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Pirates-Reds One Of Baseball’s Most Underrated Rivalries

The Pirates are looking at their first postseason game in 21 years. Most likely, it’ll be a one-game Wild Card showdown with the Cincinnati Reds.

09/26/2013

Gaby Sanchez #17 of the Pittsburgh Pirates (L) hugs teammate Andrew McCutchen #22 as they celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League wild card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Pirates’ Playoff Berth Cleanses Demons, Celebrates The Now

From the jaws of even more heartache, the Pirates pulled out a gem at Wrigley Field’s historic home plate. Then, a short time later, the celebration was on as the Washington Nationals lost and the Pirates were assured post-season action.

09/24/2013

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Excited Fans Buying Up Pirates’ Playoffs Gear

It was the “out” call heard around the National League. The Pirates not only won the game in Chicago, but the Washington Nationals lost to the Saint Louis Cardinals.

09/24/2013

Gerrit Cole

Where Should The Pirates Put Cole In October?

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — If the Pirates are good enough these last couple weeks to forgo that dreaded pigtail game in the National League playoffs, it’s quite clear Francisco Liriano and A.J. Burnett, in an order yet to be determined, would get the nod to open the NLDS. But should rookie Gerrit Cole, instead of working from the bullpen, be given the chance to follow?

93-7 The Fan–09/17/2013

Pirates Post-Season Tickets

If you’re looking to buy tickets for Pirates post-season games, here’s what you need to know.

09/13/2013

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Local Business Continues To Boom With Sold Out Game

PNC Park was packed again for another home game, which made local business owners very happy.

08/17/2013

Starling Marte

Bucs Avoid Key Loss; LF Marte Stays, RF Presley Demoted

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — At 70-47 the Pirates have been a great team, but they are not necessarily a deep one, so fans surely breathed a sigh of relief when the team announced today left fielder Starling Marte will not go on the disabled list.

93-7 The Fan–08/13/2013

Andrew McCutchen

Pirates Becoming Poster Children For Small-Market Success

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates, to borrow a popular lyric from the rapper Drake, “started from the bottom, now [they're] here.” But how did they get to the pinnacle of the National League, recording win No. 70 faster than any Pirate team since 1972?

93-7 The Fan–08/08/2013

Pirates Team Leaders

Who Is The MVP Of Your 2013 Pirates?

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — There are a number of reasons the Pirates have been the talk of Major League Baseball in 2013, so determining the team MVP is no easy debate.

93-7 The Fan–08/07/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. Orioles

Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?

07/25/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has The Better All-Star Game Roster? AL Vs. NL

With the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?

07/11/2013

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Bucs Knocked Out Of Playoff Race

NEW YORK (AP) David Wright’s record-breaking hit was a little dribbler toward third base, ugly enough to prompt plenty of ribbing from his New York Mets teammates.

93-7 The Fan–09/27/2012

Andrew McCutchen

No Default Batting Title For McCutchen

NEW YORK (AP) Major League Baseball appears unlikely to interfere if Melky Cabrera wins the NL batting title while serving his 50-game suspension for a positive drug test.

93-7 The Fan–09/19/2012

Pedro Alvarez

Alvarez Named NL Player Of The Week

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez has been named National League Player of the Week for the period ending Sunday, as announced by Major League Baseball not long ago.

93-7 The Fan–09/04/2012

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Bucs: McCutchen Named NL POW; Presley Activated

Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen was named the National League’s Player of the Week for the second straight week Monday.

93-7 The Fan–07/16/2012

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