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Pittsburgh Pirates (65-62) at Milwaukee Brewers (71-56), 8:10 pm (ET) - News & Observer

2 hours 39 min ago

Bleacher Report

Pittsburgh Pirates (65-62) at Milwaukee Brewers (71-56), 8:10 pm (ET)
News & Observer
It won't be easy, though, as the Pirates are just 3-10 versus the Brewers this season with just one win in six tries in Milwaukee. In fact, Pittsburgh is just 39-86 versus the Brewers since the start of the 2007 season and the series has been even more ...
Pittsburgh Pirates Get Just What They Need, A Return To Divisional PlayCity of Champions
Pittsburgh Pirates: Don't Give Up on the NL Central YetBleacher Report
Pirates-Brewers Series Preview: Season Could Be On The Line For PittsburghVavel.com
Sports Chat Place -CBSSports.com
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Pittsburgh Pirates Get Just What They Need, A Return To Divisional Play - City of Champions

4 hours 17 min ago

Bleacher Report

Pittsburgh Pirates Get Just What They Need, A Return To Divisional Play
City of Champions
Nice of the MLB schedule-maker to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a day off following their slump-busting walk-off victory over Atlanta on Wednesday night. After suffering through seven consecutive losses, the Bucs had the opportunity to savor a comeback ...
Pittsburgh Pirates: Don't Give Up on the NL Central YetBleacher Report
Pittsburgh Pirates (65-62) at Milwaukee Brewers (71-56), 8:10 pm (ET)Sacramento Bee
Pirates-Brewers Series Preview: Season Could Be On The Line For PittsburghVavel.com
CBSSports.com -Sports Chat Place -Rum Bunter
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Pittsburgh Pirates: Don't Give Up on the NL Central Yet - Bleacher Report

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:03

Bleacher Report

Pittsburgh Pirates: Don't Give Up on the NL Central Yet
Bleacher Report
Most analysts are content in waiving the white flag in regards to the Pittsburgh Pirates winning the division. They shouldn't be so quick to concede the top spot in the National League Central. Not yet, at least. The Pirates currently sit six games out ...
Pittsburgh Pirates Get Just What They Need, A Return To Divisional PlayCity of Champions
Pirates-Brewers Series Preview: Season Could Be On The Line For PittsburghVavel.com
Pirates-Brewers PreviewCBSSports.com
Sports Chat Place -Rum Bunter -Pittsburgh Post Gazette
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Heartbreaking Loss for Atlanta Braves; Pittsburgh Pirates Win 3-2 on Walk-Off - Vavel.com

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 00:44

Vavel.com

Heartbreaking Loss for Atlanta Braves; Pittsburgh Pirates Win 3-2 on Walk-Off
Vavel.com
Alex Wood and the Atlanta Braves were in control against the Pittsburgh Pirates through the first seven innings leading 2-0. However, in the late innings Pittsburgh played good fundamental baseball and the Braves executed poorly defensively. The ...

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Atlanta - Centre Daily Times

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 00:19

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Atlanta
Centre Daily Times
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Gaby Sanchez's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth helped the Pittsburgh Pirates snap a seven-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. Jordy Mercer opened the ninth with a single ...

Upton's miscue helps Pirates rally past Braves - CBSSports.com

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 23:05

Upton's miscue helps Pirates rally past Braves
CBSSports.com
PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates were looking for a way to break their seven-game losing skid. They got a little help when Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth which set the stage for Gaby Sanchez's game ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Rally Back To Down Braves And Stop Seven-Game Losing ... - City of Champions

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 22:35

Pittsburgh Pirates Rally Back To Down Braves And Stop Seven-Game Losing ...
City of Champions
For an MLB-leading 32nd time this season, the Pittsburgh Pirates came from behind to win a game. They'll have to keep rallying if they want to make the playoffs for a second consecutive season. Gaby Sanchez hit a walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of ...

Atlanta Braves blow late lead in loss to Pittsburgh Pirates - Atlanta All Day

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 22:14

Atlanta Braves blow late lead in loss to Pittsburgh Pirates
Atlanta All Day
It was only a matter of time until the Atlanta Braves found themselves in a pitcher's duel. After all, they've scored a billion runs of offense in the last five games. Or at least it felt like a billion, but was probably closer to 33. Either way, the ...

Pirates activate RHP Cole from disabled list - News & Observer

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:01

Pirates activate RHP Cole from disabled list
News & Observer
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated Gerrit Cole from the 15-day disabled list and will start him right away against Atlanta. Cole came off the DL on Wednesday night to face the Braves. Cole was put on the disabled list for the second ...

Pittsburgh Pirates' Post All-Star Pitching Reminiscent of Recent Collapses - Vavel.com

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:37

Vavel.com

Pittsburgh Pirates' Post All-Star Pitching Reminiscent of Recent Collapses
Vavel.com
For comparison, the Pirates finished 18th in total bases allowed, third in save opportunities, and 16th in home runs allowed prior to the All-Star Game. Vance Worley is 3-2 since the All-Star Game and is tied with Tony Watson for most wins on the staff ...

