Casey McGehee

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Pirates Trade Gorkys Hernandez, Casey McGehee

The Pirates kept busy after acquiring Travis Snider. With that deal and two others made today, the Pirates had to make a few roster moves.

07/31/2012

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Pirates Bats Silenced For Second Straight Night; Cubs Win, 5-1

Chicago pitcher Paul Maholm pitched eight innings and allowed just one run on four hits to send Pittsburgh to a 5-1 loss.

93-7 The Fan–07/24/2012

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McCutchen Homers Again As Pirates Beat Rockies, 6-2

A four-run fifth inning powered the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Colorado Rockies Tuesday night, 6-2.

93-7 The Fan–07/18/2012

Andrew McCutchen

McCutchen, McGehee Hit Home Runs As Bucs Beat Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run shot for his fourth homer in the last three games and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Saturday night.

07/14/2012

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Karstens Shines As Pirates Sweep Astros

Jeff Karstens scattered four hits over eight innings and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates blanked the Houston Astros 2-0 on Thursday night. Karstens (2-2) struck out a season-high eight against just one walk as the Pirates completed their first four-game sweep of the Astros at home since 1979. Joel Hanrahan pitched a perfect ninth for his 22nd save.

07/05/2012

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Pirates Blast Astros, 11-2

Pirates starting pitcher James McDonald started off in a precarious position, walking three batters and allowing a run for a 1-0 Houston lead.

93-7 The Fan–07/02/2012

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Burnett, McGehee Lead Bucs Over Phillies, 5-4

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A.J. Burnett threw 6 2-3 sharp innings to win his eighth straight start, Casey McGehee hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Thursday.

06/28/2012

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Pirates Win Shootout With Phillies, 11-7

Pirates catcher Michael McKenry went 2 for 4 with a home run and four RBIs to lead the Buccos to the win.

93-7 The Fan–06/27/2012

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Pirates Bats Remain Hot, Power Past Twins

(93-7 The FAN) — The Pirates’ bats remained hot Tuesday night, as they defeated the Minnesota Twins, 7-2.

93-7 The Fan–06/20/2012

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Burnett, Alvarez & McGehee Lead Way As Bucs Top Indians 9-2

A.J. Burnett became the first Pittsburgh pitcher since 1990 to win six straight starts and Pedro Alvarez homered twice as the Pirates beat the Cleveland Indians 9-2 Saturday.

06/16/2012

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Pirates Trounced By Baltimore, Lose Third In A Row

(93-7 The FAN) — For the third straight night Pittsburgh starting pitching struggled. And for the third straight night, the Pirates (32-30) lost at Baltimore — this time, 12-6.

93-7 The Fan–06/14/2012

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Orioles Beat Pirates, 8-6

(93-7 The FAN) — Pittsburgh Pirates starter Brad Lincoln got roughed up Tuesday night against the Baltimore Orioles to the tune of an 8-6 loss.

93-7 The Fan–06/12/2012

A.J. Burnett

Pirates Climb Closer To First Place With 8-4 Win

(93-7 The FAN) — The Pirates will make a lot of moves this week, as they take part in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.

93-7 The Fan–06/05/2012

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Reds Storm Past Pirates, 8-1

(93-7 The FAN) — After stringing together four straight wins to climb back to .500 on the season, the Pirates managed just four hits against Cincinnati in an 8-1 loss at PNC Park.

93-7 The Fan–05/29/2012

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Nationals Use Long Ball To Defeat Pirates, 7-4

(93-7 The FAN) — Bedard gave up three solo homers and Evan Meek, just called up from the minors, allowed three runs in one inning of relief as the Nationals beat the Pirates, 7-4.

93-7 The Fan–05/16/2012

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