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Pirates lose series opener to Marlins, 6-5

Pirates lose series opener to Marlins, 6-5

The mistakes added up Friday night. The Pirates lost a winnable game, a game they led after seven innings. Mistakes off the mound, in the field and on the bases were too much for even a David Freese homer and a seventh-inning rally to overcome.
Pirates' David Freese continues to impress as Kang tumbles

Pirates' David Freese continues to impress as Kang tumbles

LOS ANGELES — When the Pirates signed corner infielder David Freese midway through spring training, general manager Neal Huntington didn’t speak of Freese as a savior. The acquisition, Huntington said, gave the Pirates an “insurance policy” until Jung Ho Kang returned from rehabbing his knee, at which point Freese would become John Jaso’s platoon partner at first base.
Beaver County Times Aug 11, 2016
Insider: Jameson Taillon gets first win at PNC Park as Pirates shut out Padres

Insider: Jameson Taillon gets first win at PNC Park as Pirates shut out Padres

Jameson Taillon delivered eight scoreless innings and David Freese drove in a pair of early runs as the Pirates beat the San Diego Padres 4-0.
Pirates notebook: Wrist bothers Cervelli, but no further structural damage

Pirates notebook: Wrist bothers Cervelli, but no further structural damage

Francisco Cervelli did not start Thursday after leaving the game Wednesday night due to a sore left wrist as he continues to deal with the fallout of surgery that removed the hamate bone in his left hand.
Ron Cook: David Freese's offensive value to Pirates easy to measure

Ron Cook: David Freese's offensive value to Pirates easy to measure

You need only a little more than one hand to count the Pirates’ position players who have exceeded expectations. Gregory Polanco. Starling Marte. Jordy Mercer. David Freese. Matt Joyce. Sean Rodriguez.

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