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1 hr ago |

Pirates notebook: Russell Martin plans to return tonight

Pirates catcher Russell Martin said he will be in the lineup tonight in St. Louis after missing a second consecutive game.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

5 hrs ago | Bucs Dugout

Pirates waste excellent Brandon Cumpton start, lose 2-1

Brandon Cumpton pitched seven strong innings, striking out five and walking one while allowing two runs, but a listless Pirates offense napped its way through another loss, 2-1.


Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Cumpton, Baseball Players, Pedro Alvarez, Ryan Ludwick, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

9 hrs ago | Rant Sports

Stock Up, Down For Pittsburgh Pirates' Top 5 Prospects

The Pirates' key to their recent success has been the emergence of young stars from their farm system.


Related Topix: Sports, Pedro Alvarez, Andrew McCutchen, Baseball Players, Gerrit Cole

13 hrs ago | CBS Local

Neil Walker's Dad Named Adult Honoree For Pittsburgh Walk For Arthritis

It is the leading cause of disability in the county. Every 1-in-5 adults along with 300,000 children are affected by arthritis.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Red Reporter

It's Simple: Simon Wins. CIN 5, PIT 2.

Tonight's game personified the concept of a team effort from the Cincinnati Reds , something something grit effort unity Kirk Gibson yadda yadda.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jay Bruce, Bryan Price, Devin Mesoraco, Billy Hamilton, Starling Marte

Rum Bunter

Gregory Polanco Chopping Down Door to Majors

Gregory Polanco is destroying Triple-A pitching, chopping down the door if you will.


Related Topix: Sports, Gregory Polanco, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Jose Tabata, Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez

Lexington Herald-Leader

Pirates fall to Reds

The zeros lined up one after the other on the scoreboard in left field Tuesday night until the Reds broke open the pitchers' duel in the seventh inning.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Zack Cozart, Edinson Volquez, Johnny Cueto, Andrew McCutchen

Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBS Sports

Waiver Wire: Time to start acting quickly

Prior to last Thursday's podcast , I was asked to provide a list of buy-low and sell-high candidates.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Bucs Dugout

Pirates Pregame: Travis Snider suspended for two games, Russell Martin one

Gomez said Sunday that he would appeal the suspension. Clint Hurdle said that Travis Snider has already told him that he intends to appeal.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Martin Maldonado, Carlos Gomez, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates

The Miami Herald

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Cincinnati

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Leake, Andrew McCutchen, J.J Hoover, Jared Hughes, Brandon Phillips

Tue. Apr 22nd, 2014

The Royals lost a coach during batting practice. Then a squirrel ran onto the field.


Related Topix: Sports, Jason Kipnis, Baseball Players, Michael Brantley, Neil Walker, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Brandon Sutter, NHL Players

Pittsburgh Pirates

Volquez set to square off against Reds' Cueto

Last week, when the Reds and Pirates met in Cincinnati, Johnny Cueto bested a good friend in fellow Dominican Francisco Liriano.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Johnny Cueto, Edinson Volquez, Devin Mesoraco, Brandon Phillips, Joey Votto

Mon Apr 21, 2014

National Public Radio

Davis Slam Leads Pirates Over Reds 6-5

Ike Davis became the first player to hit grand slams for different teams in the same April, and Neil Walker had a winning run single with two outs in the ninth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates twice overcame deficits to beat the Reds 6-5 Monday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Mike Leake, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, Ike Davis, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, J.J Hoover

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Day off for Alvarez, Martin

Manager Clint Hurdle sends out a somewhat typical junior varsity lineup this Sunday afternoon against the Milwaukee Brewers with the most notable absence being that of Pedro Alvarez.


Related Topix: Sports, Pedro Alvarez, Baseball Players, Josh Harrison, Marco Estrada, Tony Sanchez, Andrew McCutchen

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Teams are learning the hard way what is and isn't an out

This season has revealed situations where the neighborhood play isn't exactly a neighborhood play and blocking the plate isn't exactly blocking the plate.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ben Zobrist, Elliot Johnson

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Braun homers twice, rallies Brewers over Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates' Ike Davis heads home to score from second on a hit by Neil Walker as Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Mark Reynolds, right, waits for the throw from center field in the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Pittsburgh.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Martin Maldonado, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Ike Davis, Milwaukee Brewers

The Wichita Eagle

The Rundown: Big shift in baseball is toward more defensive shifts

A fan of bygone days may have thought the Houston Astros had gone crazy during their three-game series last week against the Royals.


Related Topix: Sports, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Ryan Braun

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Bucs Dugout

Pirates struggle with runners on, lose 5-3

The Pirates left 11 runners on base against the Brewers Friday night, twice leaving the bases loaded, en route to a 5-3 Pirates loss.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Martin Maldonado, Charlie Morton, Scooter Gennett, Jose Tabata, Khris Davis

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Sports Media 101

Pittsburgh Pirates Have Hit Fourth Most Home Runs in MLB

Pirates 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Pittsburgh Pirates as a part of Sports Media 101 .


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Pedro Alvarez

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Rum Bunter

Pirates Fans Get to Welcome Brewers, Ryan Braun

Our dislike for the Milawukee Brewers and Ryan Braun knows no end and slowly, ever so painfully, the disdain is creeping back into our life.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, John Axford, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers, Pedro Alvarez