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Pittsburgh Pirates Trade Deadline Retrospective: 2011 - Pirates Breakdown

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:05

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Pittsburgh Pirates Trade Deadline Retrospective: 2011
Pirates Breakdown
Following a 105 loss season in 2010, there were no expectations for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2011. Instead, the group of youngsters and fill-in veterans clicked early and hung around a weak division. They were even tied for first on July 25 with a 53 ...

Make or break week? Pirates get Marte back and face Brewers in four-game series - CBSSports.com

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 13:04

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Make or break week? Pirates get Marte back and face Brewers in four-game series
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It's possible -- well, probably likely -- that many did several weeks ago. Early in the season, they lost Starling Marte to an 80-game PED suspension while Jung Ho Kang battled legal trouble in South Korea and Andrew McCutchen looked like he was lost ...
Starling Marte's return could be good news for Adam FrazierPirates Breakdown
Series Preview: Brewers at PiratesBucs Dugout
Starling Marte eligible to return to Pirates lineup Tuesday after 80-game suspensionWTAE Pittsburgh
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Pittsburgh Pirates Trade Rumors: Tony Watson and the Rays - Rum Bunter

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 13:01

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Pittsburgh Pirates Trade Rumors: Tony Watson and the Rays
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As the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline approaches there will be rumors swirling about every Major League Baseball team. As for the Pittsburgh Pirates, they appear open to moving any of their players that are going to become free agents after the ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Trade Rumors: Tony Watson and the Rays - Rum Bunter

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 13:01

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Pittsburgh Pirates Trade Rumors: Tony Watson and the Rays
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According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Pittsburgh Pirates and Tampa Bay Rays have had trade talks involving reliever Tony Watson.

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Series Preview: Milwaukee Brewers @ Pittsburgh Pirates - Brew Crew Ball

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:18

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Series Preview: Milwaukee Brewers @ Pittsburgh Pirates
Brew Crew Ball
Now that we're in the second half of the season, plenty of people will be scoreboard watching the rest of the way. Most of the focus will be put on the Chicago Cubs, who will start the week 4.5 games behind the Brewers for first place in the NL Central.
Pittsburgh Pirates: The Series That Holds Their FateRum Bunter
Pittsburgh Pirates making a move: Are they buyers or sellers?Call to the Pen
The Pittsburgh Pirates need this version of Gregory Polanco to stick aroundPirates Breakdown
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Starling Marte's return could be good news for Adam Frazier - Pirates Breakdown

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:02

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Starling Marte's return could be good news for Adam Frazier
Pirates Breakdown
The Pittsburgh Pirates get a boost on Tuesday when left fielder Starling Marte returns from his 80-game suspension for use of nandrolone. The addition of the former All-Star means improved depth, but means less playing time for Adam Frazier. This could ...
Marte scheduled to rejoin Pirates Tuesday after 80-game suspensionWPXI Pittsburgh
Starling Marte eligible to return to Pirates lineup Tuesday after 80-game suspensionWTAE Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh Pirates set to Begin the Season's Most Important Series - Rum Bunter

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:45

Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates set to Begin the Season's Most Important Series
Rum Bunter
Fresh off of a series victory over the St. Louis Cardinals, the Pittsburgh Pirates find themselves with a 44-48 record. This record puts them 7 games out of first place in the National League Central. Tonight, the Bucs begin a 4 game series against the ...
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers - 7/17/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and PredictionSports Chat Place (blog)

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The Pirates Should Trade for Jed Lowrie - Rum Bunter

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:55

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The Pirates Should Trade for Jed Lowrie
Rum Bunter
The Pittsburgh Pirates are in an odd spot in terms of the July 31st trade deadline. At 7 games out of first place in the National League Central, they are, in theory, still in contention. However, unless they take at least 3 of 4 from the first place ...

Preview: Brewers at Pirates - FOXSports.com

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:14

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Preview: Brewers at Pirates
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PITTSBURGH — If the Pittsburgh Pirates are going to keep their playoff hopes alive, the next four days are critical. The Pirates (44-48), fourth in the National League Central, play host to the first-place Milwaukee Brewers (52-42) for four games ...
Pittsburgh Pirates set to Begin the Season's Most Important SeriesRum Bunter

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19. Pittsburgh Pirates (44–48, minus-25, LT: 22) - Sports Illustrated

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 09:53

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19. Pittsburgh Pirates (44–48, minus-25, LT: 22)
Sports Illustrated
If Bell can consolidate those power gains with a return to the plate discipline that saw him walk more often than he struck out during his 45-game cameo in 2016, the Pirates could have another young hitting star on their hands. And at a time in which ...

Starling Marte eligible to return to Pirates lineup Tuesday after 80-game suspension - WTAE Pittsburgh

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 09:07

WTAE Pittsburgh

Starling Marte eligible to return to Pirates lineup Tuesday after 80-game suspension
WTAE Pittsburgh
"If he has a spark right away, maybe we can ride it," Clint Hurdle, Pittsburgh Pirates manager said. "If he's challenged for a few games, we might need to back away. We're going to assess as we go, day by day." Tuesday's game is against the Milwaukee ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Poll Results on Deadline Approach - Rum Bunter

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 08:38

Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates: Poll Results on Deadline Approach
Rum Bunter
The other day on Rum Bunter's twitter account, we ran a poll asking how the Pittsburgh Pirates should approach this year's deadline. The exact question was this, “Would you be okay if the Bucs took a similar approach this trade deadline as they did ...

Legendary Pirates shortstop Honus Wagner was also a basketball pioneer - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 08:08

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Legendary Pirates shortstop Honus Wagner was also a basketball pioneer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Basketball evolved fluidly, with rule changes and innovation coming at staggered intervals, and there's no guarantee a pick-up game in New York would have looked the same as one in Pittsburgh. “Basketball at the time was very difficult to generalize ...

Pirates get chance to make up ground on Brewers (Jul 17, 2017) - FOXSports.com

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 00:39

Pirates get chance to make up ground on Brewers (Jul 17, 2017)
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PITTSBURGH — If the Pittsburgh Pirates are going to keep their playoff hopes alive, the next four days are critical. The Pirates (44-48), fourth in the National League Central, play host to the first-place Milwaukee Brewers (52-42) for four games ...

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Quick Hits: Judge, Betts, Nats, A's, Pirates, Orioles - MLB Trade Rumors

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 00:15

MLB Trade Rumors

Quick Hits: Judge, Betts, Nats, A's, Pirates, Orioles
MLB Trade Rumors
Pittsburgh, which sits seven games back of NL Central-leading Milwaukee, will begin a four-game series with the Brewers on Monday. The outcome of that set could have a major impact on the Pirates' deadline plans, general manager Neal Huntington ...

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Chris Kunitz scored in double-overtime, his second goal of the game, lifted the Penguins over the Ottawa Senators in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals Thursday night in Pittsburgh.
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