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Pittsburgh Pirates expect to have catcher Russell Martin ready for Giants - San Jose Mercury News

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 17:17

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Pittsburgh Pirates expect to have catcher Russell Martin ready for Giants
San Jose Mercury News
PITTSBURGH -- Even with Russell Martin getting treatment for a tight left hamstring, Pirates backup catcher Chris Stewart doesn't expect to start Wednesday's wild card game. "I don't think there's any way you can keep him out of the lineup," Stewart ...
Russell Martin's Hamstring A Concern For Pittsburgh Pirates' Postseason HopesRantSports
NL Wild Card Game - John Holdzkom Backpack SignsRum Bunter
Russell Martin Expects To Play In Wild Card GameCBS Local
The Bibey Post
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Pittsburgh Pirates: Is Edinson Volquez the Right Choice for the Wild Card Game? - Bleacher Report

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 13:29

Bleacher Report

Pittsburgh Pirates: Is Edinson Volquez the Right Choice for the Wild Card Game?
Bleacher Report
The Pittsburgh Pirates have one chance to get it right if they want to advance to the National League Division Series. As reported by ESPN, the team announced Monday that Edinson Volquez will start the Wild Card game Wednesday against the San ...
Pittsburgh rallies for second year of Pirates magicTribune-Review
NL Wild Card Game - John Holdzkom Backpack SignsRum Bunter

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Pirates' postseason rally underway in Downtown's Market Square - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:56

Pirates' postseason rally underway in Downtown's Market Square
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
There was barely room to move at the Pirates' playoff rally that took place this afternoon in Downtown Pittsburgh's Market Square. Pirates announcer Greg Brown opened the ceremony by proclaiming that Wednesday night's National League wild-card playoff ...

Allegheny County, City of Pittsburgh Declare 'Pittsburgh Pirates Pride Day' - WTAE Pittsburgh

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:48

WTAE Pittsburgh

Allegheny County, City of Pittsburgh Declare 'Pittsburgh Pirates Pride Day'
WTAE Pittsburgh
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto this morning declared today, September 30, 2014 as “Pittsburgh Pirates Pride Day” in Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh. The proclamation kicks off a day in ...
Fans take to Market Square for Pirates postseason rallyPittsburgh Post Gazette

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Pittsburgh Pirates rally in Market Square - WTAE Pittsburgh

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:31

Pittsburgh Pirates rally in Market Square
WTAE Pittsburgh
Tuesday was declared "Pittsburgh Pirates Pride Day" in Allegheny County. The city is holding a rally for Pirates fans in Market Square. Advertising. More Video. Recommended; Local; National; Viral; Most Watched. Coulter Street in Crafton. Home Invasion ...

MLB Playoffs: Pittsburgh Pirates Wild Card Game Predictions - City of Champions

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:29

City of Champions

MLB Playoffs: Pittsburgh Pirates Wild Card Game Predictions
City of Champions
The Pittsburgh Pirates' second consecutive playoff berth is now official. Now PNC Park will be filled with fans wearing black, also for a second consecutive season, as the Pirates secured the top wild card spot and the right to host the National League ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Keep Bench Coach Jeff Banister After Astros Turn Him Down - City of Champions

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:29

City of Champions

Pittsburgh Pirates Keep Bench Coach Jeff Banister After Astros Turn Him Down
City of Champions
Several media reports have the Houston Astros hiring A.J. Hinch to be the team's new manager, meaning Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister will stay with the team. Banister had multiple interviews which were said to have gone well. Banister lives 20 ...

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Giants Vs. Pirates Wild Card Game Preview - ESPN

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:50

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Giants Vs. Pirates Wild Card Game Preview
ESPN
Last year, in the NL wild-card game against the Reds, Pirates fans -- whose team hadn't played a playoff game since 1992 -- seemed to shake Cincinnati starter Johnny Cueto when they chanted his name early in the game. It was the start of a raucous ...
Allegheny County, City of Pittsburgh Declare 'Pittsburgh Pirates Pride Day'WTAE Pittsburgh
MLB Playoffs: Pittsburgh Pirates Wild Card Game PredictionsCity of Champions
Pittsburgh Pirates: Is Edinson Volquez the Right Choice for the Wild Card Game?Bleacher Report
CBS Local -Latin Post -San Jose Mercury News
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Pittsburgh Pirates savor another MLB playoff push - Newsday

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:16

ESPN

Pittsburgh Pirates savor another MLB playoff push
Newsday
PITTSBURGH - Clint Hurdle greeted each member of the Pittsburgh Pirates as they walked off the field in Cincinnati on Sunday, telling them he "liked the fight" even after their chances of winning the NL Central evaporated in a loss to the Reds. It was ...
Pirates' 4-1 loss to Reds gives title to CardsCBSSports.com
Pirates close in on NL-leading Cardinals with win over RedsESPN
Hurdle's Pirates to face Bochy's Giants in baseball playoffsFlorida Today
New Pittsburgh Courier -York Daily Record/Sunday News
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Russell Martin's Hamstring A Concern For Pittsburgh Pirates' Postseason Hopes - RantSports

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:58

RantSports

Russell Martin's Hamstring A Concern For Pittsburgh Pirates' Postseason Hopes
RantSports
Russell Martin is the heart and soul of the Pittsburgh Pirates. He is the emotional leader and the unofficial captain of the team, but more importantly he is the guy you want at the plate when the game is on the line. And don't forget that Martin is ...
Former New York duo riding high with PiratesNew York Post
Is Russell Martin the Key to Pirates Playoff Run?The Bibey Post

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National League Wild Card game: Edinson Volquez will start for Pittsburgh Pirates - FanSided

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 22:32

FanSided

National League Wild Card game: Edinson Volquez will start for Pittsburgh Pirates
FanSided
The Pittsburgh Pirates could have held out their young ace Gerrit Cole for a potential one game Wild Card showdown with the San Francisco Giants. Instead they dispatched him on Sunday with an outside chance to win the National League Central. So it is ...

