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Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Minute - August 29th - Rum Bunter

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Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Minute - August 29th
Rum Bunter
The Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Minute, many of you are thinking what is this about? Normally we give you a weekly rundown of the Minor League teams, players, division standings and transactions in our weekly Minor League Report. However, with the ...

MLB Playoff Standings 2015: Pittsburgh Pirates Hot, Los Angeles Angels Not - The Inquisitr

7 hours 20 min ago

The Inquisitr

MLB Playoff Standings 2015: Pittsburgh Pirates Hot, Los Angeles Angels Not
The Inquisitr
MLB playoff standings for 2015 continue to look good for the Pittsburgh Pirates. The MLB Playoffs are becoming more routine for this Pirates roster, with the team currently hosting the third-best record in all of baseball. On Friday (August 28), the ...
What Pirate September call ups would make an impact?Pittsburgh Sporting News

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Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call: Kinda Filthy Frankie? - Rum Bunter

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Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call: Kinda Filthy Frankie?
Rum Bunter
Welcome to the Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call, a daily feature here at RumBunter.com. Every morning at 9 AM, one of us will give you our random thoughts on the goings-on around the Pirates' organization, and we'll throw out a few links to some good ...

Harrison RBI single lifts Pirates over Rockies 5-3 - CBSSports.com

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 22:36

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Harrison RBI single lifts Pirates over Rockies 5-3
CBSSports.com
Pittsburgh's J.A. Happ will make his fifth start for the Pirates since coming over at the trade deadline from Seattle. The 31-year-old is 2-1 with a 2.08 ERA with Pittsburgh and is 1-0 with a 1.89 ERA in four career appearances against Colorado ...
Polanco's bat, arm lead Pirates to 5-3 victory over RockiesPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh Pirates Are Taking Advantage of Soft ScheduleRantSports
Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call: Kinda Filthy Frankie?Rum Bunter
DK on Pittsburgh Sports (subscription) -Journal Advocate
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The Pirates pitcher who succeeds by not throwing strikes - Yahoo Sports

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 15:24

Yahoo Sports

The Pirates pitcher who succeeds by not throwing strikes
Yahoo Sports
If only they didn't swing. That should be the strategy against Francisco Liriano. Lope into the batter's box, sling bat over shoulder and play statue. Stare at every ball that whizzes by. And chances are, if temptation doesn't take over, if the almost ...

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The Greatest Hits of Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Wizard Ray Searage - Rum Bunter

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 15:15

Rum Bunter

The Greatest Hits of Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Wizard Ray Searage
Rum Bunter
The Pittsburgh Pirates escaped the abyss of 20 consecutive losing seasons to make the playoffs in 2013 and 2014. A lot of the credit has gone to Clint Hurdle, Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole. However, there is another man that deserves a huge amount ...

SERIES REVIEW: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Marlins - Rum Bunter

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 15:00

Rum Bunter

SERIES REVIEW: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Marlins
Rum Bunter
The Pittsburgh Pirates dismantled the Giants on National TV and looked damn good doing it. They didn't play their best series by any means, but it was good enough to win three of four against the defending World Champions. The Pirates had a very brutal ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call - Cole Train rides to win #15 - Rum Bunter

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 12:14

Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call - Cole Train rides to win #15
Rum Bunter
Welcome to the Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call, a daily feature here at RumBunter.com. Every morning at 9 AM, one of us will give you our random thoughts on the goings-on around the Pirates' organization, and we'll throw out a few links to some good ...
Pittsburgh Pirates - PlayerWatchGlobalPost
Pirates mailbag: Glasnow, who starts at third, and Happ or LockePittsburgh Sporting News

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Is there a fresh arm ready to enter rotation when rosters expand? - FOXSports.com

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:37

Rum Bunter

Is there a fresh arm ready to enter rotation when rosters expand?
FOXSports.com
With a wild-card berth all but sewn up, but the division title still within reach, Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is mulling options with his rotation. A.J. Burnett isn't likely to return until mid-September, but Hurdle's staff needs some ...
Pirates Wake-Up Call - Cole Train rides to win #15Rum Bunter
Pittsburgh Pirates - PlayerWatchGlobalPost
Pirates' top prospect Glasnow to get September call?Lyndy's Sports Annuals
Pittsburgh Sporting News
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Gray looks to rebound against Pittsburgh Pirates - Journal Advocate

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 09:16

Rum Bunter

Gray looks to rebound against Pittsburgh Pirates
Journal Advocate
Jon Gray (55) of the Colorado Rockies works in the first inning against the San Diego Padres during an Aug. 15 game at Coors Field. Gray will start tonight against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (AAron Ontiveroz / The Denver Post). The big-league education of ...
Harrison RBI single lifts Pirates over Rockies 5-3CBSSports.com
Preview: Rolling Pittsburgh Pirates face lowly RockiesRum Bunter
Series Preview: Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh PiratesRox Pile
Get More Sports (blog) -Sports Chat Place
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Cole lifts Pirates to 2-1 victory over Marlins, wins his 15th game - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 06:20

