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Aug 20, 1 day ago

Pirates Gameday 8/20: Morton diagnosed with a “sports hernia”, Hurdle discusses Travis Snider

Pirates Gameday 8/20: Morton diagnosed with a “sports hernia”, Hurdle discusses Travis Snider

Good afternoon from PNC Park where the Pirates (64-62) look to salvage a game from the Braves (66-60). Gerrit Cole (7-4, 3.78 ERA) will be making his first start since early July as he faces Alex Wood (9-9, 3.07 ERA).
The …

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Aug 19, 2 days ago

Pirates woes continue in 11-3 loss to Braves

Pirates woes continue in 11-3 loss to Braves

Francisco Liriano was unable to play stopper as he allowed nine runs –seven earned– over four-plus innings of work as the Braves extended the Pirates losing streak to seven with a 11-3 victory over the Bucs on Tuesday night.
The Braves …

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Aug 19, 2 days ago

Pirates Gameday 8/19: Cutch/Mercer return, Hurdle discusses Alvarez’s positioning

Pirates Gameday 8/19: Cutch/Mercer return, Hurdle discusses Alvarez’s positioning

Good afternoon from PNC Park where the Pirates (64-61) desperately need a victory over the Braves (65-60) to snap their current six-game losing skid. Francisco Liriano (3-9, 3.78 ERA) will look to play stopper against Aaron Harang (9-7, 3.51 ERA).
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Aug 18, 3 days ago

Cutch ready to return to action

Cutch ready to return to action

Andrew McCutchen completed what looks like the final step in his rehab as he successfully participated in live batting practice without any setbacks on Monday afternoon at PNC Park.
“I feel good, good to go,” said McCutchen. “It was basically a …

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Aug 18, 3 days ago

Braves get to Worley early in Pirates 7-3 defeat

Braves get to Worley early in Pirates 7-3 defeat

The Braves scored six times in the first inning off of Vance Worley as they cruised past the Pirates 7-3 on Monday night.
Worley experienced pitch issues at the start allowing lead-off back-to-back home runs from Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons. …

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Aug 18, 3 days ago

Pirates Gameday 8/18: Hurdle discusses staying the course

Pirates Gameday 8/18: Hurdle discusses staying the course

Good afternoon from PNC Park where the Pirates (64-60) look to break a five-game slump as they begin a three-game series against the Braves (64-60). Vance Worley (5-2, 2.51 ERA) will take the hill and oppose Ervin Santana (12-6, 3.66 …

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