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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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Morton, Walker Lead Pirates Over Giants, 4-0

Charlie Morton combined with two relievers on a six-hitter and Neil Walker hit a two-run home run to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the San Francisco Giants 4-0 on Thursday night.

08/20/2015

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Pirates Pitching Coach Ray Searage: One Game To Win, It’s Gerrit Cole

Following Thursday night’s 4-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks, Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage talked with Joe Starkey about Gerrit Cole’s recent performance and the emergence of J.A. Happ.

93-7 The Fan–08/20/2015

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Happ Shines As Pirates Shut Down Diamondbacks 4-1

J.A. Happ allowed two hits in six shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates made quick work of the Arizona Diamondbacks, 4-1 on Wednesday night.

08/19/2015

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Pirates Sign Travis Snider On Minor League Deal

According to SB Nation MLB reporter Chris Cotillo, the Pirates are going to sign free-agent Travis Snider to a minor league deal.

93-7 The Fan–08/19/2015

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Pirates Survive Arizona Rally, Win 9-8 In 15 Innings

Pedro Florimon tripled home Francisco Cervelli with two outs in the bottom of the 15th to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-8 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.

08/19/2015

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MLB Umpires Bring Joy, Teddy Bears To Patients At Children’s Hospital

What brings greater comfort than a Teddy bear? A stuffed monkey or puppy, perhaps? Children’s Hospital received a special visit from a crew of Major League Baseball umpires Tuesday morning.

08/18/2015

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With Seven Weeks Left, Make Sure Your Fantasy Team Is On Proper Pace

Every fantasy league has different rules, but most people play in standard Rotisserie leagues that feature limits on both games played by hitters and games started by pitchers—or some variation along those lines. You want to make sure your team isn’t going to go over those limits too soon!

08/15/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: August 10th-August 14th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

08/14/2015

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Alvarez Homers In 7-Run 1st, Bucs End Long Skid In St. Louis

Pittsburgh first baseman Pedro Alvarez insists his success against the St. Louis Cardinals is a fluke.

08/13/2015

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Wacha Wins 14th, Cardinals Beat Pirates 4-2

Yadier Molina tripled in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning when right fielder Gregory Polanco missed an attempted shoe-top catch and Michael Wacha got his 14th win to tie for the major league high as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Wednesday night.

08/12/2015

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Staying Loyal To Slumping Players Can Bury Your Fantasy Baseball Team

Staying loyal to slumping players may pan out better for real-life MLB managers than for fantasy owners, so think long and hard about keeping your favorite player in the lineup while he’s going through an 0-for-28 slump at the plate. Those at-bats can really hurt your team down the stretch.

08/12/2015

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Kang, McCutchen Rally Pirates Past Dodgers 13-6

Jung Ho Kang’s three-run homer capped a nine-run seventh inning and Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in four runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 13-6 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night.

08/10/2015

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Sean Rodriguez: Wants To Contribute In Any Way Possible

Bob Pompeani had the chance to catch up with Pirates infielder Sean Rodriguez on his show Saturday.

93-7 The Fan–08/08/2015

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Alvarez’s Pinch-Hit In 10th Lifts Pirates Over Dodgers 5-4

Pinch-hitter Pedro Alvarez lined a bases-loaded single over a five-man infield in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

08/07/2015

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