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Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction - 9/13/14 - Sports Chat Place

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 23:46

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction - 9/13/14
Sports Chat Place
The Pittsburgh Pirates have won seven of their last eight games and are nine games above a .500 record. The Pirates are crushing the ball lately, producing four or more runs in nine of their last 11 games. The Pirates have won seven straight when ...

Surging Pirates Beat Cubs 7-3 - CBS Local

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 23:29

CBS Local

Surging Pirates Beat Cubs 7-3
CBS Local
Tsuyoshi Wada #67 of the Chicago Cubs pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game at PNC Park on September 12, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) ...

Catcher's days in Pittsburgh could be numbered, despite his overall value to team - ESPN

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 23:29

Bleacher Report

Catcher's days in Pittsburgh could be numbered, despite his overall value to team
ESPN
While many of his fellow Pirates were in the trainer's room receiving treatment or in the clubhouse checking their tablets, Martin dragged a makeshift soccer net behind second base and worked up a sweat dribbling and kicking balls with teammate Charlie ...
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Gerrit Cole leads surging Pirates over Cubs 7-3 - ESPN

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 23:08

Gerrit Cole leads surging Pirates over Cubs 7-3
ESPN
Pirates: LF Starling Marte (bruised left elbow) sat out after leaving Thursday night's win at Philadelphia when he was hit by a pitch. . RHP Charlie Morton (right hip inflammation/sports hernia) threw 42 pitches in a bullpen session and hopes to pitch ...

Tsuyoshi Wada, Cubs battle the Pittsburgh Pirates at 6:05 PM CT - Cubbies Crib

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 18:00

Tsuyoshi Wada, Cubs battle the Pittsburgh Pirates at 6:05 PM CT
Cubbies Crib
Later on this evening, right-handed starter Tsuyoshi Wada (4-2, 2.95 ERA) and the Chicago Cubs (64-82) will continue their road trip as they take on Gerrit Cole (8-5, 3.89 ERA) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (77-69) – a team that is currently 12-4 against ...

Cubs-Pirates Preview - ESPN

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 13:28

ESPN

Cubs-Pirates Preview
ESPN
"I'd love to be able to explain to you exactly what's going on the last five or six days, but stuff just happens," manager Rick Renteria said. "We have a well-needed day off (Thursday) and we're leaving for Pittsburgh, and hopefully we're able to ...

Francisco Liriano Dominates As Pittsburgh Pirates Win Series Over Phillies - City of Champions

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:33

Francisco Liriano Dominates As Pittsburgh Pirates Win Series Over Phillies
City of Champions
“Takin' Care of Business” was a hit for Bachman-Turner Overdrive in 1973, so it's unlikely the Pittsburgh Pirates took any inspiration from the classic rock anthem before starting their ongoing 13-game stretch against losing teams. Still, they're ...

Chicago Cubs (64-82) at Pittsburgh Pirates (77-69), 7:05 p.m. (ET) - Sacramento Bee

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:42

Chicago Cubs (64-82) at Pittsburgh Pirates (77-69), 7:05 p.m. (ET)
Sacramento Bee
(SportsNetwork.com) - Gerrit Cole tries to remain unbeaten over his brief career against Chicago as the Pittsburgh Pirates begin a three-game series with the visiting Cubs on Friday night. Cole has won all four of his starts against the Cubs, posting a ...

Andrew McCutchen Didn't Deserve That - Rum Bunter

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 06:36

Andrew McCutchen Didn't Deserve That
Rum Bunter
Andrew McCutchen is a special player for the Pittsburgh Pirates who called out the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday night. We wrote about the new Andrew McCutchen yesterday. Tuesday night McCutchen said the Phillies pitching staff had nothing. Then on ...

Mitch's Free MLB Baseball Pick Against the Spread - Sports Chat Place

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 00:18

Mitch's Free MLB Baseball Pick Against the Spread
Sports Chat Place
The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs face off on Friday at PNC Park in a MLB matchup of NL Central teams. The Pittsburgh Pirates occupy the final Wildcard spot in the National League but they still have their sights set on the leading St. Louis ...

Pittsburgh Pirates - TeamReport - Reuters

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 23:09

Pittsburgh Pirates - TeamReport
Reuters
PHILADELPHIA -- Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Vance Worley said he had no butterflies when he faced his former team, the Philadelphia Phillies, for the first time Wednesday night. He also didn't have much command. Worley (7-4) wound up earning a 6-3 ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Better Off With Pedro Alvarez On DL - RantSports

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 23:04

RantSports

Pittsburgh Pirates Better Off With Pedro Alvarez On DL
RantSports
The best thing that could have happened to the Pittsburgh Pirates and their pursuit of the a National League playoff spot came at exactly the right time with the underachieving Pedro Alvarez going down for at least four weeks. Alvarez has never come ...

Predicting The Pittsburgh Pirates' Final Homestand Of The Season - City of Champions

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 22:58

Predicting The Pittsburgh Pirates' Final Homestand Of The Season
City of Champions
At the time of this writing, the Pittsburgh Pirates find themselves with a 76-69 record, which is three games behind the St. Louis Cardinals for the NL Central lead, but 1.5 games ahead of the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers for the second wild ...

Liriano fans 12 in Pirates' win over Phillies - ESPN

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 22:52

ESPN

Liriano fans 12 in Pirates' win over Phillies
ESPN
The only time the Phillies managed to score was in the ninth after Liriano's work was done. Liriano struck out a season-high 12, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Phillies 4-1 on Thursday night. He allowed only six baserunners. Pittsburgh won for the ...

I spent three days late last month visiting 18 high schools across the WPIAL. I drove 533 miles, took hundreds of photographs, shook hands with dozens of coaches, athletic directors and principals and climbed way too many stadium steps. I loved every minute of it, of course.
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Chartiers-Houston got on the winning side for the first time this season with a 21-14 win over visiting Western Beaver in the Week 3 CoGo's Feature Matchup.
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Ringgold knocked the Knoch Knights from the ranks of the unbeatens with a 20-12 win at Joe Montana Stadium on Friday night in the US Steel Game of the Week.
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The Pittsburgh Riverhounds 2014 season ended last Saturday much the same way their season started in the spring. With lots of promise, with much anticipation, but in the end, in a disappointing finish.
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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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