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Gerrit Cole No Longer One of Pittsburgh Pirates' Top Five
July 05, 2013
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Gerrit Cole No Longer One of Pittsburgh Pirates' Top Five

The news was lost during the nine-game winning streak that gave the Pittsburgh Pirates, stunningly, the best record in baseball. Pitcher Wandy Rodriguez received an injection in his ailing elbow earlier this week and probably won’t pitch in the big leagues again until at least early August. That little bulletin deserved...

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Alvarez's Homer Powers Pittsburgh Pirates to a Win
July 04, 2013
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Alvarez's Homer Powers Pittsburgh Pirates to a Win

The Pittsburgh Pirates Jeff Locke has flirted with trouble all season long. He teased again Wednesday night, teetering on the edge of disaster while the game remained tight. But as he has done all season, Locke made most of those jams disappear to lead the Pirates to a 6-5 victory against the Phillies at PNC Park and pick up...

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Pirates' Three-game Win Streak Ends
May 14, 2013
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Pirates' Three-game Win Streak Ends

The Pirates had a hard time getting on base Monday night. They had a harder time keeping the Milwaukee Brewers from stealing them. The Pirates managed three hits off Brewers starter Marco Estrada and allowed six stolen bases in a 5-1 loss at PNC Park. After effectively controlling the running game for much of the season,...

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Pittsburgh Pirates – Major League?
May 09, 2013
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Pittsburgh Pirates – Major League?

I was lucky enough to make the match on Saturday between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Washington Nationals. The Pittsburgh Pirates, here is a piece of trivia for you, are also often known as the “Bucs”, or the “Buccos” – derived from ‘  buccaneer ‘ a synonym for pirate. The Pirates...

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Pirates: Sanchez Won't Change His Style
April 26, 2013
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Pirates: Sanchez Won't Change His Style

Strikeouts by nature require a starter to throw more pitches. The Pittsburgh Pirates Jonathan Sanchez knows this. “This is me,” he said after his bullpen session this week. “This is the way I pitch.” Sanchez did not change anything during his side session to avoid another outing like his most recent...

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