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Morton Pitches Surging Pirates Over Red Sox 4-0

Morton Pitches Surging Pirates Over Red Sox 4-0

nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 17 hours ago
Charlie Morton came off the disabled list to gain his first victory since July 2, and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-0 Tuesday night for their ninth win in 11 games.
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  • Keeping Score: A Batting Title That May Whisper

    Keeping Score: A Batting Title That May Whisper

    nytimes.com 18 hours ago
    The National League batting title may fall this season to the Pirates’ Josh Harrison, who had a .317 average through Monday and is known more for versatility than prowess with a bat.
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  • Castillo will hit 7th in Red Sox debut

    Castillo will hit 7th in Red Sox debut

    ESPN.com MLB.com 19 hours ago
    Outfielder Rusney Castillo, who signed the biggest contract ever for a Cuban player, will make his major-league debut Wednesday night against the Pirates, Red Sox manager John Farrell said Tuesday.
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  • Limited Pirates postseason tickets on sale Thursday

    Limited Pirates postseason tickets on sale Thursday

    post-gazette.com 23 hours ago
    A limited number of tickets for possible Wild Card and Division Series playoff games for the Pirates at PNC Park will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Thursday, the Pirates announced today.
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  • Ex-Pirates reliever Tekulve has heart transplant

    Ex-Pirates reliever Tekulve has heart transplant

    ESPN.com post-gazette.com Sep 16 (yesterday)
    Former Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Kent Tekulve is recovering from heart transplant surgery.
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  • Money in the bank: Pirates catcher Russell Martin's exceptional…

    Money in the bank: Pirates catcher Russell Martin's exceptional season

    post-gazette.com Sep 16 (yesterday)
    Russell Martin begins this day on his back, on a table, in the upstairs loft space of a small Garfield gym. Before his day ends, he will have caught nine innings and hit a home run in the Pirates' victory against the Detroit Tigers. To keep his body -- …
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  • For Bucs, Holdzkom can be second coming of K-Rod

    For Bucs, Holdzkom can be second coming of K-Rod

    MLB.com Sep 15 (2 days ago)
    Twelve years after the Angels procured Francisco Rodriguez virtually out of thin late-season air and rode his arm to a World Series title, the Pirates have a chance to recreate that magic with John Holdzkom: A mysterious reliever, unknown to Major Leagu…
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  • Three keys to Cardinals taking division crown

    Three keys to Cardinals taking division crown

    MLB.com Sep 15 (2 days ago)
    Here's a look at three factors behind the Cardinals' recent climb to the top of the National League Central and three keys in their quest to hold off the Pirates and Brewers for another two weeks.
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  • Roundup: Nationals Eliminate Mets From Division Race; Dodgers’ …

    Roundup: Nationals Eliminate Mets From Division Race; Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw Earns 19th Win

    nytimes.com Sep 15 (3 days ago)
    Wilson Ramos hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Nationals won a ninth straight game started by Jordan Zimmermann.
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  • Bucs turn first triple play in PNC Park history

    Bucs turn first triple play in PNC Park history

    The Pirates turned their first triple play in 14 seasons at PNC Park on Sunday, when third baseman Josh Harrison combined with Neil Walker and Andrew Lambo combined to go 5-4-3 on a Chris Valaika grounder.
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  • Baez homers as Cubs top Pirates to end skid

    Baez homers as Cubs top Pirates to end skid

    Rookies Javier Baez and Matt Szczur homered, and the Chicago Cubs snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night.
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  • Pirates notebook: Alvarez's return date mystery to him, too

    Pirates notebook: Alvarez's return date mystery to him, too

    post-gazette.com Sep 13 (5 days ago)
    Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez likely could have taken a guess about whether he might be able to return to play should the team make the playoffs, but apparently he would be speculating as much as anyone else.
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  • Pirates continue playoff push behind solid Cole

    Pirates continue playoff push behind solid Cole

    MLB.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    Gerrit Cole went six strong innings and the Bucs got three hits apiece from Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer en route to a 7-3 win over the Cubs on Friday at PNC Park.
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  • Cole-fueled Pirates win for seventh time in past eight starts

    Cole-fueled Pirates win for seventh time in past eight starts

    post-gazette.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    The Pirates opened their final homestand of regular season Friday night, beating the Chicago Cubs, 7-3, at PNC Park as a distinct September chill filled the air.
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  • Video - Morton, Pirates Blank Red Sox 00:52

    Morton, Pirates Blank Red Sox

    Sep 16
    Charlie Morton threw five scoreless innings as the Pirates defeated the Red Sox 4-0.
  • Video - Pirates Rally To Top Cubs 01:01

    Pirates Rally To Top Cubs

    Sep 14
    The Pirates scored six runs in the fifth inning and turned a triple play en route to defeating the Cubs 7-3.
  • Video - Pirates Stay Hot 00:48

    Pirates Stay Hot

    Sep 12
    The Pirates captured their seventh win in eight games behind three RBIs from Jordy Mercer in a 7-3 win over the Cubs.
  • Video - Liriano Pitches Pirates Past Phillies 00:51

    Liriano Pitches Pirates Past Phillies

    Sep 11
    Francisco Liriano struck out 12 in the Pirates' 4-1 win over the Phillies.

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