Pirates Decline Options On Four Players(93-7 The FAN) — The Pirates announced Monday they have declined contract options for 2012 on shortstop Ronny Cedeno, left-hander Paul Maholm and catchers Ryan Doumit and Chris Snyder.
Idle Thoughts- Old Man Paterno Marches On. Ties Robinson For Most D-I WinsThe countdown can officially begin on the end of the Joe Paterno era. Now that he has tied Eddie Robinson for the most career wins in Division I football, Paterno's ego will get what it wants and that's sole possession of a mark that has stood for nearly three decades and will most likely never be broken.
Pirates Reach 70 Wins With 4-3 Victory Over Reds Ryan Ludwick’s walk-off single saved the game for the Pirates as they narrowly beat the Cincinnati Reds, 4-3 on Friday night.
Five Observations From 2011 Pirates SeasonThe Pittsburgh Pirates have two more series (Cincinnati and Milwaukee) before the 2011 season comes to and end.
Pirates Dropped By Astros, 4-1The Pirates came up short against the Houston Astros, losing 4-1 on Tuesday. Brad Lincoln (1-2) lasted six innings, giving up just two runs on five hits and striking out six.
Pirates Beat Astros, 3-1James McDonald pitched into the eighth inning in the Pirates’ 3-1 win over the Houston. The Pirates had seven hits – three from Ryan Doumit – as they improved their record to 65-76 on a rainy Monday afternoon at PNC Park.
Pirates Lose To Cardinals, 5-4For the second consecutive night, a home run in the eighth inning sank the Pirates. They lost 5-4 to the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night at Busch Stadium, dropping to 61-70.
Bucs Split Double Header With Brewers The Pirates finally got a win off the Milwaukee Brewers, beating them 9-2 in the second game of a double header at PNC Park Monday.
Doumit's 3-Run Homer Lifts Pirates Above CardinalsThe Pirates opened their nine-game home stand with a win, beating the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-2. James McDonald (8-6, 4.20 ERA) allowed two runs and struck out four over five and 2/3 innings Monday night at PNC Park.
Ryan Doumit To Return TonightThe Pirates appear to be getting a player back from the disabled list today.
Dejan Kovacevic On The Upcoming Trade Deadline The Pittsburgh Tribune Review's Dejan Kovacevic joins Seibel, Starkey, and Miller to talk about the moves the Pirates need to make before the upcoming trade deadline.
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