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Bucs outlast Dodgers in battle of bullpens

Bucs outlast Dodgers in battle of bullpens

MLB.com Updated 11 hours ago
Asked to protect the Pirates' most productive offensive performance in nearly three weeks, the back end of the Bucs' bullpen delivered in an 8-6 win over the Dodgers on Friday night at PNC Park.
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  • Pirates notebook: Roster undergoes another shuffle

    Pirates notebook: Roster undergoes another shuffle

    post-gazette.com 10 hours ago
    The prospects are arriving now, one after another. In a flurry of roster moves before Jameson Taillon’s start Friday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Pirates promoted utility player Adam Frazier from Class AAA Indianapolis and reinstated right…
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  • Joyce Helps Pirates Snap Dodgers' 6-Game Win Streak, 8-6

    Joyce Helps Pirates Snap Dodgers' 6-Game Win Streak, 8-6

    nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    Matt Joyce homered and doubled among his three hits as Pittsburgh beat Los Angeles 8-6 on Friday night, ending the Dodgers' six-game winning streak and giving Pirates manager Clint Hurdle his 1,000th career victory.
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  • Clint Hurdle joins 1,000-win club as Pirates outlast Dodgers, 8…

    Clint Hurdle joins 1,000-win club as Pirates outlast Dodgers, 8-6, in opener

    post-gazette.com 12 hours ago
    The road manager Clint Hurdle traveled from his first major league win April 26, 2002 — Colorado Rockies 4, Philadelphia Phillies 1 — to his 1,000th was a 5,174-day trek. His hair has grayed, his gait has slowed, and the last few wins were especially el…
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  • Pirates reinstate Nicasio to bullpen; Polanco sits

    Pirates reinstate Nicasio to bullpen; Polanco sits

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    Pirates reinstate Nicasio to bullpen; Polanco sits
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  • Pirates add Nicasio and Frazier, option Stallings in series of …

    Pirates add Nicasio and Frazier, option Stallings in series of roster moves

    post-gazette.com 19 hours ago
    The Pirates made a flurry of moves this afternoon, headlined by the promotion of prospect Adam Frazier.
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  • Pirates notebook: Glasnow continues to dominate despite control…

    Pirates notebook: Glasnow continues to dominate despite control issues

    post-gazette.com Jun 24 (yesterday)
    Clint Hurdle speaks with Class AAA Indianapolis manager Dean Treanor a couple of times a week, so he’s aware of what starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow has been up to.
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  • Team effort has Giants rolling

    Team effort has Giants rolling

    MLB.com Jun 23 (yesterday)
    To verify the Giants' excellence, which continued with Thursday's 5-3 victory over the Pirates, consult a list. Any list.
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  • Panik mode: 3B, Mac HR power win vs. Bucs

    Panik mode: 3B, Mac HR power win vs. Bucs

    MLB.com Jun 23 (yesterday)
    The Giants strolled into PNC Park on Monday afternoon as the National League's hottest team. They left Pittsburgh's North Shore on Thursday afternoon with a 5-3 win over the Pirates, a four-game series victory and a trail of smoke still flowing behind t…
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  • Panik, Giants Beat Pirates for 12th Win 14 Games

    Panik, Giants Beat Pirates for 12th Win 14 Games

    nytimes.com post-gazette.com MLB.com Jun 23 (yesterday)
    A makeshift lineup was more than enough for the San Francisco Giants.
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  • Bucs, Cutch searching for solutions to slump

    Bucs, Cutch searching for solutions to slump

    MLB.com Jun 23 (yesterday)
    Andrew McCutchen's sluggish start at the plate has stretched for nearly half of the season, and the Pirates are still looking for solutions.
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  • Pierogi Race Ends With Scott Steiner Slamming Contestant

    Pierogi Race Ends With Scott Steiner Slamming Contestant

    deadspin.com Jun 23 (yesterday)
    Wednesday’s pierogi race at the Pittsburgh Pirates game featured one Slavic dumpling delivering a Stone Cold Stunner to another, and subsequently getting clotheslined by Scott Steiner.Read more...
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  • Pirates notebook: Ryan Vogelsong making progress in recovery

    Pirates notebook: Ryan Vogelsong making progress in recovery

    post-gazette.com Jun 23 (2 days ago)
    Ryan Vogelsong is throwing these days. Wednesday, he even threw off the slope of a mound. One thing he isn’t doing yet: catching the ball on the way back.
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  • Gene Collier: Pirates pitchers fried again

    Gene Collier: Pirates pitchers fried again

    post-gazette.com Jun 23 (2 days ago)
    As Mike Lange might say, “Aww, how much fried pitching can you eat?”
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  • Catchers pitching is the trend as Erik Kratz takes the mound ag…

    Catchers pitching is the trend as Erik Kratz takes the mound again

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Jun 22 (3 days ago)
    This new trend of catchers pitching really seems to be catching on. Backstop Christian Bethancourt has pitched twice this year for the San Diego Padres, once at the beginning of June, and once in mid-June. Now Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Erik Kratz has m…
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  • Cueto, Giants cruise after huge 4th inning

    Cueto, Giants cruise after huge 4th inning

    MLB.com Jun 22 (3 days ago)
    Backed by the Giants' biggest inning of the year and a season-high 22 hits, Johnny Cueto continued his dominant stretch against an opponent that's too often seen him at his best, beating the Pirates, 15-4, on Tuesday night at PNC Park.
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  • Giants outfield takes big steps forward in win over Pirates

    Giants outfield takes big steps forward in win over Pirates

    ESPN.com Jun 22 (3 days ago)
    Giants outfield takes big steps forward in win over Pirates
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  • Pirates notebook: Nicasio could return to roster soon

    Pirates notebook: Nicasio could return to roster soon

    post-gazette.com Jun 22 (3 days ago)
    Right-hander Juan Nicasio could return to the team from the restricted list “sooner than later,” manager Clint Hurdle said Tuesday.
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  • Pirates pitching fails again in loss to Giants, 15-4

    Pirates pitching fails again in loss to Giants, 15-4

    post-gazette.com Jun 22 (3 days ago)
    The starting rotation’s respite from subpar performances lasted one game. Wilfredo Boscan had not previously been part of the problem, but called upon Tuesday in a spot start, he put runs on the board and the relievers to use.
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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.