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Fantasy Update

May 24, 2017
KFFL
Pittsburgh Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen and C Francisco Cervelli are not in the starting lineup ...

Frazier, Cervelli lead charge as Pirates earn series split against Braves

ATLANTA — There was no sweat under the midday Georgia sun.
KFFL May 24, 2017

Pirates | Andrew McCutchen, Francisco Cervelli out

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen and C Francisco Cervelli are not in the starting lineup ...

Pirates beat Phillies 6-3

Adam Frazier and Francisco Cervelli each hit two-run singles in the sixth inning Saturday and the Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 6-3, at PNC Park.

In Francisco Cervelli, Pirates have a master of illusion

At the signal of strike three, the Miami Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton flipped his bat into the dirt and glared at home-plate umpire Tim Timmons. Stanton had just seen a four-seam fastball from right-hander Ivan Nova, who was en route to a three-hit shutout April 29, smack catcher Francisco Cervelli’s mitt an inch or two off the plate away and below Stanton’s knees.

Behind strong start from Williams, Pirates snap losing streak with 4-3 win

PHOENIX — The bleeding stopped Saturday night when closer Tony Watson embraced catcher Francisco Cervelli near the pitcher’s mound and exhaled. After six consecutive losses, on the seventh day the Pirates were winners again, 4-3, against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Francisco Cervelli joins Venezuelan protests and pleads with others to do the same

PHOENIX — Revolution reached PNC Park last weekend when Felipe Rivero unfurled a Venezuelan flag he had ordered on Amazon and stretched it across an empty locker beside his in the clubhouse. With a silver marker, Rivero spelled out a message he planned to share with the world. He wrote it on the back of his Pirates cap. Francisco Cervelli wrote it on his eye black.

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle moves Francisco Cervelli into No. 2 spot in lineup

PHOENIX — In the past week, as the Pirates offense slumped, general manager Neal Huntington and manager Clint Hurdle named four players they believed have hit into hard luck so far this season: Andrew McCutchen, Gregory Polanco, Jordy Mercer and Francisco Cervelli.

Pirates notebook: Cervelli remains at No. 2 spot in order

PHOENIX — After homering Wednesday in his first game batting second in the order, catcher Francisco Cervelli was back there again Thursday. Manager Clint Hurdle ...
Washington Times Apr 28, 2017

Cervelli leads balanced attack in Pirates' 12-2 win

MIAMI (AP) - Francisco Cervelli drove in three runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates scored eight times in the second inning in a 12-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Jordy Mercer homered and had two RBIs, Josh Harrison had three hits and knocked in two, and Andrew McCutchen ...

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