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Yesterday | Pittsburgh Pirates

Bucs beat by long ball as 'pen can't shut down Reds

Many factors have kept the Pirates from stringing together five straight wins this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Chris Heisey, Josh Harrison, Johnny Cueto, Jordy Mercer

Yesterday | Cincinatti Reds

Reds turn two after Price's successful challenge

Reds manager Bryan Price successfully challenged a call at first base on Sunday vs. the Pirates that helped get his club a double play.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bryan Price, Brandon Phillips, Todd Frazier, Cincinnati Reds, Major League Baseball

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Post-gazette.com

On the Pirates: Jose Tabata is back to work

Jose Tabata's enigmatic career with the Pirates came to a head this summer when he was outrighted to Class AAA Indianapolis in late June.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Tabata, Gregory Polanco, Charlie Morton

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Bell on the move

Josh Bell could have a new position to play next year. The Pirates' No. 7 prospect, according to Baseball America, is being looked with a move to first base this offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Viva El Birdos

Cardinals vs. Pirates recap: A En serio, Matheny? in 5-2 late loss

Tonight the Pirates sent recently shoulder fatigued Gerrit Cole to face off against Lance Lynn .

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jon Jay, Matt Carpenter, Lance Lynn, Gerrit Cole

Weirton Daily Times

Pirates done in by Cardinals to open series

The normally reliable Pittsburgh Pirates reliever unraveled during the seventh inning of a 3-2 loss Monday night when his typically efficient sinker didn't sink quite enough to do its job.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jon Jay, Tony Cruz, Pittsburgh Pirates

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Pittsburgh Pirates

Tabata returns to Pirates after stint in Minors

The Pirates didn't have a place for Jose Tabata shortly after Gregory Polanco was called up in June.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jose Tabata, Gregory Polanco, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

Rum Bunter

Report: Gregory Polanco Headed To AAA

Jun 12, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco swings the bat against the Chicago Cubs during the third inning at PNC Park.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

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, Neil Walker, Jeff Samardzija, James Russell

ABC News

Fiers Wins 4th Straight, Brewers Beat Pirates 4-3

Mike Fiers held Pittsburgh to two hits in seven innings for his fourth straight win since coming up from Triple-A, and the Milwaukee Brewers avoided a three-game sweep at home by beating the Pirates 4-3 on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Mike Fiers, Milwaukee Brewers, Francisco Rodriguez

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Talking Chop

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

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