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Mark Melancon is throwing slower and throwing worse, but manager Clint Hurdle says the Pirates will stick with him in the closer role.
Melancon has allowed six runs in six innings–compared to his 1.65 ERA in 142 combined innings in 2013/2014–and his average fastball has clocked in at just 89 miles per hour. 107 more words
The Pittsburgh Pirates took a step towards earning a series split, taking game 3 of their 4-game home series against the Chicago Cubs 4-3.
It wasn’t without drama, as the Comeback Cubs staged a rally in the 8th inning to make it a 1-run game, putting the first four batters on base before… 667 more words