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Yesterday | SFGate

Pirates, Worley hand Giants 5th straight loss

With their fifth straight loss, a 5-0 sleeper against Pittsburgh at AT&T Park on Monday night, the Giants fell two games behind the Dodgers in the NL West.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Vance Worley, Hunter Pence

Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

Pirates have a few days left to work on possible deals

By 4 p.m. Thursday, the Pirates will have to decide whether or not to pull the trigger on a trade.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Tony Watson, San Francisco Giants, Ernesto Frieri

Monday | BleacherReport

Pre-Deadline Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top 10 Prospect Trade Chips

With the 2014 trade deadline set to expire Thursday at 4 p.m. ET, teams are busily exploring the market with the hope of adding the final piece needed for a run at the postseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin Smoak, Tommy La Stella

Monday | Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?

The Late Recap - Game 104: Pirates 7 Rockies 5

This is the game was more or less what I expected the first two games of the series to be like; runs for both teams, with the Pirates taking advantage of altitude and the terrible Rockies' bullpen to pull out a win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Gregory Polanco, Pedro Alvarez, Brandon Barnes

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Denver Post

Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki has MVP numbers but high-altitude drawback

National League All-Star Troy Tulowitzki of the Colorado Rockies bats against the American League All-Stars during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Troy Tulowitzki, Baseball Players, Colorado Rockies, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy

Denver Post

Rockies beat the Pirates as Nolan Arenado atones for Friday night

Tyler Matzek of the Colorado Rockies pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first inning of a game at Coors Field on July 26, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, Nolan Arenado, Tyler Matzek, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball, Jorge De La Rosa

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bucs Dugout

Pirates again lose 8-1, proving that existence is arbitrary and deeply unpleasant

I wrote something like 14 posts today for MLBTR and watched tonight's game in a fog of restless sleep, getting an impression for an inning or two before drifting off again, and what struck me most clearly was that it all seemed somehow unfair .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates

Call to the Pen

Why is Gregory Polanco still in the leadoff spot?

Jul 22, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco hits a solo home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the third inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Gregory Polanco, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Neil Walker, Jordy Mercer

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Denver Post

Brett Anderson dominant as the Rockies beat the Pirates

Brett Anderson's second consecutive dominant performance paced the Rockies to a win over the Pirates.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Troy Tulowitzki, Baseball Players, Josh Rutledge, Carlos Gonzalez, Neil Walker

Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?

The evolving Pirate offense

The Pirates' offensive turnaround this year has been a big topic of discussion lately .

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, National League, Major League Baseball, Neil Walker, Pedro Alvarez, Starling Marte

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Liriano pitches a gem to lead Pirates over Dodgers, 6-1

One of the biggest questions facing the Pirates heading down the stretch run of this 2014 baseball season was whether or not they had an ace to lead their pitching staff and carry the team when times get tough.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Dee Gordon, Neil Walker, Gregory Polanco

Post-gazette.com

Bob Smizik: Is Ike the answer?

On one issue concerning the Pirates there is near-total agreement: First base has been a glaring weakness this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Tabata, Baseball Players, Starling Marte, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Garrett Jones, Allen Craig

Post-gazette.com

McCutchen makes wish come true for ailing boy

With the Pirates looking to cut into the 2 1/2 games that they trail the division-leading Brewers and with commissioner Bud Selig in attendance, Tuesday was poised to be a big day for the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bucs Dugout

Postgame: Pirates and Dodgers react to HBPs, ejections

Charlie already covered what happened in this game full of twists and turns. I'm going to focus on the postgame reaction to the exchange of HBPs between the two teams after the sixth inning tonight.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dreyer & Reinbold Racing, Racing, CART Racing, Justin Wilson, Indy Racing, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

Post-gazette.com

Pirates outslug Dodgers in 12-7 victory

The Pirates' offense came alive on a night that saw the team hit three long balls in the first three innings of the game, put up four runs in the top of the sixth and four more in the eighth to break the game open.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Dee Gordon, Neil Walker, Gregory Polanco

Lasorda's Lair

Pirates Defeat Dodgers in Messy 12-7 Skirmish

Jul 22, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen is hit by a pitch from Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Jamey Wright during the sixth inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Josh Harrison, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Matt Kemp

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Selig still waiting on Tommy John report

Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Bud Selig, right, tours PNC Park with Pirates Chairman of the Board Bob Nutting, left, before a baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Pittsburgh Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Baseball Players

Lookout Landing

MLB Trade Rumors: Mariners interested in Starling Marte

The Mariners seem to be casting a wide net in their search for a right-handed bat, but targeting Starling Marte is about as ambitious as it gets.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Starling Marte, Gregory Polanco, Jose Tabata, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Andrew McCutchen welcomes fan to Pirates game for her 100th birthday

Last month, Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen sent Regene Green a video wishing her a happy 100th birthday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Ron Cook: Shortstop Jordy Mercer cannot be overlooked in contributing ...

Give the Mercer kid credit; he put in a lot of extra work Sunday. An hour after a Pirates win against the Colorado Rockies, he was on the PNC Park lawn, taking batting practice, picking up slow-rolling groundballs and running the bases, all under the close watch of his, ah, coaches.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jordy Mercer, Baseball Players, Josh Harrison, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball, Neil Walker

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