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Cardinals’ Martinez Shuts Down Pirates

Carlos Martinez made his case for inclusion on the National League All-Star team Thursday night by pitching 7 1-3 scoreless innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 in a matchup between the teams with the best records in the major leagues.

07/09/2015

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Bob Walk: Having Jeff Locke As Your Fifth Starter Isn’t Bad

“There’s a lot of teams in this league that would love to have a fifth guy like [Jeff Locke],” Bob Walk said.

06/24/2015

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Pirates Ride Big Inning To 7-6 Win Over Reds

Andrew McCutchen and Francisco Cervelli homered during a fourth-inning outburst and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended a three-game losing streak with a 7-6 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.

06/23/2015

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Locke, Kang Lead Pirates To 3-2 Win Over White Sox

Jeff Locke allowed just two runs in six innings, Jung Ho Kang hit a two-run home run and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the struggling Chicago White Sox 3-2 Wednesday night for their seventh straight win.

06/17/2015

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Marte’s RBI Single In 13th Lifts Pirates Past Phillies, 1-0

Starling Marte’s single in the bottom of the 13th drove in Chris Stewart and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 Friday night.

06/13/2015

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Pirates Run Win Streak To 5, Top Marlins 5-1

Jeff Locke worked into the sixth inning in his first win in more than a month, and the Pittsburgh Pirates dropped the reeling Miami Marlins 5-1 on Tuesday night.

05/26/2015

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Mauer’s Homer Lifts Twins To 4-3 Win Over Pirates In 13

Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot off Antonio Bastardo in the 13th inning to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.

05/20/2015

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Charlie Morton 1 Step Closer To Joining Pirates Rotation

Making his third and possibly final rehab start, Pirates starter Charlie Morton pitched 6.1 innings for the teams AAA affiliate, the Indianapolis Indians, allowing two runs on just two hits while walking four and striking out nine.

93-7 The Fan–05/20/2015

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Ray Searage: Mark Melancon Will Get Back To Where He Was

Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage joined “The Fan Morning Show” Tuesday to talk about the state of his staff and the work he’s been doing with individual pitchers.

93-7 The Fan–05/19/2015

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Byrd Drives In 4, Reds Top Pirates 7-1

Marlon Byrd homered and drove in four runs, Todd Frazier belted his National League-leading ninth home run and the Cincinnati Reds handled the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Tuesday night.

05/05/2015

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Wood Pitches Cubs Past Pirates 6-2 For 4th Straight Win

Dexter Fowler had three hits and two RBIs, Travis Wood tossed seven strong innings and the Chicago Cubs won their fourth straight game Tuesday night with a 6-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

04/28/2015

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Alvarez Hits Home Run In Bucs’ First Win Of Season

Pedro Alvarez homered and drove in two runs, Neil Walker had three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates avoided their first 0-4 start in nine years with a 6-2 win Friday night over the Milwaukee Brewers.

04/10/2015

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Locke Excited For Opportunity To Start Season In Bucs’ Rotation

It’s the second time in three years that Jeff Locke begins the season as a Pirates starter. The last time was in 2013 due to injuries to Francisco Liriano and Charlie Morton.

93-7 The Fan–03/31/2015

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Pirates’ Locke Wins Final Open Spot Rotation

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle named Jeff Locke the fourth starter over Vance Worley on Monday.

93-7 The Fan–03/30/2015

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Clarity Coming On Pirates’ Fourth Starter

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle says a decision is coming soon as to whether Jeff Locke or Vance Worley will fill the final job in the starting rotation.

93-7 The Fan–03/26/2015

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