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Pittsburgh Pirates: Jacob Stallings Should Win the Gold GloveFollowing an exceptional 2020 defensive season, Jacob Stallings is a Gold Glove Award finalist.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: 2020 Baseball Reference SimulationWhen the season was put on hold, Baseball Reference started a season simulation. This is what happened with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Red Sox Interview Luis Urueta, Don KellyThe Red Sox have interviewed Diamondbacks bench coach Luis Urueta as part of their managerial search.

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Could The Blue Jays Be Interested In These Two Pirates Players?Recently, the Toronto Blue Jays' general manager Ross Atkins said that the team will focus on acquiring pieces to help their defense and pitching, specifically saying that "strike throwing" was one of the issues they planed to cover this off season, as per Scott Mitchell.

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Jacob Stallings Is The Top Option , But Is He The Answer?The question as to whether or not Jacob Stallings is the answer at the catching position has been asked by Pittsburgh Pirates fans, bloggers, writers and media members on a regular basis for almost a year now; ever since Elias Diaz was non-tendered at the December 2nd deadline this past off-season.

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Revisiting Adam FrazierBefore the 2020 season got underway, I wrote an article in July about what the Pirates should do with utility man Adam Frazier.

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Pittsburgh Pirates News: Two Pirates Nominated Gold Glove FinalistsRawlings Baseball announced their Gold Glove finalists at all the positions throughout the MLB.

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One-on-one with Ben Cherington: Decisions loom for Pirates GMWith a maximum of five games left in the World Series, Ben Cherington will soon have to make a couple key roster decisions.

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NL Central Notes: Betts, Brewers, Venable, Tigers, PiratesCould Mookie Betts have blossomed to stardom in a Brewers uniform?  It could have been a reality if former Milwaukee GM Doug Melvin had had his way, as he tried to acquire Betts from the Red Sox in 2013 in exchange for closer Francisco Rodriguez, according to MLB.com's Adam Berry and Adam McCalvy. As a fifth-round pick for Boston in the 2011...

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Walker Buehler was almost a Pittsburgh PirateWalker Buehler was a 14th round pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2012, and the team almost secured his services with a significant contract offer.

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One-on-one with Ben Cherington: Can the Pirates function more like the Dodgers? PerhapsWhen general manager Ben Cherington watches the Dodgers, he sees several things that the Pirates can emulate.

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Pittsburgh Pirates News: Bench Coach Don Kelly Interview with Red SoxThe Pittsburgh Pirates have a bench coach who is gaining a lot of interest from teams looking to hire a new manager. This includes another a big market t...

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Pirates have Gold Glove finalists in catcher Jacob Stallings, second baseman Adam FrazierPittsburgh Pirates manager Derek Shelton spent September stumping for Jacob Stallings to win a Gold Glove at catcher.

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Pirates' Jacob Stallings, Adam Frazier named NL Gold Glove finalistsDespite an all-around disappointing season for the Pirates, they could still have some hardware to take away from 2020.

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2020 Season ReviewThe 2020 season was a rough one for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Here's a look at what went right and what went wrong for the team.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Adam Frazier's 2020 Season and Trade ValueSecond baseman Adam Fraizer struggled for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2020, and that could imapct his trade value this offseason.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Four Potential Richard Rodriguez Trade DestinationsThis offseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates could look to trade reliever Richard Rodriguez. Which teams could be interested in the right-handed reliever?

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Despite no games, Pirates' minor league player of year Mason Martin made most of his swingsMason Martin was about to get his first true test against major-league pitching. It was only an exhibition game, but it was at PNC Park and Cleveland closer James Karinchak was pitching in the ninth inning.

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Pirates instructional league reportAfter the completion of the regular season and alternate training sites, most player development staffs have turned their attention to instructional league play.

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Readers Ask! 10/21/20I asked and you delivered! Thanks to the Bucs Dugout commentariat, I have some good thoughtful questions to consider and answer.

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Pitcher Brennan Malone hopes to provide Pirates good return in Starling Marte tradeBrennan Malone was at a developmental camp with Arizona in January when he heard rumors swirling that the Diamondbacks had acquired Starling Marte from the Pittsburgh Pirates for two minor leaguers.

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The Pittsburgh Pirates Passed on Clayton Kershaw in 2006The Pittsburgh Pirates have had their fair share of Drafting and developing players. This was especially true back during the early 2000s.

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Offseason Outlook: Pittsburgh PiratesThe Pirates could trade their best starter this winter, but it's likely to be a quiet offseason otherwise.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining the 2020 Season of Phillip EvansPhillip Evans #64 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in action during the exhibition game against the Cleveland Indians at PNC Park on July 22, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Following the Rays' model is easier said than done for the PiratesIts easy to view the Tampa Bay Rays as the blueprint for small-market success in Major League Baseball.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Lessons to be Learned From 2020 Postseason TeamsThe 2020 MLB postseason is almsot over and there are a handful of lessons the Pittsburgh Pirates can learn from the teams who made it.

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Assessing the offseason outlook for the Pittsburgh PiratesThe Pirates were baseball's worst team in 2020, although that came as little surprise following a winter where their only moves of note were to fire their manager, fire their GM and eventually trade away their best position player.

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Rum Bunter Radio: Getting to Know Pittsburgh Pirates 1st Round Pick Nick Gonzales2020 first-round draft pick Nick Gonzales joins the Rum Bunter Radio crew to discuss the first few months of his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates and more!

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Bits, Baubles and an InvitationAs occasionally happens with me, all the ideas I had for articles didn't lend themselves to long reads this week, so I thought I'd touch on things I've read elsewhere.

