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Pittsburgh Pirates Keep Bench Coach Jeff Banister After Astros Turn Him Down - City of Champions

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 22:32

City of Champions

Pittsburgh Pirates Keep Bench Coach Jeff Banister After Astros Turn Him Down
City of Champions
Several media reports have the Houston Astros hiring A.J. Hinch to be the team's new manager, meaning Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister will stay with the team. Banister had multiple interviews which were said to have gone well. Banister lives 20 ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates savoring playoff push - The Evening Sun

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 19:25

The Evening Sun

Pittsburgh Pirates savoring playoff push
The Evening Sun
The PNC Park ground crew prepare the infield Monday in Pittsburgh in preparation for Wednesday's National League wild-card baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants. It is the second consecutive year the Pirates find ...

Excited Pirates Fans Hunt For Wild Card Game Tickets - CBS Local

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 18:11

CBS Local

Excited Pirates Fans Hunt For Wild Card Game Tickets
CBS Local
Field preparations are underway as anticipation rises for the showdown on Wednesday Night. Visions of a year ago are on everyone's mind. “I had goose bumps the whole night,” said Virginia Donina of North Huntingdon. “I was walking around with tears in ...

Both teams reversed early-season trends to reach MLB playoffs - ESPN

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 14:10

ESPN

Both teams reversed early-season trends to reach MLB playoffs
ESPN
Neither the Pittsburgh Pirates nor the Kansas City Royals had very good starts to the season, and by the end of May, both teams were still under .500 (Pirates 25-30, Royals 26-30). Shortly thereafter, I wrote that both teams should be sellers prior to ...
MLB Playoffs 2014: Viewing Information and Predictions for Both Wild Card GamesBleacher Report
Major League Baseball playoffs 2014: What to watch for in the AL and NL wild ...The Republican - masslive.com (blog)
MLB postseason begins Tuesday in Kansas CityWESH Orlando
Headlines & Global News
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NL WILD CARD PREVIEW - SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS AT PITTSBURGH ... - Fox News

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:44

City of Champions

NL WILD CARD PREVIEW - SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS AT PITTSBURGH ...
Fox News
(SportsNetwork.com) - It should be a wild atmosphere in Pittsburgh on Wednesday when the Pirates host the San Francisco Giants in the National League wild card game at PNC Park. One of the enduring images of last year's postseason was the scene ...
MLB Playoffs: Pittsburgh Pirates' Resolve, Depth To Be Tested In Wild Card GameCity of Champions
Pirates to start Edinson VolquezESPN
Tuesday rally will cheer on Pirates before one-game playoffPittsburgh Business Times (blog)
FanSided -Through The Fence Baseball
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The Pittsburgh Pirates and building a perennial contender - Beyond the Box Score

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:04

Beyond the Box Score

The Pittsburgh Pirates and building a perennial contender
Beyond the Box Score
Neal Huntington was promoted to the Pittsburgh Pirates' General Manager post in September 2007 and has transformed what was for most of the 90s and 00s the epitome of baseball frustration, futility and failure. Just a few weeks after taking over the GM ...
Constructing a winner: PiratesMLB.com

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2014 MLB Playoffs: Learning to hate the Pittsburgh Pirates - McCovey Chronicles

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:00

McCovey Chronicles

2014 MLB Playoffs: Learning to hate the Pittsburgh Pirates
McCovey Chronicles
There's something dark lurking underneath the Pirates.  Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook  Share Share with Giants friends 807 Comments ⋆ Rec Recommend this Post 3. San Francisco was given a team with Willie Mays."Here, take this ...

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Pirates to start Edinson Volquez - ESPN

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:37

ESPN

Pirates to start Edinson Volquez
ESPN
"To pitch that game would be something really big for me," Volquez said Sunday. The Pirates, who will be playing in the wild-card game for the second consecutive season, will host the Giants at PNC Park on Wednesday. The winner will face the Washington ...
Tuesday rally will cheer on Pirates before one-game playoffPittsburgh Business Times (blog)
San Francisco Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates - 10/1/14 2014 NL Wild Card Pick ...Sports Chat Place
NL WILD CARD PREVIEW - SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS AT PITTSBURGH ...Fox News
Pittsburgh Post Gazette -City of Champions
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2014 playoff team preview: Pittsburgh Pirates - SI.com

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:21

2014 playoff team preview: Pittsburgh Pirates
SI.com
On Aug. 19 at PNC Park, Francisco Liriano was rocked for nine runs in four innings by the Braves in an ugly 11-3 loss that sent Pittsburgh to its seventh straight defeat; when the night was over, the Pirates were 64-62, seven games back in the NL ...

Did Pirates mess up by starting Cole? - ESPN (blog)

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 10:47

Did Pirates mess up by starting Cole?
ESPN (blog)
You can't fault the way Gerrit Cole pitched Sunday for the Pittsburgh Pirates: Seven innings, four hits, one run, 12 strikeouts. But it wasn't enough as Johnny Cueto throttled the Pirates' lineup, and the Reds scored three runs in the eighth off the ...

MLB Playoffs: Pittsburgh Pirates' Resolve, Depth To Be Tested In Wild Card Game - City of Champions

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 09:23

City of Champions

MLB Playoffs: Pittsburgh Pirates' Resolve, Depth To Be Tested In Wild Card Game
City of Champions
The Pittsburgh Pirates have responded to negative outcomes extremely well this season, but this might be their toughest challenge yet. With a real chance to win their first division championship since 1992, the Bucs lost back-to-back winnable games in ...
Pirates to start Edinson VolquezESPN
Pittsburgh Pirates: Edinson Volquez A Quality Option For Wild Card StartRantSports
NL WILD CARD PREVIEW - SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS AT PITTSBURGH ...Fox News
Pittsburgh Business Times (blog) -FanSided -San Jose Mercury News
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Pittsburgh Pirates Need to Leave Gaby Sanchez Off Postseason Roster - RantSports

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 09:12

RantSports

Pittsburgh Pirates Need to Leave Gaby Sanchez Off Postseason Roster
RantSports
Gaby Sanchez may be a great teammate and a wonderful motivator, but he should be left off of the Pittsburgh Pirates' postseason roster. The Pirates have much better options off the bench. Sanchez is hitting .234 on the season with just seven home runs ...

Pittsburgh Pirates: Edinson Volquez A Quality Option For Wild Card Start - RantSports

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 09:07

RantSports

Pittsburgh Pirates: Edinson Volquez A Quality Option For Wild Card Start
RantSports
The Pittsburgh Pirates did exactly what they should have done in the final series of the year. They went for the jugular and tried to win the NL Central Division by starting Francisco Liriano on Saturday and Gerrit Cole on Sunday. It didn't work out ...
MLB Playoffs: Pittsburgh Pirates' Resolve, Depth To Be Tested In Wild Card GameCity of Champions
Tuesday rally will cheer on Pirates before one-game playoffPittsburgh Business Times (blog)
Pirates to start Edinson VolquezESPN
FanSided -San Jose Mercury News -SFGate (blog)
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Tuesday rally will cheer on Pirates before one-game playoff - Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 08:47

FanSided

Tuesday rally will cheer on Pirates before one-game playoff
Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)
The rally will begin at noon in Market Square on a day that will also be Pittsburgh Pirates Pride Day, according to a news release by Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald. Sponsoring the rally are Allegheny County, the City of Pittsburgh, PNC ...
MLB Wild Card: Pittsburgh Pirates would start Edinson VolquezFanSided
SF Giants heading to Pittsburgh for wild-card playoffSFGate (blog)
San Francisco Giants will travel to Pittsburgh for N.L. wild-card gameSan Jose Mercury News
SB Nation -Florida Today -MLB.com
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Pirates' 4-1 loss to Reds gives title to Cards - CBSSports.com

