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Congratulation to Pittsburgh_Slim, who won week 24, with three straight team scores this weekend. Turner Ward Hits the Wall finished second and Da Wolf at the Door was third.
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He materialized out of nowhere in September. With his sharply downward breaking pitches, he quickly appeared in five games in relief, giving up nothing.
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Late last week, Steve Adams of MLBTR wrote about what an extension for Josh Harrison might look like. I'm a little surprised this has come up, because I hadn't even considered the possibility.
If the Pirates are going to be playing into October, Charlie Morton figures to be in the mix on the mound. On Tuesday, Pittsburgh will host the Red Sox in the first of a three-game set.
The Chicago Cubs' century-plus failure to win the World Series will go on for at least one more year. Josh Harrison started Pittsburgh's first triple play at home in 21 years and hit a tying two-run double in a six-run fifth inning Sunday that helped the Pirates rally past the Cubs 7-3.
Charlie Morton is set to return against the Red Sox on Tuesday. He'll start, and Vance Worley will head to the bullpen.
Jun 9, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Mark Melancon pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the eighth inning at PNC Park. The Pirates won 6-2.
Baez and fellow rookie Matt Szczur homered, and the Chicago Cubs snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Jul 19, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer receives a Gatorade bath from first baseman Gaby Sanchez and center fielder Andrew McCutchen after Mercer had the game-winning RBI single against the Colorado Rockies during the eleventh inning at PNC Park. The Pirates won 3-2 in eleven innings.
One out from victory in the 1970 pennant race, Matty Alou, Steve Blass, and the Pirates were vexed by the winds of Wrigley Field. - David Banks The still-in-first-place-Pirates showed signs of righting their course in Montreal by halting the losing streak on September 1 and rolling to a 6-1 lead in the sixth inning a night later.
As far as most people are concerned, John Holdzkom has taken baseball by storm as one of the game's best "overnight success" stories ever. A 26-year-old reliever pitching in a pennant race 10 weeks after being in independent ball, and a few months after earning $200 a month in an Australian league? Yeah, the description fits.
Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Gerrit Cole delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Pittsburgh on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.
Gerrit Cole won consecutive starts for the first time since early June, NL batting leader Josh Harrison had three hits and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 Friday night for their seventh win in eight games. Cole improved to 5-0 against the Cubs, allowing three runs, five hits and one walk in six innings with six strikeouts.
In this May 20, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis walks in the dugout before a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh. Davis was suspended 25 games without pay for using amphetamines, the league announced Friday, Sept.
LOOKING FOR pitching depth a week before the major league season began, the Pittsburgh Pirates nabbed former Phillie Vance Worley off the scrap heap. A year after taking the mound as Minnesota's Opening Day starter, Worley had been designated for assignment by the Twins.
The Pittsburgh Pirates hold a home-field advantage at PNC Park, and they must take advantage of it on the season's last homestand. The Pittsburgh Pirates hold a home-field advantage at PNC Park, and they must take advantage of it on the season's last homestand.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:19 pm
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