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Pirates Fans Revel In Team’s Recent Success

It feels good to be a Pirate fan these days. After a dramatic 8-7 win over the Houston Astros, the Pirates are tied for first place and eight games over .500 for the first time since 1992.

07/04/2012

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Walkoff Homer Lifts Pirates Above Astros, 8-7

Drew Sutton hit a one-out solo homer in the bottom of the ninth and the Pittsburgh Pirates improved to eight games over .500 for the first time in 20 years with an 8-7 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

07/03/2012

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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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Harrison’s 12th-Inning Single Lifts Bucs Over Astros

Josh Harrison’s 12th-inning single drove in Clint Barmes and the Pittsburgh Pirates came back for a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.

05/13/2012

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McCutchen, Tabata Hit Home Runs, Bucs Beat Astros 5-2

Andrew McCutchen had a solo home run among his four hits, Jose Tabata also homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Houston Astros 5-2 on Saturday night.

05/12/2012

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Pirates Blanked By Astros, 1-0

(93-7 The FAN) — The Pirates lost to Houston, 1-0, Friday night, managing just four hits.

93-7 The Fan–05/11/2012

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Know Your NL Central: Vinnie & Cook Preview The Division

Do you know your NL Central? If you listen to Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan’s Vinnie & Cook, you do!

93-7 The Fan–03/30/2012

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Astros Sold, Will Move To AL

(93-7 The FAN/AP) — Baseball will be making major changes in the next two years — adding two teams to the playoffs, moving the Houston Astros to the American League and extending interleague play to September.

93-7 The Fan–11/18/2011

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Pirates Dropped By Astros, 4-1

The Pirates came up short against the Houston Astros, losing 4-1 on Tuesday. Brad Lincoln (1-2) lasted six innings, giving up just two runs on five hits and striking out six.

09/06/2011

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Pirates Beat Astros, 3-1

James McDonald pitched into the eighth inning in the Pirates’ 3-1 win over the Houston. The Pirates had seven hits – three from Ryan Doumit – as they improved their record to 65-76 on a rainy Monday afternoon at PNC Park.

09/05/2011

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Pirates Struggle Against Astros In 8-2 Loss

The Pirates managed just four hits in their 8-2 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Dropping to 62-73, Pittsburgh struck out 11 times.

08/30/2011

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Pirates Blow Lead, Fall To Astros, 7-4

Despite holding the lead through most of the game, the Pirates lost to the last-place Houston Astros, 7-4 on Monday night. Wandy Rodriguez and company held the Pirates to just five hits.

08/29/2011

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Report: Pirates Scouting Hunter Pence

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The rumor mill continues to connect the Pirates with potential outfielders. Yesterday, the names of Connor Jackson and Josh Willingham surfaced and today we have a new one. Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh […]

KDKA-TV–07/18/2011

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Pirates Win 7-5 In 11 Innings

For the second straight game, the bullpen let a slim lead disappear in the eighth inning, but the outcome of the game was different.

07/17/2011

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Bullpen Blows Lead, Pirates Lose 6-4

The Pittsburgh Pirates watched a slim lead vanish in the eighth inning Saturday night against the Houston Astros.

07/17/2011

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