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Pirates-Rockies Preview (Apr 25, 2016) - FOXSports.com

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:23

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Pirates-Rockies Preview (Apr 25, 2016)
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Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer, batting .455 in his last five games, is a career .377 hitter against Colorado for his best mark versus any NL team. Josh Harrison is batting .467 in his last eight matchups and Starling Marte has hit .654 in seven ...
Preview: Pirates at RockiesWPTZ
Locke has no place in Pirates' rotationRum Bunter
'Rockies vs. Pirates - 4/25/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction'Sports Chat Place

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Pirates-Rockies Preview - CBSSports.com

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:22

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Pirates-Rockies Preview
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Unlike Colorado, the Pittsburgh Pirates came out on top in a high-scoring game to close out this past weekend. The Pirates have also earned plenty of victories in recent matchups with the Rockies and will try for a franchise-best sixth consecutive win ...
Locke has no place in Pirates' rotationRum Bunter

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Pirates-Rockies Preview - CBSSports.com

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:22

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Pirates-Rockies Preview
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Unlike Colorado, the Pittsburgh Pirates came out on top in a high-scoring game to close out this past weekend. The Pirates have also earned plenty of victories in recent matchups with the Rockies and will try for a franchise-best sixth consecutive win ...
Preview: Pirates at RockiesWPTZ
'Rockies vs. Pirates - 4/25/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction'Sports Chat Place
Locke has no place in Pirates' rotationRum Bunter

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Preview: Pirates at Rockies - WPTZ

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:22

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Preview: Pirates at Rockies
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The Pittsburgh Pirates and Colorado Rockies found themselves on opposite ends of identical eye-popping scores on Sunday, with the former scoring four runs in extra innings to pull out a wild victory and the latter being on the wrong end of an explosive ...
Locke has no place in Pirates' rotationRum Bunter
'Rockies vs. Pirates - 4/25/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction'Sports Chat Place

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Pirates notebook: Sean Rodriguez starts for third game in a row, drives in winning run - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:05

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Pirates notebook: Sean Rodriguez starts for third game in a row, drives in winning run
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
So, after homering Friday and Saturday, Sean Rodriguez was in the starting lineup Sunday for the third day in a row against the Arizona Diamondbacks — each time in a different position on the field and a different spot in the batting order. Rodriguez ...
Pirates finding success with new lineup configurationsToday's Knuckleball (blog)

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'Rockies vs. Pirates - 4/25/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction' - Sports Chat Place

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 21:51

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'Rockies vs. Pirates - 4/25/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction'
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The Pittsburgh Pirates look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Pirates offense has been really hot recently as Pittsburgh scored 12 runs on Sunday and four or more runs in eight of their last 10 games. The Pittsburgh Pirates are ...

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Pirates finding success with new lineup configurations - Today's Knuckleball (blog)

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 17:33

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Pirates finding success with new lineup configurations
Today's Knuckleball (blog)
PHOENIX — The Pittsburgh Pirates arrived here for a weekend series with some notable and dichotomous small-sample offensive numbers. Coming into Saturday's contest, they led the majors in on-base percentage and batting average, and were fourth in ...
Pirates notebook: Sean Rodriguez starts for third game in a row, drives in winning runPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Game #20: 4/24, Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Pittsburgh Pirates - AZ Snake Pit

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 15:27

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Game #20: 4/24, Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
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Arizona Diamondbacks · Colorado Rockies · Los Angeles Dodgers · San Diego Padres · San Francisco Giants. NL Central. Chicago Cubs · Cincinnati Reds · Milwaukee Brewers · Pittsburgh Pirates · St. Louis Cardinals. NL East. Atlanta Braves · Miami Marlins ...

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Locke has no place in Pirates' rotation - Rum Bunter

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 14:56

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Locke has no place in Pirates' rotation
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That being said, his critics have a point, and the Pittsburgh Pirates need to realize that the chances of Locke being a valuable asset in the pitching rotation are next to none. All Pirate fans know Jeff Locke's story. Yes, he was an all-star in the ...

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Outside of aces, pitchers are struggling for Pittsburgh Pirates - isportsweb.com (blog)

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 14:01

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Outside of aces, pitchers are struggling for Pittsburgh Pirates
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The Pittsburgh Pirates under the tenure of pitching coach Ray Searage have regularly turned out an above-average pitching staff. In each of their three playoff seasons Pittsburgh has finished with an ERA in the top five of the National League. Players ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Jung Ho Kang inches towards return - isportsweb.com (blog)

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 14:01

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Jung Ho Kang inches towards return
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Pittsburgh Pirates' infielder Jung Ho Kang is about one week into his rehab stint with the Indianapolis Indians, the Pirates Triple-A affiliate, and could return to the Pirates' lineup by the end of the month. The 29-year-old South Korea native ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates fan catches a home run barehanded during Diamondbacks game - Daily Mail

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 13:51

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Pittsburgh Pirates fan catches a home run barehanded during Diamondbacks game
Daily Mail
One dad has proved you can do just about anything while holding your baby, even catching a homer with one bare hand. Pittsburgh Pirates fan Justin Kirkpatrick was watching his team play on enemy territory when he made the incredible save during the ...
3 Pirates homer, Pittsburgh snap's Arizona win streak (Apr 23, 2016)FOXSports.com
Pirates Beat Diamondbacks 12-10 In 13th InningCBS Local
Pirates outlast Diamondbacks, 12-10, in marathon series finalePittsburgh Post-Gazette (blog)
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All-Star Ballot - MLB.com

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 13:23

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All-Star Ballot
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The 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot is open. Vote today. Vote tomorrow. Vote only online. Vote for your Pirates at pirates.com or at MLB.com, on your computer, tablet and smart phone. Voting ends on Thursday, June 30 at 11:59 p.m. ET. You may ...

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Pirates-Diamondbacks Preview - CBSSports.com

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 02:14

Pirates-Diamondbacks Preview
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Rubby De La Rosa continued the trend in Saturday's 7-1 win, limiting the Pirates to a run on three hits and fanning six in six innings. De La Rosa entered the game with an 8.44 ERA, while Pittsburgh (9-9) came in leading the majors in batting average ...

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On the Pirates: Jordy Mercer made the right choice - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 00:11

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

On the Pirates: Jordy Mercer made the right choice
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Pirates took Mercer with the second pick of the third round. Eight years later, Mercer anchors the Pirates' infield defense as a strong defensive shortstop who is only getting better. “I think it's just experience,” Mercer said. “I'm getting a ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates - PlayerWatch - Reuters

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 00:09

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Pittsburgh Pirates - PlayerWatch
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SS Jordy Mercer's third-inning home run was measured at 466 by MLB, the longest homer of the season. Mercer's ball hit the back wall behind the stands in left-center field and was the Pirates' third of the game, after 1B/3B Sean Rodriguez hit one to ...
Pirates Recall Jason Rogers, Option Cole Figueroa to IndianapolisPirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Pirates call up infielder Jason Rogers from Triple-A IndyWTAE Pittsburgh

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