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Karstens Tosses Three Scoreless in First Rehab Outing

Right-hander Jeff Karstens made his first rehab start on Monday for the Double-A Curve in Altoona. Karstens allowed one hit over three scoreless frames....

Sutton Traded to Tampa Bay

The Pittsburgh Pirates today traded infielder Drew Sutton to the Tampa Bay Rays for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Sutton was...

Pirates Acquire Drew Sutton from Atlanta

The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired infielder Drew Sutton from the Atlanta Braves organization on Sunday in exchange for cash considerations. Sutton will be assigned to Triple-A...

Pirates Notebook: Why are Teams Pitching to McCutchen?

Center fielder Andrew McCutchen is having a huge month of May. Even after going 0-for-3 on Sunday, McCutchen is hitting for a .396 average...

Pirates Notebook: McCutchen’s Power is Just Fine

A month into the 2012 season, all eyes were on Andrew McCutchen and the fact that he had not yet gone deep for a...

Duke Welker Lighting Up the Radar Guns in Altoona

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Standing at 6' 7", 260 pounds, Duke Welker is a big man. But he's got an even bigger arm. The right-hander...

Pirates Notebook: Verlander No Hits Pirates Through Eight

Right-hander Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the ninth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Detroit. With one out, Josh Harrison took a 1-2...

Pirates Notebook: James McDonald Taking Steps Forward Thanks to Slider

When the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired James McDonald from the Los Angeles Dodgers (along with prospect outfielder Andrew Lambo) for closer Octavio Dotel in 2010,...

Pirates Notebook: Bedard Makes First Start Since Injury

Left-hander Erik Bedard made his first start on Wednesday against the Washington Nationals since his scheduled start was bumped back by two days due...

Presley Optioned to Triple-A; Meek Recalled

The Pittsburgh Pirates optioned outfielder Alex Presley to Triple-A Indianapolis prior to the game on Wednesday and recalled righty reliever Evan Meek. Presley, 26, posted...
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