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Pirates centerfielder hit .370 with 73 total bases

Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen, who was named to the 2012 N.L.

07/02/2012 - 17:41
PSR Staff
The Pirates had a dozen hits, including a three-run homer by Mike McKenry, but it wasn't enough as the Cardinals eeked out a 5-4 Sunday afternoon in St. Louis.

With the win, the Cardinals avoided their third sweep of the season.

07/01/2012 - 17:39
Jordynn Barnes
Pirates' centerfielder Andrew McCutchen and closer Joel Hanrahan have been selected to the 2012 All Star game n Kansas City.

Major League Baseball announced today that Pittsburgh’s Andrew McCutchen and Joel Hanraha

07/01/2012 - 13:31
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Pedro Alvarez belted a towering 434-foot grand slam in the first inning and the Pirates cruised to their 10th win in 14 games, downing the St. Louis Cardinals 7-3 Saturday afternoon. Jeff Karstens pitched seven strong innings for his first win of the season and Andrew McCutchen had two more hits to raise his average to .346.

It took one swing of Pedro Alvarez’s bat, a first inning grand slam, to give Jeff Karstens a big cushion,&nbs

06/30/2012 - 17:35
Zac Weiss
Pirates Double-A prospect garners first career All-Star selection

PORTLAND, Maine – Altoona Curve right-handed reliever Vic Black has been added to the Eastern League All-Star squad and will join teammates Ramon Cabrera, Brandon

06/30/2012 - 15:24
PSR Staff
Pedro Alvaraz blasted a two-out, bases loaded double in the fifth inning and Clint Barmes, Alex Presley and Garrett Jones all homered in the sixth--Andrew McCutchen added four hits, including a three-run shot in the ninth--as the Pirates rallied from a 5-2 deficit to beat the Cardinals 14-5 Friday night in St. Louis.

Thursday afternoon the Pirates relied on first inning batting practice to defeat the Phillies.

06/29/2012 - 23:27
Zac Weiss
Cabrera, Cumpton, Holy will represent Altoona in this year’s showcase at Reading’s FirstEnergy Stadium

Curve catcher Ramon Cabrera, starting pitcher Brandon Cumpton, and shortstop Brock Holt are headed to the 2012 Eastern L

06/28/2012 - 20:34
PSR Staff
The Pirates exploded for five runs in the first inning thanks to homeruns from Casey McGahee and Pedro Alvarez and then hung on to beat the Phillies 5-4 and salvage a series split in Philly.

Back-to-back homers by Casey McGehee and Pedro Alvarez in the first inning helped the Pirates defeat the Phillies 5

06/28/2012 - 20:26
Jordynn Barnes
Peters Township graduate was Pirates 26th round selection

The Pirates have signed their 26th round selection, Jimmy Rider, an infielder from Kent State University.

06/28/2012 - 13:58
PSR Staff
Andrew McCutchen hit a huge two-run homer in the 8th inning, Michael McKenry and Casey McGahee added blasts, Neil Walker had three hits and Brad Lincoln, Jason Grilli and Joel Hanrahan were huge out of the bullpen and the Pirates beat the Phillies 11-7 in a late-inning slugfest at Citizens Bank Park.

Pirates fans have more than likely already forgotten about Tuesday night’s embarrassing loss to the Philadelphia Phillies after the

06/27/2012 - 23:06
Kathryn Zak
Perennial regular season leaders rebuild, the West gets stronger, analytics take center stage and the draft is reconfigured. Here are four league-wide storylines to follow as the NHL season gets underway.
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Milan Smith scored a fourth-quarter touchdown and Penn Hills forced a late Woodland Hills turnover as the Indians topped the Wolverines 22-15.
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Bethel Park running back Alex Minton ran for 170 yards and two scored to lead the Black Hawks over Baldwin 26-13.
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New coaches, an infusion of younger players, a goalie entering a contract year, the makeover of Kris Letang... here are four storylines to follow as the Penguins start the 2014-15 season.
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There were plenty of changes throughout the league this offseason, but most of the movement should only make the West stronger as the Eastern Conference struggles to keep up.
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Western PA has long-provided the NFL with some of its top-end talent and that continues to be the case. As of the end of the September, 21 former WPIAL or Pittsburgh City League players graced NFL rosters.
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There is no shortage of great athletes to come out of the Mon-Valley, but perhaps no single institution has produced more great athletes than old Donora High School (now part of Ringgold). The WPIAL Hall of Fame has recognized the following Donora greats.
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Through five games, there are a few teams and a few players who have stood out above the rest.
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