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  • Williams rebounds, throws gem to nip Crew
    Trevor Williams bounced back to register a career-high-tying seven strikeouts, surrendering a lone hit over seven scoreless innings to lead the Pirates to a tight win over the Brewers at PNC Park on Monday. Jordy Mercer's run-scoring double off Josh Hader in the seventh was the lone run of the game. Jhoulys Chacin allowed just one run over 6 1/3 innings, but Milwaukee's on-again, off-again offense was quiet in the loss.
  • Brault will sing national anthem tonight
    Steven Brault has been performing in front of crowds since he was a sixth-grader. He'd act in plays or shows, sing in the choir and, eventually, pitch in Major League ballparks.
  • Bucs activate Rodriguez from DL, call up Osuna
    The Pirates shuffled their bullpen and bench before Monday's series opener against the Brewers at PNC Park.
  • VOTE NOW: Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot
    Help get your Pirates into the NL All-Star Game starting lineup. Vote up to 5 times in any 24-hour period (max 35 votes) on the 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot. Plus, each vote gives you a chance to win a 2019 Freedom Elite Motorhome.
  • Harrison flies through air to make incredible play
    Harrison flies through air to make incredible play
  • Dickerson making gains in NL ASG vote
    Pirates left fielder Corey Dickerson moved up a spot in the latest round of the 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Game Ballot results, which were announced Monday by Major League Baseball.
  • Taillon takes ball to face Brewers
    Right-hander Jameson Taillon will be on the mound for the second leg of a three-game series with the Brewers at PNC Park on Tuesday at 7:05 p.m. ET. Three of Taillon's past four outings have resulted in quality starts, as he's allowed eight earned runs over his last 26 1/3 innings. Freddy Peralta will start for Milwaukee.
  • Pirates' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Pirates have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Pittsburgh's Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
  • Bucs can't come back after Musgrove struggles
    Despite a rough start from Joe Musgrove, the Pirates nearly overcame a five-run deficit to steal a win from the Reds at PNC Park on Sunday. The rally ultimately fell short, however, as they lost, 8-6, ending their winning streak at three games.
  • Craig makes Pipeline Team of the Week
    MLB Pipeline's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the previous seven days. Any Minor Leaguer currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible.
  • GM: Bucs looking to add rather than subtract
    While there has been speculation that the Pirates could be sellers before next month's non-waiver Trade Deadline, general manager Neal Huntington said the club's current outlook is just the opposite.
  • Bucs, Reds join to celebrate Father's Day
    In honor of Father's Day, the Pirates and Reds continued the league-wide efforts to raise awareness and funds for prostate cancer by wearing special caps and apparel.
  • Bucs ride Nova, homers to series win vs. Reds
    Ivan Nova had his second strong outing in as many starts since returning from the DL, and the Bucs backed him with three homers to win their first series in a month. Colin Moran, Elias Diaz and Josh Harrison went deep for Pittsburgh, while Eugenio Suarez hit his 13th dinger for the Reds and Brandon Dixon hit the first of his career. Luis Castillo took the loss, as his season-long struggles with the long ball continued.
  • Pirates to prioritize flexibility in setup roles
    Before Friday night, Tyler Glasnow had only entered one game this season with a lead of fewer than four runs. But with the Bucs ahead by one run against the Reds at PNC Park, manager Clint Hurdle called the bullpen and asked for Glasnow.
  • PNC Park hosts 23 Pitch, Hit & Run participants
    Gage Gillott is very familiar with the Scotts Pitch, Hit & Run event. After two second-place finishes in the Team Championship round at PNC Park in prior years, last year Gillott qualified as a national finalist in the 13/14 age group and was able to take part in the final event at Marlins Park in Miami during MLB All-Star Week. The 14-year-old returned to PNC Park on Saturday morning to once again compete in the Team Championship round alongside 22 other baseball and softball participants from the Pennsylvania and West Virginia areas.
  • Cruz does it all for West Virginia
    Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Saturday.
  • Kuhl, 'pen power Bucs to 1st win streak in weeks
    Chad Kuhl went six strong innings and the Pirates bullpen shut the door to give the club consecutive wins for the first time since May 17. The Bucs scratched out their runs on grounders and sacrifice flies, as Matt Harvey (5-plus IP, 3 ER) kept the Reds close. But Cincy went 0-for-12 with RISP, stranding 10 men in dropping the opener at PNC Park.
  • Kang comes off restricted list, stays at Triple-A
    Jung Ho Kang is back on the Pirates' 40-man roster, but he will continue to play at Triple-A Indianapolis.
  • Bucs, 1st-rounder Swaggerty complete deal
    The Pirates have completed a deal with center fielder Travis Swaggerty, their first-round pick in this year's Draft. Swaggerty, the 10th overall pick, signed with the Bucs for a $4.4 million bonus, according to MLB.com's Jim Callis.
  • Bell among those poised for turnaround
    Some players heat up with the weather. Others simply take time to find their way. Here is a look at one player per team in the NL Central possessing a track record that suggests he'll snap out of it and contribute to his team's success.
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