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Fans Snapping Up Pirates Post-Season Gear

With the memories of the clubhouse celebration freshly painted on the canvas of their minds, Pirates’ fans were snapping up post-season gear Wednesday at PNC Park.

09/24/2014

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Pirates Pitching Guru Details How Team Fixes So Many Pitchers

The Pirates are acquiring quite the reputation for being a place washed up pitchers go to resurrect their careers, and on top of Pitching Coach Ray Searage, a big reason for that is pitching guru Jim Benedict.

93-7 The Fan–09/24/2014

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Sid Bream Hopes Disappointment Of ’92 NLCS Was Exorcised In Atlanta

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Sid Bream is a Pirate alum and he was loved during his time with the Pirates. Then, he became an Atlanta Brave and in 1992 and scored the game winning run for the Braves sending them to the World Series and the Pirates into 20 years of losing seasons. Whether Bream was really safe or out has been debated for over 20 years.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/24/2014

The Pittsburgh Pirates celebrate clinching a National League playoff spot after their 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on September 23, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Pirates & Fans Excited For Return Trip To Postseason

With a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves Tuesday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates secured at least a Wild Card berth in the playoffs.

09/24/2014

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Pirates Clinch Playoff Spot, Beat Braves 3-2

Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
The Pirates’ win combined with Milwaukee’s loss to Cincinnati assured Pittsburgh of no worse than an NL wild card. The Pirates wrapped up their berth exactly one year after clinching a place in the 2013 playoffs.

09/23/2014

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McCutchen Homers, Pirates Beat Braves 1-0

Andrew McCutchen homered, Francisco Liriano won his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved closer to a playoff berth by beating the Atlanta Braves 1-0 Monday night.

09/22/2014

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Hurdle Battling Hip Problem As Pirates Close In On Playoff Berth

Clint Hurdle has been battling a hip problem all season that will require surgery. However, he’s not going anywhere with the Pittsburgh Pirates closing in on a second consecutive trip to the MLB postseason.

09/22/2014

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Pirates Edge Brewers 1-0, Move Closer To Playoffs

Vance Worley is used to his body breaking down at this point in the season.

09/21/2014

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Brewers Edge Pirates 1-0 To Tighten Wild Card Race

Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot.

09/20/2014

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Energized Pirates’ Fans Hoping For Spot In Post-Season

The Pirates are trying to pull away from the Milwaukee Brewers this weekend for the final Wild Card spot, but some fans are already thinking about the post-season.

09/20/2014

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Martin’s Homer Sparks Pirates Over Brewers 4-2

Russell Martin hit a three-run homer off Jonathan Broxton in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates inched closer to a playoff berth with a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.

09/19/2014

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Pirates Get Late Break In Playoff Push, Top Bosox

The Pittsburgh Pirates got a lucky break when Boston pinch-runner Jemile Weeks was hit by a batted ball in the ninth inning, beating the Red Sox 3-2 on Thursday night to keep pace in the NL pennant race.

09/18/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Clint Hurdle Fights Through The Pain

Clint Hurdle says a prayer each morning.

93-7 The Fan–09/18/2014

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Pirates’ Fans Line Up For Playoff Tickets

Wednesday night’s win over the Boston Red Sox was the Pirates’ 81st win of the season, assuring them their second-straight non-losing season.

09/18/2014

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Pirates Overwhelm Buchholz, Red Sox In 9-1 Win

Gregory Polanco, Neil Walker and Ike Davis all homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox 9-1 on Wednesday night to maintain their grip on the second National League wild card spot.

09/17/2014

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