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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.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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)
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.
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.
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.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.