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The 2017 Pittsburgh Pirates season had more than its fair share of ups and downs. So today, let’s take a look back at some of the most heartbreaking losses of the season.

If you're a Pittsburgh Pirates optimist, you can check out the list of the top 10 wins from this season over at Pirates Breakdown (http://piratesbreakdown.com/2017/10/06/pittsburgh-pirate

10/06/2017 - 16:03
Alex Stumpf
The Pirates hung all four runs in the 9th inning and Felipe Rivero earned his 21st save in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Nationals in the nation's capital.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals ace Max Scherzer was pulled from his start while tuning up for the playoffs after an apparent injury to his right leg, and NL East champion Washington

09/30/2017 - 23:00
A.P.
Ryan Zimmerman homered twice as the Nationals dominated the Pirates in DC.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg pitched 7 2/3 shutout innings and Ryan Zimmerman homered twice to help the Washington Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Friday night

09/29/2017 - 23:33
A.P.
As Andrew McCutchen's departure becomes an evident reality, Pirates fans are left thinking about life just years removed from a team with star power that was destined for greatness but settled for disappointment and an untimely divorce.

It was all a dream.

Though 2013-15 was, at least, a partial-reality.

09/28/2017 - 02:41
Anthony Jaskulski
Josh Bell and the Pirates closed their home schedule on a high note Wednesday night, beating the Baltimore Orioles 5-3.

THE BIG STORY

09/27/2017 - 23:12
Alex Stumpf
Andrew McCutchen had one of the best nights of his career Tuesday, hitting a pair of home runs and driving in eight in a 10-1 lopsided victory over the Orioles.

THE BIG STORY

09/26/2017 - 23:26
Alex Stumpf
Jameson Taillon tossed five innings of one run baseball to help the Pirates win their final weekend series of the 2017 season at PNC Park in a 4-1 finish over St. Louis

Sometimes things spoiled taste pretty darn sweet.

09/24/2017 - 17:28
Anthony Jaskulski
Felipe Rivero gave up the tying and go-ahead runs in the 9th inning, giving St. Louis a much needed win at PNC Park Friday night.

Botched double play cometh, and then taketh away.

09/22/2017 - 23:03
Anthony Jaskulski
Adam Frazier’s walk-off home run snapped the Pirates’ seven game losing streak, beating the Brewers 6-4 Wednesday night.

THE BIG STORY

09/21/2017 - 00:14
Alex Stumpf
The Pirates were shutout for the second consecutive night Monday, wasting a strong pitching outing in a 1-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers.

THE BIG STORY

Sept. 19 is national “Talk like a Pirate” day. Jordy Mercer bought everyone on the team a bottle of Captain Morgan rum to celebrate.

09/19/2017 - 23:36
Alex Stumpf
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