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PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

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Pirates Slip Past Cubs For 2-1 Victory

Brandon Cumpton pitched seven scoreless innings, Travis Snider hit a solo homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Sunday.

06/22/2014

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Harrison Powers Pirates Past Cubs 5-3

Gregory Polanco felt he was safe. Standing in the on-deck circle, Josh Harrison thought the rangy rookie had another hit. Same for manager Clint Hurdle.

06/22/2014

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Castro Powers Cubs Past Pirates, 6-3

Starlin Castro hit a three-run homer and Edwin Jackson finally got the better of Charlie Morton, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday.

06/20/2014

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5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]

06/20/2014

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McCutchen Stays Hot, Pirates Top Cubs 4-0

Andrew McCutchen had two doubles and two RBIs to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night.

06/13/2014

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McCutchen Homers And Pirates Beat Cubs 4-2

Andrew McCutchen homered and reached base four times and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 at rainy PNC Park on Wednesday night.

06/12/2014

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Pirates Place Starter Francisco Liriano On 15-Day DL

After leaving Tuesday night’s 7-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs due to injury, the Pirates have placed Starter Francisco Liriano on the 15-day Disabled List with a strained left oblique.

93-7 The Fan–06/11/2014

BOSTON - APRIL 08: Former Boston Red Sox Bill Buckner is warmly received by the crowd as he steps on to the mound to throw the ceremonial first pitch of the team's season home opener against the Detroit Tigers on April 8, 2008 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steven Senne-Pool/Getty Images)

Bill Buckner Is A Big Fan Of Frontier League Baseball

Former Major League Bill Buckner will be making appearances at Thursday and Friday night’s Washington Wild Things games to sign autographs for the fans in attendance.

93-7 The Fan–05/22/2014

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Alvarez Hits Go-Ahead HR, Pirates Hold Off Cubs 5-4

Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.

04/10/2014

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Pirates Lose Despite 5 Solo Home Runs

Jason Hammel threw seven strong innings, Anthony Rizzo had four hits, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 on Wednesday night despite allowing five solo home runs.

04/09/2014

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Bucs Overcome 2 Castro Home Runs, Edge Cubs 7-6

Pedro Alvarez had two hits and two RBIs and the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame two home runs by Starlin Castro to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-6 on Tuesday night.

04/09/2014

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Pirates Fall To Cubs, 3-2

Jason Hammel pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Thursday for their first win of the season.

04/03/2014

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Sanchez Has Winning Hit In 16th, Pirates Beat Cubs

In a game that took 5 hours, 55 minutes, pinch-hitter Tony Sanchez singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning to give the Pirates a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night – the longest game in Pittsburgh history by time.

04/03/2014

Francisco Liriano

Opening Day Preview: Cubs Vs. Pirates

When the Pittsburgh Pirates take the field for Monday’s opener against the rebuilding Chicago Cubs, they’ll do it without the burden of two decades of losing. They’ll do it with the momentum that comes after the best season in a generation, and something just as valuable as they try to prove their breakout 2013 was no fluke: legitimate optimism.

03/31/2014

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