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5 Pittsburgh Pirates Minor Leaguers Who Will See Time in the Majors This Year - Bleacher Report

5 hours 52 min ago

Bleacher Report

5 Pittsburgh Pirates Minor Leaguers Who Will See Time in the Majors This Year
Bleacher Report
The Pirates have not gotten off to the kind of start they would like to have had in 2014, going 9-13 in their first 22 games. Batters throughout their lineup have struggled, and a number of pitchers have had difficulty getting outs. With that, they ...
Gregory Polanco Chopping Down Door to MajorsRum Bunter

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Morton loses control in Pirates' 5-2 loss to Reds - The State

6 hours 40 min ago

The State

Morton loses control in Pirates' 5-2 loss to Reds
The State
Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen watches his solo home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Alfredo Simon during the third inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. GENE J. PUSKAR — AP Photo. Reds Pirates Baseball ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Failing Early and Often - Sports Media 101

7 hours 28 min ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Failing Early and Often
Sports Media 101
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 9-13. That's not exactly what many were feeling during the offseason, even though the team lost A.J. Burnett and only added Edinson Volquez. And, in the early going, the pitching has been failing. And the numbers are starting ...

Simon, Bruce lead Reds past Pirates 5-2 - Belleville News Democrat

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 22:59

Simon, Bruce lead Reds past Pirates 5-2
Belleville News Democrat
Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen watches his solo home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Alfredo Simon during the third inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. GENE J. PUSKAR — AP Photo. Reds Pirates Baseball ...

Simon, Bruce lead Reds past Pirates 5-2 - Anchorage Daily News

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 22:54

Anchorage Daily News

Simon, Bruce lead Reds past Pirates 5-2
Anchorage Daily News
Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen watches his solo home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Alfredo Simon during the third inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. GENE J. PUSKAR — AP Photo. Reds Pirates Baseball ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Stolmy Pimental Could Get the Chance to Start - Rum Bunter

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:41

FanSided

Pittsburgh Pirates Stolmy Pimental Could Get the Chance to Start
Rum Bunter
I knew that it would be a matter of time before the Pirates came up with something to either get another pitcher in the rotation or give him a breather before he gave it another shot, but I was thinking that he'd get a few more starts under his belt ...
Wandy Rodriguez placed on DLESPN
Pittsburgh Pirates place pitcher Wandy Rodriguez on disabled listFanSided
Pittsburgh Pirates Place Wandy Rodriguez on 15-day DL, Recall Jared Hughes ...Sports Media 101
Centre Daily Times -GlobalPost
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Cueto three-hits Pirates again - CBSSports.com

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:06

Cueto three-hits Pirates again
CBSSports.com
PITTSBURGH -- Johnny Cueto hasn't forgotten about his mini-meltdown against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL wild-card game last fall. He certainly didn't expect the long-suffering fans in Pittsburgh to hit the erase button either. So when the slow ...

McCutchen Provides Glimmer of Hope Tuesday Night - Bleacher Report

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:46

Bleacher Report

McCutchen Provides Glimmer of Hope Tuesday Night
Bleacher Report
Two former teammates matched up Tuesday night as Cincinnati Reds' pitcher Johnny Cueto defeated Edinson Volquez and the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pa. Cueto did not just earn the victory; he silenced the Pirates' offense with his ...
Davis slam, Walker RBI single propel Pirates past RedsCBSSports.com
Cincinnati Reds (9-11) at Pittsburgh Pirates (9-12), 7:05 pm (ET)Centre Daily Times
Simon, Bruce lead Reds past Pirates 5-2Belleville News Democrat

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Gregory Polanco Chopping Down Door to Majors - Rum Bunter

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 09:59

Bleacher Report

Gregory Polanco Chopping Down Door to Majors
Rum Bunter
Gregory Polanco is destroying Triple-A pitching, chopping down the door if you will. Pittsburgh Pirates fans are dying to see the third piece of the outfield puzzle, but the caretakers in right field have something else to say. Those caretakers are of ...
5 Pittsburgh Pirates Minor Leaguers Who Will See Time in the Majors This YearBleacher Report

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Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Cincinnati - Bradenton Herald

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 01:02

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Cincinnati
Bradenton Herald
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Johnny Cueto was two outs away from shutting out the Pittsburgh Pirates for the second time in a week, but the Cincinnati ace was nonetheless masterful in pitching the Reds to a 4-1 win. Six days after tossing a ...

Cueto Pitches Reds By Pirates 4-1 - CBS Local

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 22:59

Cueto Pitches Reds By Pirates 4-1
CBS Local
Johnny Cueto #47 of the Cincinnati Reds celebrates after pitching a complete game against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game at PNC Park April 22, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) ...

Johnny Cueto Goes The Distance, Cincinnati Reds Beat Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 - Vavel.com

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 22:40

Johnny Cueto Goes The Distance, Cincinnati Reds Beat Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1
Vavel.com
Johnny Cueto is slowly becoming a Pirate killer in recent weeks. After shining in a 4-0 win last week – fanning 12 batters in the process – the Cincinnati Reds' ace went the distance once again facing the Pittsburgh Pirates. He wasn't as sharp as in ...

