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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Andrew McCutchen will not be patrolling center field for the Pirates this season, with the duties instead going to Gold Glove-winner Starling Marte. Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

Pirates 2017 season preview

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor March 31, 2017

As spring training winds down and the calendar flips to April, sports fans across the country are coming to a welcome realization. Opening Day is almost upon us. The 2017 Major League Baseball season...

Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole went the distance for his first complete game victory against the Mariners Wednesday night. (TNS)

Pirates need to focus on winning, not retaliating, against Cubs

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer May 17, 2016

To put it bluntly, the Pittsburgh Pirates tend to be sore losers when it comes to taking on the Chicago Cubs. In both series the Pirates have played against the Cubs this season, the Cubs have had the...

Jung-ho Kang made an emphatic return to the Pirates lineup on Friday night. (TNS)

Kang’s return forces Hurdle to make tough decisions with crowded infield

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer May 10, 2016

Some players in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ already deep infield might have trouble staying relevant with the triumphant return of multi-talened infielder Jung-ho Kang. Professional sports teams are always...

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