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Pittsburgh Pirates Hitters Inept vs Relievers in the Early Going - Pirates Breakdown

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 17:14

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Pittsburgh Pirates Hitters Inept vs Relievers in the Early Going
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As of this writing, the Pittsburgh Pirates rank 29th amongst Major League Baseball's 30 teams with 3.38 runs per game. The Pirates find themselves at the 25th position in hits per game with 7.71. The club leaves 3.67 runners in scoring position per ...

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MLB Rookie Profile: Gift Ngoepe, INF, Pittsburgh Pirates - Minor League Ball (blog)

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 15:46

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MLB Rookie Profile: Gift Ngoepe, INF, Pittsburgh Pirates
Minor League Ball (blog)
Long-time Pittsburgh Pirates farmhand Gift Ngoepe made history yesterday, becoming the first African-born player to reach the major leagues. He went 1-for-2 with a walk in his first major league game against the Chicago Cubs, getting a hit in his first ...
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Phil Murphy spoke with Gift Ngoepe of the Pirates about becoming the first African born player in Major League ...ESPN
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Gift Ngoepe steals show as Pittsburgh Pirates hang on to beat Chicago Cubs - UPI.com

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:53

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Gift Ngoepe steals show as Pittsburgh Pirates hang on to beat Chicago Cubs
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Yet the rookie infielder stole the show in his big-league debut Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates avoided being swept by the Chicago Cubs with a 6-5 win at PNC Park. He entered the game at second base to big cheers in the fourth inning after being ...
Josh Harrison, Josh Bell slug Pirates to 6-5 win over CubsBucs Dugout
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Jon Lester goes winless for month as Cubs come up short in loss to PiratesChicago Tribune

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Pittsburgh Pirates Jung-Ho Kang Officially Appeals Drunk Driving Sentence in South Korea - Pirates Breakdown

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 09:30

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Pittsburgh Pirates Jung-Ho Kang Officially Appeals Drunk Driving Sentence in South Korea
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Pittsburgh Pirates embattled infielder Jung-Ho Kang appeared in court in South Korea today to appeal his sentence from a third drunk driving conviction. Jung Ho Kang, dressed in a dark suit, appeared with his attorney, asking a South Korean judge ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Promote Gift Ngoepe - Scout

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 03:20

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Pittsburgh Pirates Promote Gift Ngoepe
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Gift Ngoepe was called up early wednesday by the Pittsburgh Pirates as defensive depth for their bench in lieu of David Freese apparent hamstring injury. He will provide insurance as a utility infielder who can play third base, shortstop, or second base.
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Phil Murphy spoke with Gift Ngoepe of the Pirates about becoming the first African born player in Major League ...ESPN
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A toast to Phil Coyne, the Pirates' 99-year-old usher celebrating his 81st year(!) on the job - MLB.com

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 00:04

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A toast to Phil Coyne, the Pirates' 99-year-old usher celebrating his 81st year(!) on the job
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Way back in 1936, a young man named Phil Coyne picked up a job working as an usher for the Pirates at Forbes Field. Whether he intended to at the get-go or if it "just happened," Coyne stayed with the team through the Three Rivers Stadium days and into ...

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Pirates rookie Gift Ngoepe on historic night: 'It was just awesome' - ESPN

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 21:22

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Pirates rookie Gift Ngoepe on historic night: 'It was just awesome'
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PITTSBURGH -- He had to tell himself not to cry, and that was before South Africa native Gift Ngoepe became the first player from that country -- and the African continent as a whole -- to play in a major league game. Not only did he play on Wednesday ...
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Pittsburgh Pirates Roster Moves: Gift Ngoepe Up - Rum Bunter

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 17:41

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Pittsburgh Pirates Roster Moves: Gift Ngoepe Up
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The Pittsburgh Pirates defense has gotten off to a rough start in 2017. The club currently ranks 28th in defensive runs saved, -9 and the Pirates second baseman have a combined six errors, most in baseball. With Adam Frazier's injury, the team was ...
Pirates rookie Gift Ngoepe on historic night: 'It was just awesome'ESPN
'It Was A Long Road': Pirates' Player Makes MLB HistoryCBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
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Pittsburgh Pirates Roster Moves: Gift Ngoepe Up - Rum Bunter

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 17:38

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Pittsburgh Pirates Roster Moves: Gift Ngoepe Up
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The Pittsburgh Pirates defense has gotten off to a rough start in 2017. The club currently ranks 28th in defensive runs saved, -9 and the Pirates second baseman have a combined six errors, most in baseball. With Adam Frazier's injury, the team was ...

Pirates rookie Gift Ngoepe 1st African player to reach majors - USA TODAY

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 16:30

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Pirates rookie Gift Ngoepe 1st African player to reach majors
USA TODAY
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gift Ngoepe was aware of the significance of the moment when he put on his Pittsburgh Pirates uniform for the first time in the regular season. The Pirates recalled the infielder from Triple-A Indianapolis on Wednesday, making him ...
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Gift Ngoepe, First African-Born MLB Player, Got A Hit In His First Career At-BatDeadspin
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Pittsburgh Pirates to call up Gift Ngoepe, first MLB player born in Africa - FanSided

