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1 hr ago | WPXI
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Tuesday that a limited number of tickets for possible National League Wild Card and Division Series games at PNC Park will go on sale to the general public on Thursday at 10 a.m. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase a maximum of four tickets per person for the one possible Wild Card game and three possible Division Series games. Fans can also purchase tickets by calling 1-877-893-BUCS or by going to the PNC Park Main Box Office.
1 hr ago | Bucs Dugout
In a not-very-surprising announcement, the Pirates have chosen Josh Bell as their minor league player of the year and Tyler Glasnow as their minor league pitcher of the year. Bell and Glasnow were named the player of the year and pitcher of the year for the Florida State League last month.
5 hrs ago | BoSox Injection
Sep 13, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; General view as the Pittsburgh Pirates host the Chicago Cubs during the second inning at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports On a bleak January evening in 2002, two ambitious 18-year olds on winter break from college sprawled a U.S. map across a Cape Cod living room floor, sifted through a stack of ink-splotched MLB team schedules, and plotted a summer road trip for the ages: eleven games in eleven different ballparks in nine cities over ten days.
6 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire
"Mr. Tekulve continues to do extremely well following his transplant and we look forward to him resuming normal daily activities very soon," said Dr. Bailey. Tekulve signed as a free agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1969 and remained with that organization for 11 years.
9 hrs ago | Bucs Dugout
The Pirates had the day off yesterday , but they improved in the Wild Card standings without doing much, as both the Giants and Braves lost. Atlanta is now all the way down at 75-75, and their playoff chances have shrunk to a measly 1.3 percent .
Oct 10, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington watches the team during a workout in preparation for the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports After two weeks of minor league activity, the Red Sox have deemed $72M Cuban import Rusney Castillo ready for Major League action and the bright lights of Boston.
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.
He materialized out of nowhere in September. With his sharply downward breaking pitches, he quickly appeared in five games in relief, giving up nothing.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 02:52 pm
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