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 17:52

ESPN

Pirates' 4-1 loss to Reds gives title to Cards
CBSSports.com
The Pirates will head home to play the Giants at PNC Park on Wednesday, with the winner facing the Nationals in the division series. Pittsburgh also hosted the wild-card game last year and beat the Reds before losing to the Cardinals, so the Pirates ...
Pirates lose to Reds in 10th, hurt chances to win NL CentralESPN
Pittsburgh Pirates savoring playoff pushLebanon Daily News
Pittsburgh Pirates Lose To Reds As Division Title Hopes VanishCity of Champions
The State
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Pittsburgh Pirates Fall In Extra Innings, But Still Alive For Division Title - City of Champions

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 17:09

City of Champions

Pittsburgh Pirates Fall In Extra Innings, But Still Alive For Division Title
City of Champions
The Reds scored three runs in the first inning, two of which were earned. The first two came off a Devin Mesoraco single. Starling Marte committed his sixth error of the season during this play. Chris Heisey then had an RBI ground out. Mesoraco tried ...

It's official: Giants to face Pirates on Wednesday night in Pittsburgh - San Jose Mercury News (blog)

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 15:57

San Jose Mercury News (blog)

It's official: Giants to face Pirates on Wednesday night in Pittsburgh
San Jose Mercury News (blog)
The Pittsburgh Pirates lost 4-1 in Cincinnati on Sunday, setting the matchups in the National League. The Giants will play the Pirates at PNC Park on Wednesday at 8:07 p.m. Eastern Time in a game televised by ESPN. Madison Bumgarner will start for the ...

Starling Marte: Key To Pittsburgh Pirates' World Series Run - RantSports

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 15:04

Starling Marte: Key To Pittsburgh Pirates' World Series Run
RantSports
The improbable run to the postseason for the Pittsburgh Pirates this season was fueled by several key contributors. Reigning National League MVP Andrew McCutchen, reliable veterans Neil Walker and Russell Martin, and the surprisingly emergent Josh ...

MLB Wild Card: Pittsburgh Pirates would start Edinson Volquez - FanSided

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 14:32

FanSided

MLB Wild Card: Pittsburgh Pirates would start Edinson Volquez
FanSided
Sep 25, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Edinson Volquez (36) delivers a pitch in the fourth inning of their game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. The Pirates won 10-1. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports.

Once again, the Pittsburgh Pirates are mending Charlie Morton - Call to the Pen

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 10:41

Call to the Pen

Once again, the Pittsburgh Pirates are mending Charlie Morton
Call to the Pen
Sometimes player get a reputation for being injury prone. We might want to consider putting Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton into that category. Yesterday, the Pirates starter endured his third surgical procedure within the last four years ...
Pirates Charlie Morton Out 6-8 Months After Labrum SurgeryCBS Local
Pirates notebook: Morton has hip surgeryPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Report: Pirates' Morton out 6-8 monthsLyndy's Sports Annuals
Macon Telegraph (blog)
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Domestic violence is awful. That’s something most of us can agree on, in black and white terms. Right?
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Two undefeated Interstate Conference powers, the Mount Pleasant Vikings (4-0) and the Little Prexies of Wash High (4-0), meet Friday night in a game that will most likely decide the outcome of the conference.
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With both teams coming out off of blowout losses at home, Uniontown (0-4) travels to Elizabeth Forward (2-2) this Friday night, as both teams look to bounce back.
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The Steelers traditional powerhouse defense has set a yearly standard for fans and pundits for decades. But an aging Pittsburgh defense has had a rocky time the last couple of seasons.
Feature FourPure Steel
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Twenty-two WPIAL football teams will have new coaches pacing the sidelines this season, including a few that will be featured in the CoGo's Feature Matchup this season.
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Several of the most coveted recruits throughout the WPIAL have already made their college decisions, most notably Sterling Jenkins of Baldwin. Others, like Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead, are still being recruited.
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Bill Cherpak misses the way it used to be. Back in the 80’s, when the current Thomas Jefferson High School coach was a player at Steel Valley, the recruiting process wasn’t publicized. It was low-key compared to the present.
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The Mon-Valley has put plenty of athletes on Division 1 football teams over the years, including several who made it to the NFL. There are a few Mon-Valley natives playing D-1 ball this season.
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