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Lester Leaves Game With Hamstring Injury; Tallon Hit In Head By Liner
Cubs ace Jon Lester appeared to hurt himself running the bases in the second inning.

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Puig Among Five Ejected In Reds-Pirates Brawl
Pirates starter Chris Archer threw a 93 mph fastball behind Reds first baseman Derek Dietrich's back to spark the benches-clearing incident in the fourth inning at PNC Par.

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MLB Attempting To Collectively Purchase RSNs From Disney
MLB believes buying RSNs could move the league to a more national model and address revenue disparity.

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Garth Brooks In Spring Training With Pirates
Garth Brooks, 57, has previously been in the camps of the Padres (1999), Mets (2000) and Royals (2004).

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Pirates, Melkey Cabrera Agree To Minor League Deal
Veteran outfielder Melkey Cabrera can make up to $2M in performance bonuses with the Pirates.

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Francisco Liriano Agrees To Minor League Deal With Pirates
Francisco Liriano will make $1.8 million if he makes the Major League roster, according to a source.

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Pirates Legend Bob Friend Dies At 88
Bob Friend pitched more innings than anyone else in Pirates history.

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Dodgers, Pirates Having 'Ongoing' Talks About Starling Marte
The Dodgers are looking for some right-handed hitting and have had "ongoing and active discussions" with the Pirates about Starling Marte, according to a report.

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Pirates, A's Complete Trade
The Pirates have acquired pitcher Wilkin Ramos from the A's as the player to be named from the trade of pitcher Tanner Anderson on November 20.

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Pirates To Sign Lonnie Chisenhall
The Pirates have agreed to a one-year, $2.75 million deal with Lonnie Chisenhall.

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A's Acquire Tanner Anderson From Pirates
Pittsburgh will receive a player to be named later or cash.

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Dodgers Get David Freese To Fortify Bench
The Dodgers acquired David Freese from the Pirates on Friday for minor league infielder Jesus Manuel Valdez.

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Chris Archer Hurts Left Leg While Batting
Chris Archer left Monday night's start with left leg discomfort.

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Cubs, Pirates To Meet In 2019 Little League Classic
The Pirates will face off against the Cubs in the 2019 Little League Classic in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

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Rays Land Another Top Prospect To Complete Chris Archer Deal
The Rays have received another top-100 prospect as the player to be named later in last month's Chris Archer trade with the Pirates.

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Pirates Acquire Chris Archer From Rays
Chris Archer is a two-time All-Star.

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Rays Have Asked Teams To Make Best, Final Offers For Chris Archer
The Dodgers, Yankees, Braves, Brewers and Padres have been linked to Chris Archer.

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Pirates Land Keone Kela From Rangers
The Pirates have acquired reliever Keone Kela from the Rangers for two players to be named later.

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Pirates Would 'Love To Add' Before Deadline
The Pirates have been red-hot as of late, which has changed their stance heading into the trade deadline.

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Michael Wacha Loses No-Hitter In 9th Inning
Michael Wacha was disappointed losing a no-hit bid in the 9th inning for the second time in his career.

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Former Pitcher Bruce Kison Dies At Age 68
Bruce Kison helped the Pirates in winning World Series titles in 1971 and 1979.

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Pirates Minor Leaguer Returns To Japan Amid Investigation
A minor league shortstop in the Pirates organization has returned home to South Korea because of a police investigation into allegations he physically assaulted his ex-girlfriend.

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Nick Kingham Near Perfect In MLB Debut
Pirates rookie Nick Kingham carried a perfect game into the seventh inning against the Cardinals on Sunday.

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Pirates Claim Enny Romero Off Waivers From Nationals
Enny Romero made two relief appearances before being designated for assignment by the Nationals on April 7.

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Felipe Rivero Changes Name To Felipe Vazquez
He legally changed his surname to match that of his sister, Prescilla.

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Ivan Nova Gets Opening Day Nod For Pirates
Ivan Nova could be a trade candidate for the Pirates, who moved Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole this offseason.

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MLBPA Files Grievance Against Four Teams Over Lack Of Spending
The Major League Baseball Players' Association is upset over the lack of spending this offseason.

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Mets Still Discussing Josh Harrison With Pirates
The Mets still believe a free agent addition is still more likely.

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Josh Harrison Would Prefer Trade If Pirates Won't Contend
Following the recent trades of Gerrit Cole and Andrew McCutchen, Josh Harrison says he'd prefer a trade from the Pirates if they don't have plans to contend.

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Giants Acquire Andrew McCutchen From Pirates
Andrew McCutchen has a slash of .291/.379/.487 for his career.

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