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  1. MLB, union reach agreement on status of draft picks Alvarez, Hosm...

    Top draft picks Pedro Alvarez and Eric Hosmer are free to start working out with their new teams after Major League Baseball and the players' union reached agreement Tuesday on their status.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2008
  2. Pittsburgh Pirates send phenom Jameson Taillon to minors camp

    Pitcher Jameson Taillon, the Pittsburgh Pirates' top prospects, uis among the team's first round of roster cuts.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2014
  3. Morning Briefing: When winning hurts ...

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: There is a cost of the Mets' weekend success. The surge may help them get an unprotected draft pick (outside of the top 10, which must be forfeited if they sign a premium free agent). After sweeping Philadelphia, the Me...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  4. Pirates erupt against Ian Kennedy, top Padres 10-1

    PITTSBURGH -- Neil Walker had four hits, including his 11th homer of the season, and drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the San Diego Padres 10-1 Thursday and stop a three-game losing streak.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 19, 2013
  5. Pittsburgh Pirates sign Austin Meadows, No. 9 overall pick

    The Pittsburgh Pirates signed top draft pick Austin Meadows on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2013
  6. Houston Astros sign No. 1 overall pick RHP Mark Appel

    Mark Appel received high praise from MLB commissioner Bud Selig on Wednesday when the No. 1 overall pick signed with the Houston Astros.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2013
  7. Pittsburgh Pirates debuting RHP Gerrit Cole, No. 1 pick in '11

    Gerrit Cole sat on a stool in the cramped locker room at the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league complex in Bradenton, Fla., in late February and thought for a moment.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  8. MLB draft surprises Carlos Correa, Mark Appel

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Astros' decision to make Puerto Rico's Carlos Correa the top pick in Monday night's draft sent Stanford's Mark Appel tumbling to the Pirates at No. 8.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  9. Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh Pirates agree to minor league deal with $...

    UCLA pitcher Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a minor league contract with an $8 million signing bonus.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2011
  10. Alex Presley of Pittsburgh Pirates placed on 15-day disabled list...

    Pedro Alvarez, the Pirates' top draft pick from 2008, is getting another chance with the team.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2011
  11. UCLA Bruins' Gerrit Cole top pick in MLB draft; Trevor Bauer No. ...

    Blair Angulo

    UCLA junior pitchers Gerrit Cole and Trevor Bauer were selected first and third overall, respectively, in the Major League Baseball first-year player draft on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2011
  12. Nineteen players selected in MLB's Rule 5 draft

    The Pittsburgh Pirates made infielder Josh Rodriguez the top pick in the Rule 5 draft at the baseball winter meetings.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2010
  13. Washington Nationals top draft pick Bryce Harper fine with full-t...

    Bryce Harper is fine with the Nationals making him a full-time right fielder.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2010
  14. Alvarez signs with Pirates for $6 million signing bonus

    The Baltimore Orioles and top draft pick Brian Matusz agreed to Friday to a four-year contract that guarantees him $3,472,500, making the left-hander the first selection this year to receive a major league deal.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2008
  15. Lincoln latest Pirates pitcher to have arm surgery

    Right-hander Brad Lincoln, the Pittsburgh Pirates' top draft pick last year and a former star at the University of Houston, had reconstructive elbow surgery Tuesday and will miss this season.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2007
  16. Pirates reach terms with top two draft picks

    Right-hander Brad Lincoln, the No. 4 pick in this month's major league draft, reached terms Wednesday with the Pittsburgh Pirates and will get a $2.75 million signing bonus.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2006