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Pittsburgh Pirates Miss Big Opportunity vs Brewers

With a loss on Thursday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Pirates let a great opportunity slip away The Pittsburgh Pirates were defeated by the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday afternoon. With the loss, the Pirates are now 33-40 on the season and 6 games out of first place in the National League Central. This series was a big […] Pittsburgh Pirates Miss Big Opportunity vs Brewers - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Fox 6 Now 10 hours ago

Knebel sets strikeout mark as Brewers beat Pirates 4-2

MILWAUKEE — Corey Knebel broke Arodlis Chapman’s modern-era record for most consecutive games by a reliever with a strikeout at a season’s start, fanning a batter for the 38th straight game and closing out the Milwaukee Brewers’ 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. Knebel struck...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 11 hours ago

Brewers 4, Pirates 2: Sogard, Shaw lead the way as Brewers earn split with Pirates

The Brewers earned a split with the Pirates behind Eric Sogard, Travis Shaw.        
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 11 hours ago

Travis Shaw stays hot vs. Ivan Nova as Brewers salvage series split

MILWAUKEE — The Pirates contained Eric Thames this week.
Rum Bunter 10 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Draft: Top Draft Signing Including Uselton

The Pittsburgh Pirates have already signed their first round selection among many other later round picks.  They have now signed another one of their top picks from this year’s draft. Two days ago it was reported that the Pittsburgh Pirates signed another prospect from day one of their draft.  According to MLB Pipeline, the Bucs […] Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Draft: Top Draft Signing Including Uselton - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 7 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Draft: Steven Jennings Signs

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed most of their picks from the first 10 rounds of their 2017 MLB draft.  They signed first round pick Shane Baz quickly, and today they have signed Steven Jennings. After failing to sign pitcher Nick Lodolo last year at pick number 41, the Pirates were able to sign...

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MILWAUKEE — Francisco Cervelli was scratched from the Pirates lineup about 90 minutes prior to first pitch Tuesday at Miller Park after experiencing flu-like symptoms. Rookie Elias Diaz was inserted into the starting lineup to catch right-hander Chad Kuhl against the first-place Milwaukee Brewers.

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MILWAUKEE — Welcome back, baseball fans. The Pirates beat up on the first-place Milwaukee Brewers Monday night at Miller Park and improved their record to 32-38, five games back of the division lead. Fans have been restless lately. All questions are sic’d. If you have a question for next week’s mailbag, send it to snesbitt@post-gazette.com or to @stephenjnesbitt on Twitter.

Game 71: First wave of draft signings announced

Story by Rob Biertempfel/Photo by Christopher Horner MILWAUKEE — The Pirates signed nine draft picks, all former college players: C Jason Delay (fourth round, Vanderbilt), C Deon Stafford (fifth, St. Joseph’s), OF Jared Oliva (seventh, Arizona), LHP Blake Weiman (eighth, Kansas), OF Bligh Madris (ninth, Colorado Mesa), RHP Beau Sulser (10th, Dartmouth), INF Tristan Gray …

Jordy Mercer's batting average has soared in the past month

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Pirates 8, Brewers 1: After a pitching gem Sunday, Milwaukee gets roughed up by Pittsburgh

Pirates 8, Brewers 1: After a pitching gem Sunday, Milwaukee gets roughed up by Pittsburgh

The Brewers lost a lopsided game to the Pittsburgh Pirates.        
Beaver County Times Jun 19, 2017
Andrew McCutchen's HR highlights Pirates offensive outburst

Andrew McCutchen's HR highlights Pirates offensive outburst

Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer, Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-1 on Monday night.

Pirates rout first-place Brewers, 8-1, behind strong efforts from McCutchen, Cole

MILWAUKEE — Andrew McCutchen ruined a few dinners Monday night. His two-run, opposite-field home run off Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Matt Garza in the sixth inning cleared the wall by a hair and crashed in a picnic area beyond the right-field fence at Miller Park.

Game 70: A well-deserved breather for Rivero

Story by Rob Biertempfel/Photo by Christopher Horner MILWAUKEE — Felipe Rivero needed that day off he got yesterday. Each of Rivero’s three saves consisted of more than one inning’s work. On Saturday, he tossed 1.2 innings vs. the Cubs. On June 10 and 11, he worked 1.1 innings to close out games vs. the Marlins. …

Rizzo, Lackey lead Cubs past Pirates, 7-1, in series finale

For a leadoff man, Anthony Rizzo has prodigious pop. He collected three-quarters of a cycle Sunday at PNC Park, missing only a triple, as the Chicago Cubs tramped the Pirates, 7-1, to capture the series finale and escape Pittsburgh with a series win and an even .500 record.
Beaver County Times Jun 18, 2017
Pirates offense lacked hits against Cubs stater John Lackey

Pirates offense lacked hits against Cubs stater John Lackey

Jordy Mercer hit a solo home run and Elias Diaz and David Freese added singles, but that was the only offense the Pirates could muster against starter John Lackey and the Cubs’ bullpen.

Game 69: Out of sight, out of mind? Hurdle doesn’t risk Rivero temptation

By Chris Adamski NORTH SHORE – Clint Hurdle might have been kidding. But even if he wasn’t, could you blame him?   Speaking 2 ½ hours before Sunday’s series finale against the Chicago Cubs, Hurdle said that Felipe Rivero won’t be at PNC Park on Sunday because he was sent to Milwaukee a day early. …

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