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For the first time since 2007, the Pittsburgh Pirates won three games in a four-game slate against the Milwaukee Brewers. The Pirates (24-17) relied on six innings of one-run baseball from starter Francisco Liriano (2-0) and Travis Snider drove in three runs on a 3-for-5 day, which included a two-run homer that broke a 1-1 tie in the fifth inning and put Pittsburgh ahead for good.

“A professional outing,” manager Clint Hurdle said about Liriano’s start.

05/17/2013 - 00:46
Nate Barnes
In less exciting of a fashion than Tuesday night, but still just as effective, the Pittsburgh Pirates outlasted the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday night at PNC Park, 3-1, behind a stellar pitching effort by starter Wandy Rodriguez.

Andrew McCutchen also scored two runs, and Neil Walker drove in two runs in the sixth inning with the bases loaded to give the Pirates (23-17) pitchers all the runs they would need.

05/16/2013 - 00:06
Nate Barnes
The Pittsburgh Pirates entered Tuesday’s contest against the Milwaukee Braves as the only team in Major League Baseball yet to play a game that went to extra innings. The Pirates (22-17) exited their first extra-inning game as 4-3 winners over the Brewers (16-21) when, over four hours after the first pitch was thrown, Andrew McCutchen sent his fifth home run of the season over the right-center field fence in the 12th inning.

On a 2-2 pitch from reliever Michael Fiers—the eighth pitcher Brewers manager Ron Roenicke called upon in the evening—McCutchen hit what he thought would be just another ball to stay in the park af

05/15/2013 - 01:25
Nate Barnes
The Pirates managed just four hits and committed three errors as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Bucs 5-1 to snap Pittsburgh's three-game winning streak. The Brewers were active on the base paths and stole six bases on Monday night at PNC Park.

Despite the Milwaukee Brewers being losers in nine of their last 10 games, they dominated in all facets of the game on Monday night a

05/13/2013 - 23:32
Scott Kromko
Pedro Alvarez's two-out single in the eighth inning lifted the Pirates to a 3-2 victory over Matt Harvey and the Mets Sunday afternoon in New York. Clint Barmes homered and Jeanmar Gomez pitched five innings of two-hit ball for the Bucs.

After a couple of high-scoring outbursts from the offense, the Pirates (21-16) used a low-scoring affair to take three out of four from the Mets in their road series.

05/12/2013 - 19:19
Taylor Skaggs
Wandy Rodriguez held New York to one run over six innings and Garrett Jones hit a three-run homer as the Pirates topped the Mets 7-3 Friday night at Citi Field.

Jones had three hits and three RBI, Starling Marte added three hits and Pedro Alvarez and Jordy Mercer each had a pair of hits and a run scored.

05/10/2013 - 23:13
Anthony Priore
Jason Grilli suffered his first setback of the season as Mike Baxter's one-out single in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Mets to a 3-2 win over the Bucs. Pedro Alvarez homered and knocked in the only Pirates runs of the night.

The Pirates’ Jeff Locke continued his strong season by throwing six innings of one-run ball to hold up his part of a pitcher’s duel with the Mets’ Dillon Gee.

05/09/2013 - 23:03
Taylor Skaggs
The pitcher’s duel promised between aces A.J. Burnett and Felix Hernandez did not disappoint Wednesday afternoon at PNC Park, with the two teams combining to hit just 10-for-61 at the plate.

But the Pirates ended on the wrong side of the duel, as the Mariners defeated the Buccos 2-1 to split the two-game interleague set, despite the Pirates (18-15) out-hitting Seattle (16-19) seven to

05/08/2013 - 16:37
Nate Barnes
The Pittsburgh Pirates used back-to-back RBI doubles by Travis Snider and Andrew McCutchen in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners Tuesday night at PNC Park to jump out to an early 2-0 lead which the Buccos never relinquished en route to a 4-1 victory in the first of a two-game interleague set.

McCutchen paced the Pirates (18-14) at the plate with a 4-for-4 day while Jeanmar Gomez (2-0) made a spot-start in place of an injured James McDonald, pitching five innings of shutout baseball to e

05/07/2013 - 23:55
Nate Barnes
Mike "Spanky" LaValliere played for the Pirates from 1987 to 1993 and was the catcher for the N.L. East championship teams of 1990, '91 and '92. A lifetime .268 hitter, LaValliere threw out 37 percent of attempted base stealers during his career and won a Gold Glove Award in 1987.

He spent 11 years in the big leagues, spending time with the Phillies, Cardinals and White Sox in addition to the Bucs.

05/07/2013 - 11:08
PSR Staff
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The Steelers started the offseason by signing franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a significant contact extension. A day before training camp opened, they capped the offseason by extending the contract of general manger Kevin Colbert.
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There is a dynamic duo on the Pittsburgh sports scene, but they’re not playing at PNC Park. They play high school football in Pittsburgh’s City League. Brothers Timothy and James Jackson of Allderdice Dragons may be two of the most dangerous weapons in western Pennsylvania this fall.
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Todd Haley is entering his fourth season as the Steelers' offensive coordinator. After a bumpy start to his tenure in Pittsburgh, Haley directed one of the most explosive offenses in team history in 2014.
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