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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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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: August 3rd-August 7th

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.

08/07/2015

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PNC Park Vendor Named As One Of The Best In MLB

PNC Park is home to many vendors, but possibly one of the best in the country.

08/06/2015

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Polanco, McCutchen Homer In Pirates’ 7-5 Win Over Cubs

Gregory Polanco and Andrew McCutchen homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago 7-5 on Wednesday night, ending the Cubs’ season-best six-game winning streak.

08/05/2015

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Breakdown: What The NHL’s New Digital Media Deal With MLB Means

Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why the NHL and MLB are entering into this partnership.

08/05/2015

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Arrieta, Rizzo Lead Cubs Over Pirates 5-0

Jake Arrieta pitched seven strong innings, Anthony Rizzo tied a career high with four hits and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight win.

08/04/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Winners & Losers Of The MLB Trade Deadline

Trade deadline day/week has come and gone, which means it’s time for an early look at who won/lost with their acquisitions.

08/04/2015

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Mets, Blue Jays, Astros Improve Odds To Win 2015 World Series

According to Bovada Sportsbook, the odds on certain MLB teams’ World Series chances have changed drastically since July 17.

08/03/2015

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Reds Beat Cole For 3rd Time This Season, Top Pirates 4-3

Eugenio Suarez became the latest Reds hitter to frustrate Gerrit Cole. The shortstop had a sacrifice fly and an RBI double off Pittsburgh’s 14-game winner, and Cincinnati extended its home-field success over the Pirates with a 4-3 victory on Saturday night.

08/01/2015

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J.A. Happ Joins Pirates, LHP LaFromboise Sent Back To Minors

Left-hander J.A. Happ joined the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday and threw in the bullpen, getting ready to join a rotation that’ll need him for at least a few weeks.

08/01/2015

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Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some Tweaks

It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.

08/01/2015

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McCutchen Homers, Pirates’ Bullpen Holds A 5-4 Win Over Reds

Andrew McCutchen hit another homer at Great American Ball Park, and Pittsburgh’s rebuilt bullpen was shaky but delivered on Friday night, holding on for a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

07/31/2015

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