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Pirates Clinch Playoff Spot, Beat Braves 3-2

Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
The Pirates’ win combined with Milwaukee’s loss to Cincinnati assured Pittsburgh of no worse than an NL wild card. The Pirates wrapped up their berth exactly one year after clinching a place in the 2013 playoffs.

09/23/2014

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McCutchen Homers, Pirates Beat Braves 1-0

Andrew McCutchen homered, Francisco Liriano won his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved closer to a playoff berth by beating the Atlanta Braves 1-0 Monday night.

09/22/2014

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Hurdle Battling Hip Problem As Pirates Close In On Playoff Berth

Clint Hurdle has been battling a hip problem all season that will require surgery. However, he’s not going anywhere with the Pittsburgh Pirates closing in on a second consecutive trip to the MLB postseason.

09/22/2014

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Pirates Edge Brewers 1-0, Move Closer To Playoffs

Vance Worley is used to his body breaking down at this point in the season.

09/21/2014

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Neal Huntington Responds To Matt Garza Hitting Andrew McCutchen Twice

With Andrew McCutchen getting beaned not once, but twice Saturday night by Milwaukee Brewers starter Matt Garza, Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington opened his weekly show talking about those plays and whether or not there was intent.

93-7 The Fan–09/21/2014

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Brewers Edge Pirates 1-0 To Tighten Wild Card Race

Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot.

09/20/2014

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Energized Pirates’ Fans Hoping For Spot In Post-Season

The Pirates are trying to pull away from the Milwaukee Brewers this weekend for the final Wild Card spot, but some fans are already thinking about the post-season.

09/20/2014

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Martin’s Homer Sparks Pirates Over Brewers 4-2

Russell Martin hit a three-run homer off Jonathan Broxton in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates inched closer to a playoff berth with a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.

09/19/2014

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Charlie Morton Hurt Again, Will Miss Start Vs. Brewers On Sunday

After pitching five shutout innings against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night, Pirates starter Charlie Morton will be forced to mix his next turn in the rotation.

93-7 The Fan–09/19/2014

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Pirates Get Late Break In Playoff Push, Top Bosox

The Pittsburgh Pirates got a lucky break when Boston pinch-runner Jemile Weeks was hit by a batted ball in the ninth inning, beating the Red Sox 3-2 on Thursday night to keep pace in the NL pennant race.

09/18/2014

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Pirates’ Fans Line Up For Playoff Tickets

Wednesday night’s win over the Boston Red Sox was the Pirates’ 81st win of the season, assuring them their second-straight non-losing season.

09/18/2014

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Pirates Overwhelm Buchholz, Red Sox In 9-1 Win

Gregory Polanco, Neil Walker and Ike Davis all homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox 9-1 on Wednesday night to maintain their grip on the second National League wild card spot.

09/17/2014

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Pirates Playoff Tickets On Sale Thursday

Pittsburgh Pirates fans will never forget this night nearly one year ago.

09/17/2014

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Morton Pitches Surging Pirates Over Red Sox 4-0

Charlie Morton came off the disabled list to gain his first victory since July 2, and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-0 Tuesday night for their ninth win in 11 games.

09/16/2014

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Pirates Name Bell, Glasnow Minor League Players Of The Year

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today their Minor League Player of the Year award winners.

93-7 The Fan–09/16/2014

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