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50 min ago | CBS Sports

Start and sit hitters for Week 23

Though normally in Fantasy Baseball, you'd start your best players every week regardless of matchups, in those weeks when you do need a fill-in, whether because of injuries or the total collapse of a trusted starter, Scott White is here to help.

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Related Topix: Sports, Gregory Polanco, Baseball Players, Pedro Alvarez, Yan Gomes, Travis D'Arnaud, Kurt Suzuki

Thu Aug 28, 2014

BleacherReport

Pittsburgh Pirates: Analyzing the Payroll and Offseason Moves

The Pittsburgh Pirates are set to have nearly $30 million come off the payroll this offseason when five players hit free agency, but don't look for the team to bring in any big-name free agents.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Pedro Alvarez

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Bucs Dugout

Postgame: Pirates take series against the Cardinals, remain in the hunt ... somehow

With the way this season is going I definitely should have known better, but I'll admit that after the top of the seventh of last night's game, when the Pirates bullpen blew another lead and the health of Andrew McCutchen was once again very uncertain, I was fairly convinced that the Pirates were in the initial stages of the final unraveling of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Josh Harrison, Andrew McCutchen, Gerrit Cole, Gregory Polanco

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pirates take series from St. Louis with 3-1 win

The Pirates got a stellar start from Jeff Locke this afternoon, who bested Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals, 3-1, for the series rubber match.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Matt Holliday, Andrew McCutchen

Bucs Dugout

Pirates notes: Gerrit Cole benefitting from different approach to dealing with injury

Gerrit Cole did not pitch any rehabilitation games following his first stint on the disabled list with shoulder fatigue.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Gerrit Cole, Pedro Alvarez, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

Call to the Pen

Watch out for the Pirates: Pittsburgh Pirates hunting down the final wildcard spot

Aug 26, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison greets second baseman Neil Walker after Walker scored a run against the St. Louis Cardinals during the fourth inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Andrew McCutchen, Jose Tabata

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pirates lose to Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals made a bold move to acquire right-handed pitcher John Lackey at the trade deadline from Boston and Monday night the Pirates found out why they gave up a lot to get him.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Tony Cruz, Josh Harrison, St. Louis Cardinals

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, Jason Grilli, Pedro Alvarez, Starling Marte, Jeff Samardzija, James Russell

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Pittsburgh Pirates

Barmes inching closer toward return to Pirates

Whether Clint Barmes will be in Pittsburgh on Monday may well depend on what he does in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday -- and how he feels afterward.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

Rant Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates Pick Perfect Time To Right Ship

The Pittsburgh Pirates were reeling less than a week ago, but with two straight victories coming into the weekend series against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park, the team had a little momentum for the crucial three-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Milwaukee Brewers, Mike Fiers, Andrew McCutchen

The Miami Herald

Recap: Milwaukee vs. Pittsburgh

Dolphins tight end Harold Hoskins catches a 27-yard pass from Matt Moore and runs over the Cowboys' Terrance Mitchell and Ahmad Dixon for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Moore, Baseball Players, Pedro Alvarez, Wily Peralta, Scooter Gennett, Khris Davis

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Saturday game report: Brewers vs. Pirates

Pittsburgh's Pedro Alvarez , who had played his way out of the regular lineup with horrid play, offensively and defensively, hit two home runs and drove in four runs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, Pedro Alvarez, Lyle Overbay, Wei-Chung Wang

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Harrison homers, drives in 5, Pirates beat Brewers

With his father watching from the stands, Harrison homered, doubled, single and drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Pirates to a 8-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Milwaukee Brewers, Andrew McCutchen

Bucs Dugout

Josh Harrison dominates Brewers as Pirates win at Miller Park, 8-3

Josh Harrison had a double, a homer and five RBIs as the Pirates whipped the Brewers 8-3 in Milwaukee Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Jordy Mercer, Andrew McCutchen

Milwaukee Brewers

Brewers' sloppy play leads to defeat to Pirates

The errors committed by Jean Segura and Aramis Ramirez in the first two innings of Friday's game against the Pirates weren't just rare occurrences -- they turned out to be signs of things to come in a sloppy 8-3 Brewers loss at Miller Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Jean Segura, Yovani Gallardo, Jordy Mercer

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Milwaukee Brewers

Lucroy in thick of NL MVP Award conversation

"Someone else was asking me that the other night, and I said, 'Look, man, I don't care,'" Lucroy said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Andrew McCutchen, Hunter Pence, Adam Wainwright

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Rum Bunter

Gerrit Cole or Else

Jun 14, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Gerrit Cole before a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Marlins Ballpark.

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Sportsnet.ca

ATL @ PIT7:05 pm ET

Perhaps Gerrit Cole can get the Pirates on track Wednesday night as he comes back from injury to start the finale of a three-game set with the Atlanta Braves.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Gerrit Cole, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Atlanta Braves, Charlie Morton

Isportsweb.com

Pittsburgh Pirates: The right move was no move?!?

Over the past 7 games, the mathematical percentage of the Pittsburgh Pirates reaching the National League playoffs has dropped from over 60% down to just 20.8% during a 7-game losing streak that's seen the club not only sink to 64-62, but also descend back to .500 baseball since July 1st.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Pirates, A.J. Burnett, Baseball Players, Gregory Polanco

Tue Aug 19, 2014

ABC News

Pirates Activate OF McCutchen off Disabled List

Andrew McCutchen's fractured rib is healed. The reigning National League MVP is hoping his return will have the same effect on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates

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