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Cole lifts Pirates to 2-1 victory over Marlins, wins his 15th game
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
By winning for the fourth time in their past five games, the Pirates increased their lead on the Chicago Cubs for home-field advantage in the wild-card game to four games. They are 77-49 and have won 16 of their past 21 games. Strong as that is, they ...
Miami Marlins narrowly edged in finale, drop series to Pittsburgh PiratesFOXSports.com
Cole gets 15th win, Pirates top Marlins 2-1CBSSports.com
Cole silences Marlins' bats in 2-1 Pittsburgh Pirates' winRum Bunter
City of Champions -UPI.com
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Pittsburgh Pirates - PlayerWatch - Reuters

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 01:31

Pittsburgh Pirates - PlayerWatch
Reuters
Pittsburgh Pirates - PlayerWatch. C Francisco Cervelli (two banged-up feet) was back in the starting lineup. Manager Clint Hurdle said Cervelli could have played Wednesday had he been needed.

Cole silences Marlins' bats in 2-1 Pittsburgh Pirates' win - Rum Bunter

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 00:12

Rum Bunter

Cole silences Marlins' bats in 2-1 Pittsburgh Pirates' win
Rum Bunter
On Thursday night, looking to close out the series on a high note, the Pittsburgh Pirates (76-49) sent out ace Gerrit Cole (14-7, 2.49 ERA), who was looking to earn his elusive 15th win of the season. Cole would get that win, going 7 1/3 innings on the ...

Pirates notebook: Hurdle mixes and matches against left-handers - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 00:02

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pirates notebook: Hurdle mixes and matches against left-handers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Hurdle said Class AAA Indianapolis catcher Elias Diaz has positioned himself to be considered for a September call-up but said the Pirates also liked Tony Sanchez. Diaz, 24, is hitting .270 with a .330 on-base percentage, three homers and 16 doubles ...

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Rockies-Pirates Preview - CBSSports.com

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 23:41

Rox Pile

Rockies-Pirates Preview
CBSSports.com
The Pittsburgh Pirates faced a journeyman starter and a rookie to end their previous series against one of the NL's worst clubs, and that's exactly what they'll see in the first two games against another bottom feeder. Neither can look much worse than ...
Series Preview: Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh PiratesRox Pile
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies - 8/28/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and PredictionSports Chat Place
Preview: Rockies at PiratesGlobalPost

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Miami Marlins narrowly edged in finale, drop series to Pittsburgh Pirates - FOXSports.com

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:06

Rum Bunter

Miami Marlins narrowly edged in finale, drop series to Pittsburgh Pirates
FOXSports.com
MIAMI (AP) -- Gerrit Cole snapped the longest winless drought of his career, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Thursday night. Catcher Francisco Cervelli tripled and scored in the second inning ...
SERIES REVIEW: Pittsburgh Pirates vs MarlinsRum Bunter
Cole gets 15th win, Pirates top Marlins 2-1CBSSports.com
Pittsburgh Pirates Win 3-Of-4 Against Miami MarlinsCity of Champions
UPI.com
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Cole gets 15th win, Pirates top Marlins 2-1 - CBSSports.com

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:06

Local 10

Cole gets 15th win, Pirates top Marlins 2-1
CBSSports.com
MIAMI (AP) Gerrit Cole snapped the longest winless drought of his career, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Thursday night. Catcher Francisco Cervelli tripled and scored in the second inning for ...
Marlins bats remain cold in 2-1 loss to PiratesSun Sentinel

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Rockies' Jon Gray looks to rebound against Pittsburgh Pirates - The Denver Post

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 15:35

Rockies' Jon Gray looks to rebound against Pittsburgh Pirates
The Denver Post
The big-league education of Jon Gray continues Friday night at PNC Park against the Pirates. The Rockies' prized pitching prospect will be making his first start since the worst start of his infant career. How the 23-year-old right-hander responds will ...

Series Preview: Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates - Rox Pile

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 14:02

Rox Pile

Series Preview: Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates
Rox Pile
Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports. The Colorado Rockies continue their road trip and face a very good Pittsburgh Pirates team in western Pennsylvania for a three-game set over the weekend. coloradorockies 51-74. @. pittsburghpirates ...
Rockies-Pirates PreviewCBSSports.com
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies - 8/28/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and PredictionSports Chat Place
Preview: Rockies at PiratesGlobalPost

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Series Preview: Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates - Rox Pile

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 14:02

Rox Pile

Series Preview: Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates
Rox Pile
Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports. The Colorado Rockies continue their road trip and face a very good Pittsburgh Pirates team in western Pennsylvania for a three-game set over the weekend. coloradorockies 51-74. @. pittsburghpirates ...

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The Steelers started the offseason by signing franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a significant contact extension. A day before training camp opened, they capped the offseason by extending the contract of general manger Kevin Colbert.
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In 2012, the leading rusher for the Pittsburgh Steelers was Jonathan Dwyer. His 623 yards was the second-lowest total for the team's leading rusher in a full season since Dick Hoak's 531 yards led the way in 1969.
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Todd Haley is entering his fourth season as the Steelers' offensive coordinator. After a bumpy start to his tenure in Pittsburgh, Haley directed one of the most explosive offenses in team history in 2014.
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