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Gregory Polanco had a tiebreaking three-run double in the eighth inning to lift the Pirates to a 9-6 victory over the Brewers Saturday night.

Josh Harrison and the Pittsburgh batters were dialed in offensively with 12 hits, four walks and nine runs.

08/28/2016 - 10:11
Patrick Crossan
Jordy Mercer’s first career grand slam capped a five-run sixth inning that started with two errors by Milwaukee third baseman Jonathan Villar, and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on for a 5-3 win on Friday night over the Brewers.

Shortstop Jordy Mercer hit a grand slam     to help the Pittsburgh Pirates (65-61) win 5-3 over the Milwaukee Brewers (56-72) Friday.

08/27/2016 - 10:18
Patrick Crossan
Ben Roethlisberger and Landry Jones combined to complete 31 of 39 passes for 354 yards and three touchdowns as the Steelers beat the Saints 27-14 in preseason action.

A strong first quarter paved the way for the Pittsburgh Steelers to defeat the New Orleans Saints in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, 27-14, giving Pittsburgh its first win of the preseason.

08/27/2016 - 10:14
Jed Johnson
Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in three runs, including the game-winner in the 10th inning, as the Pirates beat Milwaukee 3-2 in Miller Park on Thursday night.

McCutchen started the game with a first inning solo homerun to left field, his 18th of the season, off of Wily Peralta (5-9. 5.87 ERA).

08/26/2016 - 00:24
Patrick Crossan
A strong showing from the Pirates’ bullpen was not enough Wednesday afternoon, as Gerrit Cole struggled again in a 5-4 loss to Houston.

Cole (7-9) started strong, recording a 1-2-3 inning in the first for the first time since April 21. From there he struggled, starting with a second inning two run homer by Evan Gattis.

08/24/2016 - 16:33
Alex Stumpf
Ivan Nova was super and Gregory Polanco homered twice as the Pirates snapped their four game losing skid with a 7-1 win against Houston.

Nova (3-0) has become a reliable starter for the Pirates since being picked up at the trade deadline.

08/23/2016 - 22:05
Alex Stumpf
Rookie Jameson Taillon was excellent over eight innings, allowing just two runs on four hits, but the Astros and veteran Doug Fister were even better as the Pirates lost their fourth straight, falling 3-1 to Houston on Monday in Pittsburgh.

The loss continued the trend of the Pirates’ offense not producing despite quality outings from the starters.

08/22/2016 - 21:29
Alex Stumpf
The ‪Pirates‬ dropped a third-straight tight game to the Marlins, managing just five hits in a 3-2 loss to Miami on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park.

Josh Bell went 1-3 with a sacrifice fly in his first big league start. His hit was a sixth inning two-out single, but he was thrown out trying to extend it to a double.

08/21/2016 - 16:46
Alex Stumpf
Rookie Chad Kuhl pitched well and Josh Harrison had three hits, but the rest of the Pirates’ offense was stagnant in a 3-1 loss to the Marlins Saturday night.

Excluding Harrison, the rest of the Pirates’ lineup went 1-27, striking out 14 times. Six of those strikeouts were looking.

08/20/2016 - 21:51
Alex Stumpf
The Marlins pounded out 16 hits and scored 5 runs in the final four innings to rally past the Pirates 6-5 on Friday night at PNC Park.

“Two teams battling out there tonight, and we didn’t do enough things well enough to win,” Clint Hurdle said.

08/19/2016 - 23:10
Alex Stumpf
Bob Prince was best known as the voice of the PIttsburgh Pirates for 28 years, but it was not the only job he had over his Hall of Fame career. “The Gunner” also called Steelers and Penguins games at different times during his career and was part of the NBC broadcast team for the 1965 All-Star Game.
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Expectations are high for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2016. A revamped defensive line, featuring two of the league's best ends in Cameron Heyward and Stephon Tuitt, is one of the main reasons why.
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Pittsburgh Penguins’ head coach Mike Sullivan has obviously spoken several very kind words about his championship hockey team. Sullivan has complimented his team’s speed, chemistry, and teamwork. But perhaps more than anything else, Sullivan complimented their toughness.
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College football is one week away, as Hawaii and Cal open the 2016 season in Sydney, Australia next Friday. The local teams don't kick things off until Labor Day weekend, but PSR has our preseason rankings together already.
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In the days leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, it was unknown whether University of Pittsburgh tight end JP Holtz would be selected.
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Western Pennsylvania's football recruiting class of 2017 is a strong one, led by Clairton's Lamont Wade -- one of the top recruits in the country. The class also features a multitude of interior line talent.
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It's still the dog days of summer, but college football season is nrarly upon us. Local teams begin to open camp this week and next, and there are several players to keep an eye on.
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