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Hughes Optioned to Triple-A with Plans of Returning Soon

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Righty reliever Jared Hughes was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis on Saturday afternoon in order to activate right-hander A.J. Burnett from the...

Burnett to Make Debut Tonight; Reinstated From DL

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- The Pirates have reinstated RHP A.J. Burnett from the 15-day disabled list and he will start the game tonight in Pittsburgh against St. Louis. Right-hander Kevin...

Presley Hits an Inside the Parker, But Bucs Fall 4-1

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- The Bucco bats remained quiet combining for just one run on four hits off the St. Louis Cardinals pitchers at PNC Park...

Strong Pitching Nabs Series Win vs. Dbacks

The Pittsburgh Pirates picked up their first road series victory on Wednesday after beating the Arizona Diamondbacks, 2-1, at Chase Field. It also marked...

Pirates Notebook: Barajas Getting to Know Pirates Pitchers

The Pittsburgh Pirates enter game action on Wednesday with a team ERA of 2.97, which ranked No. 6 best in the Majors, fifth in...

McDonald Getting Hands on Experience from Veterans

The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired right-hander James McDonald from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the summer of the 2010 season (along with prospect Andrew Lambo)...

Bucs Bats Fizzle in Loss to Dbacks

The Pittsburgh Pirates lost game one of a three-game set against the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-1, at Chase Field on Monday. The Pirates jumped out to...

Pirates Notebook: Hurdle Positive McCutchen Can Do This

He's been ranked as one of the top center fielders in baseball. And rightfully so. Despite the club struggling with offense to start the 2012 season,...

Pirates Drop Fifth Straight After Giants Walkoff

A day after getting shutout by the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, the club saw another loss on Saturday night. After...

Pirates Option Hague to Triple-A; Activate Morton

The Pittsburgh Pirates optioned infielder Matt Hague to Triple-A Indianapolis in order to make room on the 25-man roster for right-hander Charlie Morton. Morton, 28,...
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