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Bucs Arghticles: August 30, 2021

Everything you need to know about MLB news, Pirates and other Pittsburgh teams for Monday, August 30, 2021.

St Louis Cardinals v Pittsburgh Pirates Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images

Yesterday’s Game: Pirates 4, Cardinals 3 #RaiseIt

Today’s First Pitch: Off Day

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Pittsburgh Pirates News

Sparked by Gregory Polanco, Pirates use 8-run rally for comeback to beat Cardinals (TribLIVE)

Jason Mackey: Examining the key sources of the Pirates’ offensive outburst (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Gregory Polanco fires back at Pirates fans: ‘I’m a human being, too’ (TribLIVE)

Pirates’ historic all-minority lineup, turning 50, as relevant today as in 1971 (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

MLB News

Power Rankings: Yanks surge, NL West rules (MLB.com)

Báez, Mets on fans’ boos: ‘It just feels bad’ (MLB.com)

Wander Franco joins Mantle in rare company (MLB.com)

Riley makes ‘legit’ MVP case in key series W (MLB.com)

These 5 series will impact postseason races (MLB.com)

A’s top Yanks on big HR from unlikely source (MLB.com)

Salvy ‘like a video game,’ HRs in 5th straight (MLB.com)

Every team’s best in-season addition (MLB.com)

Judge’s special moment with cancer survivor (MLB.com)

New two-way star? Justin Turner makes case (MLB.com)

Rays’ 18-1 mark against O’s ties MLB record (MLB.com)

Pittsburgh & Collegiate Sports

The Steelers’ health should be a major talking point heading into the 2021 regular season (Behind The Steel Curtain)