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Through The Prospect Porthole: A Year Without Minor League BaseballThis past weekend I had the privilege of speaking with several members of the Pittsburgh Pirates 2020 Draft and UDFA Class, all of whom are currently participating in the Instructional League at the Pirates Spring Training Facilitates in Bradenton, Florida.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: 10 Single Season Stats Worth a Deeper DiveSince the Pittsburgh Pirates have been around for nearly 150 years, there are bound to be interesting tidbits in their history.

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Quinn Priester's progress proving Pirates have learned from past pitching pratfallsThe Pirates previously struggled to get the most out of pitchers. Here's how they're trying to change that.

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Pittsburgh Pirates News: Don Kelly Interviews with Detroit TigersAccording to Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic, Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Don Kelly has interviewed with the Detroit Tigers for their managerial position.

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How to Become a Top AthleteHow professional athletes can get into shape and stay there for a long period of time?

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Tigers Interview Don Kelly For Managerial PostionThe Tigers have interviewed Pirates bench coach Don Kelly for their managerial vacancy, reports Rob Biertempfel of the Athletic.

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We had em allllllllll the wayYou know  there is a joke about Pittsburgh, my home town, that goes like this   How many Pittsburghers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Do Not Forget About Luke MaileThe Pittsburgh Pirates used a lot of new players in 2020, including some waiver wire pick ups. There was one waiver pickup that missed the whole season....

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Revisiting Mark Melancon's 2013 SeasonMark Melancon is arguably the best relief pitcher the Pittsburgh Pirates have ever had, and his Pirate career started with a lights out 2013 season.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Kevin Newman's 2020 RegressionAfter a terrific rookie season in 2019, in a predictable outcome, infielder Kevin Newman regressed for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2020.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Projection for 2020-2021 Arbitration Eligible PlayersThe Pittsburgh Pirates have the largest amount of players who will be heading to arbitration this winter. Here are the projections for those players.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Ke'Bryan Hayes Moves up in Prospect RankingsThe Pittsburgh Pirates' best prospect, thrid baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes, has been steadily climbing the prospect rankings over the last year.

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Us: Game 7 Gang never gets tired of Pirates' 1960 World Series winI still get goosebumps," says John Urso, one of six members of the Game 7 Gang, which celebrates the Pirates' 1960 World Series win every year."

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Bucs need to upgrade behind the plateThe 2020 season certainly provided challenges for players and organizations as a whole, but one of the scary things is, there's no telling if 2021 will be more of the same, or a return to what we came to know as normalcy.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Sam Howard's 2020 SeasonIn the shortened 2020 season reliever Sam Howard burst onto the scene for the Pittsburgh Pirates, but is his success sustainable?

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Notable Rule 5 Draft Eligible PropsectsLast year at Triple-A, Kelley posted a.179/.251/.282 line and 35 wRC+. Kelley had posted ok numbers for a backstop in 2017 and 2018 at Bradenton and Altoona, but given the Pittsburgh Pirates don't need him with Luke Maile on the roster, and the fact they could sign more experienced depth through free agency like they did with John Ryan Murphy...

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What would the Pirates do with Kumar Rocker?Kumar Rocker is a name all Pittsburgh Pirates' fans have heard by now. For many, the Vanderbilt pitcher was a shoe-in to go in the top spot of the draft, regardless of who had the pick.

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What is up with Josh Bell?In my opinion, Josh Bell is one of the most confounding players in baseball. Through the first two months of 2019, Bell was one of the best hitters in the league.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Looking at Potential Closers for 2021For years, the Pittsburgh Pirates prided themselves with a strong bullpen, however for 2021, there could be much uncertainty in the 9th inning.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Nick Gonzales on his Time in AltoonaThe Pittsburgh Pirates first round draft pick got a chance to jump into the organization this year. He spent a good portion of his summer playing in Alto...

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Pirates Youth Movement: Top Prospects Highlight Instructional League RosterIt goes without saying that this spring and summer was full of disappointments for Pirates fans and those within the Pittsburgh organization; from the Front Office, all the way down to the most recently drafted and acquired players.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Draft 2021Samek Well the baseball season came and went with not much excitement if your a Pittsburgh Pirates fan.

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What is the difference between Tampa Bay and Pittsburgh?The Tampa Bay Rays are playing in the American League Championship Series. The Pittsburgh Pirates are at home.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Need to Decline Chris Archer's OptionThis off-season the Pittsburgh Pirates will have to decide to pick up or decline Chris Archer's option for 2021, this should be an easy decision.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: How the Free Agent Market Could HelpThe free agent market also affects the trade market, and with the Pittsburgh Pirates willing to trade a handful players, this could have a large impact on how their off-season unfolds.

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Fighting Boredom When Everything is ClosedThe COVID-19 pandemic has caused many commercial establishments to close down to ensure everyone's safety.

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Jason Mackey: Seven ways the Pirates can improve in 2021Obviously nobody expects the Pirates to spend a bunch of money this offseason. But they can improve.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Announce Games During School Months Will Start Earlier To Enhance Family-Friendly Fan ExperienceThe Pirates announced Thursday that home games in April, May, and September will begin at 6:35 p.m.

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Pirates move up start times for home games before Memorial Day, after Labor Day in 2021The Pittsburgh Pirates will introduce earlier start times for home games before Memorial Day and after Labor Day for the 2021 season, moving them up 30 minutes after receiving feedback from fans.

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Same Pirates Coaching, Largely Same Players, Why Are Some Expecting Different Results?I mean, thats at least a stylized definition of insanity, right? I should clarify, Im someone expecting different results, so I can at least tell you why I think there is room to expe...

