Martin hops to it with pair of walk-offs

Pirates first-base prospect plates seven in doubleheader sweep

Mason Martin stands second in the South Atlantic League in home runs after hitting four by this point in 2018. (Greensboro Grasshoppers)

By Shlomo Sprung | May 19, 2019 9:18 PM ET

Pittsburgh Pirates infield prospect Mason Martin hit two walk-off three-run homers in Greensboro's doubleheader sweep of Lakewood on Sunday.

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Bucs' Bolton headlines Pitchers of the Week

No. 27 Pirates prospect leads FSL with 0.77 ERA over six starts

Cody Bolton has struck out 36 batters over 35 innings in his Class A Advanced debut this season. (Bradenton Marauders)

By Sam Dykstra | May 13, 2019 2:52 PM ET

Pirates No. 27 prospect Cody Bolton tossed seven scoreless innings last Monday in his longest outing yet for Bradenton to claim Florida State League Pitcher of the Week honors.

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Pirates' McRae takes no-hitter into seventh

Indianapolis starter perfect for six innings in win over 'Riders

Alex McRae has 10 strikeouts and and has allowed six hits over his last 12 2/3 innings. (Indianapolis Indians)

By Danny Wild | May 9, 2019 3:02 PM ET

Pirates right-hander Alex McRae took a no-hitter into the seventh inning on Thursday as Triple-A Indianapolis held off Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 4-2, at PNC Field. McRae (3-2) took a perfect game into the sixth inning before walking his first batter.

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Mitchell mashes madly for Marauders

Pirates No. 7 prospect turns in fourth career four-hit game

Cal Mitchell stitched together a line of .280/.344/.427 last year with Class A West Virginia. (Mark LoMoglio/Tampa Tarpons)

By Jordan Wolf | May 7, 2019 10:33 PM ET

Pittsburgh Pirates No. 7 prospect Cal Mitchell went 4-for-5 with a triple, a double and two RBIs in Class A Advanced Bradenton's 4-2 win over Clearwater on Tuesday.

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Marauders' Bolton keeps on posting zeros

Pirates No. 27 prospect scatters three hits across seven frames

Cody Bolton's 0.77 ERA is the lowest among active pitchers in the Florida State League. (Bradenton Marauders)

By Brian Stultz | May 6, 2019 11:41 PM ET

Pittsburgh Pirates No. 27 prospect Cody Bolton allowed three hits over seven frames as Class A Advanced Bradenton edged Clearwater, 1-0, on Monday.

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EL notes: Oliva overcomes early challenge

Pirates prospect getting acclimated with Curve after concussion

A seventh-round pick in 2017, Jared Oliva is hitting .235 with four stolen bases over his first 14 Double-A games. (David Monseur/MiLB.com)

By Craig Forde | May 1, 2019 10:24 AM ET

An aggressive play in the outfield during the first game of the season landed Jared Oliva on the injured list, but the Pirates No. 12 prospect is back and getting acclimated to Double-A with the Curve.

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Cruz heads to IL with right-foot fracture

Pirates No. 4 prospect involved in collision in Saturday's game

Oneil Cruz played 103 games in the South Atlantic League in 2018 before starting this year with Bradenton. (Joshua Tijong/MiLB.com)

By Tyler Maun | April 28, 2019 4:49 PM ET

Pittsburgh's No. 4 prospect Oneil Cruz was placed on the injured list after suffering a right-foot fracture in Class A Advanced Bradenton's game Saturday.

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Martin swinging boom stick for Grasshoppers

Young Pirates first baseman goes yard for fifth consecutive game

Mason Martin has amassed 31 home runs over 162 Minor League games since 2017. (Brian McLeod/MiLB.com)

By Rob Terranova | April 25, 2019 9:58 PM ET

Pittsburgh Pirates infield prospect Mason Martin went yard in his fifth straight game to boost Class A Greensboro past Hagerstown, 6-3, on Thursday.

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Keller puts six zeros on board for Indy

Pittsburgh's top prospect allows two hits while striking out eight

Mitch Keller has whiffed 18 batters over 20 innings in the International League this year. (Dave Wegiel/MiLB.com)

By Brian Stultz | April 21, 2019 4:59 PM ET

Top Pittsburgh prospect Mitch Keller allowed two hits and struck out eight over six scoreless innings as Triple-A Indianapolis defeated Louisville, 2-1, in 11 innings Sunday.

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Pirates' Tucker, Reynolds get the call

Bucs' fifth-, eighth-ranked prospects making Major League debuts

Cole Tucker was tied for second in the International League with 19 hits this season prior to his promotion. (Cat Wood/MiLB.com)

By Chris Bumbaca | April 20, 2019 1:54 PM ET

Pittsburgh called up prospects Cole Tucker and Bryan Reynolds to the big leagues Saturday from Triple-A Indianapolis prior to its Saturday contest against San Francisco.

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