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Arizona Republic 14 hours ago
Diamondbacks look lifeless as Pirates complete sweep

Diamondbacks look lifeless as Pirates complete sweep

The Diamondbacks managed just three hits on Sunday, losing 8-0 to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday at Chase Field.         

Monday Mop-Up Duty: A changing of the guard in the Central?

PNC PARK – I began writing this post over the weekend before the injury to St. Louis ace Adam Wainwright (his Achilles injury is an unfortunate potential season-ender). The lede item of this blog entry was inspired by this question: over the next …
Beaver County Times 15 hours ago
Pirates complete first desert sweep with 8-0 win over Diamondbacks

Pirates complete first desert sweep with 8-0 win over Diamondbacks

Francisco Liriano pitched effectively into the seventh inning in a combined three-hitter and the Pirates completed their first sweep in Arizona with an 8-0 win over the Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Beaver County Times Apr 25, 2015
Glasnow not wilting under spotlight

Glasnow not wilting under spotlight

All eyes are on Tyler Glasnow in the early part of the season. A large part of that is because he is considered the Pirates’ top prospect. Furthermore, the 6-foot-7 right-hander is nearly impossible t
Arizona Republic Apr 23, 2015
Diamondbacks get ready to host Pirates

Diamondbacks get ready to host Pirates

Arizona Diamondbacks get ready to host Pittsburgh Pirates for a three-game series.         

How long should managers ‘believe’?

PNC PARK – Dancing with Mark Melancon has been quite the exercise in anxiety early this season. Melancon recorded his third save with a clean ninth inning Thursday but his velocity was down again. His cutter ranged from 90 to …
Beaver County Times Apr 23, 2015

Pirates Insider: This time, the Pirates get a rally

The Pirates scored three in the sixth against three Chicago pitchers to tie the game, with Gregory Polanco, Neil Walker and Jordy Mercer driving in runs.
Beaver County Times Apr 23, 2015
Pirates uses depth to squeak by Cubs

Pirates uses depth to squeak by Cubs

PITTSBURGH -- All through spring training, Pirates general manager Neal Huntington maintained that this was the deepest and most talented team in his tenure.
Beaver County Times Apr 23, 2015
Polanco, Pirates rally for 5-4 win over Cubs

Polanco, Pirates rally for 5-4 win over Cubs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco got three hits, including a go-ahead single in the seventh inning off Cubs reliever Phil Coke to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 win over Chicago on Thursday.
Beaver County Times Apr 22, 2015

Pirates Insider: Polanco aids in Pirates win with pivotal catch, homer

Gregory Polanco hit his first home run of the season and made a pivotal catch in right field to help the Pirates defeat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Wednesday night at PNC Park.
Northwest Herald Apr 22, 2015

Polanco, Worley help Pirates hold off Cubs

PITTSBURGH – Gregory Polanco hit his first home run of the season and Vance Worley got through 5 2-3 shaky innings for his second straight win as the Pittsburgh Pirates held off the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Beaver County Times Apr 22, 2015
Polanco, Worley help Pirates hold off Cubs

Polanco, Worley help Pirates hold off Cubs

Gregory Polanco hit his first home run of the season and Vance Worley got through 5 2-3 shaky innings for his second straight win as the Pittsburgh Pirates held off the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Wednesday n

I swear, this tirade is true

Bryan Price’s profanity-laced meltdown Monday had sportswriters digging into the archives to recall the best managerial meltdowns. These lists included Lee Elia, Hal McRae, Earl Weaver and Tommy Lasorda (sometimes twice). Sadly, Lloyd McClendon was nowhere to be found. People …
Beaver County Times Apr 21, 2015

Melancon gives up three in Pirates' 9-8 loss to Cubs

Mark Melancon gave up three runs in the ninth inning Tuesday night to take his first blown save in three chances this season as the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 9-8 victory over the Pirates at PNC Park.
Beaver County Times Apr 21, 2015

Pirates Insider: Team falls short, but Kang notches first RBIs

Rookie shortstop Jung Ho Kang had given the Pirates an 8-5 lead with a three-run double in the seventh inning, which were the first three RBIs of his career.

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