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Series Recap: Braves at Pirates

It's hard to be mad about a series win, but this is one where the Braves were five outs away from a sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Major League Baseball

Walk-off victory caps Cole's strong return

The Pirates are officially in Operation PUSH. With apologies to the Rev. Jesse Jackson, this push is for a place in baseball's 2014 postseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Gerrit Cole, Freddie Freeman, Jordy Mercer

Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins outfield versus the Pittsburgh Pirates outfield

The Miami Marlins' outfield has arguably been the best crew of the season, while the Pittsburgh Pirates' outfield houses the reigning MVP and two of the brightest young players in the game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ben Zobrist, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Gregory Polanco, Florida Marlins, Major League Baseball

Rant Sports

Buster Posey To Blame for San Francisco Giants' TarpGate Loss to Chicago Cubs

The San Francisco Giants have been here before: facing the brutality of defeat due to extenuating circumstances that are totally out of their control.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Buster Posey, Joe Panik

The News Tribune

McCutchen returns but Pirates fall to Braves 11-3

He barely made it out of the batter's box. Like the rest of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the reigning National League MVP is spinning his wheels at the moment.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves, Baseball Players, Jason Heyward, Evan Gattis, Shae Simmons

The Intelligencer

McCutchen Returns but Buccos Fall to Braves, 11-3

He barely made it out of the batter's box. Like the rest of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the reigning National League MVP is spinning his wheels at the moment.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves, Baseball Players, Jason Heyward, Evan Gattis

Herald Star Online

McCutchen's return spoiled by Braves' offensive explosion

He barely made it out of the batter's box. Like the rest of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the reigning National League MVP is spinning his wheels at the moment.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves, Baseball Players, Jason Heyward, Evan Gattis

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The News Tribune

McCutchen returns but Pirates fall to Braves 11-3

He barely made it out of the batter's box. Like the rest of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the reigning National League MVP is spinning his wheels at the moment.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves, Baseball Players, Jason Heyward, Evan Gattis, Shae Simmons

MSNBC

Pirates activate Andrew McCutchen from the disabled list

Andrew McCutchen is off the disabled list and back in the Pirates' lineup after missing the minimum 15 days with a fractured rib.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrew McCutchen, Baseball Players

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Miami Herald

Braves use 6-run 1st to beat Pirates 7-3

Pictured is Guy Harvey artwork on an athletic clothing line. Artist Guy Harvey has developed his brand into a business empire.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Heyward, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Neil Walker

The State

Braves use 6-run 1st to beat Pirates 7-3

The early outburst was enough for Ervin Santana, who allowed three solo homers among nine hits in 5 1-3 innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Heyward, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates, Neil Walker

The State

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Atlanta

Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons got the Braves started on the right foot with back-to-back home runs and Atlanta downed the slumping Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-3, on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Heyward, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Neil Walker, Andrew McCutchen

The Washington Post

Matt Williams backs Rafael Soriano during rough stretch

After a fantastic first half of the season, Rafael Soriano hasn't been the same in the second half.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adam LaRoche, Ian Desmond, US Politics, US News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pirates swept by Washington Nationals, 6-5

The Washington Nationals walked off against the Pirates again, this time with a 6-5 victory in 11 innings at Nationals Park Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Jayson Werth, Brandon Cumpton, Adam LaRoche

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Washington Nationals

LaRoche sets stage for walk-off win

The Nationals overcame an early three-run deficit to pull out a 4-3, come-from-behind victory over the Pirates on Saturday night at Nationals Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Jeff Locke, Tony Watson, Adam LaRoche

Federal Baseball

Nationals' closer Rafael Soriano's adventurous ninth, three saves in three days

In the last three days, Washington Nationals' closer Rafael Soriano has earned his 27th, 28th and 29th saves, closing out back-to-back wins over the New York Mets and the series opener with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Drew Storen, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Josh Harrison, Pedro Alvarez, Travis D'Arnaud

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Teddy Never Wins

Tanner Roark, Bullpen Combine for Win Over Pirates

Aug 15, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals starting pitcher Tanner Roark throws during the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Nationals Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Drew Storen, Tanner Roark, Pedro Alvarez

Detroit News

Ian Kinsler's defense has been clutch for Tigers this season

There is a subtle, almost unseen choreography in baseball between the pitcher, catcher and middle infielders.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Avila, Max Scherzer, Baseball Players, Pedro Alvarez

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Detroit Tigers

Tigers' resurgent bats pick up Farmer in debut

On a night that seemed set to sum up the chaos of the past few days around the Tigers, they found their footing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Avila, Baseball Players, Nick Castellanos, Victor Martinez, Andrew McCutchen, Miguel Cabrera

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Bucs Dugout

Notes: Edinson Volquez gets 10th win, Gerrit Cole set for third rehab start

Many Pirates fans were skeptical when the team signed Edinson Volquez, and they had good reason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Gerrit Cole, Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

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