McCutchen carries on Clemente's legacy
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Andrew McCutchen has played in Pittsburgh long enough to hear hundreds of stories about Roberto Clemente. They rarely have anything to do with the Pirates icon's incredible ability or his Hall of Fame career. Those who knew or met Clemente want to talk …Share Tweet
Pirates notebook: Acquisitions bolster depth in key areaspost-gazette.com Nov 25 (yesterday)Pirates notebook: Acquisitions bolster depth in key areasShare Tweet
Pirates prospect McGuire hopes to reach major league status soonpost-gazette.com Nov 23 (4 days ago)GLENDALE, Ariz. — Like most Pirates fans, Reese McGuire watched as many games as he could last season, particularly during the final month of the regular season and the wild-card playoff game.Share Tweetpost-gazette.com Nov 20 (7 days ago)The Pirates added four minor-league players to their 40-man roster Friday to protect them from December’s Rule 5 draft.Share Tweet
Pirates hire Mike Mangan as assistant scouting directorpost-gazette.com Nov 20 (7 days ago)The Pirates hired Mike Mangan, most recently a Toronto Blue Jays national crosschecker, as their assistant director of amateur scouting, the team announced today.Share Tweet
MLB Schedule: Mets-KC Open Sunday, Pirates-Miami in San Juannytimes.com Nov 19The champion Kansas City Royals will host the New York Mets in a World Series rematch when the 2016 Major League Baseball season starts in April with three Sunday openers. Next year's schedule also includes two games in Puerto Rico between Pittsburgh an…Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 19Opening day is getting a bit of a makeover. MLB announced Thursday that there will be three games on the schedule to get the 2016 regular season going on Sunday, April 3. A divisional matchup pitting the St. Louis Cardinals against the Pittsburgh Pirate…Share TweetThe Pirates and Miami Marlins will play two games in Puerto Rico in 2016, Major League Baseball announced Thursday, bringing MLB back to the commonwealth for the first time since 2010.Share Tweet
Rumor roundup: Mets 'very interested' in ZobristMLB.com Nov 18The rumor mill was in full swing Wednesday, with the Mets and Cubs rumored to be interested in some big-name free agents and the Orioles and Pirates said to have put trade talks on hold.Share Tweet
Huntington: Kang 'progressing very, very well'MLB.com Nov 18Since undergoing season-ending surgery on Sept. 17, Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang has been recovering away from the public eye. He hasn't spoken to the media, and his only public appearance at PNC Park came in a wheelchair before the National League Wi…Share Tweet
Former Pirates prospect killed in plane crashMLB.com Nov 17Jordan Galvez, a onetime teenage infield prospect with the Pirates, was reportedly killed Tuesday in a plane crash in his native Colombia.Share Tweet
Pirates spring training schedule announcedpost-gazette.com Nov 17The Pirates will conclude their spring training schedule with an exhibition game against the Cincinnati Reds in Indianapolis, the home of the Pirates’ Class AAA affiliate, the team announced today.Share Tweet
Kang finishes third in NL Rookie of the Year votingpost-gazette.com Nov 16Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant won the National League rookie of the year award unanimously tonight, beating out the Pirates’ Jung Ho Kang and third baseman Matt Duffy of the San Francisco Giants.Share Tweet
Ron Cook: Tough calls await for Pirates, Huntingtonpost-gazette.com Nov 15Pirates general manager Neal Huntington finished second to Toronto’s Alex Anthopoulos for baseball’s 2015 Executive of the Year award. If Huntington can successfully solve the conundrum with Pedro Alvarez, Neil Walker and Mark Melancon in the next few m…Share Tweet
Tyler Glasnow ranked top Pirates prospect by Baseball Americapost-gazette.com Nov 13Right-hander Tyler Glasnow, who may join the Pirates rotation at some point next season, capped a strong 2015 season by again being ranked the top prospect in the Pirates organization by Baseball America, which today released its top-10 prospects list.Share TweetCall it the comeback story of the 2015 baseball season.Share Tweet
Pirates prospect Austin Meadows removed from Fall League roster for 'personal reasons'Pirates outfield prospect Austin Meadows was removed from his Arizona Fall League team's roster today citing "personal reasons," according to a Pirates spokesperson.Share Tweet
More improvements on the way for PNC ParkThe Pirates are taking steps to improve their gem of a ballpark.Share Tweet
Melancon a valuable Hot Stove targetMLB.com Nov 11Mark Melancon was the best closer in the National League this year, the winner of the Trevor Hoffman NL Reliever of the Year Award. He saved 51 games for the Pirates. In the highly volatile profession of relief pitching, he has been as close as it gets …Share Tweet
Report: Recent Pirates-Marlins deals included compensationpost-gazette.com Nov 11Report: Recent Pirates-Marlins deals included compensationShare TweetThe Pirates knew all along that Jung Ho Kang's success could be a double-edged sword. On one hand, they would reap the benefits of their aggressiveness in an untapped Korean market. Kang allowed them to do just that last season with a standout rookie ca…Share Tweetpost-gazette.com Nov 10Starling Marte won his first Gold Glove Award Tuesday night after managers and coaches, in conjunction with a relatively new statistical formula, named him the best defensive left fielder in the National League.Share Tweet
Pirates grab righty Guido Knudson off waiverspost-gazette.com Nov 9The Pirates claimed right-hander Guido Knudson off waivers from the Detroit Tigers Monday.Share Tweet
Pirates promote four in front office, pro scouting departmentpost-gazette.com Nov 9The Pirates announced four promotions in their front office and pro scouting department today, filling holes created by the departure of two special assistants to the general manager.Share Tweet
Pirates make moves leaving seven open spots on rosterpost-gazette.com Nov 6The Pirates lost outfielder and first baseman Andrew Lambo to the Oakland Athletics Friday.Share Tweet
Pirates have holes to fill as free-agency period is set to beginpost-gazette.com Nov 6This winter’s free-agent market is flush with the commodity the Pirates need most: starting pitching.Share Tweet
Hurdle On Pirates' Evolving CultureMar 2Pirates manager Clint Hurdle talks about the importance of Pedro Alvarez, Pittsburgh's season outlook and taking the next step.
Pirates: Spring Training Players To WatchMar 2The Pirates have a new catcher in Francisco Cervelli and a new first baseman in moving Pedro Alvarez over from third, and they need both to lead in hitting if the team wants to win the NL Central.
Cole Looking To Build On Early SuccessMar 2Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole discusses working with new catcher Francisco Cervelli and helping his team win more games.
Pirates Win Bidding For SS Jung-Ho KangDec 22David Schoenfield discusses the news that the Pirates have won the rights to negotiate with South Korean SS Jung-Ho Kang.
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