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Baseball America's 'Way Too Early' Mock DraftWe now know that the Pittsburgh Pirates will own the first overall pick in the 2021 MLB Draft and Baseball America has released an early mock draft.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Six Potential Joe Musgrove Trade PartnersJoe Musgrove is the Pittsburgh Pirates most valube trade piece. These six teams could be the future home for the Pirates' righty.

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How much are the Pittsburgh Pirates worth? See baseball's most valuable franchisesForbes has released the annual rankings of the most valuable MLB team franchises throughout the country, and the results aren't good for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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First Call: Odds to sign Le'Veon Bell? Only one team in front of Steelers. Pirates painful anniversary.Thursdays First Call gives us the odds of the Steelers signing LeVeon Bell. A former Steeler gives Bell some advice.

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Pirates move up start times to cater to fansThe Pirates have decided to move up the start times of select games after surveying their season-ticket holders and other fans, the goal being to better...

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News: Pittsburgh Pirates Signing International Prospect Wilber DotelThe Pittsburgh Pirates have actively been shopping on the International Free Agent Market. Apparently, they have added another pitching prospect.

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Pirates start times move up. Here's when, and whyThe Pirates have moved up the start times for many of their home games in 2021.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Analyzing Cody Ponce's Debut SeasonOne of the pitchers that made their MLB debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2020 was Cody Ponce, let's analyze his debut season.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Kyle Crick Could Be A Non-Tender CandidateFollowing a strong 2018 season, reliever Kyle Crick has been on the downfall ever since.

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Minnesota Should Plunder Another Pirates PitcherImage courtesy of Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports As a former first round pick, Musgrove is now a part of his third organization.

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Five Pirates Thoughts at Five 10/13/20Its been a while since I put one of these together but none of these add up to full columns so I wanted to put some thoughts out here and get some conversation going.

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Pittsburgh Pirates News: No 2021 Coaching Changes as of nowThe Pittsburgh Pirates made a lot of moves last offseason, especially in the Dugout. This year, the expectation is for things to stay quiet on that front.

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State of the System: Pittsburgh PiratesThe Official Site of Minor League Baseball web site includes features, news, rosters, statistics, schedules, teams, live game radio broadcasts, and video clips.

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Sources: Pirates expect to bring back same coaching staff in 2021According to multiple sources, the Pirates expect to bring back the same coaching staff in 2021.

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Forgotten Pittsburgh Pirates: Joe BlantonAt the 2015 trade deadline, the Pittsburgh Pirates were one of the most active teams in baseball.

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Does Ben Cherington Have a Timetable?From the beginning of my time at Bucs Dugout, I've always had my email address linked to my profile.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Reason For Optimism With Josh BellDespite struggling at the plate in 2020, there is still reason for optimism with Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Josh Bell moving forward.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: A Tribute to the Newly Retired Francisco CervelliFrancisco Cervelli recently announced his retirement. Most of his career was spent with the Pittsburgh Pirates, so let's go through his five-year tenure as a tribute to the veteran catcher.

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On The Athletic Pittsburgh's third anniversary, we are thankful for and you!A happy anniversary thank you from The Athletic Pittsburgh staff to our readers.

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The Pirates are No. 1… in the 2021 MLB draft1 overall pick in the 2021 MLB draft, a Major League Baseball spokesman confirmed on Monday.

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Pittsburgh Pirates To Select No. 1 In 2021 MLB DraftThe Pirates have the No. 1 pick in the 2021 MLB Draft.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Expectations for Ben Cherington's Second OffseasonThe Pittsburgh Pirates are clearly in the midst of a rebuild as they finished 2020 with the worst record. What should fans expect from the General Manage...

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No fans, no funds: How much Pittsburgh Pirates, other MLB teams lost on game day revenueThe Pittsburgh Pirates finished in fifth place in the National League Central, completing the 2020 season with a record of 19-41 overall.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Another Weird Season for Mitch KellerFor a second consecutive season, top pitching prospect Mitch Keller had a weird season for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2020.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Revisiting Michael McKenry's 2012 SeasonMichael McKenry became a bit of a cult hero among fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates during his playing career, with 2012 being his best season in Pittsburgh.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Most Underrated Season at Each Position in Franchise HistoryWith a long storied history, many great seasons among Pittsburgh Pirates players are going to be overshadowed by other great seasons.

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Who says no? Evaluating your Pirates trade offers from Musgrove to NuttingTrade a pitcher! Trade the slugger! Trade prospects! Trade... the owner? Readers offer ideas on how to reshape the roster and farm system.

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Who is the Bucs' next breakout candidate?So, who's next? Who will be the Bucs' next breakout player? The 2020 season certainly was forgettable in many respects - most notably the won-loss record - but it might be remembered as the year...

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Pittsburgh Pirates 1915 Tote Bag for Sale by Daniel HagermanThe tote bag is machine washable, available in three different sizes, and includes a black strap for easy carrying on your shoulder.

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Pittsburgh Pirates 1915 Greeting Card for Sale by Daniel HagermanOur premium-stock greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and can be personalized with a custom message on the inside of the card.

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Lost time in PittsburghThe early to mid-2010s was a bright time in Pittsburgh. The Pirates were winning baseball games for the first time in my life and they were making a solid push for the division each year between 2013 and 2015.

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Forgotten Pittsburgh Pirates: Catcher Rod BarajasBefore the defensive excellence of Russell Martin, and after the tenure of Ryan Doumit, the Pittsburgh Pirates had a stopgap catcher that's become partly forgotten in Rod Barajas.

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Pittsburgh Pirates John Jaso Singles to CenterPittsburgh Pirates first baseman John Jaso singles to center allowing Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer to score in second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals on Opening Day at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, on April 3, 2016.