The Miami Marlins outfield versus the Pittsburgh Pirates outfield - Fish Stripes

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:09

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Miami Marlins outfield versus the Pittsburgh Pirates outfield
Fish Stripes
Down at seventh on that list is the Pirates, who got a late start from the outfield it currently boasts. While reigning MVP Andrew McCutchen and Starling Marte have played most of this season, Gregory Polanco only arrived in June as the Pirates waited ...
Pittsburgh Pirates - TeamReportGlobalPost
Pirates activate OF McCutchen off disabled listContra Costa Times
Pirates hoping to gather steam for stretch runPittsburgh Pirates News
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -Pittsburgh Post Gazette -Yahoo Canada Sports (blog)
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Gerrit Cole or Else - Rum Bunter

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:05

Gerrit Cole or Else
Rum Bunter
Gerrit Cole has been activated from the disabled list by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Just in time, because the Pirates need pitching desperately after allowing 86 runs in August. The Bucs pitchers could surpass the 137 runs the pitching staff gave up in May.

Pittsburgh Pirates' Playoff Hopes Are Far From Dead - Rant Sports

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:04

Rant Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates' Playoff Hopes Are Far From Dead
Rant Sports
The Pittsburgh Pirates entered their game on Tuesday night with a six-game losing streak and many fans believing that the team's season is over. Anyone looking to change that opinion was surely disappointed as the Pirates were whipped by the Atlanta ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Cap Week From Hell With Another Blowout Loss To Braves - City of Champions

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:31

Pittsburgh Pirates Cap Week From Hell With Another Blowout Loss To Braves
City of Champions
The Pittsburgh Pirates led 4-1 in the fourth inning after a Travis Snider two-run bomb, giving them a leg up on what could've been their third win in a row. A victory at Comerica Park that night would've carried the Bucs to a season-high 10 games over ...

Atlanta Braves (66-60) at Pittsburgh Pirates (64-62), 7:05 p.m. (ET) - News & Observer

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:46

Atlanta Braves (66-60) at Pittsburgh Pirates (64-62), 7:05 p.m. (ET)
News & Observer
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates are expected to welcome back Andrew McCutchen on Tuesday night in the second contest of a three-game series against the Atlanta Braves. McCutchen, the reigning National League MVP, landed on the 15-day ...

A Pittsburgh Pirates Doomsday Scenario - Rum Bunter

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 08:40

CBS Local

A Pittsburgh Pirates Doomsday Scenario
Rum Bunter
The Pittsburgh Pirates slide got me to thinking about a doomsday scenario. Forgive my subconscious mind for such evil when it comes to the hometown ball club that is two games over .500 and a couple games out of the wild card. The Pirates are one good ...
Bob Walk: Time For The Leader Of The Pitching Staff To Step UpCBS Local

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Braves jump on Liriano in 11-3 win over Pirates - CBSSports.com

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 08:34

Braves jump on Liriano in 11-3 win over Pirates
CBSSports.com
Upton's 24th homer - a three-run shot off Francisco Liriano (3-10) in the third - broke things open early. He added a two-run single off reliever Brandon Cumpton in the fifth as the Braves extended Pittsburgh's losing streak to a season-high seven games.

Pittsburgh Pirates: The right move was no move?!? - isportsweb.com

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 04:25

Pittsburgh Pirates: The right move was no move?!?
isportsweb.com
Over the past 7 games, the mathematical percentage of the Pittsburgh Pirates reaching the National League playoffs has dropped from over 60% down to just 20.8% during a 7-game losing streak that's seen the club not only sink to 64-62, but also descend ...

Justin Upton leads Atlanta Braves' 11-3 rout of Pittsburgh Pirates - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 00:43

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Justin Upton leads Atlanta Braves' 11-3 rout of Pittsburgh Pirates
Chattanooga Times Free Press
PITTSBURGH — Justin Upton smashed his 24th home run of the season to spoil Andrew McCutchen's return as the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3 on Tuesday night. Upton's three-run homer off Francisco Liriano (3-10) in the third broke ...

Pittsburgh Pirates - TeamReport - Reuters

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 23:36

Pittsburgh Pirates - TeamReport
Reuters
PITTSBURGH -- Andrew McCutchen is expected to be back in the Pirates lineup on Tuesday night for their game against the Atlanta Braves, and his return cannot come a minute too soon. The center fielder said he was ready for play after taking batting ...

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Paul Chryst sat at a table in Greensboro, North Carolina, answering questions from the media. The third-year Pitt head coach was certainly anxious to wrap up the interview session and catch his plane back to Pittsburgh, but he was also at ease.
Editor's DeskFeature OnePitt Football
The Steelers had a productive offseason, but nevertheless must replace several veterans. Here's a look at who's gone and how their absences may impact the team.
Feature TwoPure Steel
Here’s what we know: Mike Johnston wasn’t the Penguins’ first choice to replace Dan Bylsma this summer.
Blue LineFeature ThreeTop Story
When Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco was called up from Triple-A Indianapolis June 10, he made an immediate impact, going on a 14-game hitting streak and adding a consistent bat at the top of the lineup.
Feature FourNorth Shore Notes
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With a brand new playoff system in place this season, it doesn't matter who finishes No. 1 at the end of the regular season -- the top four teams will meet in a two-round tournament to decide the national champion.
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A quick glimpse at the 2014 Pitt football teams reveals some major red flags. A veteran quarterback and the program's all-time leading wide receiver have departed for the NFL.
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After 45 years of one head coach and two more of another, a different figure will be pacing up and down the sidelines at Beaver Stadium this season.
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The last two years have not been what WVU football fans were expecting. Ever since the Mountaineers made the switch to the Big 12, their success has slowly dwindled.
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