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4 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Red Sox at Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates look to maintain their hold on a postseason berth as they continue their final homestand of the season Tuesday with the opener of a three-game interleague series against the Boston Red Sox . Pittsburgh enters the set with a 1 1/2-game lead over Milwaukee for the second wild-card spot in the National League and still within reach of the Central Division crown as it trails first-place St. Louis by 3 1/2.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Daniel Nava, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Neil Walker, American League, American League Central

Mon Sep 15, 2014

NorthJersey.com

MLB roundup: Kershaw beats Giants for 19th win

Kershaw boosted his credentials for the NL MVP and a third Cy Young Award with another big performance in a big start. The left-hander allowed seven hits, struck out nine and walked one in eight innings, putting the Dodgers in command of the division.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Kemp, Baseball Players, Juan Uribe, A.J. Ellis, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Buster Posey

Amazin' Avenue

Mets Morning News: Amazins "close" to Nats, Papelbon grabs his nads

Jon Niese was nice, but his performance was not enough to best the Nationals on Sunday. Wilson Ramos hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning, and the Mets were shut out by Jordan Zimmermann and company.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Wilson Ramos, Vic Black, New York Mets

The York Daily Record

Pearce, Harrison among game's biggest surprises

The 31-year-old first baseman had never played more than 61 games in a season until 2014, but his 17 home runs - 13 more than his previous career high - have helped put the Orioles on the verge of an AL East title. "It always had a good feel to it, Steve being on the club," manager Buck Showalter said.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, New York Yankees, Baseball Players, Matt Wieters, Manny Machado

Daily Camera

Nolan Arenado has sore subject: his ribs

Nolan Arenado reacts after striking out against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fourth inning of a MLB game at Chase Field on August 31, 2014 in Phoenix, Ariz. ST. LOUIS - Nolan Arenado, the Rockies' reigning Gold Glove third baseman, wants to finish the season strong.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nolan Arenado, Baseball Players, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, Matt Holliday

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Daily Herald

Harrison leads Pirates over Cubs

Josh Harrison started Pittsburgh's first triple play at home in 21 years and hit a tying two-run double in a six-run fifth inning Sunday that helped the Pirates rally past the Cubs 7-3. Edinson Volquez improved to 4-0 in his last 10 starts for the Pirates, who began the day with a 1 1/2-game lead over Milwaukee for the NL's second wild card.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Starlin Castro, Edinson Volquez, Matt Szczur, Neil Walker, Andrew Lambo

ABC News

Harrison Leads Pirates Over Cubs 7-3

Josh Harrison started Pittsburgh's first triple play at home in 21 years and hit a tying two-run double in a six-run fifth inning Sunday that helped the Pirates rally past the Chicago Cubs 7-3. Edinson Volquez improved to 4-0 in his last 10 starts for the Pirates, who began the day with a 1 1/2-game lead over Milwaukee for the NL's second wild card.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Starlin Castro, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Edinson Volquez, Matt Szczur, Neil Walker

Post-gazette.com

Walker helps Pirates rally for 7-3 win over Cubs

The Pirates infield turned a triple play, Neil Walker broke a storied franchise home-run record, and a fifth-inning, come-from-behind rally turned today into one fine day at the ballpark for the Pirates. The club closed out its season series against the Chicago Cubs with a 7-3 win in front of a 20th sellout of the year at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Neil Walker, Matt Szczur, Andrew Lambo, Andrew McCutchen

BoSox Injection

9/14 MLB Power Rankings; A's continue to drop

Apr 21, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox grounds crew prepare the field before the game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports 1. LA Angels The Angels have won ten in a row.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Baseball Players, Chris Davis, Washington Nationals, Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Cubbies Crib

Javier Baez, Matt Sczcur homer in Cubs 6-4 win vs Pirates

Aug 30, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Felix Doubront delivers a pitch against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports It's been a rough week for the Chicago Cubs , who entered tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with a seven game losing streak shadowing their every move.

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Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates

Sore Marte available off bench; offense rolling

The Pirates hoped to fan their offensive fire Saturday night without their hottest hitter. Starling Marte remained on the bench with a sore left elbow two days after being hit by an A.J. Burnett pitch.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bob Smizik: Complaints about Pirates offense off-target

The seven runs they scored against the Chicago Cubs last night at PNC Park, in a 7-3 win, gave the Pirates 624 for the season. That is second most in the National League and only 10 fewer than they scored all of last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central

Colorado Rockies

Morneau day to day with intercostal strain

Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau entered Friday night's game against the Cardinals insisting that winning the National League batting crown was at a lower priority than playing the game correctly. Now he'll have to hope he won't be sidelined from playing the game for too long.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Colorado Rockies

Fri Sep 12, 2014

ABC News

Gerrit Cole Leads Surging Pirates Over Cubs 7-3

Gerrit Cole won consecutive starts for the first time since early June, NL batting leader Josh Harrison had three hits and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 Friday night for their seventh win in eight games. Cole improved to 5-0 against the Cubs, allowing three runs, five hits and one walk in six innings with six strikeouts.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Jordy Mercer

CBS Local

Blass On Throwing At Teams Who Throw At McCutchen: "If It Costs ...

This is becoming a disturbing trend this year, and Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass joined Starkey and Mueller to talk about it. Blass dealt with these sort of situations during his playing days as he, at times, had to protect Robert Clemente when teams threw at the Pirates' star, and tells us what the Pirates should be doing to protect McCutchen.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Washington Times

Liriano fans 12 in Pirates' 4-1 win over Phillies

Francisco Liriano struck out a season-high 12 in eight dominant innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Thursday night. Liriano allowed only six runners for the Pirates, who have won seven of eight to strengthen their hold on the second wild-card spot in the National League.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Domonic Brown, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies, National League, Neil Walker

NJ.com

Phillies lose 4-1 to Pirates as Liriano dominates

Francisco Liriano struck out a season-high 12 in eight dominant innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Thursday night. Liriano allowed only six runners for the Pirates, who have won seven of eight to strengthen their hold on the second wild-card spot in the National League.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Domonic Brown, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies, Neil Walker, National League

Post-gazette.com

Pirates Notebook: Close race for batting crown dwindles

PHILADELPHIA Smack in the middle of another September filled with meaningful games, two Pirates are chasing the National League batting title. Josh Harrison sat atop the league with a .318 average, while Andrew McCutchen was third at .311 heading into Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Todd Helton, Pedro Alvarez

Pittsburgh Pirates

LaFromboise goes from forgotten to a playoff race

Three weeks ago, Bobby LaFromboise was a forgotten-about reliever in San Diego's system, putting up pedestrian numbers for Triple-A El Paso. If someone told LaFromboise he would be pitching in the Majors less than a month later, there's a decent chance he would have laughed at them.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bobby LaFromboise, Charlie Morton, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

The Washington Post

Herea s who you should want the Nats to face in the playoffs ...if youa re a Nats fan.

If the season ended today, the Nats would face the winner of the wild card play-in game between the San Francisco Giants and Pittsburgh Pirates . However, it is still possible either the Los Angeles Dodgers or St. Louis Cardinals end up with the most wins and a chance at facing the wild card team in the NL Divisional Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, Lance Lynn, Mike Trout

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