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8/27/14 Pirates Game Recap

Satisfying win? Definitely.

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In need of a key series victory, the Pittsburgh Pirates accomplished just that with a solid 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals this afternoon. 484 more words

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Cardinals fan's hat saves him from being hit in the face with a flying bat

One lucky Cardinals fan was zoning out in the top of the ninth inning Wednesday, and he didn’t notice that A.J. Pierzynski lost the handle on his bat and sent it flying into the seats. 56 more words

MLB

Catcher Deterioration: Projecting Russell Martin's Starts the Next Four Years

One of my projects still on the table is to determine a proper contract value for Pirates catcher Russell Martin. There are so many aspects to evaluating a catcher, not the least of which is how many runs and wins his defense is worth. 442 more words

Blog

McCutchen Suffers Rib Injury

            The Pittsburgh Pirates Andrew McCutchen potentially reinjures his ribs and could be out more time on DL. There hasn’t been a set time frame on the injury and the team is still looking into what the injury is exactly and what the best course of action is for the McCutchen and the team moving forward. 162 more words

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Long Davis homer lifts Pirates over Cardinals 3-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. 159 more words

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Ike Davis Lifts Pirates Over Cardinals

The Pittsburgh Pirates knew it was going to be a tough match-up against perennial National League Cy Young contender Adam Wainwright, but nonetheless, the Pirates were able to score a 3-1 victory against him and the… 102 more words

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