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Pirates recall Presley, option Harrison to Triple-AThe Pirates recalled outfielder Alex Presley from Triple-A Indianapolis on Friday and optioned infielder Josh Harrison to Indianapolis. Also, infielder Chase d'Arnaud was recalled from his rehab assignment and optioned to Indianapolis.Share Tweet
Pirates Broadcaster On The Pirates' Hot Streak: "This Is Kinky!"deadspin.com May 31, 2013The Pittsburgh Pirates, you guys! They've been spanking their fans for years, but now they've won 19 games in May. They haven't lost a series since May 5. Last night they won 1-0 for the fourth time in 11 games. And cuddly color man Steve Blass is just …Share Tweet
MLB Notebook: One run is often enough for BucsWith their 11-inning victory Thursday over the Tigers, the Pirates' four 1-0 wins through 54 team games are the most in the big leagues since the 1918 Red Sox and '18 Senators each had five such triumphs.Share TweetThe Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. Ladies and gentlemen, the 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates have the second b…Share Tweet
Martin rewards sterling pitching with walk-off in 11thRussell Martin drilled a Luke Putkonen fastball off the left-field wall with the bases loaded in the 11th to score Neil Walker and give the Pirates a 1-0 win over the Tigers at PNC Park.Share Tweet
Ron Cook: Fire inside fuels rise to glory for Pirates closer Grillipost-gazette.com May 31, 2013Pirates pitcher Jason Grilli's success isn't extraordinary just because he's a first-time closer. He's 36, and took a long and winding road.Share Tweet