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Hughes gives high praise to Pirates prospect Glasnow

Yesterday, it was announced the Indianapolis Indians pitcher Tyler Glasnow was named International League Pitcher of the Week. The award did not surprise Jared Hughes, who recently was with the Indians as part of his rehab assignment. “I really ha…

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Gerrit Cole’s off night costs Pirates

An 87 mile-per-hour fastball was the only thing needed to confirm that the Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs are indeed in a rivalry. The game was long decided when Pirates pitcher Kyle Lobstein hit Cubs second baseman Ben Zobrist with a pitch in …

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Pirates pregame 5/2: Never too early for an important series

The Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs currently represent the top two National League Central teams being separated by three games from each other. With that in mind, the Cubs come to PNC Park for a three-game series which may have large implicatio…

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Pirates prospect Glasnow named IL Pitcher of the Week

The Pirates say that Tyler Glasnow has to work on his control and consistency with his third pitch, a changeup. Glasnow seems to have taken note of their wishes and it showed on the field. Glasnow was named the International League Pitcher of the Wee…

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Pirates lose extra-inning affair to Reds

It took 11 innings, but the Pittsburgh Pirates saw its comeback attempt come to an end. This game came down to a bullpen battle, and Ryan Vogelsong was the last to flinch as he fell to 1-1 on the season. Here are some takeaways from the game. Locke n…

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Pirates beat Reds to match April wins record

Getting outs on three pitches or less has always been a staple of the Pittsburgh Pirates, and starting pitcher Francisco Liriano found success accomplishing this Saturday night. He pitched 6.2 innings in a 5-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds at a ra…

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