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  • Bucs not rushing to find a fourth outfielder
    The Bucs may address their need for a fourth outfielder this offseason, Neal Huntington said on Tuesday, but only if they find a clear upgrade over their existing options.
  • SHOP SALE: Take 25-50% off sitewide
    Save big while making a serious dent in your shopping list. Take 25 to 50 percent off sitewide at the Pirates Shop through Thursday at 11:59 p.m. ET in a special two-day savings event.
  • Bid on amazing Pirates, PNC Park experiences
    Want to chat with Pirates manager Clint Hurdle? Ever dreamed of throwing out the first pitch at beautiful PNC Park or taking in a game from the suite level? The Pirates are offering three experiences in this year's auction.
  • Pirates would listen to trade offers for Cole
    The Yankees are interested in acquiring Gerrit Cole, MLB Network insider Jon Heyman reported Monday, the first day of the Winter Meetings. That doesn't necessarily mean a trade is imminent, or even that one will take place this offseason, but the Pirates will listen to offers for their Opening Day starter.
  • Closer to hone: Bucs forming offseason plans
    Now, perhaps, the Pirates' offseason plans will come into sharper focus.
  • Parker misses out on Baseball HOF
    For all his career accomplishments, the Cobra is not heading to Cooperstown.
  • McCutchen's status a hot topic at PiratesFest
    With the Winter Meetings drawing near, the buzz at PiratesFest on Saturday at PNC Park was less about what the Pirates should bring in and more about who they shouldn't move out. Namely, Andrew McCutchen.
  • 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 MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Rivero aiming to sign long-term deal with Bucs
    Pirates closer Felipe Rivero says he lets his sister, Priscilla, handle most of his offseason business. She could be busy next week.
  • Winter Meetings history on Pirates' side
    As they often remind us, the Pirates will never set out to "win the winter." Their budget prohibits splashy free-agent signings, and they rarely find themselves in the middle of blockbuster trades in the offseason.
  • Analysis bolsters Bucs' plan to play Cutch in CF
    Two months into the Pirates' offseason, general manager Neal Huntington has developed a go-to answer for all questions regarding the future of Andrew McCutchen.
  • Bucs ink two players to Minor League deals
    The Pirates announced a pair of Minor League free agent deals on Thursday, officially agreeing to sign outfielder Todd Cunningham and right-hander Richard Rodriguez.
  • Pirates head to Meetings with holes to fill
    Are the Pirates buyers or sellers? Is this the time for one last push around Andrew McCutchen, or is it the start of a rebuilding process? Some clarity may come next week at the annual Winter Meetings.
  • Pirates take part in annual CARE-a-van
    A handful of Pirates kicked off the club's annual CARE-a-van on Wednesday by going back to their roots in Altoona, home of the Bucs' Double-A club, and getting in touch with their inner child at Highmark SportsWorks at the Carnegie Science Center.
  • New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in
    New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.
  • Pirates have pieces for quality bullpen
    Two years ago, the Pirates employed the Majors' most effective bullpen. The group, led by Mark Melancon, Tony Watson and Jared Hughes, quietly posted a 2.67 ERA, the best in the big leagues in 2015.
  • Inbox: When will quiet Bucs ignite Hot Stove?
    What is going on this offseason? It's December and it seems like nothing has happened. Are the Pirates just waiting to see what everyone else does? -- Bill K., Pittsburgh
  • MLB Pipeline's Top 50 Draft prospects for 2018
    For the first time in three years, the top spot on MLBPipeline.com's early Draft Top 50 list is not topped by a high school pitcher. It should come as no surprise that the top guy is still a pitcher, and one from the 2017 College World Series champion Florida Gators. Right-hander Brady Singer, who helped pitch them to that title as a sophomore, is the clear choice as the best overall talent in the 2018 Draft class.
  • Bucs offer contracts to 4 arb-eligible players
    As expected, the Pirates tendered 2018 contracts to all four of their arbitration-eligible players -- Gerrit Cole, George Kontos, Jordy Mercer and Felipe Rivero -- prior to Friday's deadline.
  • Meccage Bucs' new assistant pitching coach
    The Pirates created two new positions in their front office and named Justin Meccage their assistant pitching coach as part of a series of moves within their baseball operations announced Friday by general manager Neal Huntington.
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