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    Game #109 vs. Cincinnati

    PNC Park | 1:35 | Gorzelanny vs. Bronson Arroyo | Box Rained out. To be made up as part of a doubleheader on 8/28. This saves the Bucs from being swept by the lowly Redlegs. Pre-game Thoughts Everybody knows about Bronson Arroyo. Guitar player. Long blonde hair. Tall, lanky. At the top...

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    I Appreciate Barry Bonds

    A night after Barry Bonds reached the top of the all-time home run list and a week before he plays what could be his final two games in Pittsburgh, I figured I'd dig a post out of the archives and pay tribute to a former Pirate... Barry was here when Pittsburgh last...

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    Munoz and Ryan Lead the Tribe Over the Tide

    boxscore (photos by NancyZ) