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Are Overvalued Prospects, The New Market Inefficiency? - Rum Bunter

25 min 55 sec ago

Are Overvalued Prospects, The New Market Inefficiency?
Rum Bunter
Looking at what has happened in Pittsburgh since 2000, the study shows that the Pirates GM's have not been overpaid. But looking at what has happened in Oakland the past 15 years shows a much different picture. The A's GM currently gets paid a $1 ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates eyeing bullpen help - Call to the Pen

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Pittsburgh Pirates eyeing bullpen help
Call to the Pen
Jul 2, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Mark Melancon (35) pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the ninth inning at PNC Park. The Pirates won 5-1. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports.

Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Harrison Escapes Rundown With Crazy Moves (Video) - NESN.com

6 hours 8 min ago

FanSided

Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Harrison Escapes Rundown With Crazy Moves (Video)
NESN.com
Pittsburgh Pirates utility man Josh Harrison can escape a rundown like no other player can. The first-time National League All-Star narrowly avoided getting tagged in a pickle during a June 27 game against the New York Mets. Harrison topped that ...
Pirates Josh Harrison Has Surreal Baserunning SkillsWTMM 104.5 The Team - ESPN Radio

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Pittsburgh Pirates trade rumors: LaTroy Hawkins on Pirates radar? - FanSided (blog)

6 hours 45 min ago

FanSided (blog)

Pittsburgh Pirates trade rumors: LaTroy Hawkins on Pirates radar?
FanSided (blog)
According to MLBlogs scribe Thomas Harding, the Pittsburgh Pirates are among the teams interested in acquiring Hawkins before the deadline passes later this week. The Rockies don't appear to be willing to make a major trade at Thursday's non-waiver ...
Pirates Trade Rumors: Bucs Interested in Rockies Closer LaTroy HawkinsRum Bunter

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Pittsburgh Pirates Give Clint Hurdle 300th Win With Team - City of Champions

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 22:42

Newsday

Pittsburgh Pirates Give Clint Hurdle 300th Win With Team
City of Champions
The Pittsburgh Pirates avoided a sweep against the Colorado Rockies winning 7-5 to post a 1-2 record through three of the first 10 games on a West Coast road trip. Pittsburgh [55-49] scored the first two runs of the game in the second inning. The ...
Anderson leads Rockies over Pirates 8-1CBSSports.com
Pittsburgh Pirates (54-49) at Colorado Rockies (42-61), 4:10 p.m. (ET)News & Observer
Recap: Colorado vs. PittsburghBradenton Herald
NESN.com
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Recap: Colorado vs. Pittsburgh - Bradenton Herald

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 21:27

Recap: Colorado vs. Pittsburgh
Bradenton Herald
Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Josh Harrison and Gregory Polanco hit back- to-back homers in the eighth inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Colorado Rockies, 7-5, in the finale of a three-game set. Harrison was 4-for-6 on the day with two ...

Harrison's 4 hits leads Pirates past Rockies, 7-5 - CBSSports.com

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 20:35

Harrison's 4 hits leads Pirates past Rockies, 7-5
CBSSports.com
DENVER (AP) Josh Harrison proved that last month's escape in a rundown was no fluke. He also helped the Pittsburgh Pirates avoid another sweep at Coors Field. Harrison had four hits, including a tiebreaking homer, to help the Pirates beat the Colorado ...

Pirates rally to beat Rockies, avoid sweep - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 20:29

Pirates rally to beat Rockies, avoid sweep
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
The Pirates (55-49) head to San Francisco to face the Giants for three games. The Pirates had taken a 5-4 lead in the sixth but the Rockies tied it in the seventh when Nolan Arenado hit a solo home run off reliever Tony Watson. Harrison pulled off ...

San Francisco Giants-Pittsburgh Pirates pitching matchups - San Jose Mercury News

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 20:28

Pregame.com

San Francisco Giants-Pittsburgh Pirates pitching matchups
San Jose Mercury News
GIANTS VS. PITTSBURGH. Monday: Giants' Madison Bumgarner (12-7, 3.19 ERA) vs. Pirates' Vance Worley (3-1, 3.10), 7:15 p.m. NBCBA. Tuesday: Tim Hudson (8-7, 2.65) vs. Francisco Liriano (2-7, 4.18), 7:15 p.m. CSNBA. Wednesday: Tim Lincecum (9-7, ...
Pittsburgh Pirates (55-49) at San Francisco Giants (57-48), 10:15 pm (ET)News & Observer
Major League Baseball Odds Pittsburgh Pirates vs San Francisco GiantsPregame.com
Vegas Play of the Day: Pittsburgh Pirates at San Francisco GiantsLas Vegas Sun
Sports Chat Place
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Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies. Jeff Locke vs. Tyler - Mile High Maniac

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 20:21

Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies. Jeff Locke vs. Tyler
Mile High Maniac
The Colorado Rockies are currently winners of two-straight, coming off of an 8-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Brett Anderson took care of business, pitching 6.1 strong innings of shutout ball as the southpaw picked up his first win in a Rockies ...

Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates interested in Andrew Miller - Call to the Pen

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 17:49

NESN.com

Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates interested in Andrew Miller
Call to the Pen
Andrew Miller has been drawing considerable interest over the past week and with the Boston Red Sox struggling, the team is appearing more and more likely to be willing to move him and other pieces on their roster before Thursday's trade deadline.
What can the Red Sox get for Andrew Miller?BoSox Injection
Red Sox trade rumors: Andrew Miller drawing interest from Pirates, Braves ...MLB Daily Dish

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Game Thread: Pittsburgh Pirates at Colorado Rockies, Morales vs. Volquez - Purple Row

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 16:21

Game Thread: Pittsburgh Pirates at Colorado Rockies, Morales vs. Volquez
Purple Row
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Pittsburgh Pirates GM Neal Huntington Show: “We're Not An Organization That ... - Rum Bunter

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 15:50

Pittsburgh Pirates GM Neal Huntington Show: “We're Not An Organization That ...
Rum Bunter
April 1, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen (center) receives his 2012 silver slugger award from Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neil Huntington (left) and his 2012 Rawlings gold glove from Jerry Williams ...

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Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies. Edinson Volquez vs. Franklin ... - Mile High Maniac

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 13:55

Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies. Edinson Volquez vs. Franklin ...
Mile High Maniac
The Colorado Rockies continue to plug away as they are now winners of three-straight since going with high socks. The team pulled off another 8-1 victory last night as rookie Tyler Matzek collected his second Major League victory. Keep in mind that the ...

Pittsburgh Pirates (54-49) at Colorado Rockies (42-61), 4:10 p.m. (ET) - News & Observer

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:35

The Denver Post

Pittsburgh Pirates (54-49) at Colorado Rockies (42-61), 4:10 p.m. (ET)
News & Observer
(SportsNetwork.com) - Edinson Volquez aims to get himself back into the win column on Sunday when the Pittsburgh Pirates try to avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Pitching on 10-days rest, Volquez had a ...
Anderson leads Rockies over Pirates 8-1CBSSports.com
Pittsburgh Pirates Drop Two In A Row To Rockies In ColoradoCity of Champions
Arenado Homers, Rockies Beat Pirates 8-1ABC News
Bellingham Herald
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Pittsburgh Pirates (54-49) at Colorado Rockies (42-61), 4:10 p.m. (ET) - SunHerald.com

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:13

Pittsburgh Pirates (54-49) at Colorado Rockies (42-61), 4:10 p.m. (ET)
SunHerald.com
(SportsNetwork.com) - Edinson Volquez aims to get himself back into the win column on Sunday when the Pittsburgh Pirates try to avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Pitching on 10-days rest, Volquez had a ...

Pittsburgh Pirates (54-49) at Colorado Rockies (42-61), 4:10 pm (ET) - Belleville News Democrat

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 10:50

Newsday

Pittsburgh Pirates (54-49) at Colorado Rockies (42-61), 4:10 pm (ET)
Belleville News Democrat
(SportsNetwork.com) - Edinson Volquez aims to get himself back into the win column on Sunday when the Pittsburgh Pirates try to avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Pitching on 10-days rest, Volquez had a ...
Recap: Colorado vs. PittsburghBradenton Herald
Harrison's 4 hits leads Pirates past Rockies, 7-5CBSSports.com
Pirates rally to beat Rockies, avoid sweepPittsburgh Post Gazette

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Pittsburgh Pirates Drop Two In A Row To Rockies In Colorado - City of Champions

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 01:10

Pittsburgh Pirates Drop Two In A Row To Rockies In Colorado
City of Champions
Pittsburgh is eight games under .500 on the road, and they continued to miss PNC Park as they dropped their second in a row to Colorado on Saturday night when the Rockies sank the Pirates 8-1. Colorado's Tyler Matzek was very efficient with his 93 ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Acquiring Jon Lester Is Very Important - Rant Sports

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 17:03

Rant Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Acquiring Jon Lester Is Very Important
Rant Sports
Boston might be switching to a youth movement since it cannot agree to a contract with Lester, and trading him to the Pittsburgh Pirates would be very important for both teams. The Pirates have one of the top farm systems in baseball right now, and ...

Bucs building on last season's winning lessons - MLB.com

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 16:31

Rant Sports

Bucs building on last season's winning lessons
MLB.com
A native of the Pittsburgh area and the Pirates' first-round Draft choice in 2004, Walker lived them -- as a fan, as a prospect and as a participant. It makes him appreciate where the Pirates are today: a season removed from ending a two-decade drought ...
Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Team Needs A Right-Handed HitterRant Sports
Pittsburgh Pirates GM Neal Huntington Show: “We're Not An Organization That ...Rum Bunter
Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Neal Huntington and “The Big Move”isportsweb.com
Pittsburgh Post Gazette -Tribune-Review
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I was in a minor league press box in Charlotte, NC, last month, taking in one of Gregory Polanco’s final triple-A games. A colleague, upon learning I was from Pittsburgh, approached me with a question.
Editor's DeskFeature One
Quick. Fill in the blank: The Steelers’ current receiving corps is (fill in the blank). Deep? Bottom-heavy? Talented yet unproven?
Feature TwoPenn StatePure Steel
Steve Blass was signed by the Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1960 and made his major league debut in 1964. From 1968 through 1972, Blass was one of the National League’s best pitchers.
Feature ThreeNorth Shore Notes
It’s an odd thought for Sterling Jenkins. It’s still a year away, but after he finishes his senior year at Baldwin High School, he’ll be playing college football at Penn State.
Feature FourHigh SchoolPenn State
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In Dr. Pat Farabaugh’s book “An Unbreakable Bond,” he tells the unedited story of Pittsburgh native and St. Francis (PA) grad Maurice Stokes and his NBA teammate, fellow Pittsburgher Jack Twyman.
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When Pittsburgh canine officer Rocco died in the line of duty in January, Chris Benson of Benstonium.com created a design to pay tribute to the fallen officer. When The Black N Gold Girls shared his design on Facebook, their followers decided to help.
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The NHL handed out their annual awards at the end of June, and the Penguins' Sidney Crosby captured a hat trick, securing the Hart Trophy (MVP), Art Ross Trophy (scoring champ) and the Ted Lindsay Award (MVP as voted by the players).
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Pittsburgh is city full of sports heroes and legendary figures. The list of Pittsburgh sports legends is long, but it begins with the following four men.
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