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Pittsburgh Pirates John Jaso Singles in the Seventh InningPittsburgh Pirates first baseman John Jaso sprints to first base with a single in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on April 14, 2016.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Vs Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds relief pitcher David Weathers finishes the 9-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the ninth inning at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA on April 29, 2007.

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Let's talk Colin MoranDuring the shortened 2020 season, Colin Moran had his most productive year as a Pirate.

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Ruminating on Pittsburgh Pirate pitcher Chris Archer, possible Ranger targetThe Pirates are not expected to bring Chris Archer back. The Rangers would seem likely to be interested in him.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Chris Stratton's Potential Trade ValueWhile a lot of trade rumors about Pittsburgh Pirates relievers revolve around Richard Rodriguez, do not overlook Chris Stratton's trade value.

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The Pirates Rule 5 Protection PlanWhenever the Rule 5 Draft is brought up to Pirates Fans it’s almost a guarantee that you will hear about how Pittsburgh acquired “The Great One” Roberto Clemente in 1954, even though the Dodgers tried, unsuccessfully” to hide him in Montreal.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining the First Base SituationThe Pittsburgh Pirates have a handful of options they could use at first base in 2021, but with nothing set in stone yet, let's take a look at all their options.

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Growing Up in Working Class Youngstown  Kennedy and the PiratesThe Youngstown Vindicator, October 10, 1960 via Google News Archive Sixty years ago to the day, this was the front page of the Youngstown Vindicator.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: The Backup Catching Situation for 2021The position of catcher was considered a big need for the Pittsburgh Pirates entering the 2020 season. What about for the 2021 season?

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Animal Friends, Pirates Team Up To Hand Out 17,000 Pounds Of Pet Food To Owners In NeedMore than 17,000 pounds of dog food were handed out today as part of a distribution hosted by Animal Friends and the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: When one window closesIn the city of bridges, the Steel City: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the baseball team on the North Shore, the Pittsburgh Pirates, have seen better days.

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For the Pirates, Anger is Far Better Than ApathyIve been a Pirates fan for all of my conscience life, its never been an easy road if Im honest.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Three Prospects Who Could Debut in 2021A major part of every MLB season is prospects making their debut. For the Pittsburgh Pirates, fans saw this in 2020 with young promising players such as budding superstar Ke'Bryan Hayes, and potential future closer Blake Cederlind.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Making the Case to Draft Jack LeiterSome are excited for Kumar Rocker to pitch in a Pittsburgh Pirates uniform, but there's a case to be made that Jack Leiter should be picked instead.

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2020 Pittsburgh Pirates Instructional League RosterAnalysis of the Pirates 2020 instructional league roster, including notable omissions and players to watch.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: When one window closesHurricane Delta live updates: Louisiana, still recovering from Laura, braces for another massive storm.

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Yankees-Rays Game 5 pitching matchup is a nightmare for Pirates fansThe Pittsburgh Pirates get to watch former pitchers Gerrit Cole and Tyler Glasnow duel in Game 5 of the ALDS between the Yankees and Rays.

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Yankees-Rays Game 5 might be tough for Pirates fans to watchSAN DIEGO  Luke Voit and Gleyber Torres hit impressive home runs, Jordan Montgomery and three relievers combined on a three-hitter and the New York...

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CHCA alum, pro baseball player Chase Murray on anxiety: 'Strength in revealing weakness'Chase Murray, a 2016 Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy grad who played college ball at Georgia Tech, talks about anxiety and minor league baseball.

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Hard To Predict If Pittsburgh Pirates Will Have Active OffseasonIt remains to be seen if the Pittsburgh Pirates will have an active offseason after general manager Ben Cherington has made relatively few moves in his first 11 months with the team.

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The Pirates Arbitration OverloadThe Major League Baseball Playoffs are in full swing, but for the Pittsburgh Pirates and a handful of other ball clubs, the off-season has already begun.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Three Non-Tender CandidatesThis off-season, the Pittsburgh Pirates are going to face some questions with who they will keep, trade or release.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Talking Baseball Memories With Prospect Brad CaseDebuting a new weekly feature here at Rum Bunter, I caught up with Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Brad Case to discuss our favorite baseball memories in the first installment of what will be known as 'The Minor League Take.'

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Pittsburgh Pirates Vs Florida MarlinsPittsburgh Pirates Chris Duffy steals second as Florida Marlins Dan Uggla tries to make a tag, during the third inning, at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on May 15, 2007.

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International Signings: 10/7/20A couple of notable international signings: The Pirates announced they have signed 19-year-old pitcher Po-Yu Chen.

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Po-Yu Chen signs contract with Pirates from TaiwanOn Sept. 20, the Pirates completed a pair of trades to acquire more than $1 million in additional international spending capacity.

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Pirates make international splash by signing Taiwanese pitcher Po-Yu ChenThe Pittsburgh Pirates made a splash in the international market with the signing of Po-Yu Chen, a 19-year-old right-handed pitcher from Tawains world champion under-18 national team.

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Top-30 international pitching prospect Po-Yu Chen signs with PiratesBack at the 2020 trade deadline, the Pirates were thought to be sellers. As everyone knows now, they didnt do much.

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Pirates Sign Po-Yu ChenThe deal is for $1.25 million, this according to Alex Stumpf of DK Pittsburgh Sports.

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How to maximize Chris Archer's valueChris Archer's time in Pittsburgh has been, well, not great. In 172 innings pitched over a season and a half with the Pirates, Archer has gone 6-12 with a 4.92 ERA.

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Postseason success of small-market clubs shows Pirates have long way to goIts hard to argue with the assertion that spending makes life easier in Major League Baseball.

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Rewrite The ScriptAs I sat down to watch the MLB Playoffs over the past week or so as a fan of game, not just the Pittsburgh Pirates, I was inundated with catchphrases, rallying cries, alternative nicknames and hashtags for the teams that were left chasing a very unique World Series Championship.

