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Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez has been denied bail as he faces additional felony counts from his alleged sexual assault of a minor.
New GM Ben Cherington says he is comfortable the Pirates have what they need to join Tampa Bay and Oakland among teams that thrive with modest payrolls.
Vera Clemente, the widow of Baseball Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente, died Saturday in her native Puerto Rico, the Pirates confirmed. She was 78.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have hired Ben Cherington as their new general manager, the team announced Monday.
St. Louis needs more pop despite adding Paul Goldschmidt, Chicago gets a new direction with David Ross and Milwaukee needs to bolster its rotation.
Sorry, Detroit: Your team follows in the footsteps of other recent biggest losers. Where did every other club fall?
The Pirates have exercised their 2020 options on pitcher Chris Archer and center fielder Starling Marte.
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The HoF announced Mon. that 9 former players and pioneering union leader Marvin Miller are on its "Modern Baseball Era" (1970-87) ballot to be voted on 12/8 by a 16-member committee. Dwight Evans, Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Thurman Munson, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker, Ted Simmons and Lou Whitaker are the players. 75% of votes are required for election.
After a stunning World Series title, Washington faces some uncertainty this offseason. Will the Nats be No. 1 again or will the Astros or Dodgers take their place?
Justin Verlander has never won a World Series start, and Tim Kurkjian joins Buster to give his thoughts on how Verlander will fare tonight, if he expects to see Max Scherzer in Game 6 or in a potential Game 7, the need for an electronic strike zone and much more (7:45). Plus, "The Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (24:43) and ESPN Radio's Chris Singleton previews tonight's game (30:57).
The Pirates have fired GM Neal Huntington, who had been in the role since September 2007. In addition, Travis Williams was named president, replacing Frank Coonelly. The team has still not hired a manager.
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Just finished chatting with Nationals manager Davey Martínez in his office, where he proudly displays a few Roberto Clemente pictures, "That's my guy; my inspiration." Martínez is the second manager of Puerto Rican heritage to lead a team to the World Series, after Alex Cora with the Red Sox last year.
Frank Coonelly is out as team president after the Pirates missed the playoffs for the fourth consecutive year.
Here's what you need to know about which managers have been fired, how appealing the vacancies are and how the searches are going.
MLB teams looking to avoid unwanted affiliations, bad venues and poor facilities could be driving the agenda, but how would it work?
On the field and in the stands, how players and others react to MLB's newly juiceless baseballs off the bat tells a story.
Gerrit Cole was always supposed to make hitters swing and miss. But there was a time when the No.
Look away, Pirates and D-backs fans! We identify which eliminated teams have the most former players starring in new homes this postseason.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have fired pitching coach Ray Searage and bench coach Tom Prince, four days after firing manager Clint Hurdle.
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The Phillies announced plans Tuesday to extend safety netting for 2020, becoming the 13th MLB team to commit to or put in extensions since a toddler's 5/29 head injury on a foul liner in Houston. The Astros, Braves, Chisox, Dodgers, Nats & O's have installed extensions & the Brewers, D-backs, Jays, Pirates, Rangers & Royals said they plan to. Some teams say they're considering extensions and the Marlins had extended theirs to 150 feet past each dugout before the 2019 season.
The Astros, Yankees and Dodgers clearly were up to the task all season, but which teams were pleasant surprises and which ones disappointed?
Aristides Aquino hit his 19th home run, Tyler Mahle pitched five shutout innings to pick up his first win since May and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pirates 3-1 Sunday shortly after Pittsburgh fired manager Clint Hurdle.
The Pirates have fired manager Clint Hurdle after a fourth straight season of missing the postseason.
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Clint Hurdle is out as Pittsburgh Pirates manager, source confirms to ESPN.