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Jeff Locke Optioned to Double-A Altoona

As a part of the moves made to clear space for the arrivals of Marlon Byrd and John Buck, Jeff Locke has been optioned...

Pirates Option Tony Sanchez to Altoona

The Pittsburgh Pirates have optioned catcher Tony Sanchez to Altoona to make room for Marlon Byrd and John Buck on the 25-man roster, per...

Pirates Notebook: Marlon Byrd acquired on day of his jersey giveaway

The Pittsburgh Pirates made news Tuesday before they even played a game to open their homestand against the Milwaukee Brewers. Prior to the game,...

Liriano’s Rough First Inning Can’t Be Overcome in 6-3 Pirates Loss

SAN FRANCISCO -- Nothing went right for the Pirates in their 6-3 road loss to the San Francisco Giants, not even the good parts. Pittsburgh's...

Pirates Notebook: Why Tony Sanchez Has to Earn 26 from 59

SAN FRANCISCO -- Baseball, as we like to say, is a game of numbers. For no one is that more true than for Scott...

Pirates Notebook: Tony Sanchez Says “There’s Nothing Better” Than Watching Martin

Tony Sanchez calls Russell Martin one of the league's best catchers, and he is right to boast. Martin leads all MLB catchers in assists (73),...

First Pitch: Do the Pirates Finally Have the Best 25 Men...

There has been a lot of talk from various Pirates writers about having the "best 25" in Pittsburgh. You could make a strong argument...

Pirates Complete Third Straight Comeback Win to Sweep Marlins 5-4

Tuesday, they trailed 3-0. Wednesday, they trailed 2-0. Thursday, they trailed 4-0. No problem, no problem and no problem for baseball's best team, the Pittsburgh...

First Pitch: The Bench Has (Almost) Been Fully Upgraded

One of the big areas of need for the Pirates leading up to the deadline was the bench. For a long stretch the Pirates...

Pirates Playoff Roster Projection: Choosing a Champion

This is not a jinx. On this day last year, the Pirates' playoff odds were hovering around 50 percent. Their chances to make the postseason...
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