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The Pittsburgh Pirates didn't pass on the chance to draft Paul Skenes. Less than one year ago, the Pirates had the first overall pick in a draft loaded with talent at the top described as "generational". There...
I love bullpen games. I'll start with the disclaimer that it is difficult for me to get into the fan mindset, where I need a specific outcome from any single Pittsburgh Pirates game. I run this site...

Andrew McCutchen Removed after Pitch to Elbow

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Charlie Morton Taking Ownership in Return

Pittsburgh's starting rotation has received a mid-season addition in each of the last few years that elevated the staff. In 2013, it was Francisco...

Family Prepares Ke’Bryan Hayes for Pro Career

A year ago, Ke'Bryan Hayes was set on going to Tennessee. He committed there during his sophomore year of high school and his mother...

Kevin Newman Eager to Start His Career With the Pirates

Kevin Newman wanted to play as soon as possible. That's why the No. 19-overall pick signed a deal a week after the Pittsburgh Pirates drafted...

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Another Successful Rehab Outing for Jameson Taillon

Jameson Taillon threw 61 pitches over four innings without issue in another rehab appearance in extended spring training Saturday, the organization announced Sunday. Taillon...

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