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Viva la amore: Cervelli’s love advice spreads to fans

For anyone wondering who came up with Francisco Cervelli’s “That’s Amore” Pirates scoreboard segment, you have Chris Martin to thank. No, not that Chris Martin. This one is a production coordinator for game presentation. Game…

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How does Pirates’ Locke compare with other teams’ fifth starters?

The Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitching staff has had an adventurous start to the 2016 season. After posting the second-best ERA in baseball last season, the Pirates find themselves with a current ranking of 19th on the backs of a 4.21 staff ERA. T…

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Pirates come up short against Cubs, Jake Arrieta

Remember when Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta walked the first two batters he faced? Yeah, that was the highlight of Tuesday’s night’s game. Pittsburgh Pirates color commentator Steve Blass joked that the turning point of the game came…

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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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