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  • Tyler Glasnow 6

    Prospect Watch: Another Strong Start From Tyler Glasnow, Allie and Moroff Homer

    23 hours ago

    TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If ...

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  • Chad Kuhl

    Prospect Watch: Dickson and Kuhl Lead a Night of Strong Pitching; Broxton Homers

    2 days ago

    TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If ...

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  • Jose Osuna 2

    Prospect Watch: Bradenton Collects 19 Hits, Sadler and Sanchez Lead Indianapolis to Victory

    3 days ago

    TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If ...

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  • Erich Weiss 2

    Prospect Watch: Elias Diaz Breaks Slump, Weiss and Espinal Key Bradenton Comeback

    4 days ago

    TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If ...

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  • Adrian Sampson 2

    Prospect Watch: Sampson Keeps Getting Better, Moroff Continues Hot Streak

    5 days ago

    TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If ...

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  • Pat Ludwig

    Minor Moves: Barrett Barnes Update, Pat Ludwig Retires

    1 week ago

    Yesterday, we announced that Barrett Barnes has been assigned to Extended Spring Training. Today we get word that he has lower body soreness and the move is ...

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  • Barnes made a brief appearance with Bradenton this year

    Minor Moves: Barrett Barnes Assigned to Extended Spring Training, Brad Lincoln to Indianapolis

    1 week ago

    Besides Jaff Decker getting activated and assigned to Indianapolis today, there have been other moves around the minors in the last two days. To make room on ...

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    Pirates Activate Jaff Decker Off DL, Option Him to Indianapolis

    1 week ago

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated outfielder Jaff Decker off the disabled list, and have optioned him to Indianapolis. There won’t be any change for Decker, who was ...

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    Chris Stewart Reinstated From Disabled List, Tony Sanchez Sent to Indianapolis

    1 week ago

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have officially announced the roster move that we knew was coming with the announcement yesterday that Chris Stewart completed his rehab assignment. Stewart has ...

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    Minor Moves: Chris Stewart Completes His Rehab Assignment

    1 week ago

    Indianapolis has announced that catcher Chris Stewart has completed his rehab assignment. With that announcement, we should expect Stewart to be back in Pittsburgh tomorrow. He caught ...

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    Injury News

  • Jameson Taillon

    An Update on Jameson Taillon’s Rehab After Today’s Live BP (With Video)

    3 days ago

    Jameson Taillon threw his latest live batting practice today, pitching in front of several pitching coaches and coordinators, including Special Assistant to the General Manager Jim Benedict. ...

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    X-rays Negative on Marte’s Hand

    4 days ago

    Pirates leftfielder Starling Marte exited Wednesday’s 4-3 victory against the Chicago Cubs in the fifth inning after he was hit by a pitch in the third. Marte ...

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  • Connor Joe

    Injury Updates: Connor Joe, Tyler Eppler, Trey Supak, Stephen Tarpley, Kevin Krause

    4 days ago

    I was at Pirate City today to watch the extended Spring Training game, and in the process I got a few injury updates. While typing them up, ...

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  • Charlie Morton

    Injury Updates: Charlie Morton and Jameson Taillon

    1 week ago

    Pittsburgh Pirates right-handers Charlie Morton and Jameson Taillon both began the regular season in extended Spring Training after the rest of the organization broke camp last month. Morton remained ...

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  • Pat Ludwig

    Minor Moves: Barrett Barnes Update, Pat Ludwig Retires

    1 week ago

    Yesterday, we announced that Barrett Barnes has been assigned to Extended Spring Training. Today we get word that he has lower body soreness and the move is ...

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    Latest Analysis

  • Elias Diaz taking batting practice.

    Prospect Reports: Scout Loves Diaz, Sanchez Throwing Issues, Moroff a Sleeper

    1 day ago

    After every game covered, our writers submit player reports with observations from that game. The best reports are collected each week for this feature, where we will ...

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    Hitting with Runners in Scoring Position Next Step for Pirates Offense

    2 days ago

    Andrew McCutchen stepped to the plate in the fourth inning of last Friday’s game and promptly fell behind in the count 0-2. Milwaukee right-hander Jimmy Nelson threw ...

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  • Clayton Richard

    How Jim Benedict Rebuilt Clayton Richard’s Mechanics Using a Completely Different Sport

    3 days ago

    Clayton Richard’s story is one that is starting to become a common trend for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Find a pitcher who has shown an ability to pitch ...

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  • Adrian Sampson 3

    Adrian Sampson Improving in Every Start With Indianapolis

    4 days ago

    After getting knocked around in his first start of the season, Adrian Sampson has been much stronger his last two times out, including Tuesday night. Sampson did ...

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  • Jason Creasy

    The Pitch That Jason Creasy Needs to Eventually Help the Pirates in the Majors

    5 days ago

    I saw Jason Creasy a lot last year in Bradenton. The pitcher I saw was a sleeper candidate, with strong control of a four seam fastball that could ...

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  • Coach Jeff Branson and Manager Dean Treanor before the game

    The Important Role That Indianapolis Manager Dean Treanor Plays in the Dominican

    6 days ago

    International scouting and work overseas has exploded over the past four to five years in baseball, and each organization is looking for each little advantage they can ...

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    The Pirates Solved Jimmy Nelson’s Curveball in the Second Matchup

    1 week ago

    Jimmy Nelson shut the Pirates down in Milwaukee on April 11th. He scattered only two hits and two walks over seven innings while striking out nine batters. ...

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  • Tyler Glasnow 7

    There Was a Different Tyler Glasnow on the Mound on Friday Night in Altoona

    1 week ago

    After Tyler Glasnow went four innings without giving up a walk last night, my initial thought was to point out how great his control looked. But then ...

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