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11 hrs ago | LA Daily News

Unwanted by Pirates, Jason Grilli stoked to be part of this Los Angeles Angels team

Reliever Jason Grilli may not have been happy with the way he was perceived by the team - the Pittsburgh Pirates - that traded him to the Angels in late June for Ernesto Frieri.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Bob Smizik: In defense of Huntington

The avalanche of criticism that regularly descends on Neal Huntington -- despite the fact the Pirates are contenders 130 games into the season and that they made the playoffs last year with 94 wins -- should surprise no one, least of all him.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Pedro Alvarez, Neil Walker, Starling Marte, Jeff Samardzija, James Russell

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Wave

Harmonson: Angels, not A's, in driver's seat in AL West

Southern California vs. Northern California. Seven times in the next 10 days. Loser gets the Raiders.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Ernesto Frieri

The Hartford Courant

Angels' Shoemaker One-Hits Red Sox In Shutout Win

Matt Shoemaker flirted with a no-hitter and the Angels one-hit the Red Sox , 2-0, to complete a rare sweep in Boston.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Matt Shoemaker, Baseball Players, Will Middlebrooks, Mike Morin, Kole Calhoun

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Medina Gazette

Indians: Former closer John Axford claimed off waivers by Pirates

The deposed closer, who lost his job shortly into the season, was claimed off waivers by the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, John Axford, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chris Perez, Cody Allen

Thu Aug 14, 2014

LA Daily News

Los Angeles Angels staying in contention, thanks in large part to bullpen

After a June 15 loss at Atlanta, the Angels' bullpen sported an ERA of 4.36. The team's record was 37-31.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Garrett Richards, Los Angeles Angels, Jered Weaver, Kevin Jepsen

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?

Game 120: Tigers 8 Pirates 4

For all of the good things that Neal Huntington and his front office have done for this Pirate franchise in the past few years, it's easy to wonder if maybe they aren't a victim of their own hubris when it comes to the Pirate bullpen in 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bryan Morris, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jared Hughes, Gregory Polanco

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Wave

Angels Afterthoughts: Grilli wins the Angels the trade

The Pirates designated ex-Angel reliever Ernesto Frieri for assignment Friday, while the Angels got another scoreless inning of relief from ex-Pirate reliever Jason Grilli.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, David Ortiz

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Pirates notebook: No decision yet on Andrew McCutchen

As the Pirates make their decision about the next step for Andrew McCutchen, they must evaluate the risks a return to action might pose to his fractured rib in addition to determining when that return to action could happen.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez, Ernesto Frieri

Merced Sun-Star

Pedro Alvarez reinstated by Pirates

Alvarez is batting .234 with 15 home runs, but recently has been relegated to bench duty because of throwing problems.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pedro Alvarez, Baseball Players

Lexington Herald-Leader

Pedro Alvarez reinstated by Pirates

Alvarez is batting .234 with 15 home runs, but recently has been relegated to bench duty because of throwing problems.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pedro Alvarez, Baseball Players

Call to the Pen

Pittsburgh Pirates designate Ernesto Frieri for assignment

Jul 25, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Ernesto Frieri prepares to deliver a pitch in the seventh inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Angels, Baseball Players

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The News Tribune

Angels obtain Pestano from Indians

The Los Angeles Angels acquired pitcher Vinnie Pestano from the Cleveland Indians Thursday as the team continues to make over its bullpen for the season's stretch run.

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Related Topix: Sports, Vinnie Pestano, Baseball Players, Joe Thatcher

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Jerry Micco's sports chat transcript: 8.6.14

Jerry Micco: Hello everybody and welcome to our weekly sports chat. I'm back after a 2-week hiatus and ready to go.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Andy Oliver

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Bob Smizik: Bullpen by Huntington not working

Fortune is not smiling on the Pirates these days, which is all the more reason the team can no longer afford to compete in the National League Central Division without employing its 25 best players.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Tony Watson, National League Central, Charlie Morton, Jared Hughes, Justin Wilson

Rum Bunter

In Pittsburgh Pirates Season From Hell, Clint Hurdle Stresses Being Positive

Aug 2, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen reacts after getting hit with a pitch in the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bryan Morris, Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Arizona Diamondbacks, Pedro Alvarez

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