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Wainwright earns 16th win, picks up 3 RBIs

Wainwright earns 16th win, picks up 3 RBIs

ESPN.com nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 36 minutes ago
Adam Wainwright earned his 16th win and matched his career best with three RBIs, carrying the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
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  • Pirates fall 6-4 to Cardinals for third straight loss

    Pirates fall 6-4 to Cardinals for third straight loss

    post-gazette.com 1 hour ago
    ST. LOUIS – A week ago Jeff Locke dominated the Cardinals and led the Pirates to a win in the final game of a three-game series at PNC Park.
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  • Holdzkom brings palmball back to big leagues

    Holdzkom brings palmball back to big leagues

    MLB.com 6 hours ago
    Right-hander John Holdzkom gives the Pirates some things none of the other five players added on Tuesday to the expanded roster can claim.
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  • Cards stand alone in first after comeback win

    Cards stand alone in first after comeback win

    MLB.com Sep 1 (yesterday)
    For the first time this season, the Cardinals stand alone atop the National League Central after constructing their third come-from-behind win in as many games, this one a 5-4 victory over the Pirates on Monday.
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  • Holliday, Wong Lead Cardinals Past Pirates, 5-4

    Holliday, Wong Lead Cardinals Past Pirates, 5-4

    Matt Holliday had the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning after Kolten Wong's pinch-hit homer tied the score, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.
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  • Pirates recall Gerrit Cole, Tony Sanchez

    Pirates recall Gerrit Cole, Tony Sanchez

    post-gazette.com Sep 1 (yesterday)
    ST. LOUIS -- The Pirates made a couple of moves today as Major League Baseball rosters expanded from 25 players to 40.
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  • Ron Cook: Pirates’
 resiliency is 
remarkable

    Ron Cook: Pirates’
 resiliency is 
remarkable

    post-gazette.com nytimes.com Aug 31 (2 days ago)
    Sure, it would have been great for the Pirates if they had swept the Cincinnati Reds Sunday and hit that elusive five-game winning streak for the first time this season. They took an early lead against starter Johnny Cueto and had their starter, Francis…
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  • Johnny Cueto Celebrates Win By Flicking Mike Leake's Crotch

    Johnny Cueto Celebrates Win By Flicking Mike Leake's Crotch

    deadspin.com Aug 31 (2 days ago)
    As today's Reds-Pirates game went final, Johnny Cueto earned his 16th victory of the season. To celebrate, he flicked Mike Leake's balls. Leake definitely felt it. Good game, everyone.Read more...
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  • Heisey's second homer lifts Cueto, Reds in ninth

    Heisey's second homer lifts Cueto, Reds in ninth

    MLB.com Aug 31 (2 days ago)
    Chris Heisey connected for two home runs, including the one that gave the Reds the lead in the ninth inning for a 3-2 series-salvaging win over the Pirates on Sunday at PNC Park.
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  • On the Pirates: Jose Tabata is back to work

    On the Pirates: Jose Tabata is back to work

    post-gazette.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    Jose Tabata's enigmatic career with the Pirates came to a head this summer when he was outrighted to Class AAA Indianapolis in late June.
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  • Gene Collier: Pirates pitchers all clicking at right time

    Gene Collier: Pirates pitchers all clicking at right time

    post-gazette.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    Even on days when he isn't hitting the baseball beyond the ballpark's farthest parameters, Ike Davis is making inspired, even ingenious plays in a Pirates winning streak that could reach unprecedented lengths this very afternoon.
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  • Walker leads way as Worley shuts down Reds

    Walker leads way as Worley shuts down Reds

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    Neil Walker launched a three-run homer in the first, and that was all the Pirates needed in a strong start from Vance Worley as Pittsburgh defeated Cincinnati, 3-2, on Saturday afternoon at PNC Park.
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  • Pirates recall Brent Morel

    Pirates recall Brent Morel

    post-gazette.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    The Pirates have recalled infielder Brent Morel from Class AAA Indianapolis and he will be available against the Reds today.
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  • Pirates notebook: Good and bad from Charlie Morton's rehab star…

    Pirates notebook: Good and bad from Charlie Morton's rehab start

    post-gazette.com Aug 30 (4 days ago)
    Pirates starting pitcher Charlie Morton threw 73 pitches in four innings of a rehab start Thursday for the Class AA Altoona Curve, but that doesn’t mean he necessarily is close to returning to the majors soon.
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  • Harrison Helps Pirates Edge Reds 2-1

    Harrison Helps Pirates Edge Reds 2-1

    nytimes.com post-gazette.com Aug 29 (4 days ago)
    Josh Harrison hit an RBI triple and scored on Jose Tabata's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
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  • Harrison, Volquez take center stage in Bucs' win

    Harrison, Volquez take center stage in Bucs' win

    MLB.com Aug 29 (4 days ago)
    Josh Harrison repeatedly backed Edinson Volquez with his glove at third base, so it was only appropriate that he ended up there after the biggest swing of the game. Harrison knocked in the tying run with a triple in the eighth and scored the game-winnin…
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  • Pirates call up Lambo for tonight's game

    Pirates call up Lambo for tonight's game

    post-gazette.com Aug 29 (4 days ago)
    The Pirates have recalled first baseman/outfielder Andrew Lambo from Triple-A Indianapolis and optioned pitcher Gerrit Cole to Bristol.
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  • First shot at playoffs brings out best in Pirates' Ike Davis

    First shot at playoffs brings out best in Pirates' Ike Davis

    post-gazette.com Aug 28 (5 days ago)
    As a first baseman for the New York Mets, Ike Davis never felt that twinge of anticipation players on contending teams get to experience this time of year.
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  • Former AHL Coach Pleads No Contest To Sexting 13-Year-Old Girl

    Former AHL Coach Pleads No Contest To Sexting 13-Year-Old Girl

    deadspin.com Aug 28 (5 days ago)
    Former Portland Pirates assistant coach Michael Minard pleaded no contest to a charge of sexual misconduct Wednesday. Minard had started an online relationship with a 13-year-old girl he met through Twitter after a game last year.Read more...
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  • Central-leading Royals claim Nix off waivers

    Central-leading Royals claim Nix off waivers

    ESPN.com MLB.com Aug 28 (5 days ago)
    The Kansas City Royals claimed infielder Jayson Nix off waivers Thursday from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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  • Baseball Capsules: Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker …

    Baseball Capsules: Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above…

    nytimes.com Aug 28 (6 days ago)
    Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday.
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  • Video - Reds Edge Pirates 00:43

    Reds Edge Pirates

    Aug 31
    Chris Heisey hit two home runs to lead the Reds past the Pirates 3-2.
  • Video - Walker's Homer Lifts Pirates 00:37

    Walker's Homer Lifts Pirates

    Aug 30
    Neil Walker hit his 18th home run of the season in the Pirates' 3-2 win over the Reds.
  • Video - Davis Powers Pirates Past Cardinals 00:55

    Davis Powers Pirates Past Cardinals

    Aug 27
    Ike Davis hits a two-run home run as the Pirates beat the Cardinals 3-1.
  • Video - Davis Powers Pirates To Win 02:30

    Davis Powers Pirates To Win

    Aug 26
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: After Andrew McCutchen left in the fifth inning with rib discomfort, Ike Davis hit a three-run home run in the eighth to give the Pirates a 5-2 win over the Cardinals.

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