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2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Cincinnati

Pittsburgh, PA - Josh Harrison provided a spark both offensively and defensively to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds in the opener of a three-game set on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Tony Watson, Cincinnati Reds, Andrew Lambo, Jose Tabata

6 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

Pitt, Pirates games spell North Shore parking problems today

If you're considering a trip to the North Shore this afternoon, save yourself the headache and just don't.

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10 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Pirates

Harrison honored with Heart and Hustle Award

Josh Harrison was announced as the Pirates' Heart and Hustle Award winner, and he was honored at PNC Park prior to the series opener with the Reds on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Mike Leake, Pedro Alvarez, Gregory Polanco, Charlie Morton, Major League Baseball

13 hrs ago | Bucs Dugout

Postgame: Josh Harrison does everything in win over Reds

"You can watch a lot of baseball games and you'd be hard-pressed to find a better all-around game than Josh [Harrison] had tonight on both sides of the ball," Clint Hurdle said of his third baseman's dominating performance Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Tony Watson, Andrew McCutchen, Edinson Volquez, Major League Baseball

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Bucs Dugout

Pirates outright Tommy Field

The Pirates have outrighted infielder Tommy Field to Indianapolis. Field isn't even particularly likely to be a September call-up after the Bucs claimed him from the Angels earlier this summer, so he'll probably finish out the season with Indy.

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Bucs Dugout

The Matt Morris Report: Espinal on fire

Nick Kingham gave up six runs in the first two innings, but Indianapolis pounded out 18 hits on their way to a 9-7 win over Columbus.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andy Oliver, Tony Sanchez, Chris McGuiness, Gregory Polanco, Major League Baseball

BleacherReport

Why the Future Pittsburgh Pirates Will Have One of the Best Rotations in MLB

With only 29 games remaining in the regular season, the Pittsburgh Pirates trail the San Francisco Giants by just 2.0 games for the second wild-card spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Major League Baseball, Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler

Bucs Dugout

Pirates promote Andrew Lambo

The Pirates have promoted Andrew Lambo and optioned Gerrit Cole to Bristol. Cole isn't going to pitch for Bristol, obviously; he'll be back in a couple days when rosters expand.

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Bucs Dugout

Pregame: Charlie Morton update, Edinson Volquez's velocity rising

Charle Morton threw 73 pitches and four complete innings during his rehab start in Altoona.

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Amazin' Avenue

Get to know Dilson Herrera

The Mets just called up their top hitting prospect. What can we expect from the fast-rising 20-year-old infielder? To the surprise of many, the Mets have called up their top offensive prospect Dilson Herrera .

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Talking Chop

The Next 20 Days Could be the most influential of all...

Atlanta Braves - 18 games: vs. MIA , vs. PHI , @ MIA , @ WAS , @ TEX , vs. WAS Washington Nationals - 19 games: @ SEA , @ LAD , vs. PHI , vs. ATL , @ NYM , @ ATl St. Louis Cardinals - 20 games: vs. CHC , vs. PIT , @ MIL , @ CIN , vs. COL , vs. MIL * San Francisco Giants - 18 games: vs. MIL , @ COL , @ DET , vs. ARI , vs. LAD , @ ARI Pittsburgh ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Washington Nationals, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants

Rum Bunter

Great Scot - Episode 24 - How the Pirates Win NL Central

The Pittsburgh Pirates certainly have not put themselves in the best position to win the NL Central but with a little bit of luck, some strong play and potentially a winning streak will put the team atop the NL Central before September is over.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Adam Wainwright, Pedro Alvarez

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Reds at Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates have spent the last week gaining ground on the two teams they trail in the National League Central .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Mike Leake, Baseball Players, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, Edinson Volquez

Pittsburgh Pirates

Garvey provides precedent for Alvarez's move to first

Between games of a doubleheader against the Reds at Dodger Stadium on June 23, 1973, iconic Dodgers manager Walter Alston approached Steve Garvey in the clubhouse.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

LA Daily News

Unwanted by Pirates, Jason Grilli stoked to be part of this Los Angeles Angels team

Reliever Jason Grilli may not have been happy with the way he was perceived by the team - the Pittsburgh Pirates - that traded him to the Angels in late June for Ernesto Frieri.

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Newsday

Travis d'Arnaud and Andrelton Simmons: A glove story

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BleacherReport

Why the Pittsburgh Pirates Should Re-Sign Catcher Russell Martin in 2015

That is the case with the Pittsburgh Pirates , who have been fortunate over the past two seasons to have had the presence of Russell Martin behind the plate.

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Frisco Fastball

San Francisco Giants defeat Rockies-Petit breaks MLB record

May 5, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Yusmeiro Petit delivers a pitch against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the second inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Matt Cain, Nolan Arenado

Bucs Dugout

Royals claim Jayson Nix

The Royals have claimed Jayson Nix, Andy McCullough tweets . Nix's Pirates career thus ends -- for now! -- with 39 plate appearances, four singles and one walk.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Tabata, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

BleacherReport

Pittsburgh Pirates: Analyzing the Payroll and Offseason Moves

The Pittsburgh Pirates are set to have nearly $30 million come off the payroll this offseason when five players hit free agency, but don't look for the team to bring in any big-name free agents.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Major League Baseball, Neil Walker, Pedro Alvarez

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