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54 min ago | 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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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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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

The Macon Telegraph

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

Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons homered to begin a big first inning, and the Braves beat the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

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Rant Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates Need To Give Up On Pedro Alvarez

The Pittsburgh Pirates went into their game with the Atlanta Braves on Monday night with the thought that this was a must-win game for the team if they wanted to stay in playoff contention.

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Pittsburgh Pirates

Pirates mourn passing of longtime scout

Gray began working with the Pirates in 1984 and helped build the playoff teams of the early 1990s.

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Call to the Pen

Happy 80th Birthday Roberto Clemente, you'll never be forgotten

Oct 28, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; The 2012 Roberto Clemente Award trophy during a press conference prior to game four of the 2012 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.

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Rum Bunter

Andrew McCutchen Improbable Return Key for Pirates

Aug 11, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; A rubber duck sits on the hat of Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen after the Pirates defeated the Detroit Tigers in an interleague game at PNC Park.

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Bucs Dugout

Blue Jays claim Matt Hague

The waiver-addicted Blue Jays have claimed Matt "The Hit Collector" Hague off waivers.

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