Pittsburgh Pirates savoring playoff push - The Evening Sun

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 19:25

The Evening Sun

Pittsburgh Pirates savoring playoff push
The Evening Sun
The PNC Park ground crew prepare the infield Monday in Pittsburgh in preparation for Wednesday's National League wild-card baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants. It is the second consecutive year the Pirates find ...

Excited Pirates Fans Hunt For Wild Card Game Tickets - CBS Local

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 18:11

CBS Local

Excited Pirates Fans Hunt For Wild Card Game Tickets
CBS Local
Field preparations are underway as anticipation rises for the showdown on Wednesday Night. Visions of a year ago are on everyone's mind. “I had goose bumps the whole night,” said Virginia Donina of North Huntingdon. “I was walking around with tears in ...

Both teams reversed early-season trends to reach MLB playoffs - ESPN

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 14:10

ESPN

Both teams reversed early-season trends to reach MLB playoffs
ESPN
Neither the Pittsburgh Pirates nor the Kansas City Royals had very good starts to the season, and by the end of May, both teams were still under .500 (Pirates 25-30, Royals 26-30). Shortly thereafter, I wrote that both teams should be sellers prior to ...
MLB Playoffs 2014: Viewing Information and Predictions for Both Wild Card GamesBleacher Report
Major League Baseball playoffs 2014: What to watch for in the AL and NL wild ...The Republican - masslive.com (blog)
MLB postseason begins Tuesday in Kansas CityWESH Orlando
Headlines & Global News
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NL WILD CARD PREVIEW - SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS AT PITTSBURGH ... - Fox News

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:44

NL WILD CARD PREVIEW - SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS AT PITTSBURGH ...
Fox News
(SportsNetwork.com) - It should be a wild atmosphere in Pittsburgh on Wednesday when the Pirates host the San Francisco Giants in the National League wild card game at PNC Park. One of the enduring images of last year's postseason was the scene ...

The Pittsburgh Pirates and building a perennial contender - Beyond the Box Score

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:04

Beyond the Box Score

The Pittsburgh Pirates and building a perennial contender
Beyond the Box Score
Neal Huntington was promoted to the Pittsburgh Pirates' General Manager post in September 2007 and has transformed what was for most of the 90s and 00s the epitome of baseball frustration, futility and failure. Just a few weeks after taking over the GM ...
Constructing a winner: PiratesMLB.com
Huntington holds court about Bucs' chances in Q&AMLB.com

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2014 MLB Playoffs: Learning to hate the Pittsburgh Pirates - McCovey Chronicles

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:00

McCovey Chronicles

2014 MLB Playoffs: Learning to hate the Pittsburgh Pirates
McCovey Chronicles
There's something dark lurking underneath the Pirates.  Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook  Share Share with Giants friends 807 Comments ⋆ Rec Recommend this Post 3. San Francisco was given a team with Willie Mays."Here, take this ...
1971 NLCS vs. Bucs didn't end well for GiantsMLB.com

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Pirates to start Edinson Volquez - ESPN

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:37

ESPN

Pirates to start Edinson Volquez
ESPN
"To pitch that game would be something really big for me," Volquez said Sunday. The Pirates, who will be playing in the wild-card game for the second consecutive season, will host the Giants at PNC Park on Wednesday. The winner will face the Washington ...

2014 playoff team preview: Pittsburgh Pirates - SI.com

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:21

2014 playoff team preview: Pittsburgh Pirates
SI.com
On Aug. 19 at PNC Park, Francisco Liriano was rocked for nine runs in four innings by the Braves in an ugly 11-3 loss that sent Pittsburgh to its seventh straight defeat; when the night was over, the Pirates were 64-62, seven games back in the NL ...

Did Pirates mess up by starting Cole? - ESPN (blog)

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 10:47

Did Pirates mess up by starting Cole?
ESPN (blog)
You can't fault the way Gerrit Cole pitched Sunday for the Pittsburgh Pirates: Seven innings, four hits, one run, 12 strikeouts. But it wasn't enough as Johnny Cueto throttled the Pirates' lineup, and the Reds scored three runs in the eighth off the ...

Domestic violence is awful. That’s something most of us can agree on, in black and white terms. Right?
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Two undefeated Interstate Conference powers, the Mount Pleasant Vikings (4-0) and the Little Prexies of Wash High (4-0), meet Friday night in a game that will most likely decide the outcome of the conference.
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With both teams coming out off of blowout losses at home, Uniontown (0-4) travels to Elizabeth Forward (2-2) this Friday night, as both teams look to bounce back.
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The Steelers traditional powerhouse defense has set a yearly standard for fans and pundits for decades. But an aging Pittsburgh defense has had a rocky time the last couple of seasons.
Feature FourPure Steel
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Twenty-two WPIAL football teams will have new coaches pacing the sidelines this season, including a few that will be featured in the CoGo's Feature Matchup this season.
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Several of the most coveted recruits throughout the WPIAL have already made their college decisions, most notably Sterling Jenkins of Baldwin. Others, like Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead, are still being recruited.
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Bill Cherpak misses the way it used to be. Back in the 80’s, when the current Thomas Jefferson High School coach was a player at Steel Valley, the recruiting process wasn’t publicized. It was low-key compared to the present.
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The Mon-Valley has put plenty of athletes on Division 1 football teams over the years, including several who made it to the NFL. There are a few Mon-Valley natives playing D-1 ball this season.
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