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No Pirates Elected To Start MLB All-Star Game

MLB announced the starting lineups for this year’s All-Star Game Sunday night. Surprisingly, no Pittsburgh Pirates were among the National League starters.

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Dunlap: The National League Better Watch Out For Cutch

Watch out National League. Cutch looks like he’s back.

93-7 The Fan–05/29/2015

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 26: Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates doubles to center field to drive in a run in the eighth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on September 26, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Pirates defeated the Reds 3-1.

McCutchen Named Co-National League Player Of The Week

A .542 on-base percentage and leading the National League with a 1.000 slugging percentage for a league will get you some national recognition.

93-7 The Fan–05/26/2015

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Gerrit Cole Named National League Pitcher Of The Month

The bats may be struggling at the start of the season for the Pirates, but the team’s rotation has been lights out, and a key piece of that equation has been Gerrit Cole.

93-7 The Fan–05/04/2015

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Dunlap: Wainwright Another Example Of Why DH Needed In Both Leagues

Adam Wainwright should never have been in that position. No, we’re past the point of this making sense.

04/27/2015

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Report: Pirates One Of MLB’s ‘Shiftiest’ Teams

There has been talk all throughout Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington’s tenure about the “shifts” his defenses employ and how often they’re used.

93-7 The Fan–01/19/2015

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Pirates CF Andrew McCutchen, 2nd Baseman Neil Walker Win National League Silver Slugger Awards

A pair of Pirates won 2014 Louisville Slugger, Silver Slugger Awards Thursday night – outfielder Andrew McCutchen and second baseman Neil Walker.

93-7 The Fan–11/06/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 06: Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale Scott

Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.

10/07/2014

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Pirates’ Season Ends With Crushing 8-0 Loss To Giants In Wild Card Game

Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.

10/01/2014

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Searching For Giants Fans In The City Of Black & Gold

From the City by the Bay to the Golden Triangle makes for a long trip.

10/01/2014

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Better Business Bureau Issues Fake Ticket Warning Ahead Of Wild Card Game

The Wild Card format boils down to winner moves on, loser goes home and that is putting tickets at a premium for tonight’s game.

10/01/2014

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Buctober Returns & PNC Blackout Is On The Menu

The Pirates are gearing up for their Wild Card matchup with the San Francisco Giants tonight. Meanwhile, Pirates’ fans are gearing up for another PNC Park blackout.

10/01/2014

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Pirates Rip Braves 10-1, Cut Cards’ Lead To 1 game

Edinson Volquez threw seven scoreless innings, Travis Snider and Neil Walker hit homers and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved within one game of the NL Central lead with a 10-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.

09/25/2014

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Pirates Stumble In NL Central Race, Braves Win 6-2

Andrew McCutchen homered for Pittsburgh’s only runs, and the Pirates stumbled in their chase for the NL Central title, falling to the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Wednesday night.

09/24/2014

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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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