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Pirates notch first winning season since '92

Pirates notch first winning season since '92

ESPN.com yahoo.com Updated Sep 9, 2013
Clinching their first winning season since 1992, rookie right-hander Gerrit Cole had a career-high nine strikeouts over seven innings to outpitch Yu Darvish and lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 1-0 victory over the Texas Rangers on Monday night.
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  • Bucs fans have right to revel in win No. 82

    Bucs fans have right to revel in win No. 82

    MLB.com Sep 9, 2013
    Despite the fact that the Pirates have been a true contender for the entirety of 2013, fans -- who have faced more than two decades of disappointment -- have the right to revel in win No. 82. But the Buccos' first winning season since 1992 is likely jus…
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  • Pirates unsure when Morton will make start

    Pirates unsure when Morton will make start

    ESPN.com Sep 9, 2013
    The Pittsburgh Pirates aren't sure if right-hander Charlie Morton will be able to make his next start.
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  • The Juice: Reds win to sweep Dodgers after Jay Bruce homers twi…

    The Juice: Reds win to sweep Dodgers after Jay Bruce homers twice off Clayton Kershaw; Cards sweep Bucs

    yahoo.com Sep 9, 2013
    The 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. Only 1 1/2 games separate the Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis …
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  • Lost weekend for the Pirates in St. Louis

    Lost weekend for the Pirates in St. Louis

    post-gazette.com Sep 9, 2013
    PG columnist Ron Cook says the good news is team can't play much worse than they did against the Cardinals. Next up: the Rangers in Texas.
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  • Video - Pirates Blank Rangers 00:32

    Pirates Blank Rangers

    Sep 9
    Gerrit Cole outdueled Yu Darvish as the Pirates notched their 82nd win.

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  • Dirk Nowitzki of Dallas Mavericks considers return to FIBA action with Ger…

    Sep 9
    Germany coach Frank Menz revealed Monday that Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki will consider a return to FIBA competition if the national team looks capable of making a run at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
  • Anquan Boldin Has the Last Laugh

    Sep 9
    Anquan Boldin’s performance against Green Bay marked his second 200-yard game; the first came in his NFL debut, in Week 1 in 2003. - (Jose Luis Villegas/MCT/ZUMAPRESS.com) So the season-opener featured 76 points and a quarterback performance for the age…
  • Don Banks: Months after shredding Packers on ground, Colin Kaepernick take…

    Sep 9
    SAN FRANCISCO -- In January, in the playoffs, it was his legs that made the statement. On Sunday, at an unseasonably warm Candlestick Park, Colin Kaepernick used his strong and accurate right arm to send a message. But for the Green Bay Packers, the res…