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Pittsburgh Pirates sign Po-Yu Chen as nondrafted free agentChen is 19 years old and hails from Taoyuan City in Taiwan. Chen was a member of the 2019 U-18 world champion national team.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Richard Rodriguez's Trade ValuePittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Richard Rodriguez's value is at it's highest point we've seen so far.

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Pittsburgh Pirates News: JT Riddle Elects Free AgencyThankfully, super utility man JT Riddle has elected free agency after being designated for assignment by the Pittsburgh Pirates, ending his Pirate tenure.

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Pirates middle infield is full of options for 2021. It's also full of questionsAs the Pittsburgh Pirates prepare for 2021, a vast amount of uncertainty exists. When will games start?

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Pittsburgh Pirates News: More Changes in the Font OfficeThe Pittsburgh Pirates overhauled the bulk of their Front Office during last offseason. Apparently, they felt there were move moves that needed to be made.

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What can the Pirates do about their plethora of starting pitchers?The math is simple. The Pirates had eight pitchers start for them this year. All but one of them  left-hander Derek Holland  can be...

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The Coaching ShowThe auditions are over. It's time to cast for the 2021 Pirates. And if Neal Huntington had been your director in the past, you need to start fearing for your role.

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JT Riddle Elects Free AgencyPirates utilityman JT Riddle rejected an outright assignment and will become a free agent this winter.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Breaking Down Geoff Hartlieb's 2020 SeasonThe 2020 season was the first full MLB season for Geoff Hartlieb, and today we will delve into what did and did not work for the Pittsburgh Pirates righty.

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Lifelong Pirates fan writes book on 1960 championship seasonHe was 9 years old and was hoping to make it in time to catch the end of Game 7 of the World Series between the Pirates and the New York Yankees on TV.

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Rum Bunter Radio: Pittsburgh Pirates Season Recap SpecialMichael McKenry returns to Rum Bunter Radio to help the RBR crew recap the 2020 season that was for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Vs San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres Mike Cameron hits his 200th home run in the 11 inning that helped the Padres defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on May 31, 2007.

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The History Behind How the Pittsburgh Pirates Acquired Roberto ClementeBut he didn't arrive in Pittsburgh in a typical fashion.

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Toronto Blue Jays vs Pittsburgh Pirates MLB gameOntario, Canada, June 12 - Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Mark Hendrickson pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates in inter-league play at the SkyDome in Toronto, Canada on June 12, 2003.

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Quick Hits: Rays, McClanahan, Astros, Valdez, Pirates,The Rays had a tough ninth inning in tonight's game one against the Yankees. But after Giancarlo Stanton put the game away with a grand slam, the Rays got to make a little history themselves.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Viewership Falls Despite Closed BallparksFans could not enjoy a Major League Baseball game in person, so naturally television viewership increased.

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Mlb Pittsburgh Pirates Vs Colorado RockiesPittsburgh Pirates Sean Casey bats against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field in Denver June 7, 2006.

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Sources: Pirates make more changes in baseball operationsThe Pirates have made another round of changes within baseball operations, multiple sources told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, allowing general...

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Pirates' poor season brings heavy TV viewership losses, according to ForbesNot even the pandemic could save the Pirates from steep viewership losses in 2020. Forbes reported Monday that the club posted the third-largest decline...

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Four Playoff Teams Doesn't Describe the Pirates DivisionWe watched them all season, probably with even more attention than usual because there were no West Coast trips or requisite swings to the North-East.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Russell Martin Should Have Bat Leadoff in 2014The Pittsburgh Pirates failed to capatalize on an opportunity that could have led to many more runs being scored in 2014 by not batting Russell Martin leadoff.

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Mets Monday Morning GM: Scouting the Pirates for a trade targetThis winter, we're scouting a few different teams looking for a potential match in a trade with the New York Mets.

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How soon can the Pirates contend?So just how far away are the Pirates from being a playoff contender? If you watched any significant part of the 2020 season, you'd say they're about a million miles away.

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Ron Cook: Pirates legends remember Bob Gibson — 'He could do it all'

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Team Roundups: MLB Team Roundup: Pittsburgh PiratesIt was a mostly miserable 2020 season for the Pirates. Drew Silva wades through it in the first edition of Rotoworld's Team Roundup series.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Chad Kuhl and His Fastball ProblemDespite being a power pitch, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Chad Kuhl had a lot of problems with his fastball during the 2020 season.

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What was wrong with Bryan Reynolds?The Pittsburgh Pirates struggled this season. We know that. We also know that the reason they struggled was for some combination of the following reasons: Deficiencies at certain positions, a rough transition period between front offices, or underperforming players, of which there were many.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: How to Approach the Rule 5 DraftThe Rule 5 Draft is essentially trying to find a dimaond in the rough, so how should the Pittsburgh Pirates approach this chance to add depth to their MLB roster?

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Pittsburgh Pirates Vs Houston AstrosHouston Astros' Wandy Rodriguez pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on April 26, 2007.

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Pirates Gregory Polanco Doubles Against Cubs in PittsburghPittsburgh Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco doubles to right field scoring Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Corey Dickerson at PNC Park on August 19, 2018 in Pittsburgh.

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Pittsburgh Pirates defeat St. Louis CardinalsCorey Dickerson, Starling Marte and Gregory Polonco jump as they celebrate a 2-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on August 29, 2018.

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Francisco Cervelli Announces RetirementLongtime MLB catcher Francisco Cervelli announced his retirement in an Instagram post today. Daniel Álvarez Montes of Elextrabase was first with the news of Cervelli's forthcoming announcement.

