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Pirates' offense awakens as Pittsburgh beats Milwaukee, 6-3

Pirates' offense awakens as Pittsburgh beats Milwaukee, 6-3

post-gazette.com Updated 10 hours ago
Hits were scarce for the Pirates in their previous two games. Friday night, they got plenty, including contributions from some of the hitters who had been struggling.
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  • Pittsburgh Snaps Out of Slump, Runs Away From Brewers 6-3

    Pittsburgh Snaps Out of Slump, Runs Away From Brewers 6-3

    nytimes.com 9 hours ago
    Vance Worley worked six effective innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped out of a lengthy slump to top the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 on Friday night.
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  • Pirates activate catcher Stewart, option Sanchez to AAA

    Pirates activate catcher Stewart, option Sanchez to AAA

    post-gazette.com 17 hours ago
    The Pirates today activated catcher Chris Stewart from the 15-day disabled list and optioned Tony Sanchez to Class AAA Indianapolis.
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  • Burnett brings more than just strikeouts in return to Pirates

    Burnett brings more than just strikeouts in return to Pirates

    post-gazette.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    When general manager Neal Huntington signed right-hander A.J. Burnett to a one-year deal in November, he knew exactly the man and leader the Pirates were getting. He didn’t know, however, what kind of pitcher Burnett would be at 38.
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  • Tigers Shut Down Pirates Again in 1-0 Victory

    Tigers Shut Down Pirates Again in 1-0 Victory

    nytimes.com post-gazette.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    There's nothing fancy about the way Alfredo Simon does his job. The Detroit Tigers right-hander doesn't overwhelm batters with power or baffle them with deception. Instead, Simon just rears back and throws, trusting his defense to handle the bulk of the…
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  • Simon, Rajai deliver as Tigers blank Bucs

    Simon, Rajai deliver as Tigers blank Bucs

    MLB.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    Right-hander Alfredo Simon threw eight shutout innings and center fielder Rajai Davis swatted the go-ahead hit for the second consecutive night as the Tigers beat the Pirates, 1-0, on Wednesday at PNC Park. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, saw another solid start…
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  • Pirates notebook: Starling Marte has new look

    Pirates notebook: Starling Marte has new look

    post-gazette.com Apr 15 (3 days ago)
    Pirates outfielder Starling Marte was looking for a little change this week, after he began the season 3 for 26 at the plate, so he showed up at PNC Park sporting a freshly shaved head.
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  • Efficient Greene makes history in dominating Pirates

    Efficient Greene makes history in dominating Pirates

    MLB.com Apr 15 (3 days ago)
    Shane Greene made history when he threw eight shutout innings in Tuesday's 2-0 victory over the Pirates.
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  • Greene dominates Pirates over 8 in shutout

    Greene dominates Pirates over 8 in shutout

    MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 14 (3 days ago)
    Shane Greene threw eight shutout innings, and Rajai Davis drove in the only run with seventh-inning single as the Tigers claimed a 2-0 win over the Pirates on Tuesday.
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  • Ron Cook: A.J. Burnett's approval will go long way for Francisc…

    Ron Cook: A.J. Burnett's approval will go long way for Francisco Cervelli

    post-gazette.com Apr 14 (3 days ago)
    The Pirates lost a game Tuesday night, but gained something more valuable. They found their catcher in a 2-0 loss to the Detroit Tigers at PNC Park.
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  • Tigers top Pirates, 2-0, in pitchers duel at PNC Park

    Tigers top Pirates, 2-0, in pitchers duel at PNC Park

    post-gazette.com Apr 14 (3 days ago)
    In a pitchers duel, the difference usually is something small.
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  • Pirates monitoring Melancon's decreased velocity

    Pirates monitoring Melancon's decreased velocity

    MLB.com Apr 14 (4 days ago)
    Mark Melancon had a tough outing on Monday, but it was his velocity that was discussed and not his pitching line.
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  • Hurdle not concerned about slow-starting Marte

    Hurdle not concerned about slow-starting Marte

    MLB.com Apr 14 (4 days ago)
    Starling Marte is off to a slow start, along with the rest of the Pirates' offense, but manager Clint Hurdle is not worried about his left fielder or his team just yet.
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  • Roundup: Tigers Lose for First Time as the Pirates’ Gerrit Cole…

    Roundup: Tigers Lose for First Time as the Pirates’ Gerrit Cole Dominates

    nytimes.com post-gazette.com MLB.com Apr 13 (4 days ago)
    Cole, Pittsburgh’s starter, shut down the top-hitting team in the major leagues, allowing one run in six-plus innings.
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  • PNC Park metal detectors fail to slow down Bucs fans

    PNC Park metal detectors fail to slow down Bucs fans

    post-gazette.com Apr 13 (5 days ago)
    This time, fans with tickets who missed Gerrit Cole’s first pitch at the Pirates’ home opener Monday afternoon at PNC Park have only themselves to blame.
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  • Pirates notebook: Hart makes himself at home in Pittsburgh

    Pirates notebook: Hart makes himself at home in Pittsburgh

    post-gazette.com Apr 13 (5 days ago)
    Corey Hart knows how to make a first impression. Hart came off the bench in the seventh inning Monday for his first home at-bat in a Pirates uniform and hit a pinch-hit, two-run home run to the deepest part of PNC Park.
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  • Fans flock to Pirates sold-out home opener

    Fans flock to Pirates sold-out home opener

    post-gazette.com Apr 13 (5 days ago)
    The Pirates home opener is under way at PNC Park on the North Shore this afternoon as the Bucs take on the Detroit Tigers on a beautiful day for baseball.
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  • On eve of home opener, McCutchen leads Pirates to 10-2 win agai…

    On eve of home opener, McCutchen leads Pirates to 10-2 win against Brewers

    post-gazette.com nytimes.com Apr 12 (6 days ago)
    MILWAUKEE — Andrew McCutchen isn’t sure when his left knee is going to stop bothering him. Asked what the soreness affects, McCutchen said, “Think about your knee being sore. ... You can pretty much pinpoint what could bother it.”
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  • Video - Hurdle On Pirates' Evolving Culture 03:09

    Hurdle On Pirates' Evolving Culture

    Mar 2
    Pirates manager Clint Hurdle talks about the importance of Pedro Alvarez, Pittsburgh's season outlook and taking the next step.
  • Video - Pirates: Spring Training Players To Watch 01:18

    Pirates: Spring Training Players To Watch

    Mar 2
    The Pirates have a new catcher in Francisco Cervelli and a new first baseman in moving Pedro Alvarez over from third, and they need both to lead in hitting if the team wants to win the NL Central.
  • Video - Cole Looking To Build On Early Success 02:43

    Cole Looking To Build On Early Success

    Mar 2
    Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole discusses working with new catcher Francisco Cervelli and helping his team win more games.
  • Video - Pirates Win Bidding For SS Jung-Ho Kang 01:54

    Pirates Win Bidding For SS Jung-Ho Kang

    Dec 22
    David Schoenfield discusses the news that the Pirates have won the rights to negotiate with South Korean SS Jung-Ho Kang.

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