlines (Today)

Major League Baseball claims it will redouble its efforts on expanded netting
Published On: Thu, Sep 21
Yesterday, during the Minnesota Twins-New York Yankees game at Yankee Stadium, a young girl was injured after a foul ball flew off the bat of Todd Frazier and into the stands along the third base l...
Top five Cy Young contenders in each league
Published On: Wed, Sep 20
Both the American and National League have clear contenders for their respective Cy Young Awards this season, but the outcome of each race is still murky as we head into the final weeks of the seas...
MLB league-wide single season home run record set to fall Tuesday
Published On: Mon, Sep 18
Giancarlo Stantons smacks, Aaron Judges jolts and all those dizzying long balls helped Major League Baseball move another poke closer to the inevitable.Nearly two decades after the height of the St...
NL MVP: Sorting out the crowded field won't be easy
Published On: Mon, Sep 18
If you happen to run into a baseball writer who has a 2017 NL MVP vote, give that person a hug. Theyll need it.Trying to sort out this years crowded NL MVP race is a nearly impossible task. As many...
Teams seeking Miguel Sano-like talent at age 13
Published On: Mon, Sep 18
The Twins, like most MLB teams, will send scouts to a showcase in the Caribbean this week for Venezuelan prospects, a chance to measure and evaluate players who will eventually sign contracts to pl...
A lot of things need to go right for the Pirates to contend in 2018
Published On: Mon, Sep 18
The Pirates have been eliminated from postseason contention, and not long ago they ensured a second-straight losing season. Given the recent baseball renaissance in Pittsburgh, that's a disappointi...
Major League Baseball: still flailing at front office diversity
Published On: Fri, Sep 15
Weve written many times about how Major League Baseball has a diversity problem in its front office and executive ranks. General managers are almost all youngish white dudes from Ivy League institu...
2018 will feature the earliest Opening Day in baseball history
Published On: Tue, Sep 12
Major League Baseball announced its master schedule for the 2018 season. Opening Day will be Thursday, March 29. Its the earliest Opening Day in baseball history, with the exception of special inte...
Pirates' rookie Josh Bell keeps mashing, but few seem to notice
Published On: Fri, Sep 08
Josh Bells choice of pregame attire Thursday got compliments from teammates and media members alike. His shirt was a Dave Parker classic: a form-fitting black T-shirt announcing, If you hear any no...
The Juan Nicasio saga continues: Phillies trade ex-Pirates reliever to Cardinals
Published On: Wed, Sep 06
Remember last week when the Pirates issued a press release explaining why they had let quality reliever Juan Nicasio go on irrevocable waivers? It was interesting because we pretty much never see s...
Cardinals Trade for Pitcher Nicasio
Published On: Wed, Sep 06
The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have acquired right-handed reliever Juan Nicasio (pronounced nih-KAH-see-oh) from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for minor league infielder...
Clint Hurdle agrees to four-year contract extension with Pirates
Published On: Mon, Sep 04
Clint Hurdle will return to manage the Pirates in 2018, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.Hurdle has agreed to a four-year contract extension, which replaces the 2018 club option...
Josh Harrison exits game after taking a 96 MPH fastball off his hand
Published On: Sun, Sep 03
Pirates second baseman Josh Harrison was removed from Saturdays game after taking a 96 MPH fastball to his left hand. The pitch, a wayward 0-2 ball from Reds right-hander Tyler Mahle, appeared to s...
Pirates place Harrison on DL with fractured finger
Published On: Sun, Sep 03
The Pirates put Josh Harrison on the 10-day disabled list Sunday because of a broken pinky in his left hand.The injury does not officially end his season, but in all likelihood he will not return. ...
Phillies claim veteran reliever Juan Nicasio from Pirates
Published On: Thu, Aug 31
The Phillies added a veteran reliever on Thursday, claiming right-hander Juan Nicasio off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.Nicasio, 31, has a 2.85 ERA with 60 strikeouts in 60 innings this seaso...
Pirates Place Juan Nicasio, Wade LeBlanc On Irrevocable Waivers
Published On: Wed, Aug 30
6:34pm: Southpaw Wade LeBlanc is also on irrevocable waivers, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review tweets. LeBlanc is earning just $750K this year and can be controlled next year via ar...
Dominican Winter League team announces a contract for Jung Ho Kang; visa status unclear
Published On: Tue, Aug 29
The Twitter account for Aguilas Cibaenas, a team in the Dominican Winter League, announced a deal with Pirates third baseman Jung Ho Kang Tuesday.It is unclear if this means Kang has acquired a vi...
Polanco's '17 return TBD; 'Cisco' due back soon
Published On: Thu, Aug 24
Polanco was eligible to return Wednesday, but he is still in the early stages of his rehabilitation. Polanco took batting practice on the field early Wednesday afternoon, and he has been throwing. ...
Pirates' Kang to play winter ball in Dominican Republic
Published On: Thu, Aug 24
General manager Neal Huntington said the club is working on getting Kang (suspension) to travel to the Dominican Republic for winter ball following the 2017 season, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.Wi...
Rob Manfred not in favor of electronic strike zone, says technology isnt good enough yet
Published On: Sun, Aug 20
Despite increasing calls to use technology to determine balls and strikes, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred isnt in favor of such a change, according to MLB.coms Anthony Castrovince.The fact of t...
Pirates place OF Gregory Polanco on 10-day disabled list
Published On: Tue, Aug 15
For the second time in less than a month, Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco has been sidelined due to a hamstring injury. On Tuesday, Polanco was placed on the 10-day disabled list, ret...
Hurdle family remains active in raising awareness for PWS
Published On: Mon, Aug 14
The support and insights others offered to Clint Hurdle and his wife Karla after their daughter Madison was diagnosed with Prader-Willi Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder, helped the couple through ...
Andrew McCutchen optimistic after suffering knee injury
Published On: Sat, Aug 12
For nearly three months, few worried for Andrew McCutchen. From the time the Pirates center fielder landed at the Mendoza line May 23 to when he ripped Toronto Blue jays starter Marcus Stromans fas...
Pirates GM: We need to prepare as if Kang is not coming back
Published On: Mon, Aug 07
The Pirates have played the season without third baseman Jung Ho Kang, who remains in South Korea without a work visa. They are preparing for the possibility he may not return next year, either.Kan...
Kontos bids Giants farewell: 'My heart will always bleed black and orange'
Published On: Sun, Aug 06
George Kontos won two World Series in six seasons with the San Francisco Giants, so it's natural he'd take the time to put together a proper goodbye.The 32-year-old reliever was claimed off waivers...