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Jun 23, 2017
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ST. LOUIS (AP) Josh Bell and John Jaso homered as the Pittsburgh Pirates broke their Busch Stadium hex with a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.
Beaver County Times Jun 23, 2017
John Jaso homers in ninth to lift Pirates past Cardinals in 4-3 road win

John Jaso homers in ninth to lift Pirates past Cardinals in 4-3 road win

Josh Bell and John Jaso homered as the Pittsburgh Pirates broke their Busch Stadium hex with a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.
Pirates Breakdown Jun 23, 2017

Takeaways and Throwaways – Jaso home run lifts Pirates to 4-3 victory

The Pittsburgh Pirates edged the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 in a back and forth game.  John Jaso gave the team a lead in the ninth inning with a solo home run and Felipe Rivero was able to slam the door shut. Welcome to Takeaways & Throwaways. Shortly after every Pittsburgh Pirates game, come to Pirates Breakdown […] The post Takeaways and Throwaways – Jaso home run lifts Pirates to 4-3 victory appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Washington Times Jun 23, 2017

Bell, Jaso homer to lead Pirates past Cardinals 4-3

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Josh Bell and John Jaso homered as the Pittsburgh Pirates broke their Busch Stadium hex with a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Jaso, who entered as part of a double switch in the eighth inning, drove a 3-2 pitch from Seung ...

John Jaso's ninth-inning homer puts Pirates on top in 4-3 win

ST. LOUIS — The baseball disappeared over the outfield wall, and Busch Stadium went silent. John Jaso had just smashed a two-out, go-ahead home run off St. Louis Cardinals closer Seung Hwan Oh, washing away the messes and mistakes that had pressed the Pirates’ backs to the wall.

Game 68: Polanco’s slump deepens

Story and video by Rob Biertempfel/Photos by Christopher Horner Gregory Polanco last night went 0 for 5 with two strikeouts, which lowered his batting average to .238 with a .651 OPS. He’s hit three homers, which puts him below Jordy Mercer (five) and John Jaso (four). He ranks 10th on the team with 14 RBI. …
Pirates Breakdown Jun 15, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Trend Report – McCutchen Up, Watson Down

This article series examines how various Pittsburgh Pirates players are trending and focuses on one specific player that is trending up and one that is trending down. Although Elias Diaz is scorching the ball and John Jaso and David Freese are both doing much better at the plate, today our attention is on the upward […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Trend Report – McCutchen Up, Watson Down appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Rum Bunter Jun 15, 2017

John Jaso: The Pinch Hitting Extraordinaire

It has long been said that one of the hardest things to do in baseball is to pinch hit. Well, for John Jaso, this has not been the case this season. As anyone who frequently reads our site or follows us on Twitter knows we are huge fans of John Jaso here at Rum Bunter. […] John Jaso: The Pinch Hitting Extraordinaire - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pirates Breakdown Jun 14, 2017

John Jaso thriving in bench role

Pittsburgh Pirates’ first baseman John Jaso is every fan’s favorite whipping boy. But a clarification of his role has done wonders for the veteran. After a less than stellar first season with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2016 that saw Jaso slash just .268/.353/.413, you can understand why. Going hitless in his first 18 at bats to start […] The post John Jaso thriving in bench role appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Washington Times Jun 13, 2017

Jaso's pinch-hit homer powers Pirates by Rockies 5-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) - John Jaso hit a pinch-hit two-run homer off Colorado's Adam Ottavino in the seventh inning to break a tie and Andrew McCutchen homered twice as the Pittsburgh Pirates pulled away from the Colorado Rockies 5-2 on Tuesday night. Jaso sent the second pitch he saw from Ottavino ...
Pirates break through late to beat Marlins 7-6 (Jun 10, 2017)

Pirates break through late to beat Marlins 7-6 (Jun 10, 2017)

PITTSBURGH (AP) Jordy Mercer hit a tying two-run triple in the eighth and John Jaso followed with a go-ahead double, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Miami Marlins 7-6 on Saturday.
Rum Bunter Jun 5, 2017

John Jaso Has Been Really Good Lately

John Jaso has been swinging a hot bat for over a month The 2017 season could not have gotten off to much worse of a start for Pirate left-handed hitter John Jaso. The first baseman/outfielder did not collect his first hit of the season until April 19th. However, ever since he has collected this first […] John Jaso Has Been Really Good Lately - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

The Pirates are on the hunt for better at-bats

Pirates batters awoke happy men in Arlington, Texas, a year ago today. The team had won 10 of its previous 12 games, improving to 28-19, and was doing so with one of the best offenses in the National League. New arrival John Jaso did not let the effort required to learn to play first base affect his hitting. He entered the series opener against the Rangers hitting .303 with a .371 on-base percentage and a .447 slugging percentage.
Jaso's RBI singles in 9th, 10th rally Pirates past Mets 5-4 (May 27, 2017)

Jaso's RBI singles in 9th, 10th rally Pirates past Mets 5-4 (May 27, 2017)

PITTSBURGH (AP) John Jaso singled home the tying run in the ninth inning and the winning run in the 10th, and the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame Andrew McCutchen's baserunning blunder to beat the New York Mets 5-4 Saturday night.
Washington Times May 27, 2017

Jaso's RBI singles in 9th, 10th rally Pirates past Mets 5-4

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Terry Collins, the oldest current manager in the major leagues, did not have a happy 68th birthday as his New York Mets blew a save for the fifth time in their last seven chances. John Jaso singled home the tying run in the ninth inning and the ...
Amazin Avenue May 27, 2017
Final Score: Pirates 5, Mets 4—Jaso with a one-two punch to the face-o

Final Score: Pirates 5, Mets 4—Jaso with a one-two punch to the face-o

The Mets snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Zack Wheeler tossed six solid innings tonight and the bullpen looked pretty good for a while, but then things fell apart and the Mets lost to the Pirates 5-4 in ten innings. The Mets held a 4-3 lead in the bottom of the ninth, but Addison Reed allowed a run on three hits and the Pirates sent the game to extra innings. In the bottom of the tenth, Tyler Pill loaded the bases in his major league debut, and Josh Edgin came on to allow a game-winning single to John Jaso, who had tied the game as a pinch hitter an inning earlier. Jay Bruce got the...

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