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Friday August 22 2014
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Gaby Sanchez hit a walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Pirates over the Braves 3-2, snapping a seven-game losing streak.

Sanchez's walk-off was the Pirates’ tenth of the season and their National League-leading 32nd comeback victory.

08/20/2014 - 23:02
Tony DeFazio
The Atlanta Braves scored runs in four consecutive innings, including a three-run third and a five-run fifth, and again notched a big victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates, 11-3. Justin Upton hit a three-run homer and drove in five runs while Aaron Harang pitched into the ninth inning to lead the Braves Tuesday.

Pittsburgh lost its seventh game in a row on the day centerfielder and MVP Andrew McCutchen returned to the lineup after he was activated from the disabled list Tuesday afternoon.

08/19/2014 - 23:15
Nate Barnes
Vance Worley and the Pittsburgh Pirates could not overcome a six-run first inning by the Atlanta Braves and lost the opener of a three-game set, 7-3. The loss extends Pittsburgh’s season-high losing streak to six games.

Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons began the game with back-to-back home runs, and Atlanta scored on RBI singles by Chris Johnson and Gerald Laird to go up 4-0 before Worley could record

08/18/2014 - 23:24
Nate Barnes
The Pirates surrendered two late leads, as the Nationals rallied from 2-0 and 5-4 deficits to win 6-5 on Scott Hairston's 11th inning sacrifice fly, pulling off a series sweep.

WASHINGTON, DC -- A plane in severe turbulence would't be rougher than the final innings of Sunday's game.

08/17/2014 - 21:00
Anthony Jaskulski
Maturity becoming a strong trait in Pirates' lefty Jeff Locke

WASHINGTON, DC - The second half of the 2013 season served Jeff Locke just as the 8th and 9th innings of Saturday night's devastating 4-3 loss to Washington did for the Pirates.

08/17/2014 - 17:05
Anthony Jaskulski
Adam LaRoche crushed a two-run homer in the 8th and Wilson Ramos smacked a walk-off double in the 9th as the Nats roared back from a 3-0 deficit to down the Pirates 4-3.

 

08/16/2014 - 22:13
Anthony Jaskulski
The Nationals tagged Charlie Morton for seven hits, three walks and five runs in three innings and then held on to beat the Pirates 5-4 Friday night in Washington, DC.

WASHINGTON, DC -- Call it another night that Charlie Morton would soon like to forget.

08/15/2014 - 22:21
Anthony Jaskulski
Francisco Liriano pitched six strong innings but was no match for Detroit's Max Scherzer, who struck out 14 and allowed just three hits in 8 innings as the Tigers beat the Pirates 5-2 on Thursday afternoon.

Detroit’s ace Max Scherzer out-dueled Liriano in an outing where he registered a season high in pitches with 121 in the eight innings he was on the mound.

08/14/2014 - 16:24
Andrew Choynowski
Victor Martinez had three hits and three RBI as the Tigers offense broke out and Detroit beat the ‪‎Pirates‬ 8-4.

Pirates’ starter Vance Worley dropped to 5-2 on the season after pitching 5.1 innings and allowing five runs, three earned, and nine hits, including two homeruns.

08/14/2014 - 00:38
Andrew Choynowski
Gaby Sanchez and Travis Snider drove in runs in the second inning and Edinson Volquez and the Pirates bullpen clamped down on the Tigers offense as Pittsburgh swept a brief two-game home series over Detroit with a 4-2 win Tuesday night at PNC Park.

Volquez (10-7) improved to 6-1 in his last seven decisions after logging six innings and allowing five hits and two runs.

08/12/2014 - 23:08
Tony DeFazio
Paul Chryst sat at a table in Greensboro, North Carolina, answering questions from the media. The third-year Pitt head coach was certainly anxious to wrap up the interview session and catch his plane back to Pittsburgh, but he was also at ease.
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The Steelers had a productive offseason, but nevertheless must replace several veterans. Here's a look at who's gone and how their absences may impact the team.
Feature TwoPure Steel
Here’s what we know: Mike Johnston wasn’t the Penguins’ first choice to replace Dan Bylsma this summer.
Blue LineFeature ThreeTop Story
When Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco was called up from Triple-A Indianapolis June 10, he made an immediate impact, going on a 14-game hitting streak and adding a consistent bat at the top of the lineup.
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With a brand new playoff system in place this season, it doesn't matter who finishes No. 1 at the end of the regular season -- the top four teams will meet in a two-round tournament to decide the national champion.
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A quick glimpse at the 2014 Pitt football teams reveals some major red flags. A veteran quarterback and the program's all-time leading wide receiver have departed for the NFL.
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After 45 years of one head coach and two more of another, a different figure will be pacing up and down the sidelines at Beaver Stadium this season.
Custom 3Penn StateTop Story
The last two years have not been what WVU football fans were expecting. Ever since the Mountaineers made the switch to the Big 12, their success has slowly dwindled.
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