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Saturday Sep 13 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Hitting stats rank near top of NL

The Pirates entered a game Saturday night against the Chicago Cubs ranked No. 1 or No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, National League, Major League Baseball, Andrew McCutchen, Starling Marte

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pirates fall 6-4 to Cardinals for third straight loss

ST. LOUIS A week ago Jeff Locke dominated the Cardinals and led the Pirates to a win in the final game of a three-game series at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Daniel Descalso, Baseball Players, Matt Carpenter, Josh Harrison, Jeff Locke

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Toronto Blue Jays

Cards take over first

While the Brewers were losing in Chicago, the Cardinals were constructing their third come-from-behind win in as many games, this one a 5-4 victory over the Pirates, who are pursuing the division leaders.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jon Jay, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Pete Kozma, Matt Holliday, Gerrit Cole

Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?

Game 137: Cardinals 5 Pirates 4

After Gerrit Cole allowed a single to Pete Kozma with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning, Greg Brown and John Wehner wondered aloud if it was odd that there was no one up in the Pirate bullpen.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jon Jay, Baseball Players, Pete Kozma, Kolten Wong, Justin Wilson, Jared Hughes

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Reviewing the Brew

Let's Look at: Will Smith

Today we take a look at Brewers reliever Will Smith , the NL leader in game appearances.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Will Smith

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Brew Crew Ball

A look at potential Brewers' September call ups

We are nearly a week away from roster expansion. Who could help the Brewers in the final month of the season? Historically, Doug Melvin and the Brewers don't tend to make a lot of call-ups for September, when rosters expand to accomodate anyone from the 40-man a team wishes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Martin Maldonado, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers

The Miami Herald

Pirates mash Brewers, 8-3

"> : Knowshon Moreno, left, is hoping to help energize the Dolphins' lackluster rushing attack: 'I'm going to bring that physical aspect of the game, that passion, and I'm going to go out and make plays.'

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, NFL Football, Miami Dolphins, Jonathan Lucroy

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Kyle Lohse set to rejoin Brewers' rotation

Following a successful bullpen session on Friday afternoon, Kyle Lohse will slide back into the Milwaukee Brewers' rotation on Monday when they open a three-game series against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, Kyle Lohse, Milwaukee Brewers, San Diego Padres

Brew Crew Ball

The (Whipping) Boys are Back in Town: Pirates series preview

The Brewers have won 10 of 13 games against the Pirates this year. Is there any reason to believe that's going to change for this series? The Pirates have been having a rough go of things lately.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Andrew McCutchen, Gerrit Cole

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Rant Sports

5 Biggest Issues Facing Milwaukee Brewers in 2014 Stretch Run

The Milwaukee Brewers are in the middle of their best season in the history of the franchise.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Francisco Rodriguez, Jimmy Nelson, Mike Fiers

OnMilwaukee

Milwaukee Film Festival's Cinema Hooligante lineup goes to 11

Late night is looking bright, as the Milwaukee Film Festival announced its 2014 selections for its Cinema Hooligante program, a midnight mix for fans of all things cult, crazed and - considering the after bedtime showings - caffeinated.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Reviewing the Brew

Brewers Gain Ground, National League Central Week in Review

Aug 17, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Dan Haren walks around the mound after giving up a 2-run homer in the first inning to Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy at Dodger Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Dodgers, Dan Haren, Milwaukee Brewers

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