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Byrd, Alvarez Lead Way As Bucs Beat Reds For Leg Up To Host Wild Card

Marlon Byrd had three hits and Pedro Alvarez hit a two-run homer high off the batter’s eye on Friday night, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 in a series that could decide the NL wild-card game host.

09/27/2013

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Pirates Fall To Cubs, Blunting NL Central Hopes

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ hopes of catching up in the NL Central took a big hit Wednesday when Darnell McDonald launched a three-run homer, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 win.

09/25/2013

Manager Clint Hurdle #13 (C) and assistant equipment manager Kiere Bulls of the Pittsburgh Pirates (R) get their postseason T-shirts 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)

Walk On Wednesday: Gerrit Cole Looks Like A Grizzled Vet

Former Pirates pitcher and current color commentator Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show today for his weekly “Walk on Wednesday” interview.

93-7 The Fan–09/25/2013

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Pirates Clinch First Playoff Berth Since 1992

It’s been a long time since Pirates fans have been able to read and believe the following few words – the Pittsburgh Pirates are heading to the playoffs.

09/24/2013

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Burnett, Martin Lead Bucs In 4-2 Win Over Reds

A.J. Burnett scattered four hits over seven strong innings to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 on Saturday night.

09/21/2013

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Sean Casey: “Maybe A Little Intimidation Both Ways” in Pirates vs. Reds

Former Pirates and Reds first baseman Sean Casey joined The Fan Morning Show on Friday to preview this weekend’s huge Pirates vs. Reds series at PNC Park.

93-7 The Fan–09/20/2013

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Byrd, Tabata Hit Home Runs, Cole Pitches Bucs Past Cubs 2-1

Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and got home run help from Marlon Byrd and Jose Tabata, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Saturday night.

09/14/2013

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Locke Earns 1st Win In Nearly 2 Months As Bucs Beat Cubs

Jeff Locke allowed three hits over seven innings to earn his first victory in nearly two months and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Thursday night.

09/12/2013

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Pirates Release 2014 Schedule

The Pirates have released their schedule for 2014 season.

09/10/2013

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Bucs Fall Out Of First In NL Central With 5-0 Loss To Cardinals

Adam Wainwright bounced back from back-to-back sub-par outings with seven shutout innings and David Freese homered to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night.

09/07/2013

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Kelly Beats Pirates Again, Cardinals Win 12-8

Carlos Beltran had RBIs his first two at-bats to help chase A.J. Burnett early and Joe Kelly beat the Pittsburgh Pirates for the third straight time in a 12-8 rout Friday night that pulled the St. Louis Cardinals within a half-game of the NL Central leaders.

09/07/2013

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Bob Walk Is Sure That The Pirates Will Win The NL Central

Former Pirates pitcher and current color commentator Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show today for his weekly “Walk on Wednesday” interview.

93-7 The Fan–09/04/2013

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Danny Knobler: Neal Huntington Was Extremely Aggressive

CBSSports.com Senior Baseball Writer Danny Knobler joined Ron Cook and Andrew Fillipponi on The Fan Morning Show Labor Day morning to talk about what he saw while covering this weekend’s Pirates vs. Cardinals series at PNC Park.

93-7 The Fan–09/02/2013

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Bucs Take NL Central Lead With 7-1 Victory Over Cardinals

A.J. Burnett scattered four hits over seven innings, Russell Martin hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 on Saturday night to regain sole possession of the NL Central lead.

08/31/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Pirates Go “All In” With Morneau

This feels like Penguins season, huh? Well, at least that part before the playoff breakdown — you know, the part when general manager Ray Shero went out and cobbled together a club that was supposed to make a run toward a title.

93-7 The Fan–08/31/2013

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