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6 min ago | Bucs Dugout

Thoughts on the Pirates and the trade deadline

It appears the Red Sox and Rays wanted big-leaguers in return for Jon Lester and David Price, and seen from that perspective, it's clear why the Pirates didn't get either pitcher.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, David Price, Pedro Alvarez, Zack Greinke, Major League Baseball

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The State

Recap: Arizona vs. Pittsburgh

Kirk Gibson moved past Bob Melvin for the most managerial wins in Diamondbacks history on Thursday thanks to the unlikeliest of heroes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Collmenter, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Andy Marte, Jeff Locke, Major League Baseball, Gerardo Parra

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pirates win challenge to erase pickoff at first

Replays showed the diving Polanco easily get his long left arm on the bag before first baseman Polanco wound up stealing second base but was stranded.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates - Rebuild It & They Will Come

Jun 14, 2013; Pirates- Rebuild It & They Will Come Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates fans cheer on the left field rotunda against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the sixth inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Gerrit Cole, Andrew McCutchen, Neil Walker

Rum Bunter

Pirates Trade Rumors Emilio Bonifacio Nice Fit

Jun 12, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; A team trainer tends to Chicago Cubs center fielder Emilio Bonifacio as manager Rick Renteria looks on after Bonifacio suffered an apparent injury while batting during the first inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

The News Tribune

Pittsburgh Pirates

Good teams have great players. Great teams have others who can pick up the slack when the normal go-to guys aren't performing up to par.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Major League Baseball, Josh Collmenter, Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks

The Arizona Republic

: Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1rTbKUW Arizona Diamondbacks' Josh Collmenter pitches during the third inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Collmenter, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies, Vance Worley

Bucs Dugout

Thoughts on Bristol's loss to Princeton

As someone mentioned in the last thread about Bristol, this was really poor timing for a visit, all things considered -- it's hard to get anyone too excited about rookie ball when the Pirates are trying to acquire Jon Lester.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

OregonLive.com

Pittsburgh Pirates' base-running blunder boosts San Francisco Giants in 7-5 win (plus...

Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Michael McKenry, Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants, Jean Machi

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Bucs Dugout

An interview with Bristol manager Edgar Varela

I spoke to Edgar Varela, the manager of the Pirates' new rookie affiliate in Bristol, in his office Wednesday afternoon.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Speculation swirls around Lester

Jon Lester would be able to pitch immediately for his new club if he's dealt by the Boston Red Sox before Thursday's Major League Baseball trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, American League, Brandon Workman, Cliff Lee

Call to the Pen

New York Yankees have interest in Brett Anderson

Jul 19, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Brett Anderson pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the fourth inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brett Anderson, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Colorado Rockies

Rant Sports

Lucas Duda Proving To Be New York Mets' Future At First Base

Coming into the 2014 season there was a big question mark at first base for the New York Mets .

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Related Topix: Sports, Ike Davis, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, New York Mets, Milwaukee Brewers

Rum Bunter

Pirates trades: It Is Time to Go All In

Jun 9, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington on the field before the Pittsburgh Pirates host the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Neil Walker, Baseball Players, Pedro Alvarez, Jon Lester, David Price

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Morse homers but Giants lose 6th straight

With his club struggling to pull itself out of a deepening funk at the waterfront stadium, the sounds of discontent are growing louder with each game.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Buster Posey

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Call to the Pen

Pittsburgh Pirates unwilling to move top prospects for Jon Lester

Jul 25, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester reacts as he looks on during the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays

Blog Red Machine

D-backs vs. Reds: RHP Trevor Cahill vs. RHP Mike Leake

Apr 21, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mike Leake pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Leake, Baseball Players, Trevor Cahill, Major League Baseball

Bucs Dugout

Pirates rumors: A.J. Burnett talks 'all but dead'

The Phillies have been telling other clubs they expect Burnett to retire. And Burnett has told teammates the same thing.

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Bucs Dugout

Pirates reportedly emerging as contender for Jon Lester

The Pirates are a "fast-emerging dark horse" in the bidding to acquire Jon Lester from the Red Sox, Jeff Passan and Tim Brown write .

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Bucs Dugout

Pirates trade rumors: Bucs looking for lefty reliever

The Pirates are looking for a lefty reliever, Jon Morosi tweets . That they're looking for a reliever, of course, makes sense.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Justin Wilson, Major League Baseball

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