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Prospect Watch: Mitch Keller and Tyler Glasnow on the Mound Tonight

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time, or loses his prospect eligibility, he will be removed from this list.

Pirates Notebook: Pirates Still Working with a Short Bullpen Tonight After Roster Moves

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates made six roster moves on Tuesday, sending Dovydas Neverauskas to Triple-A Indianapolis and placing Joaquin Benoit and George Kontos to the 10-day disabled list. In their place, Johnny Barbato, Steven Brault and Edgar Santana have been recalled.

Pittsburgh Pirates Add Three Arms to Bullpen; Place Benoit and Kontos on Disabled List

The Pittsburgh Pirates reshuffled their bullpen on Tuesday afternoon, adding fresh arms to the mix. They have placed pitchers Joaquin Benoit and George Kontos on the disabled list and optioned Dovydas Neverauskas to Indianapolis.

Site Updates: Pay It Forward With Pirates Prospects

A few months ago I was a guest speaker for a college class, talking about the landscape of journalism in new media. At one point in the topic I was discussing journalism's eventual transition to paid content, and noted that the process would eventually be as common as things like Netflix.

Research Room: How much do the Pirates have to spend to truly win?

In part two of our series, we look to determine how much the Pittsburgh Pirates actually have to spend to win a World Series, based on data

Despite Early Setback, Scooter Hightower has Put Together an Impressive Season

On Monday night in Morgantown, Scooter Hightower pitched a brilliant eight inning shutout against Mahoning Valley. That's a long way from where he was just four months ago.

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call: Faith can only get you so far

In our daily Wake-Up Call, we get you ready for the day with a look at all things Pittsburgh Pirates.Clint Hurdle clearly has a ton of faith in his players.

Morning Report: Pitching Leaders Throughout the Farm System

Yesterday's Morning Report was on the hitting leaders around the system for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Naturally, that would make today the pitching leaders in the system.

A Short Bullpen Helps Lead to a Pirates 6-5 Loss Against the Dodgers

PITTSBURGH — The Pirates apparently came into Monday's series opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers with just four readily available relief pitchers. The Pirates used A.J.

Prospect Watch: Kingham Starts Tonight; Escobar Closes in on Strikeout Record

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time, or loses his prospect eligibility, he will be removed from this list.

Pirates Notebook: Dovydas Neverauskas Appears to Be Getting an Increased Role Lately

PITTSBURGH — Reliever George Kontos started to warm up on Sunday during the Pirates' Little League Classic game in Williamsport, Pa., but wasn't able to enter the game in the seventh inning due to some "lower body discomfort," manager Clint Hurdle said Monday. Hurdle was unsure of Kontos' status going into Monday's series opener with […]

Austin Meadows Out With Minor Oblique Tightness

INDIANAPOLIS — Austin Meadows has missed the past three games and is not in Monday's lineup due to slight oblique tightness, but it appears he will be back in the lineup soon. The tightness is not due to a specific play, Meadows said, but speculated it might be due to the heavy work he's done […]

Game Thread: Gerrit Cole takes on Alex Wood, Dodgers

Gerrit Cole gets the start as the Pirates open a four-game home series with the MLB-best Dodgers at 7:05 tonight. Cody Bellinger (ankle) is not in Los Angeles' lineup.

Pirates Dominate Cardinals in First MLB Little League Classic

Baseball went back to its roots Sunday, as the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals faced off on baseball's biggest little stage in Williamsport, PA.

Series Preview: Dodgers at Pirates

The Dodgers are really, really, really good. I find myself fanboying out at their presence at PNC Park this week, sort of in the way national commentators lay it on thick and really annoy people....