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'THAT'S AMORE! ': Former Pittsburgh Pirates Catcher Francisco Cervelli Announces Retirement"Today, I want to share the difficult decision I’ve made to end my career as a professional baseball player," Cervelli posted on Instagram.

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Former Pittsburgh Pirates Catcher Francisco Cervelli Announces Retirement"Today, I want to share the difficult decision I’ve made to end my career as a professional baseball player," Cervelli posted on Instagram.

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Historically bad Pirates season could be start of model that worked for winning MLB teamsIn a shortened season played amid pandemic and, perhaps mercifully, before an empty PNC Park, the sinking ship that is the Pittsburgh Pirates hit rock bottom on the Allegheny River.

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New York Yankees vs Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates manager John Russell pulls pitcher Tyler Yates in the seventh inning after giving up two runs to the New York Yankees, at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on June 24, 2008.

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MLB Pittsburgh Pirates vs New York MetsPittsburgh Pirates' second baseman Freddy Sanchez and Adam LaRoche try to catch a foul ball hit by Jose Reyes of the New York Mets in the first inning at Shea Stadium on April 30, 2008 in New York.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Breaking Down Joe Musgrove's 2020 SeasonDespite missing time due to injury, Joe Musgrove looked as good as ever with the Pittsburgh Pirates during the abbreviated 2020 season.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Revisiting Josh Harrison's 2014 SeasonJosh Harrison broke out in 2014, but the amount of value he brought tot the Pittsburgh Pirates is sometimes understated.

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Pirates Outright Andrew SusacThe Pirates removed catcher Andrew Susac from their 40-man roster this week. Read more at MLB Trade Rumors.

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Late Season Means Short Off Season, Quick Decisions Coming for PiratesThose moves aside the Pirates have until right after the World Series to make some moves and unless something very unforeseen happens they will lose someone they dont want to lose.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Analysis: A Look at Sean Poppen and his Pitch ArsenalThe Pittsburgh Pirates recently claimed a 26 year old reliever off of waivers from the Minnesota Twins. What could he potentially add to the current bull...

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Nick Tropeano Has Earned a 2021 Bullpen SpotAfter dominating out of the bullpen for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2020, Nick Tropeano has earned a spot in the team's 2021 bullpen.

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Making Sense of Ke'Bryan Hayes Going ForwardThe 2020 season for the Pittsburgh Pirates was not one to be remembered fondly by the organization or fans.

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Pirates Top Five Prospect Edition: A Way Too Early Projection Of The 26 Man RosterThe dust hasn’t completely settled from the Pirates disappointing 19-41 season and we are still about a month away from decisions concerning options and qualifying offers for arbitration, as well as the beginning of free agency, yet I can’t stop myself from thinking about the composition of Pittsburgh Opening Day Roster for 2021;...

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Trading Adam Frazier Needs to Be Top PriorityThis off-season, the Pittsburgh Pirates need to trade Adam Frazier and it should be their top priority before they do any other major moves over this winter and here's why.

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Pittsburgh Pirates News: JT Riddle Designated For AssignmentOn Thursday, the Pittsburgh Pirates claimed reliever Sean Poppen off waivers from the Minneosta Twins and designated utility man JT Riddle for assignment.

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Jason Mackey: Six storylines for the 2021 PiratesIt's October, but who cares? Here's a look at six important storylines for next season's Pirates.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Shower Curtain for Sale by Aaron GeraudOur shower curtains are made from 100% polyester fabric and include 12 holes at the top of the curtain for simple hanging from your own shower curtain rings.

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Sean Poppen claimed off waivers by PiratesThe Pirates claimed right-hander Sean Poppen off waivers from the Twins on Thursday, adding pitching depth at the outset of an offseason that's bound to bring some roster turnover.

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Pirates claim right-handed pitcher Sean Poppen off waivers, DFA infielder JT RiddleThe Pittsburgh Pirates claimed right-handed pitcher Sean Poppen off waivers from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday, adding depth to a bullpen that has dealt with injury issues.

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Pirates claim Sean Poppen; designate JT Riddle for assignmentThe Pirates claimed another project arm, this time from the Minnesota Twins, and designated JT Riddle for assignment on Thursday.

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Pirates Claim Sean Poppen, Designate JT RiddleThe Pirates have claimed right-hander Sean Poppen off waivers from the Twins, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic tweets.

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Pirates: Looking at the 2021 Potential Draft Bonus PoolsAs of now, the Pittsburgh Pirates have ownership of the first overall pick in the 2021 Draft.

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After strong finish to season, Pirates focus on building a 'deep, talented' starting rotationTwo weeks before the season ended, Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitchers had an informal staff meeting to talk about how they have performed and how they wanted to finish the season.

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Jason Mackey's Pirates chat transcript: 10.01.20Jason Mackey: Hi everyone and welcome to my weekly Pirates chat - albeit a day later than usual.

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Pirates Expect Oneil Cruz Back for Spring TrainingBen Cherington just reiterated yesterday in interviews with the media that he has no reason to believe Cruz will be anything less than a full participant come Spring Training and the club has no sense that this was anything more than a tragic accident.

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Pirates' JT Riddle: DFA'd by PittsburghRiddle was designated for assignment by the Pirates on Thursday, Alex Stumpf of reports.

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Pirates 2020 report card: Outfield a huge problem in last-place seasonThe Pirates season is over. They finished 19-41, the worst record in baseball. If they werent the worst offensive team in baseball, they...

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Pittsburgh Pirates: 2021 Center Field Options Entering the Off-SeasonOne of these question marks will be who will be in center field in 2021.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Anayzing Steven Brault After His Breakout SeasonAfter years of being an inconsistent swingman, Steven Brault wraped up a solid 2020 season with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Report: Pirates Believe Oneil Cruz Will Be Full Participant In Spring Training 2021Pirates GM Ben Cherington said he expects Oneil Cruz to be with the team in Spring Training 2021.

