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Pimentel pitching well for Bucs

March 3, 2014 CLEARWATER, Fla. — A.J. Burnett started against his former Pittsburgh teammates, giving up one run in two innings Sunday as the Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1. more »»

Alvarez shines in Pirates spring loss

March 1, 2014 DUNEDIN, Fla. — Colby Rasmus drove in two runs, Dioner Navarro hit an RBI double and the Toronto Blue Jays topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Friday. more »»

Walker hopes to continue Bucs success this year

February 27, 2014 BRADENTON, Fla. — Growing up in Pittsburgh as a lifelong Pirate fan, Neil Walker was all too familiar with the Buccos’ 20 consecutive losing season. more »»

Pirates begin workouts; focus shifts to Polanco

February 23, 2014 BRADENTON, Fla. — The first week of spring training is in the books, but it’s still too early to make any solid observations about the 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates. more »»

Pens pick up win No. 40

February 6, 2014 BUFFALO, N.Y. — Sidney Crosby still has Ryan Miller’s number after scoring a highlight-reel go-ahead goal in Pittsburgh’s 5-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night. more »»

Sports stories of the year

January 1, 2014 Bill O’Brien has done a wonderful job of guiding the Penn State football program through uncharted treacherous waters. more »»

looking back at 2013 in Mirror area sports

January 1, 2014 JANUARY n Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett decides the state will sue the NCAA over its penalties against the Penn State football team because of the Jerry Sandusky scandal from 2012. more »»

Sanchez waiting for career to take off

December 15, 2013 Major League Baseball is a tough racket, where certainly nothing is guaranteed. Tony Sanchez knows that all too wel. more »»

Pirates players reflect on big year

December 13, 2013 The Pittsburgh Pirates’ first winning season and first appearance in the National League playoffs in 21 years featured a recurring theme. more »»

Pirates have many options in pitching staff

December 13, 2013 A lot of Major League Baseball teams have been making big noises in the offseason free-agent signing and trade departments. So far, the Pirates haven’t been one of them. more »»

Nutting: Patience pays off for Piratesw

December 7, 2013 INDIANA — Pirates owner Bob Nutting admits he’s “not at heart a patient person at all,” which means he’s pretty much like sports fans, who want their team to win right now and have little tolerance... more »»

Bucs trade Dickerson, DFA Jones

November 26, 2013 The Pirates on Monday cut ties with one of their most popular players, outfielder/first baseman Garrett Jones, and traded the Curve’s 2013 team MVP, outfielder Alex Dickerson, to the Padres. more »»

Pirates roster grows by adding 4 players

November 21, 2013 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates added four players to set their 40-man roster on Wednesday. more »»

Bucs promote Branson to hitting coach

November 19, 2013 PITTSBURGH — The Pirates have hired Jeff Branson as hitting coach and added Jeff Livesey to the major league coaching staf. more »»

Bucs’ McCutchen dominates MVP?voting

November 15, 2013 NEW YORK — Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen took the National League’s Most Valuable Player award Thursday night by a surprisingly wide margin after leading a baseball revival in... more »»

Pirates’ Hurdle voted top NL manager

November 13, 2013 NEW YORK — Two championships and eight successful seasons in Boston brought Terry Francona exactly zero first-place votes in Manager of the Year balloting. more »»

Hartsock: Buccos’ McCutchen is a lock for NL MVP

November 13, 2013 On Thursday, Andrew McCutchen will become just the second Pittsburgh Pirate player in the last 21 seasons to win the National League’s Most Valuable Player award. more »»

Byrd flying from Pirates to Philadelphia

November 13, 2013 ORLANDO, Fla. — Marlon Byrd cashed in on his comeback season. more »»

Free agents now think Pirates

November 5, 2013 For so long, top-tier free agents would look at the Pittsburgh Pirates and think, “Why on earth would I want to play for them?” Now we could be looking at a situation this offseason where those type... more »»

Pirates highs & lows of 2013

October 14, 2013 Highlights and lowlights of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 2013 season: Final regular-season record: 94-68 Notable: 2013 was a watershed year for the Pirates, who posted their first winning season and... more »»

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