• Gennett's 3 hits, 3-run HR power Reds over Pirates
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    Gennett's 3 hits, 3-run HR power Reds over Pirates

    PITTSBURGH (AP) Scooter Gennett homered for the second straight night and finished with three hits, helping the Cincinnati Reds overcome the early departure of injured starter Rookie Davis to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 Tuesday for their sixth win in seven games.

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  • Pirates' Lopez suspended for 25 games for drug violation

    Pirates' Lopez suspended for 25 games for drug violation

    NEW YORK (AP) Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Junior Lopez has been suspended for 25 games for violating baseball's minor league drug program.

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  • Rain in Boston postpones Pirates-Red Sox game
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    Rain in Boston postpones Pirates-Red Sox game

    BOSTON (AP) The series finale between the Boston Red Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates scheduled for Thursday has been rained out.

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  • Museum gets Mazeroski bat, uniform from 1960 World Series

    Museum gets Mazeroski bat, uniform from 1960 World Series

    PITTSBURGH (AP) Bill Mazeroski's Pittsburgh Pirates uniform and bat from Game 7 of the 1960 World Series have been donated to the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum at the Heinz History Center.

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  • Pirates RF Polanco to skip Canada trip with shoulder issue

    Pirates RF Polanco to skip Canada trip with shoulder issue

    BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco will not travel with the team when it heads north on Thursday for two exhibition games in Montreal.

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  • Pirates hoping to put offseason drama behind them in 2017
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    Pirates hoping to put offseason drama behind them in 2017

    PITTSBURGH (AP) Considering the way the last six months have gone for the Pittsburgh Pirates, simply playing meaningful games should provide a measure of relief.

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  • Pirates shortstop Mercer easing into veteran's role
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    Pirates shortstop Mercer easing into veteran's role

    BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) When Jordy Mercer looks around the Pirates' clubhouse, the term he instinctively goes to in referring to his teammates isn't the one he'd always used.

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  • Taillon looking to build off promising rookie season

    Taillon looking to build off promising rookie season

    BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) For more than two years, Jameson Taillon waited.

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  • Kang on restricted list, delayed by visa
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    Kang on restricted list, delayed by visa

    BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Pittsburgh infielder Jung Ho Kang was placed on the restricted list by the Pirates while he's delayed in South Korea by visa issues related to a recent DUI arrest.

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  • Bucs LHP Watson embracing closer role

    Bucs LHP Watson embracing closer role

    BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) From the moment Tony Watson first stepped onto a big league mound for a regular-season game, he's felt the trust and faith of his manager.

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  • Pirates catcher Cervelli hoping for healthier 2017
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    Pirates catcher Cervelli hoping for healthier 2017

    BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Before he broke his hand while taking a swing last June, Francisco Cervelli already had been on the disabled list at least a half-dozen times. That didn't make it any easier for the Pittsburgh Pirates catcher to accept having to sit out a big chunk of the season.

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  • Kang's sentence suspended, can join Bucs
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    Kang's sentence suspended, can join Bucs

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) A South Korean court has handed Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang a suspended two-year prison sentence for fleeing the scene after crashing a car into a guardrail while driving under the influence of alcohol.

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  • Pirates 2B Harrison looking healthy
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    Pirates 2B Harrison looking healthy

    BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Josh Harrison knew his surgically repaired thumb was finally ready to handle the rigors of a full baseball season when it passed the Mia test.

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  • Marte ready to take over in center field for Pirates

    Marte ready to take over in center field for Pirates

    BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Starling Marte, the guy displacing Andrew McCutchen in center field for the Pittsburgh Pirates this year, hasn't played the position regularly since the minor leagues.

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  • Pirates' Kang in Korean court over DUI
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    Pirates' Kang in Korean court over DUI

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang has appeared in a Korean court as judges began hearing arguments in a trial over charges that the baseball star fled the scene after slamming a car into a guardrail while driving under the influence of alcohol.

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