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This Week In Baseball: ‘Shoeless’ Joe’s Failed Reinstatement Bid, What It Means For Pete Rose

The Commissioner denied an appeal for reinstatement on the behalf of White Sox legend “Shoeless” Joe Jackson, what does that mean for Pete Rose?

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Dunlap: Savor Every September Pitch

September is upon us. For such a long, long time in Pittsburgh — too long, actually — it signified the beginning of the football season and not, well, the thrilling end-run of the baseball season.

08/31/2015

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Pirates Fall To Rockies, 5-0

Wins have been hard to come by for Jorge De La Rosa over the last two months, which is why he was able to savor being able to cool off one of the hottest teams in the major leagues.

08/30/2015

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Let Other Fantasy Baseball Owners Take Chances On September Call-Ups

Every September, MLB rosters expand so minor-league players with potential can get a cup of coffee with the big-league team. No matter what the hype, avoid relying on these September call-ups to help your fantasy baseball team. Stick to the veteran players you know well and let the other owners in your league gamble on the rookies. You won’t regret it when the season ends with your team in first place. The other owners will be shaking their heads with regret for letting hype rule their decision-making processes.

08/29/2015

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Harrison RBI Single Lifts Pirates Over Rockies 5-3

Pinch-hitter Josh Harrison singled home Francisco Cervelli with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh bullpen continued its hot streak in the Pirates’ 5-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.

08/28/2015

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Cole Gets 15th Win, Pirates Top Marlins 2-1

Gerrit Cole snapped the longest winless drought of his career, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Thursday night.

08/27/2015

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McCutchen’s 4 RBIs Lead Pirates To 7-2 Win

Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in four runs to help the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night.

08/26/2015

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Dee Gordon’s 4 Steals Help Marlins Beat Pirates 5-2

Major-league batting leader Dee Gordon tied a career high with four stolen bases, had two infield hits and scored twice Tuesday night, helping the Miami Marlins beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2.

08/25/2015

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This Week In Baseball: MLB Gets New Domestic Violence Policy Right

The MLB and MLBPA announced a new domestic violence policy over the weekend and they look like they got it right.

08/25/2015

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Happ Pitches 6 Innings To Help Pirates Beat Marlins 5-2

J.A. Happ pitched six scoreless innings, extending a streak of strong starts for the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 5-2 win over the Miami Marlins on Monday night.

08/24/2015

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McCutchen Homers, Pirates Top Giants 5-2

Clint Hurdle doesn’t dwell on things. What’s next is what’s important, a mantra the Pittsburgh Pirates manager has pounded home repeatedly since the day he arrived in 2010.

08/24/2015

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Make Sure Your Fantasy Baseball Players Are Getting Playing Time Down The Stretch

When bad teams toss in the towel on the season, quite often they bring up young players from the minors that cut into the playing time of established veterans. This can hurt your fantasy baseball roster when your regular gets too many “days off” so the kids can get some playing time.

08/22/2015

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Bumgarner Homers Again As Giants Top Pirates 6-4

Madison Bumgarner homered in his second straight start and struck out six in 6 1/3 innings to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 6-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.

08/21/2015

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Pirates Activate Josh Harrison From Disabled List

On the disabled list since July 6th after tearing the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb, Pirates outfielder/infielder Josh Harrison has been activated from the disabled list.

93-7 The Fan–08/21/2015

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Watch: Giants’ OF Perez, PNC Park Praying Mantis Become Friends

A praying mantis decided to get up close and personal with Giants outfielder Juan Perez last night at PNC Park.

08/21/2015

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