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Flavell: Handing out the Pirates 2020 Team AwardsThe Pittsburgh Pirates went 19-41 this season. Despite the tumultuous season, there are still some awards to be handed out.

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Pirates GM Ben Cherington on Oneil Cruz, Cole Tucker and moreAs the tragic situation involving Pirates prospect Oneil Cruz continues to evolve in the Dominican Republic, Pirates general manager Ben Cherington said...

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Pirates GM Ben Cherington addresses potential changes this offseasonA year ago, they were big. As big as they could get, really, without owner Bob Nutting deciding to sell the team.

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Could the Pirates rebuild like the White Sox, Padres or Blue Jays?As Pirates leadership held its season-ending Zoom call on Wednesday, with general manager Ben Cherington and manager Derek Shelton taking questions for...

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Top Ten Pirates Questions and Answers We Hear All the TimeThere are many questions that readers have about the Buccos, each and every one has a variable but for the most part we answer these in one form or another almost daily.

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Pirates GM Ben Cherington starts search for new farm director, says other changes comingPittsburgh Pirates general manager Ben Cherington said Wednesday that changes are coming to the player development system, indicating that farm director Larry Broadway will be taking on a new role within the organization.

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Jason Mackey's Pirates chat transcript: 09.23.20Jason Mackey: Hi everyone. I'm gonna be a little in and out today. I'm sorry.

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Would you rather?Sitting and watching the rest of the division make it into the 2020 playoffs isn't easy to do, regardless of how realistic you've been about the Pirates this season.

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Wild Card Round Pick em: 9/30The second set of Wild Card round teams play today, along with yesterday's matchups. Who are you picking to win this set of series?

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Final grades: How the Pirates shaped their outfield for 2021 and beyondThis year, the Pirates had the worst outfield in the big leagues. Will new faces bring better results?

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Looking at Three Off-Season Goals for the Pittsburgh PiratesWith the regular season now over, the Pittsburgh Pirates will head into the off season, and these are three tasks they need to get done this winter.

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2020/2021 NFL Season PredictionsThe NFL finally got underway last weekend after months of toing and froing from the game’s governing body about whether the 2020/2021 season would go ahead.

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Pirates Sign Pair of International Free AgentsThose players are pitcher Weslyn Toussaint and outfielder Juan Machado. John Dreker of Pittsburgh Baseball Network was the first to report the deals. Toussaint was signed out of the Dominican Republic.

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Pirates: Looking into the Potential National League Rookie of the YearThe Pittsburgh Pirates saw a lot of struggles through the 2020 Major League Baseball season. However, one of their top prospects made a big time impact i...

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Rum Bunter Radio Episode 24: The Suffering is Over for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2020The final regular season episode of Rum Bunter Radio gives a brief recap of the 2020 Pittsburgh Pirates while looking to the upcoming offseason.

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The Expendables, 2020 Pirates EditionI never expected much from the 2020 Pirates. A combination of past DUDE THEY SUCK, current DUDE THEY SUCK and future and in general DUDE THEY SUCK WHY DON'T YOU JUST WRITE THAT OH WAIT SHE'S NOT A...

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Jason Mackey: Six questions worth asking about Pirates' offseasonHow will the Pirates improve in Year 2 of the new regime? Here are six areas on which to focus.

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Wild Card Round Pick ‘em: 9/27The COVID-shortened MLB season has come to a close and today is the first day of the revamped playoff system.

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Larry Broadway Removed As Pirates Farm DirectorHe was also in the Pirates organization - spending the 2009 season playing for AAA&.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining the Success of Ke'Bryan HayesKe'Bryan Hayes made his long awaited debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates this year and flourished.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect, Oneil Cruz, Faces DUI Charges In Dominican RepublicOneil Cruz, a 21-year-old Pittsburgh Pirates prospect, faced a hearing in the Dominican Republic where he hails from.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Some of the Worst Teams in Franchise HistoryAfter hearing so many people at the beginning of every year saying this Pittsburgh Pirates club is the worst I felt it necessary to see what years they were.

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Ke'Bryan Hayes' Sparkling Arrival Gives Pittsburgh Pirates Something To Build On Heading Into 2021The arrival of rookie third baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes gives the Pirates something to build on heading into 2021.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: MLB Pipeline Ranks Ke'Bryan Hayes' Rookie SeasonOne of the few bright spots this season for the Pittsburgh Pirates came when they promoted their top hitting prospect. From his first game he has proven...

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Pirates mailbag: Should one-year veterans be on target list for 2021?The Pirates finished the 2020 season at 19-41. But you know what they say: Players and managers come and go, seasons end, things change.

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Sources: Pirates need farm director after tweaking Larry Broadway's roleThe Pirates have shifted Larry Broadway out of his former role as farm director, sources confirmed to the Post-Gazette on Monday.

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Sports: Pirates 2020Mercifully, the Pittsburgh Pirate 2020 season came to an end. The Pirates announcing team tried to put a positive spin on things, by mentioning the starting pitching over the last 2 weeks, players that would have bounce back years and some of the bullpen work.

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Jason Mackey: 19 things we learned from the Pirates' 19-win seasonLet's take a look at 19 things we learned about the Pirates during the 2020 season.