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 12:44

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Pittsburgh Pirates to call up Gift Ngoepe, first MLB player born in Africa
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The Pittsburgh Pirates are set to call up Gift Ngoepe, the first African-born player in MLB history. In a historic move for an MLB team, infielder Gift Ngoepe will be called up by the Pirates. Hailing from Pietersburg, South Africa, he became the first ...
Pirates reportedly plan to call up Gift NgoepePittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pirates' Gift Ngoepe to be 1st African-born player in MLB historyNew York Daily News
Report | Pirates to promote Gift NgoepeFanRag Sports (blog)
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Chicago Cubs win as Pittsburgh Pirates waste Gerrit Cole's gem - UPI.com

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:00

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Chicago Cubs win as Pittsburgh Pirates waste Gerrit Cole's gem
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PITTSBURGH -- Pirates manager Clint Hurdle would not commit to saying this was the best game Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole has pitched. Neither did Cole. But if not, it was close. The Cubs scored an unearned run in the second inning, and the ...
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Everything you need to know as Cubs face PiratesESPN
Cubs Make History With Narrow Victory Over PiratesNBC Chicago
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Ivan Nova Has Been Elite Since Joining the Pittsburgh Pirates - numberFire

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:58

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Ivan Nova Has Been Elite Since Joining the Pittsburgh Pirates
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After a mostly average career during his time with the New York Yankees, Ivan Nova was sent packing to the Pittsburgh Pirates at the 2016 non-waiver trade deadline. While the Pirates ended up dealing two pretty solid prospects, they're probably ...

Pittsburgh Pirates: Minor League Roundup April 25th - Rum Bunter

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:19

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Minor League Roundup April 25th
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The Pittsburgh Pirates had three minor league affiliates play last night. Like the Pittsburgh Pirates, none of the teams had a win. The Altoona Curve lost to the Erie SeaWolves for the second straight day. Altoona struggles came on the mound and at the ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – Offense Is Overrated Anyway - Pirates Breakdown

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 09:05

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Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – Offense Is Overrated Anyway
Pirates Breakdown
The Pittsburgh Pirates lost 1-0 to the Chicago Cubs last night. Just to show fans that 14-3 losses are not the must frustrating way to lose a ballgame. Gerrit Cole pitched an absolute beauty of a game, however. He went seven innings, allowed one run ...
Chicago Cubs win as Pittsburgh Pirates waste Gerrit Cole's gemUPI.com
Everything you need to know as Cubs face PiratesESPN
Cubs Make History With Narrow Victory Over PiratesNBC Chicago
CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA -Northwest Herald -Bucs Dugout
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Wysocki: The battle for the Pittsburgh Pirates' best all-time catcher comes down to a close call at the plate - PGH City Paper

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 06:05

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Wysocki: The battle for the Pittsburgh Pirates' best all-time catcher comes down to a close call at the plate
PGH City Paper
In fact, one player on this list of the Pirates' top 10 catchers of the past 50 years was once voted manager of the year. Unlike other positions, the Pirates don't have a distinct, unquestioned best catcher of all time, so the winner of this award is ...

Pittsburgh Pirates - PlayerWatch - Reuters

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 23:02

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Pittsburgh Pirates - PlayerWatch
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INF/OF Adam Frazier went on the 10-day DL retroactive to April 23 with a strained left hamstring. Reliever Dovydas Neverauskas was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis. RHP Chad Kuhl started Monday's game with a 2.60 ERA. After giving up nine runs in 1 ...
MLB Rookie Profile: Dovydas Neverauskas, RHP, Pittsburgh PiratesMinor League Ball (blog)
Pirates call up Lithuanian reliever NeverauskasESPN
Pirates Call Up Dovydas Neverauskas, MLB's First Lithuanian Born PlayerCBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
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Hendricks outduels Cole, Cubs top Pirates 1-0 (Apr 25, 2017) - FOXSports.com

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 21:57

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Hendricks outduels Cole, Cubs top Pirates 1-0 (Apr 25, 2017)
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PITTSBURGH (AP) Kyle Hendricks rediscovered his 2016 form, limiting the Pittsburgh Pirates to four hits over six innings to outduel Gerrit Cole and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 1-0 win on Tuesday night. Hendricks (2-1) struck out two and walked three in ...

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Pitsburgh Pirates Takeaways and Throwaways – Another Frustrating One-Run Loss - Pirates Breakdown

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 21:55

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Pitsburgh Pirates Takeaways and Throwaways – Another Frustrating One-Run Loss
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The Pittsburgh Pirates drop a second game to the Chicago Cubs 1 – 0 from a run scored on a fielding error by a struggling defense. Welcome to Takeaways & Throwaways. Shortly after every Pittsburgh Pirates game, come to Pirates Breakdown to see our ...
Everything you need to know as Cubs face PiratesESPN
Chicago Cubs win as Pittsburgh Pirates waste Gerrit Cole's gemUPI.com
Hendricks Outduels Cole, Cubs Top Pirates 1-0CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
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Adam Bittner: The Pirates' core is the problem - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:48

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Adam Bittner: The Pirates' core is the problem
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Six of the eight players who were regulars on the Pirates' 98-win team in 2015 remain. Of those six, only one has been at least somewhat productive in 2017. This is the primary reason the Pirates are 8-11. It's not the starting pitching, or the bullpen ...

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The 2017 season is underway. While repeating as World Series champs is difficult, the Cubs are build to do just that. Here's what to expect from each and every team this season.
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The Pittsburgh Pirates ended the 2016 season falling short of the postseason and the higher expectations that recent success had created for the organization. With a record of 78-83 last year, the Pirates were 25 games behind the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs.
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