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Norris’ Grand Slam Lifts Padres To 6-2 Win Vs. Pirates

Derek Norris hit a grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the San Diego Padres to a 6-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night, snapping the Pirates’ season-high seven-game winning streak.

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Twins Use Big 2nd Inning To Down Pirates 8-5

Brian Dozier got Minnesota started with a home run in the first inning and Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run shot in a six-run second as the Twins built an early 7-0 lead then held on for an 8-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

05/19/2015

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Hamels Fans Nine, Phillies Beat Pirates 3-2

Cole Hamels struck out nine over seven strong innings, Jeff Francoeur threw out the potential tying run at the plate to end the game and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Wednesday night.

05/13/2015

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Holliday, Wong Power Cardinals To 8-5 Win Over Pirates

Matt Holliday and Kolten Wong hit three-run homers and Michael Wacha remained unbeaten as the St. Louis Cardinals held off the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-5 on Friday night.

05/08/2015

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Cubs Ride Castro To 9-8 Comeback Win Over Pirates

Starlin Castro went 3 for 5 with 4 RBIs, including a game-tying two-run single in the ninth, and the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 9-8 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

04/21/2015

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Tigers Shut Down Pirates Again In 1-0 Victory

Alfredo Simon gave up two hits over eight dominant innings, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Wednesday night.

04/15/2015

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Birth Of Liriano’s Daughter Leads To Pirates Rotation Change

The Pirates rotation has been shuffled after the birth of Francisco Liriano’s daughter.

93-7 The Fan–04/11/2015

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Frazier’s Homer Rallies Reds To Opening 5-2 Win Over Pirates

Todd Frazier hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning on Monday, overcoming another stumble by the bullpen and rallying the Cincinnati Reds to an opening 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

04/06/2015

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Orioles And Pirates Play To 3-3 Tie In 10 innings

In a matchup of opening-day pitchers, Chris Tillman allowed two runs over five innings while Francisco Liriano gave up one run in three innings as the Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates played to a 3-3 tie in 10 innings Wednesday night.

04/01/2015

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Liriano Ready For Second Straight Opening Day Start

Francisco Liriano says he was a little surprised that Clint Hurdle named him Opening Day starter.

93-7 The Fan–03/18/2015

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Pirates Notes: Jeff Locke Gets Rocked, Pirates Announce Starting Rotation

Some news after the Pirates dreadfully long 13-7 loss to the Astros at McKechnie Field. Manager Clint Hurdle said the starting rotation will be Francisco Liriano, Gerrit Cole, AJ Burnett, then either Vance Worley or Jeff Locke followed by Charlie Morton.

93-7 The Fan–03/17/2015

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Pirates Name Opening Day Starter

Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle alluded to the fact that he knew who would be the team opening day starter early in spring training, but it wasn’t until Tuesday that he made his intentions known to the public.

93-7 The Fan–03/17/2015

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Liriano Pitches 3 Scoreless Innings, Pirates Beat Rays 4-3

Francisco Liriano pitched three scoreless innings in his second spring training start, helping the Pittsburgh Pirates beat a Tampa Bay Ray’ split squad 4-3 on Tuesday.

03/10/2015

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Rogers Strong In Yankees’ 2-1 Win Against Pirates

Esmil Rogers, trying to cement a spot on the New York Yankees’ pitching staff, tossed two scoreless innings Thursday in a 2-1 victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

03/05/2015

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 17: Francisco Liriano #47 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox during inter-league play at PNC Park on September 17, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Liriano Happy To Stay With Pittsburgh, Despite Offers From Several Teams

Francisco Liriano cites that the big reason he came back to the Pirates wasn’t exactly because of money – though the Pirates did what turned out to be a bidding war – he re-signed with the Bucs because, as he put it, “It’s like family here and we have a chance to win not only this year but for the next few years.”

93-7 The Fan–02/19/2015

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