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Pittsburgh Pirates Starter Jeanmar Gomez Struggles Against Houston Astros
Pittsburgh Pirates starter Jeanmar Gomez suffered through his worst start of the season against, of all teams, the Houston Astros on Friday night.
Fri May 17, 2013
Box W:J.Wilson L:E.Gonzalez HR: HOU- M.Dominguez PIT- A.McCutchen , P.Alvarez Houston Top 1st - UMPIRES: Home,Dale Scott; First, CB Bucknor; Second, Todd Tichenor; Third, Bill Miller; - Robbie Grossman doubled to left center.
Thu May 16, 2013
Snider's long homer helps Pirates overpower Brewers, 7-1
Travis Snider had not hit a home run in his first 104 plate appearances this season, so you'll have to excuse him for putting a little flair into his first.
Wed May 15, 2013
Wandy outlasts Gallardo as Bucs top Brewers
It's early: Clint Hurdle's favorite caveat. Even the season's quarter-pole is still a few innings away.
Tue May 14, 2013
Starling Marte Doing his Part for the Pittsburgh Pirates
The Pittsburgh Pirates are a few games out of first place but that has more to do with how good the St.
Manufactured Runs: Listen to What the Heyman Said by Colin Wyers
As that old pop song goes, "oops, he did it again." Sports Illustrated's Jon Heyman is asking questions about WAR: i like war.
Mon May 13, 2013
Five fantasy weekend takeaways
Ryan Fowler has spent the past eight years covering and talking sports on TV and radio, in newspapers and on the Web.
Sun May 12, 2013
Hurdle, Pirates think pink on Mother's Day
And he endorsed Major League Baseball's Mother's Day program, and all the pink it entails.
Alvarez hits RBI single in 8th to lift Pirates
Pedro Alvarez hit an RBI single against New York's overworked bullpen, and the Pittsburgh Pirates got a most fortunate bounce in beating the Mets 3-2 Sunday for a series win.
Pittsburgh Pirates: 10 Pirate Prospects with the Highest Ceilings
The Pittsburgh Pirates are starting to see results from their long rebuilding plan, and the growth of the farm system is a big reason for these results.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Fantasy Baseball: Owners missed gem in Piratesa Starling Marte
I got the feeling at the end of last year that fantasy baseball may be in the midst of a sea change.
Sat May 11, 2013
On the Pirates: Platoon of Jones, Sanchez provides boost
Through a little more than one month this season, the Pirates have gotten some steady offensive production at first base.
Should the Pirates sign Starling Marte to a long-term contract?
Long answer: Tim Williams , Travis Sawchik and a few other people were discussing this earlier today on Twitter.
Bucs look to stay tough on Mets behind Liriano
A fractured right arm had kept the left-hander on the bench all season, but he'll make his first start in a Bucs uniform at Citi Field on Saturday, opposite another southpaw in the Mets' Jon Niese.
Curry staying positive
The Curve offense will be without one of its top weapons for about two months at least, but Matt Curry is actually looking at his broken hamate bone in a positive light.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Washington Post
Umps get it right on replay of Jones' 3-run homer, Rodriguez pitches Pirates past Mets 7-3
Garrett Jones hit a three-run homer - a call that was correctly overturned by baseball's beleaguered umps - and Wandy Rodriguez pitched the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-3 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night.
Wandy takes mound trying to even series in New York
The Mets need an offensive spark these days, and they know first baseman Ike Davis could be the one to provide it.
Thu May 09, 2013
Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?
Game 35: Mets 3 Pirates 2
In the early moments of Little Big League, young Billy Heywood is considering naming himself manager of the Twins and he gets grilled by the team's pitching coach about what to do in various baseball situations.
Wed May 08, 2013
How Jesus Montero Caught Starling Marte Stealing
I don't know much about the Pirates, because I've never had a reason to, but I know that Starling Marte is an exciting young player of theirs and he bats leadoff so I can only assume he's a talented runner.
Hernandez tops Burnett, Mariners trip Pirates 2-1
Felix Hernandez scattered six hits and Jesus Montero broke a tie with a solo home run in the seventh inning off A.J. Burnett to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 Wednesday.