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3-5-14: The young Pittsburgh Pirates will look to build off their success of last year when they send Francisco Liriano to the hill for opening day. In other news the Pirates avoided arbitration with their third baseman Pedro Alvarez agreeing to a one year deal worth 4.25 million. Earlier in December the Pirates also bolstered their pitching staff by signing Ednson Volquez to a one year deal worth $5 million.
1-24-14: Last season was the Pittsburgh Pirates most successful in over two decades as they finally ended the longest playoff drought in North American sports earning a Wild Card berth before eventually being bounced by the St. Louis Cardinals. The Pirates look to build upon this next season even though they will more than likely be without starting pitcher AJ Burnett who is widely suspected of retiring this offseason.
1-7-14: Starting picture Ednson Volquez has agreed to a one-year deal worth $5 million with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Okay as will join a young staff that had a lot of success and surprised a lot of people last season. Even though both of us had a poor year last year in San Diego and LA. The Pirates of also agreed to a three-year extension worth $21 million with Charlie Morton.
12-9-13: It is been a while since the Pittsburgh Pirates had made the playoffs but last year they did so and also possessed the National League MVP in Andrew McCutchen. The young third baseman Pedro Alvarez from New York also in merged as a big-time power hitter. The Pirates made it all the way to the National League championship series losing to the St. Louis Cardinals. But after getting their feet wet in the division series and beating Cincinnati look for the Pirates to improve on the success. Starting pitcher AJ Burnett is still unsigned and has mauled retirement but most of the Pirates nucleus is returning for another year.
10-8-13: The Pittsburgh Pirates will have one more chance to extend their best season in 20 years when they head back to St. Louis to play the Cardinals in Game 5 of the National League Divisional Series. With his home run in the eighth inning, third baseman Pedro Alvarez became the second Pirate in franchise history to homer in three separate games of a postseason series.
10-1-13: After winning 94 game is here the Pittsburgh Pirates finally returned to the postseason. After finishing only three games out of first place behind the Cardinals the Pirates will face the Cincinnati Reds in the National League wildcard game. Center-fielder Andrew McCutcheon scored 97 runs and stole 27 basis this year and is a viable candidate for the MVP. Veteran right-handed pitcher AJ Burnett led the team and strikeouts with 209 while Francisco Liriano led the team in wins with 16. The NL Central will send three teams into the postseason, with the Pirates being one of them it is fair to say that their division was the toughest and baseball this season.
9-4-13: Thanks to Travis Snider's pinch-hit home run in the 9th inning last night, the Pirates were able to win 4-3 and secure their first winning season in 20 years.
8/21/13 - The Pittsburgh Pirates remain in first place and have a two game lead over the St. Louis Cardinals for the division. The Pirates have won two straight and have 42 overall wins at home. Last night in the win against the San Diego Padres starting pitcher AJ Burnett picked up his sixth win of the season. Despite the low WinTOTAL AJ Burnett has pitched to a 3.09 ERA last night Burnett went seven innings gave up four hits and only one run while striking out seven batters. The only run he gave up came on a solo homerun. Next on the schedule for the Pirates is a four-game wraparound weekend series against the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco.
8/6/13 - The Pirates have had a great season so far and are in first place in the National League Central division. They've won two straight and have a two-game lead on the St. Louis Cardinals. This week they will host the Miami Marlins.
7/19/13 - The Pirates finally seem poised to make a run and enter the post season for the first time in a long while. At 19 games over the .500 mark, the Pirates lead the NL wild card race and are only 1 game behind the first place Cardinals for the division. After the break, they will travel to Cincinnati for a series against the Reds. Francisco Liriano has been a great help for the Pirates rotation. He is 9-2 with an ERA of just 2.00. Offensively they are led by the Washington Heights product, Pedro Alvarez who leads the team in both home runs and RBI. Despite the strong first half for the Pirates, they are only 4-6 in their last 10 games.
7/7/13 - Four Pittsburgh Pirates were selected for the 2013 National League All-Star team. RHP Jason Grilli, 3B Pedro Alvarez, and LHP Jeff Locke will all be making their first ASG appearance. Outfielder Andrew McCutchen made the squad for the 3rd time in his career.
7-1-13 - The Pirates defeated the Brewers in extra innings for their 9th straight win. They now have a 51-30 record, the best in baseball. 35,351 fans poured into PNC Park to watch the win. However, they were about 3000 fans short of a sellout snapping the PNC-Park record sellout streak, which had been five games.
6/12/13 - Over the past couple of years the Pittsburgh Pirates have found themselves in the mix of the playoff race early on in the season. Unfortunately none of their early success has become a playoff berth. Currently four games out of first place The Pirates are led by the young duo Of Andrew McCutchen and Pedro Alvarez. Alvarez has struggled at the plate what is put up good power numbers With 14 home runs and 37 RBIs. Leading the team in strikeouts is veteran right-hander AJ Burnett. Burnett has struck out 99 batters in 89 1/3 innings. This week the Pirates will take on the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers.