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TribLIVE
Pirates notebook: Burnett continues to progress, amps up to 95-pitch simulated gameMichael Morse were the batters. “Guys were seeing pitches, taking pitches, swi
Pirates notebook: Burnett continues to progress, amps up to 95-pitch simulated game
TribLIVE / Posted 12 hours ago
Michael Morse were the batters. “Guys were seeing pitches, taking pitches, swinging the bat with intent,” manager Clint Hurdle said. Burnett tossed four innings on the field, then finished his outing in the bullpen. Catcher Chris Stewart said... Read more
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Daily Mirror
History beckons for the greatest Wales side of the last 50 yearsour first major tournament since the 1958 World Cup was when I played for Mark
History beckons for the greatest Wales side of the last 50 years
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
our first major tournament since the 1958 World Cup was when I played for Mark Hughes’ team. We just fell at the final hurdle, but I don’t think these boys will. Craig Bellamy has said this is the greatest team he can remember and, if they... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Dave Spikey makes Liverpool Comedy Festival datecheering and standing up. Oh my word! “It was wonderful, and emotional.” Dave
Dave Spikey makes Liverpool Comedy Festival date
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
cheering and standing up. Oh my word! “It was wonderful, and emotional.” Dave has written a TV show with Liverpool actor Neil Fitzmaurice One such collaboration led to a comedy series about mature ballroom dancers in Blackpool, which had both... Read more
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donga.com
donga.com[English donga]manager of the Hanwha Eagles, is hardly seen in the Major Leagues, which is not
donga.com[English donga]
donga.com / Posted 4 days ago
manager of the Hanwha Eagles, is hardly seen in the Major Leagues, which is not the case. Manager Clinton Merrick Hurdle of the Pittsburgh Pirates where Kang Jung-ho plays for is recognized as a manager who maps out �the most strategic... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
53 years of sporting excellenceWalcott gold medal javelin London Olympics 2012, Pan American Games, Toronto 20
53 years of sporting excellence
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Walcott gold medal javelin London Olympics 2012, Pan American Games, Toronto 2015 • Jehue Gordon, gold medal, 400 metres hurdle IAAF World Championship in Moscow, Russia in 2014 • Cleopatra Borel, gold,shot put Pan American Games Toronto 2015 •... Read more
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TribLIVE
Happ's strong start, Ramirez's homer pace Pirates past Rockies4-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies. “The overall outing, again, is very sol
Happ's strong start, Ramirez's homer pace Pirates past Rockies
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
4-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies. “The overall outing, again, is very solid, very consistent,” Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. “He's continued to stay focused on staying aggressive. … He's really helped solidify the rotation. His... Read more
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TribLIVE
Alvarez, Cole lead Pirates past Marlinswhere they face southpaws in five out of seven games. “We had attrition, and n
Alvarez, Cole lead Pirates past Marlins
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
where they face southpaws in five out of seven games. “We had attrition, and now they're snowballing on us,” manager Clint Hurdle said before the game. “It's an opportunity for us to bag some consistency with it.” On Thursday, the Miami Marlins... Read more
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Goal.com
Champions League draw - LIVEMonaco in the playoffs. Back in 2005-06 my team, Everton, had a chance to do l
Champions League draw - LIVE
Goal.com / Posted 8 days ago
Monaco in the playoffs. Back in 2005-06 my team, Everton, had a chance to do likewise for England, yet fell at the final hurdle after Duncan Ferguson's late header was disallowed (not still bitter about it, no...) Here's a nice video of Andres... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
’Cutch brings runs, smiles in Miamia three-run homer, his 20th. "Look at the batting average with runners in scor
’Cutch brings runs, smiles in Miami
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
a three-run homer, his 20th. "Look at the batting average with runners in scoring position (.394)," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. "Cutch is always looking to improve. You get guys on in front of him and that gives him more... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
McCutchen's 4 RBIs lead Pirates to 7-2 road victory over Marlinsa three-run homer, his 20th. "Look at the batting average with runners in scor
McCutchen's 4 RBIs lead Pirates to 7-2 road victory over Marlins
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 9 days ago
a three-run homer, his 20th. "Look at the batting average with runners in scoring position (.394)," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. "Cutch is always looking to improve. You get guys on in front of him and that gives him more... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Lilac Tree can blossom in Stratford crackerof his last five in point-to-points is one to consider if the market speaks in
Lilac Tree can blossom in Stratford cracker
Banbury Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
of his last five in point-to-points is one to consider if the market speaks in his favour. There is a terrific handicap hurdle with top-weight Royal Irish Hussar 2lbs lower than when fourth at Aintree back in May over 2m 4f and he could make... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Pirates Defeat Marlinsa three-run homer, his 20th. "Look at the batting average with runners in scor
Pirates Defeat Marlins
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 9 days ago
a three-run homer, his 20th. "Look at the batting average with runners in scoring position (.394)," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. "Cutch is always looking to improve. You get guys on in front of him and that gives him more... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
McCutchen driving pitchers crazya three-run homer, his 20th. "Look at the batting average with runners in scor
McCutchen driving pitchers crazy
Altoona Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
a three-run homer, his 20th. "Look at the batting average with runners in scoring position (.394)," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. "Cutch is always looking to improve. You get guys on in front of him and that gives him more... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pirates erupt for 6-run 2nd, maul Marlins behind Locke, McCutchenand five hits. He walked one and struck out three. “His command got sharper as
Pirates erupt for 6-run 2nd, maul Marlins behind Locke, McCutchen
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
and five hits. He walked one and struck out three. “His command got sharper as the game went on,” Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. “He threw 20 out of 26 first-pitch strikes, which got him in front of counts. He retired 13 (of 26) guys on... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Narveson struggles in 7-2 loss to Piratesa three-run homer, his 20th. "Look at the batting average with runners in scor
Narveson struggles in 7-2 loss to Pirates
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 9 days ago
a three-run homer, his 20th. "Look at the batting average with runners in scoring position (.394)," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. "Cutch is always looking to improve. You get guys on in front of him and that gives him more... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
McCutchen has 4 RBIs as Pirates cruisethree-run homer, his 20th. ''Look at the batting average with runners in scori
McCutchen has 4 RBIs as Pirates cruise
Yahoo Sports / Posted 9 days ago
three-run homer, his 20th. ''Look at the batting average with runners in scoring position (.394),'' Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. ''Cutch is always looking to improve. You get guys on in front of him and that gives him more... Read more
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Los Angeles Dodgers
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlinsrally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlins
Los Angeles Dodgers / Posted 9 days ago
rally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the left-field bleachers. Michael Morse and Neil Walker hit back-to-back doubles during Pittsburgh's big frame, while Chris Stewart and Starling Marte each singled home... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
McCutchen's 4 RBIs lead Pirates to 7-2 wina three-run homer, his 20th. "Look at the batting average with runners in scor
McCutchen's 4 RBIs lead Pirates to 7-2 win
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 9 days ago
a three-run homer, his 20th. "Look at the batting average with runners in scoring position (.394)," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. "Cutch is always looking to improve. You get guys on in front of him and that gives him more... Read more
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Atlanta Braves
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlinsrally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlins
Atlanta Braves / Posted 9 days ago
rally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the left-field bleachers. Michael Morse and Neil Walker hit back-to-back doubles during Pittsburgh's big frame, while Chris Stewart and Starling Marte each singled home... Read more
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Colorado Rockies
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlinsrally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlins
Colorado Rockies / Posted 9 days ago
rally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the left-field bleachers. Michael Morse and Neil Walker hit back-to-back doubles during Pittsburgh's big frame, while Chris Stewart and Starling Marte each singled home... Read more
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Cleveland Indians
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlinsrally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlins
Cleveland Indians / Posted 9 days ago
rally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the left-field bleachers. Michael Morse and Neil Walker hit back-to-back doubles during Pittsburgh's big frame, while Chris Stewart and Starling Marte each singled home... Read more
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Boston Red Sox
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlinsrally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlins
Boston Red Sox / Posted 9 days ago
rally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the left-field bleachers. Michael Morse and Neil Walker hit back-to-back doubles during Pittsburgh's big frame, while Chris Stewart and Starling Marte each singled home... Read more
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Seattle Mariners
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlinsrally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlins
Seattle Mariners / Posted 9 days ago
rally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the left-field bleachers. Michael Morse and Neil Walker hit back-to-back doubles during Pittsburgh's big frame, while Chris Stewart and Starling Marte each singled home... Read more
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Chicago White Sox
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlinsrally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlins
Chicago White Sox / Posted 9 days ago
rally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the left-field bleachers. Michael Morse and Neil Walker hit back-to-back doubles during Pittsburgh's big frame, while Chris Stewart and Starling Marte each singled home... Read more
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Anaheim Angels
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlinsrally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the
Six-run second keys Pirates' win over Marlins
Anaheim Angels / Posted 9 days ago
rally against Marlins left-hander Chris Narveson with a 414-foot blast into the left-field bleachers. Michael Morse and Neil Walker hit back-to-back doubles during Pittsburgh's big frame, while Chris Stewart and Starling Marte each singled home... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Cheap Seats: “Watching the Pirates game from the press box is quite an adjustment.”the press box is quite an adjustment. When Gregory Polanco picked a Bryce Harpe
Cheap Seats: “Watching the Pirates game from the press box is quite an adjustment.”
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 10 days ago
the press box is quite an adjustment. When Gregory Polanco picked a Bryce Harper smash off the wall and fired a dart to Neil Walker to throw the smug superstar out at second, I had to fight my instinct to cheer. It’s like watching a game in a... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Surging Pirates beat Marlins, 5ducked out of the way of high inside pitches. "It concerned the umpires enough
Surging Pirates beat Marlins, 5
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 11 days ago
ducked out of the way of high inside pitches. "It concerned the umpires enough to throw a guy out," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. "Anytime anything's hot and high, whether it's missed command -- it does happen, but there's a point in time... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Happ’s pitching helps Pirates top Marlins, 5-2ducked out of the way of high inside pitches. "It concerned the umpires enough
Happ’s pitching helps Pirates top Marlins, 5-2
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
ducked out of the way of high inside pitches. "It concerned the umpires enough to throw a guy out," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. "Anytime anything's hot and high, whether it's missed command - it does happen, but there's a point in time when... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Pirates Down Marlins, 5-2ducked out of the way of high inside pitches. "It concerned the umpires enough
Pirates Down Marlins, 5-2
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 11 days ago
ducked out of the way of high inside pitches. "It concerned the umpires enough to throw a guy out," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. "Anytime anything's hot and high, whether it's missed command - it does happen, but there's a point in time when... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Stars of Face-Off look back at making of cult classicsuch a story had movie potential, but wanted a romantic angle and a more upbeat
Stars of Face-Off look back at making of cult classic
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 days ago
such a story had movie potential, but wanted a romantic angle and a more upbeat ending. Toronto sportswriter Scott Young, Neil’s dad, had begun the novel that would follow Face-Off (George Robertson would eventually get credit for Face-Off’s... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Banged-up Bucs finding ways to winducked out of the way of high inside pitches. "It concerned the umpires enough
Banged-up Bucs finding ways to win
Altoona Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
ducked out of the way of high inside pitches. "It concerned the umpires enough to throw a guy out," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. "Anytime anything's hot and high, whether it's missed command - it does happen, but there's a point in time when... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Happ pitches 6 innings to help Pirates beat Marlins 5Polanco had a season-high four hits and drove in a run. Andrew McCutchen hit a
Happ pitches 6 innings to help Pirates beat Marlins 5
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 11 days ago
Polanco had a season-high four hits and drove in a run. Andrew McCutchen hit a two-out, two-run double in the third, and Neil Walker contributed a sacrifice fly in the seventh. The Pirates were fortunate to escape serious injury against the... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Cutch helps Bucs take 3 of 4 from Giantshis 20th of the season as the Pirates held off the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on
Cutch helps Bucs take 3 of 4 from Giants
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
his 20th of the season as the Pirates held off the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Sunday night. "You've got to play forward," Hurdle said. "You've got to rip out the rearview mirror and play forward." Something the Pirates have done as well as... Read more
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TribLIVE
Alvarez atones for defensive woes with home run in Pirates’ winPirates' home run total in August (26) already is higher than in any other mont
Alvarez atones for defensive woes with home run in Pirates’ win
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
Pirates' home run total in August (26) already is higher than in any other month. That's one reason manager Clint Hurdle remains bullish about his team even on nights such as Sunday, when they committed three errors and left 10 runners on... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
McCutchen homers, Pirates top Giants 5Clint Hurdle doesn't dwell on things. What's next is what's important, a mantra
McCutchen homers, Pirates top Giants 5
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
Clint Hurdle doesn't dwell on things. What's next is what's important, a mantra the Pittsburgh Pirates manager has pounded home repeatedly since the day he arrived in 2010. More than four years later, it has become fully ingrained on a team that... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pirates’ offense in sync during 2nd-half surgeis because their run production has spiked. One key reason behind the scoring
Pirates’ offense in sync during 2nd-half surge
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
is because their run production has spiked. One key reason behind the scoring surge is what Pirates manager Clint Hurdle describes as “synchronicity of a lineup.” Since the All-Star break, the Pirates lead the NL in OPS (.770) and are... Read more
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TribLIVE
Starting 9: Hurdle must act as Pirates’ traffic cop1. With Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer returning, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle
Starting 9: Hurdle must act as Pirates’ traffic cop
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
1. With Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer returning, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle faces a good problem: He has to direct traffic. He must decide how best to divide playing time when there are four healthy players for two left-side infield spots. Hurdle... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bumgarner homers again as Giants top Pirates 6with six home runs. "He's hit the ball all over the ballpark and out of the ba
Bumgarner homers again as Giants top Pirates 6
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
with six home runs. "He's hit the ball all over the ballpark and out of the ballpark against us," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. Michael Morse had two hits and scored twice for Pittsburgh, which didn't go as quietly against Bumgarner as it... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Byrd, Bumgarner power Giants past Pirateswith six home runs. “He’s hit the ball all over the ballpark and out of the ba
Byrd, Bumgarner power Giants past Pirates
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
with six home runs. “He’s hit the ball all over the ballpark and out of the ballpark against us,” Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. Michael Morse had two hits and scored twice for Pittsburgh, which didn’t go as quietly against Bumgarner as it... Read more
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Register Pajaronian
Pajaronian Bumgarner homers again as Giants top Pirates 6-4with six home runs. "He's hit the ball all over the ballpark and out of the ba
Pajaronian Bumgarner homers again as Giants top Pirates 6-4
Register Pajaronian / Posted 14 days ago
with six home runs. "He's hit the ball all over the ballpark and out of the ballpark against us," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. Michael Morse had two hits and scored twice for Pittsburgh, which didn't go as quietly against Bumgarner as it... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Harrison back into it quickleyI feel like I can play with no reservations." The question now is where and ho
Harrison back into it quickley
Altoona Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
I feel like I can play with no reservations." The question now is where and how often Harrison plays. Manager Clint Hurdle put him at second base Friday to take the place of Neil Walker against the lefthanded Bumgarner. Harrison batted... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Home runs costly for Bucswith six home runs. "He's hit the ball all over the ballpark and out of the ba
Home runs costly for Bucs
Altoona Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
with six home runs. "He's hit the ball all over the ballpark and out of the ballpark against us," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. Michael Morse had two hits and scored twice for Pittsburgh, which didn't go as quietly against Bumgarner as it... Read more
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TribLIVE
Bumgarner, Giants beat Pirates as late rally falls shortit began. Bumgarner slowly walked from the PNC Park mound in the seventh innin
Bumgarner, Giants beat Pirates as late rally falls short
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
it began. Bumgarner slowly walked from the PNC Park mound in the seventh inning Friday after allowing a sacrifice fly to Neil Walker that cut the Pirates' deficit to three runs. The Pirates had accomplished one goal, chasing Bumgarner from the... Read more
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Register Pajaronian
Pajaronian Giants unable to solve Morton in 4-0 loss to Piratesended before Peavy could pitch one full inning. Meanwhile, Charlie Morton comb
Pajaronian Giants unable to solve Morton in 4-0 loss to Pirates
Register Pajaronian / Posted 14 days ago
ended before Peavy could pitch one full inning. Meanwhile, Charlie Morton combined with two relievers on a six-hitter, Neil Walker hit a two-run home run and the Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 4-0 on Thursday night. "We just couldn't... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pirates recall Harrison, designate Wall for assignmentout since July 6 when he damaged a thumb ligament on a slide. Harrison is batt
Pirates recall Harrison, designate Wall for assignment
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
out since July 6 when he damaged a thumb ligament on a slide. Harrison is batting in the leadoff spot Friday and replacing Neil Walker at second base against left-handed pitcher Madison Bumgarner. Harrison now gives the Pirates three left-side... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Morton, Walker lead Pirates over GiantsPITTSBURGH (AP) -- Neil Walker was more impressed by his team's starting pitche
Morton, Walker lead Pirates over Giants
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 15 days ago
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Neil Walker was more impressed by his team's starting pitcher than his home run. Charlie Morton combined with two relievers on a six-hitter and Walker hit a two-run home run to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the San Francisco... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Morton, Walker lead Pirates over GiantsNeil Walker was more impressed by his team's starting pitcher than his home run
Morton, Walker lead Pirates over Giants
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
Neil Walker was more impressed by his team's starting pitcher than his home run. Charlie Morton combined with two relievers on a six-hitter and Walker hit a two-run home run to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the San Francisco Giants 4-0 on... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Giants blanked by Morton, Piratesof this four-game series and pitched valiantly, limiting Pittsburgh to just two
Giants blanked by Morton, Pirates
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
of this four-game series and pitched valiantly, limiting Pittsburgh to just two runs through the first five innings until Neil Walker’s two-run homer in the sixth doubled the margin. Like Bochy, Peavy (3-6) praised Morton’s effort, delineated all... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Giants blanked by Pirates, add Byrd to mixof this four-game series and pitched valiantly, limiting Pittsburgh to just two
Giants blanked by Pirates, add Byrd to mix
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 15 days ago
of this four-game series and pitched valiantly, limiting Pittsburgh to just two runs through the first five innings until Neil Walker's two-run homer in the sixth doubled the margin. Like Bochy, Peavy (3-6) praised Morton's effort, delineated all... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Streaking Pirates blank GiantsAssociated Press PITTSBURGH Neil Walker was more impressed by his team’s star
Streaking Pirates blank Giants
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 15 days ago
Associated Press PITTSBURGH Neil Walker was more impressed by his team’s starting pitcher than his home run. Charlie Morton combined with two relievers on a six-hitter and Walker hit a two-run home run to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the San... Read more
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