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    Tribe Defies the Rain, But Can’t Escape the Tide

    boxscore Starter Shane Youman  --  photo by NancyZ Indians' starter Shane Youman (photo by NancyZ) took his third loss of the 2007 season as the Tribe lost to the Norfolk Tides by a score of 7 to 6 this afternoon at Victory Field.� The...

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    Game 19 Notes—Houston Astros vs. Pittsburgh

    - As was probably expected entering the season, the Astros are struggling to put runs on the board. Coming into the game, the Astros have plated 81 runs, 11th in the National League. Houston starts three offensive ciphers---Brad Ausmus, Adam Everett, and Craig Biggio. - Speaking of Biggio, he presents an uncomfortable...

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    There's a New Fight Song: 'Go Bucs!' by Shawn Kelly

    I was recently contacted by Shawn Kelly, a Pirate fan who recorded a new fight song for your favorite baseball team. Ever the considerate blogger, I'll do my best to help get the word out. Kelly's song is titled, "Go Bucs!," and you can hear a clip at http://www.piratesfightsong.com. It's a black-and-gold...

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    Game #19 vs. Houston

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Duke vs. Matt Albers | Box Pirates win, 4-3, in 16 innings Duke showed up, and Bautista contributed from the third spot in the order.  LaRoche pitched in with the game-winning RBI, and Jim Tracy managed to use everyone in his bullpen.  Salomon blew another save, so...

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    Bullington Wins His Third

    boxscore Bryan Bullington won his third game  -- photo by NancyZ Indianapolis native Bryan Bullington won his third game of the season, to move his record to 3 - 0, as the Indianapolis Indians beat the Norfolk Tides by a score of 8 - 3...

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    Jose Bautista: Another Pleasant Pirate Surprise

    Just for fun, I figured I'd plug the current starting nine's stats into David Pinto's Lineup Analysis tool. If you're not familiar with Pinto's work at Baseball Musings, you should check it out. Lineup Analysis is designed around on-base and slugging percentages. You enter OBP and SLG, and you get out the...

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    Burnett Takes the Loss as Indians Fall

    boxscore Old Time Baseball player throws out the first pitch -- photo by NancyZ Starting pitcher Sean Burnett picked up his first loss of the season as the Indianapolis Indians fell to the Richmond Braves by a score of 6 - 2.� The Braves put up...

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    Geek Shoots Straight: Pirates Come Home for Nine Must-Win Games

    I've been waiting to blog this one for a week or so now, but Brian O'Neill beat me to it. The Post-Gazette's Stats Geek writes in today's edition that "The next 9 will reveal real Pirates." A little forward for sure---the Geek's not going to sugarcoat it for you---but it's something I've...

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    Game #18 vs. Houston

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Maholm vs. Woody Williams | Box Pirates 3, Astros 0 Paul Maholm, Jason Bay, Ronny Paulino, Jack Wilson. The Bucs got their first home win, and they continued their 2007 dominance of the Astros. Thank you. It was a quick one, too (finished by nine o'clock), as...

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    Recapping Three Weeks: Quotes from the Burgh

    Our Bucs are sitting at 7-10 after three weeks of games. Rather than waste my time on an off day recapping how we've gotten to this point, I think I'll let you do it for me. You being the faithful writers and readers of the Pirates' blogs. I've excerpted some comments for...

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