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Josh Harrison dominates Brewers in 8-3 win

Josh Harrison had a double, a homer and five RBIs as the Pirates whipped the Brewers 8-3 in Milwaukee Friday night. It was, of course, an important win for the Pirates, whose now-unlikely pursuit...

Josh Harrison dominates Brewers in 8-3 win

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Josh Harrison had a double, a homer and five RBIs as the Pirates whipped the Brewers 8-3 in Milwaukee Friday night. It was, of course, an important win for the Pirates, whose now-unlikely pursuit...

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The Matt Morris Report: Allie, Tucker go deep

The top half of the farm system fared a lot better than the bottom half, as Bristol and the GCL Pirates blew multiple late-inning leads. The DSL Pirates were rained out.

The Matt Morris Report: Allie, Tucker go deep

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The top half of the farm system fared a lot better than the bottom half, as Bristol and the GCL Pirates blew multiple late-inning leads. The DSL Pirates were rained out.

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MM Report: Pimentel has brief but good AA outing

Bradenton and Jamestown get strong starts, but the former doesn't get a strong finish. West Virginia gets rained out.

MM Report: Pimentel has brief but good AA outing

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Bradenton and Jamestown get strong starts, but the former doesn't get a strong finish. West Virginia gets rained out.

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Pirates outright Wirfin Obispo

The Pirates have outrighted reliever Wirfin Obispo to Indianapolis, MLBTR's Zach Links reports. As far as I know, he shouldn't have the right to refuse the assignment. The Bucs designated Obispo...

Pirates outright Wirfin Obispo

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The Pirates have outrighted reliever Wirfin Obispo to Indianapolis, MLBTR's Zach Links reports. As far as I know, he shouldn't have the right to refuse the assignment. The Bucs designated Obispo...

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Stolmy Pimentel to begin rehab assignment

Stolmy Pimentel is listed as the starter for the Altoona Curve tonight, so that's where he'll begin his rehab assignment for his extremely convenient sprained ankle. (Tim Williams writes that...

Stolmy Pimentel to begin rehab assignment

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Stolmy Pimentel is listed as the starter for the Altoona Curve tonight, so that's where he'll begin his rehab assignment for his extremely convenient sprained ankle. (Tim Williams writes that...

Pirates activate Gerrit Cole

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Brent Morel optioned to AAA; JaCoby Jones placed on the minor league DL.

Pirates finally end losing streak with 3-2 victory

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The Pirates got seven good innings from a returning Gerrit Cole and a key error from Justin Upton as they walked off against the Braves Wednesday, winning 3-2 and finally stopping their seven-game...

Gamethread: Jeff Locke takes on Brewers

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Here's the lineup as Jeff Locke and the Pirates take on Yovani Gallardo and the Brewers in the house of doom: Josh Harrison 3BTravis Snider RFAndrew McCutchen CFNeil Walker 2BRussell Martin CGaby...

The Matt Morris Report: Sampson bounces back

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Clint Barmes went deep and Cody Dickson remained on the upswing. Bristol was off.

Pirates reinstate Andrew McCutchen

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The Pirates announce that they have reinstated Andrew McCutchen from the disabled list and optioned Michael Martinez to Indianapolis. McCutchen is in tonight's lineup, batting third in front of the...

Pirates send playoff ticket information

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The Pirates have apparently sent season ticket holders information about playoff tickets. Please note, the deadline for Postseason ticket payments for Full and Half season ticket holders is...

MM Report: Keon Broxton goes deep twice

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Jamestown was off and West Virginia's game was canceled.

Pirates blown out again, 11-3

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Another day, another blowout. Francisco Liriano gave up nine runs, seven of them earned, over four innings as the Pirates lost 11-3 last night. The loss was the Pirates' seventh in a row. Most of...

Gamethread: Gerrit Cole returns

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Gerrit Cole returns to take on Alex Wood and the Braves at 7:05. Here's the lineup: Josh Harrison 3BJordy Mercer SSAndrew McCutchen CFStarling Marte LFGaby Sanchez 1BTravis Snider RFChris Stewart...

Blue Jays claim Matt Hague

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Damn you, Anthopoulos!

Gamethread: Liriano tries to stop streak

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Francisco Liriano and the Pirates will try to stop their six-game losing streak with a 7:05 matchup against Aaron Harang and the Braves.

Pirates give up 6 runs in first, lose 7-3

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The Pirates at least allowed six runs in the first inning tonight, which at least is way more considerate than the way they lost in the Washington series. This time, you could just watch 15 minutes...

The Matt Morris Report: Lambo homers twice

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There were only four games in the system due to off days.

Dry Land now available

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My book, Dry Land, is finally available! You can find physical copies at CreateSpace. (You can also get it at Amazon, and I thank you no matter where you buy it, but I get a much higher royalty at...

Charlie Morton goes on disabled list

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The Pirates have placed Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list with right hip inflammation.  Morton's stats stand at 5-12, 3.84.  For much of the year he's been the Pirates' most reliable...

Pirates claim John Axford, DFA Matt Hague

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The Pirates have claimed reliever John Axford from Cleveland, Ken Rosenthal reports. Axford makes about $1.1 million the rest of the season. To make room on the 40-man, the Pirates have announced...

Nationals again walk off against Pirates

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The Nationals walked off against the Pirates for the second straight day on Sunday, winning 6-5 in the 11th as Brandon Cumpton allowed a sacrifice fly to Scott Hairston. This one started as a...

The Matt Morris Report: Glasnow, Buckner excel

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Nick Buckner had a huge game and Tyler Glasnow had a typical one, while Altoona and Jamestown imitated the parent club and blew late leads. The two rookie level teams don't play on Sundays.

Gamethread: Vance Worley takes on Braves

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It's Ervin Santana and Vance Worley as the Pirates return home at 7:05.

LaRoche leads Nationals to comeback win over Bucs

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The Nationals came back from a 3-0 lead and then walked off against the Pirates Saturday, 4-3. I just worked 15 straight hours for MLBTR (which isn't a usual thing, fortunately) and am having a...

The Matt Morris Report: Jones, McGuiness stay hot

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Indianapolis and West Virginia won easily as JaCoby Jones keeps hitting.

Gamethread: Volquez starts against Nationals

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The era of comically early gamethreads continues as Edinson Volquez and the Pirates try to stop their losing streak against Doug Fister and the Nationals. The game starts at 5:05pm.

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