Pirates Taking Care of Business

Sep 13, 2014 by

The Pirates continue to confound anyone who thought they had a handle on the team’s chances of success this season. Francisco...

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Edwin Espinal First Pirate Selected in Dominican Winter Leag...

Sep 13, 2014 by

Edwin Espinal was the first Pirate player selected in yesterday’s 2014 Dominican Winter League draft. For those who need a quick...

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Pirates Bounce Back to Beat Phillies

Sep 11, 2014 by

The Pirates woke up from their brief slumber and overcame a rocky outing by starter Vance Worley to beat the Phillies 6-3 last night....

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Pirates Take Night Off in Pennant Race

Sep 10, 2014 by

The Pirates probably deserved to win against the Phillies last night, in spite of themselves. They had much more talent on the field,...

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Why Jeff Branson is the Pirates MVP

Sep 9, 2014 by

The incredible season put together by Josh Harrison has stimulated some debate among followers of the Pirates as to whether he...

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Locke, Marte Lead Bucs to Win Over Phillies

Sep 9, 2014 by

Jeff Locke pitched one of the best games of his career, and Starling Marte hammered out three hits, including a two-run homer, as the...

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Saturday Sweep for Bucs

Sep 7, 2014 by

The baseball season is a major grind, not just for the players, but for the fans as well. When things are not looking too bright for...

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How Good is This Team?

Sep 6, 2014 by

This has been such a weird season. After opening 10-16 in April, the Pirates played roughly .500 baseball in May before having a...

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Jamestown Jammers Go Out Quietly

Sep 6, 2014 by

The New York-Penn League has quite a history, dating all the way back to 1939. Up until a couple of decades ago, it was representative...

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Yankee and Blue Jay Systems Making a Comeback

Sep 3, 2014 by

On my way out to Williamsport last week I stopped in Scranton to see the Buffalo Bisons play the Scranton-Wilkes Barre RailRiders at...

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Pirates Live and Die with One Run Games

Sep 2, 2014 by

“We got the ground ball we wanted (from Holliday),” manager Clint Hurdle said. “It just found a...

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Hurdle Manages Pirates to a Loss

Aug 25, 2014 by

Let’s make this a quick one. The Pirates didn’t score enough wins to win tonight, but they had a very real chance of...

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Pirates Pound Brewers Again

Aug 25, 2014 by

If there are any baseball fans from Pittsburgh or elsewhere who have not caught on to the fact that the Pirates have pretty much put...

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South Korea Wins Little League World Series

Aug 25, 2014 by

Although you can usually find me wherever baseball is played, regardless of country, state or level, I have never paid a whole lot of...

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Notes from the Pirates Beatdown of Brewers

Aug 22, 2014 by

Jeff Locke lost touch on his offspeed pitches mid-way through the 1st. Both the curve and change left up in the zone. Starling...

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The Pirates Commit Capital Offense

Aug 19, 2014 by

I followed the Pirates down to Washington, D.C., which accounts for my absence as I spend the day time escorting the kids to various...

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Pirate Offense Demolishes Tigers

Aug 13, 2014 by

This one looked like it was going to be a long night after Ike Davis rudely interrupted the progress of a routine groundball to...

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Padres Rude House Guests Once Again

Aug 11, 2014 by

We should have expected no less than this from the Padres, who seem to arrive every August like a plague of locusts flying over PNC...

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