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Reds rookie Hunter Greene throws 7 1/3 no-hit innings in loss vs. Pirates - The Athletic

Greene, the team's top prospect entering the season, struck out a career-high nine in his seven innings, while walking five.

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MLB postpones six games Friday due to rain; most in a single day since 2018 - The Athletic

The Dodgers-Cubs, Pirates-Reds, Orioles-Royals, Mets-Phillies, Rangers-Yankees and Blue Jays-Guardians will not play on Friday night due to inclement...

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Tony Watson, veteran reliever with Pirates, Dodgers and Giants, retires from MLB - The Athletic

From 2011 to 2021, Watson appeared in 689 games, 80 more than any other left-handed reliever in that span.

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Pirates, Bryan Reynolds agree to 2-year contract extension: Sources - The Athletic

The Pirates agreed to a two-year contract extension with outfielder Bryan Reynolds on Thursday. The contract, worth $6.75 million annually, will buy...

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Pirates' Ke'Bryan Hayes leaves with apparent injury vs. Cardinals hours after reaching 8-year deal with team - The Athletic

Last season, Hayes slashed .257/.316/.373 with six home runs, nine stolen bases, 20 doubles and 38 RBIs in 96 games (362 at-bats).

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Pirates, 3B Ke'Bryan Hayes agree to 8-year, $70 million deal, largest in team history: Source - The Athletic

Last season, Hayes slashed .257/.316/.373 with six home runs, nine stolen bases, 20 doubles and 38 RBIs in 96 games (362 at-bats).

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Half of a T206 Honus Wagner card sells for more than $475K in auction - The Athletic

The holy grail of baseball cards, a T206 Wagner sold for a record $6.6 million in 2021. This version is missing nearly half of the card due to a rip.

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David Ortiz voted into Hall of Fame; Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens miss out in final year on ballot - The Athletic

David Ortiz was the only person voted into the Hall of Fame while Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens fell short in their 10th and final year of...

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Detroit Tigers first-base coach Kimera Bartee dies at 49; played for Reds, Rockies, Tigers - The Athletic

Bartee played six major league seasons from 1996 to 2001, mostly for the Tigers. He joined Detroit's coaching staff in 2021.

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Tom Brady partners with college athletes from Michigan, Jackson State, others in launch of clothing line - The Athletic

The star Bucs quarterback announced Thursday that the brand has partnered with nine college athletes, including Shedeur Sanders, the son of former...

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Clint Hurdle, ex-Pirates manager, returns to Rockies as assistant GM - The Athletic

Hurdle remains the Rockies' most successful manager, with 534 wins between 2002-09. He led the club to the postseason once in 2007.

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Bill Virdon, former outfielder who managed the Pirates, Yankees, Astros and Expos, dies at 90 - The Athletic

Bill Virdon, who won World Series championships as a player and coach for the Pirates, died on Tuesday. He was 90 years old. The news of his death...

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Marlins to acquire catcher Jacob Stallings from Pirates: Sources - The Athletic

Earlier this month, Stallings became the first Pirates catcher in 34 years to win an NL Gold Glove, finishing ahead of future Hall of Famer Yadier...

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Former Yankees, Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli joins Padres staff: Sources - The Athletic

Cervelli, 35, retired in 2020 after 13 seasons, seven of which he spent with the Yankees and five of which he spent with the Pirates.

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Pirates sign catcher Roberto Pérez one day after trading Jacob Stallings to Marlins - The Athletic

After trading Jacob Stallings to the Marlins a day earlier, the Pirates signed former Cleveland catcher Roberto Perez as his replacement.

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Cardinals become first MLB team to have 5 Gold Glove winners in a season - The Athletic

First baseman Paul Goldschmidt, second basemen Tommy Edman, third baseman Nolan Arenado, left fielder Tyler O'Neill and center fielder Harrison...

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Vanderbilt's Jack Leiter throws no-hitter vs. South Carolina - The Athletic

Vanderbilt pitcher Jack Leiter threw a no-hitter against South Carolina on Saturday in the first SEC series of the 2021 season, leading the...

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Cubs' Javier Baez creates run with wild base running vs. Pirates: 'A magic act' - The Athletic

Javier Baez helped create an extra run for the Chicago Cubs during a bizarre play Thursday through a wild bit of base running against the Pittsburgh...

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Pirates place outfielder Gregory Polanco on waivers: Sources - The Athletic

Tuesday is the deadline for any of the other teams to claim Polanco. If he is not claimed, Polanco can choose to become a free agent.

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Pirates fire hitting coach Rick Eckstein - The Athletic

Eckstein, 48, had been with the team for most of three seasons. He was hired in November 2018 after previous stints with the Angels and Nationals.

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Fernando Tatis Jr., Shohei Ohtani, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. among All-Star starters - The Athletic

The Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr., Angels' Shohei Ohtani and Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. all became first-time All-Stars after MLB...

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2021 MLB mock draft 3.0: Pirates grab Marcelo Mayer; Vanderbilt pitchers go 2-3 - The Athletic

Vanderbilt's star pitchers both landed in the top three, with Kumar Rocker going to the Texas Rangers at No. 2 and Jack Leiter to the Detroit...

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Shohei Ohtani selected to All-Star Game as pitcher; Jacob deGrom leads NL staff - The Athletic

Three days after he was named an All-Star Game starter at designated hitter, Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani was also selected to this...

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2021 MLB Draft: First-round results, analysis as Pirates pick Henry Davis No. 1 - The Athletic

The Pirates selected first for the first time since drafting Gerrit Cole in 2011.

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Pirates sign top draft pick Henry Davis for $6.5M: Source - The Athletic

Davis hit .370/.482/.663 with 15 home runs in 50 games in his last season with the Cardinals.

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Pirates score 3 off Taijuan Walker's bizarre error, but Mets rally from 6-0 down - The Athletic

The Pittsburgh Pirates scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning off a Mets error that ultimately ended with New York manager Luis Rojas...

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Padres acquire All-Star Adam Frazier in trade from Pirates - The Athletic

A starter in the All-Star Game earlier this month, Frazier was slashing .327/.392/.453 with four home runs and 32 RBIs in 97 games entering Sunday.

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Former MLB pitcher Felipe Vázquez sentenced 2-4 years for sexual assault - The Athletic

Vázquez, 30, was also sentenced to two additional years of probation. He has served 23 months in prison.

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