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1 hr ago | Pittsburgh Pirates

Bucs try to make up ground during visit to Milwaukee

As recently as Aug. 7, the Pirates were breathing down the Brewers' necks, sitting a single game behind them in the National League Central and looking ready to take over at any moment.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Scooter Gennett, Yovani Gallardo

5 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Pirates

Braves have mixed results in challenges vs. Bucs

Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez gained a potentially important out when he successfully challenged Angel Hernandez's call on a pickoff move during the first inning of Wednesday's game against the Pirates at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Josh Harrison, Major League Baseball

Wed Aug 20, 2014

SavannahNow

Pirates rally to beat Braves 3-2

Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth inning which set the stage for Gaby Sanchez's game-winning sacrifice fly that capped a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonny Venters, Josh Harrison, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Rum Bunter

Gerrit Cole or Else

Jun 14, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Gerrit Cole before a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Marlins Ballpark.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Gerrit Cole, Neil Walker

CBS Local

Ex-Minority Owner: "[Nutting] Not Taking Cash Out Of Pirates Organization"

The debate over the Pittsburgh Pirates profits is one that has sparked a response among the fan base for quite some time, but now a former minority owner has set the record straight about where the money goes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Tomahawk Take

He's Back! Freddie Freeman is Trending

Aug 18, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman greets right fielder Jason Heyward at home plate after Heyward hit a solo home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Jason Heyward, Major League Baseball

Motor City Bengals

Detroit Tigers Links: Joe Nathan doesn't get it & ways to...

Aug 12, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joe Nathan signs autographs before playing the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Isportsweb.com

Pittsburgh Pirates: The right move was no move?!?

Over the past 7 games, the mathematical percentage of the Pittsburgh Pirates reaching the National League playoffs has dropped from over 60% down to just 20.8% during a 7-game losing streak that's seen the club not only sink to 64-62, but also descend back to .500 baseball since July 1st.

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Related Topix: Sports, A.J. Burnett, Baseball Players, Gregory Polanco, Neil Walker

Bucs Dugout

Pirates blown out again, 11-3

Another day, another blowout. Francisco Liriano gave up nine runs, seven of them earned, over four innings as the Pirates lost 11-3 last night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Heyward, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Major League Baseball

Tue Aug 19, 2014

CBC News

Andrew McCutchen batting 3rd in return to Pirates lineup

Pirates centre-fielder Andrew McCutchen returned to the lineup Tuesday night after recovering from a fractured rib.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Major League Baseball, Neil Walker

Rum Bunter

Pirates Need Pitching Help, But Aquiring Quality Reliever 'Downright Impossible'

Jul 2, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole looks on in the dugout against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the eighth inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Gerrit Cole, Kevin Correia

Detroit Free Press

Tigers' Verlander encouraged by throwing: 'Good sign'

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first inning of the baseball game on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Pittsburgh.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Dirks, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Pirates' McCutcehn Returns Tonight

Pittsburgh Pirates fans are excited as Andrew McCutchen returns to the line up tonight.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Rant Sports

5 Biggest Issues Facing Pittsburgh Pirates in 2014 Stretch Run

The Pittsburgh Pirates are in the thick of a playoff race for the second time in two years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Major League Baseball, Andrew McCutchen, Neil Walker, Charlie Morton, Gerrit Cole

Bucs Dugout

Pirates send playoff ticket information

Please note, the deadline for Postseason ticket payments for Full and Half season ticket holders is Friday, September 5 at 5 p.m. The Bucs must send these things out on a schedule that doesn't have anything to do with how the team is doing -- which is understandable, but funny.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League, National League Central

Minor League Ball

Prospect Retrospective: Josh Harrison, 3B, Pittsburgh Pirates

From the mailbag, one of several similar questions over the last few weeks: "What's up with Josh Harrison in Pittsburgh? He steals bases, has some pop, and is hitting over .300 and I'd never thought of him as anything more than a scrub.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Bucs Dugout

The Matt Morris Report: Lambo homers twice

Indianapolis lost to Louisville , 7-2, in 11 innings. Nick Kingham had a good start, allowing two runs in eight innings on four hits and two walks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Matt Morris, Andy Oliver, Andrew Lambo, Major League Baseball

The Daily Press

Pirate Night to be held Wednesday at community pool

File photo - Several individuals are shown gathered around a fire ring at Pirate Night last summer.

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Pittsburgh Pirates

Longtime Pirates, Reds scout passes away

There was always that chance you would run into Elmer Gray. Oh, he was in his 90s, and would be in a wheelchair, but he would be nattily attired, a big smile on his face, and the stories amassed in a 60-year scouting career were shared with the fortunate listeners.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Braves use 6-run 1st to beat Pirates 7-3

Just in time. His team is reeling. Vance Worley allowed six first-inning runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates lost their season-high sixth consecutive game, 7-3 to the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Atlanta Braves, Neil Walker, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen

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