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Report: Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle Among Front-Runners For NL Manager Of The Year

Looking to win the award in back-to-back years, Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle is positioning himself nicely to win his second consecutive National League Manager of the Year award.

93-7 The Fan–09/15/2014

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Nationals Rally Late, Beat Pirates 4-3

After Adam LaRoche’s two-run homer in the eighth tied the game, and Wilson Ramos’ ground-rule double in the ninth won it, Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams called his club “tenacious.”

08/17/2014

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Top 5 Starting Rotations If The Playoffs Started Today

By Jordan Tracy The trade deadline has come and gone. All that is left is possibly waiver wire trades that could include someone like Cliff Lee being dealt but major moves have been made before […]

07/31/2014

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Top 5 MLB Closer Celebrations

Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.

07/21/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

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Pirates Rally To Beat Nationals, 3-2

Josh Harrison had a tiebreaking, two-out single in the seventh inning after Jose Tabata hit a sacrifice fly and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Saturday night for their fourth straight win.

05/24/2014

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Morton Paces Pirates Past Nationals, 4-3

Charlie Morton worked into the sixth inning to snap a lengthy losing streak and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday night.

05/23/2014

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Volquez, Bullpen Lifts Bucs Over Nationals 3-1

Edinson Volquez allowed one run in six sharp innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Washington Nationals 3-1 Thursday night.

05/22/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals follows through on a seventh inning run scoring sacrifice fly against the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 12, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Nationals defeated the Mets 7-2.

Can The Nationals’ Anthony Rendon Overcome Growing Pains?

Anthony Rendon has settled in at second base for the Nationals. But his job isn’t safe yet.

03/07/2014

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Exclusive Excerpt From John Feinstein’s ‘Where Nobody Knows Your Name’

An exclusive excerpt from John Feinstein’s book, “Where Nobody Knows Your Name,” which chronicles the lives of those trying to reach Major League Baseball.

02/25/2014

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Report: Phillies In Negotiations With A.J. Burnett

News came out last week that Philadelphia Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro no longer was interested in trying to sign former Pirates Starter AJ Burnett, but that all changed last night as reports have surfaced that multiple teams are currently negotiating with Burnett, and the Phillies are one of them.

93-7 The Fan–02/11/2014

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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

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Harper’s Homer In 9th Lifts Nats Past Pirates, 9-7

Right in the middle of it all from the very start to the end, Bryce Harper delivered the first game-ending homer of his career, a two-run shot in the bottom of the ninth Thursday that lifted Washington to a 9-7 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates and ended the Nationals’ losing streak at six.

07/25/2013

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Liriano Leads Bucs To 4-2 Win Over Nationals

Pirates left-hander Francisco Liriano did not allow a hit until the sixth inning against a struggling and depleted Nationals lineup, and Pedro Alvarez homered off an otherwise-dominant Stephen Strasburg, leading Pittsburgh past Washington 4-2 Wednesday night.

07/24/2013

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Nationals’ Bryce Harper Has Responded Well To Hype

The future will only get brighter for Bryce Harper, who has a good chance to develop into a perennial All-Star and MVP candidate.

03/18/2013

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