Why It May Be Time for the Pittsburgh Pirates to Look for a New Closer - Bleacher Report

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 20:58

Why It May Be Time for the Pittsburgh Pirates to Look for a New Closer
Bleacher Report
For the majority of the 2013 season, the Pittsburgh Pirates had one of the most reliable closers in the game in Jason Grilli. Now, after the team's first 20 games in 2014, it may not be too early to make a change. Grilli finished the 2013 regular ...

MLB suspends four after Milwaukee Brewers-Pittsburgh Pirates brawl - Newsday

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:49

MLB suspends four after Milwaukee Brewers-Pittsburgh Pirates brawl
Newsday
Major League Baseball has suspended four players involved in last Sunday's brawl between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee catcher Martin Maldonado was suspended five games while outfielder Carlos Gomez was suspended ...

Carlos Gomez suspended 3 games - ESPN

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:15

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Carlos Gomez suspended 3 games
ESPN
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez and catcher Martin Maldonado were among four players suspended by Major League Baseball for their roles in Sunday's bench-clearing altercation with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
MLB hands out Pirates, Brewers suspensions for Sunday's brawlPittsburgh Post-Gazette
MLB Suspends 4 For Roles In Brewers-Pirates BrawlCBS Local
MLB hands out suspensions for Brewers-Pirates brawlFOXSports.com
Reuters -FOX43.com
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Two Pittsburgh Pirates gets suspended by MLB - FOX43.com

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:15

Two Pittsburgh Pirates gets suspended by MLB
FOX43.com
Discipline has been issued to four players who were involved in the on-field altercation between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates in the top of the third inning of Sunday's game at Pittsburgh's PNC Park, Major League Baseball announced ...

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Davis slam, Walker RBI single propel Pirates past Reds - CBSSports.com

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:37

Bleacher Report

Davis slam, Walker RBI single propel Pirates past Reds
CBSSports.com
PITTSBURGH -- Ike Davis made his first home run with the Pittsburgh Pirates a memorable one. Davis became the first player to hit grand slams for different teams in the same April, and Neil Walker had a run-scoring single with two outs in the ninth ...
Cincinnati Reds (9-11) at Pittsburgh Pirates (9-12), 7:05 pm (ET)Centre Daily Times
McCutchen Provides Glimmer of Hope Tuesday NightBleacher Report
Four steals, six hits take Cincinnati Reds past Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2WCPO
The State
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Cincinnati Reds (8-10) at Pittsburgh Pirates (8-11), 7:05 pm (ET) - The State

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:44

Cincinnati Reds (8-10) at Pittsburgh Pirates (8-11), 7:05 pm (ET)
The State
(SportsNetwork.com) - The surging Cincinnati Reds pay a visit to PNC Park Monday night to begin a four-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Pittsburgh beat the Reds in last year's wild card game. These teams met up last week in Cincinnati, where ...

Pittsburgh Pirates - TeamReport - GlobalPost

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:35

Pittsburgh Pirates - TeamReport
GlobalPost
The Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman became the first player in major league to hit grand slams for two different teams in April as he connected with the bases loaded off Mike Leake in the fourth inning of a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. It was ...

Pittsburgh Pirates defeat Cincinnati 6-5 - UPI.com

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 03:34

Pittsburgh Pirates defeat Cincinnati 6-5
UPI.com
Neil Walker plated the deciding run with a two-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. After squandering a 4-2 lead provided by newly acquired Ike Davis' fourth- inning ...

It’s all starting to make sense. The Steelers have not made the playoffs the past two seasons. Those two years have seen the team part ways with players who were integral to a sustained run of success that resulted in a pair of Super Bowl championships.
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The play of Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has a tremendous impact on every game the team plays. Whatever success the Penguins have in the Stanley Cup Playoffs will depend largely on the opposition’s ability to contain No. 87. But he is not doing it alone.
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A champion won't be crowned in the NHL for nearly two months, but the quest for hockey's holy grail begins now. Sixteen teams are lacing up their skates and preparing for the upcoming hunt for the Stanley Cup. Here are the four favorites.
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Donation was made possible through sale of the “Remembering Rocco” shirt and by the overwhelming generosity of the Pittsburgh community and beyond.
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The newest crop of rookies will enter the NFL on May 8, when the 2014 NFL Draft gets underway at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The Houston Texans own the first selection, and it's a South Carolina defensive end who sits atop PSR's board.
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The Steelers’ offseason additions and subtractions have given a peek into what may be going on in the team’s South Side War Room as the team prepares for one of the deepest drafts in years. Several players have emerged as potential targets for the Black and Gold in 2014.
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Several local players could be off the board before the second round is completed on May 9. Pitt's Aaron Donald is the top prospect, but Penn State has a pair of players who expect to hear their names called early as well.
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The 2014 NFL Draft is shaping up to be one of the deepest in recent memory. But even in the deepest of drafts, there are studs, duds, snubs and flubs. How is one to know if a draft pick is worth cheering for, or if he should be booed mercilessly?
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