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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
Former Red Sox prospect assigned to Double-A Altoona

The Pirates have claimed infielder/outfielder Oscar Tejeda off waivers from Boston and have assigned him to Double-A Alto

06/27/2012 - 16:01
PSR Staff
Marte, Owens and Mercer named to International League squad

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis Indians outfielder Starling Marte, infielder

06/27/2012 - 15:28
PSR Staff
The Pirates scored three runs in the final four innings, but squandered opportunities in the 7th and 8th innings and dropped their third straight, falling 5-4 to the Phillies on Tuesday. Michael McKenry went 3-for-3 with a homerun for the Bucs.

The Pirates had a great chance to get on the board in the first inning, however it was the Phillies that were able to strike first and win 5-4, digging in and getting four of their f

06/26/2012 - 22:22
Zac Weiss
Hague and Slaten sent to Triple-A Indianapolis

Infielder Drew Sutton (#17) who was claimed off waivers from Tampa Bay on Sunday, has reported to the team in Philadelphia and is active for tonight’s game. To make room for Sutton on the 25-m

06/26/2012 - 16:40
PSR Staff
Jeff Karstens got rocked in his return to the mound, giving up 11 hits and 7 runs over five innings as the Pirates fell to the Phillies 8-3 in Philadelphia. Jose Tabata homered and Pedro Alvarez and Mike McKenry each had two hits for Pittsburgh.

The Pirates gave up 12 hits and committed four errors in a sloppy 8-3 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies in the city of brotherly love.

06/25/2012 - 22:22
Kathryn Zak
Domestic violence is awful. That’s something most of us can agree on, in black and white terms. Right? Wrong. Domestic violence, like so many problematic subjects, has shades of gray.
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One week left in the 2014 WPIAL regular season. One week left for teams to prove they’re ready for the playoffs.
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The Baldwin Highlanders (3-6) will look to the Altavilla brothers—Doug and Nick—against the Bethel Park Blackhawks (7-4) in Friday’s Quad A Southeastern Conference battle.
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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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A starter since her freshman year of high school, Brenna Wise has made a name for herself throughout her conference, the greater Pittsburgh area and across the state of Pennsylvania.
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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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