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Likely 2021 MLB draft order gives Pittsburgh Pirates the No. 1 overall pickMLB hasn't announced the official draft order for 2021, but this is likely to be it.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Grading Series Loss Against the Indians in 2020 FinaleOver the weekend the Pittsburgh Pirates traveled to Cleveland and wrapped up their 2020 season by losing two of three against the Indians.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Spin Rates Powered Chris Stratton's Breakout SeasonWhile on the surface Chris Stratton's breakout might seem like a surprise, the spin rates make it clear he's always had the potential to be a great pitcher.

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What did we learn from 2020 Bucs?Now that the bats and gloves have been put away, and a bow has been placed on the most bizarre season in baseball history, it would be an appropriate time to consider what we learned about the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2020.

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Fantastic finish thrusts Pirates' Ke'Bryan Hayes into Rookie of the Year conversationFor the fantastic finish KeBryan Hayes had to his first month in the major leagues, getting eight consecutive hits over his final three games, he was more amazed by the way he started his Pittsburgh Pirates career.

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Game Recap: Pirates at Indians, 9/27/20For the forty-first time in this abbreviated 2020 MLB season, the Pirates lost. This time, they were felled by the playoff-bound Indians, 8-6, at Progressive Park.

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Cleveland Rallies In The 8th Inning, Beat Pirates 8-6 In Season FinaleThe Pirates had a 5-2 lead until Cleveland rallied, ultimately beating the Pirates 8-6.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Buccos Fall Short in 2020 Season FinaleDespite another big game from Ke'Bryan Hayes, the Pittsburgh Pirates were defeated by the Cleveland Indians 8-6 in their 2020 season finale.

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Pirates blow lead, drop season finale to IndiansCLEVELAND  The Pirates finished their 2020 season similar to how they started it  by watching the Indians offense explode, the middle...

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Pirates GM speaks on ‘hard and tragic situation' involving Oneil CruzPirates general manager Ben Cherington on Sunday addressed recent events involving prospect Oneil Cruz, who was involved in a crash last week that killed...

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Minor MLB Transactions: 9/27/20With the final day of the 2020 regular season underway, a number of teams made a final roster move before the action kicked off.

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Jacob Stallings ends year on concussion list; Pirates reward Andrew Susac with promotionThe Pirates on Sunday placed Jacob Stallings on the seven-day concussion list and added Andrew Susac to the active roster.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Clinch First Overall Pick in 2021 MLB DraftWith a loss to the Cleveland Indians on Friday nigth and the Texas Rangers walking off the Houston Astros, the Pittsburgh Pirates have clinched the #1 pick for next year's MLB Draft.

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Game Thread: Pirates at Indians, 9/27/20That was a quick two months. Since we'll undoubtedly be spending the next four months overanalyzing things, we'll keep it simple for this, the last game of the oddity known as the 2020 Pirates...

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Indians rally for 8-6 win over Pirates, could host playoffs Pittsburgh Pirates AP Jose Ramirez home piratesThe Cleveland Indians could be staying home for the first round of the postseason.

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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cleveland Indians Game in ClevelandPittsburgh Pirates Adam Frazier is tagged out at home plate by Cleveland Indians catcher Roberto Pérez in sixth inning at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio on Sunday, September 27, 2020.

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Pirates End The Year By Giving Away Another GameUp until the bottom of the sixth inning it looked like the Pirates were almost certain to Raise The Jolly Roger to end the year as Ke’Bryan Hayes hit his fifth home run on the “season”, Adam Frazier had himself a pair of doubles, Jose Osuna was three-fourths of the way through a potential cycle and JT Brubaker had only allowed two...

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Obituary: Paul PettitRIP to pitcher Paul Pettit, a one-time bonus baby whose major-league career was over by the time he was 21 years old.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Rising Outfield Prospect, Rodolfo NolascoThe Pittsburgh Pirates have a young outfield prospect who has all the tools to turn into a future top prospect. Here is how he has performed in his limit...

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Cleveland Indians vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: live stats and updates, Game 60Cal Quantrill and the Cleveland Indians close out the regular season against the Pirates and Progressive Field.

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Cleveland Indians starting lineup for Sept. 27 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: Game 60CLEVELAND, Ohio — Here are the starting lineups for Sunday’s game between the Cleveland Indians and Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Pittsburgh Pirates blank Cleveland Indians, 8-0; ruin Aaron Civale's final startThis was not how Aaron Civale wanted to end his season. The Indians didn't much care for it either.

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Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates starting lineups for Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020: Game 59Here are the lineups for Saturday night's game between the Pirates and Indians. WHERE: Progressive Field.

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Ke'Bryan Hayes Records Five Hits In Pirates 8-0 Win Over IndiansCLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians suffered a setback in their bid to host a first-round playoff series, losing 8-0 to Joe Musgrove and the major league-worst Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Ke'Bryan Hayes one-ups dad with five-hit night in Pirates victoryRookie Ke'Bryan Hayes may have had his best night yet in big leagues with five hits against the Cleveland Indians.

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Indians eye second place in division in taking on PiratesThe Cleveland Indians were sprinting at top speed before enduring an unexpected misstep with the regular-season finish line in reach.

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With season nearly finished, Pirates finally finding a grooveCLEVELAND  It wasnt long ago that the finish line to the 2020 season felt excruciatingly far away for the Pirates, the two-month sprint switched...

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Musgrove and Hayes Dominate the Night in a Blowout WinTonight we saw the Pittsburgh Pirates face off in game two against the Cleveland Indians.

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Game Recap: Pirates at Indians, 9/26/20The Pittsburgh Pirates continued their quest to avoid being the only team to fail to win 20 games this season - this time in the penultimate game of the season against the Cleveland Indians before this strange excursion wraps up tomorrow afternoon for Pittsburgh.

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Game Thread: Pirates at Indians, 9/26/20In the penultimate game of the season, the 18-40 Pittsburgh Pirates take on the 34-24 Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland.

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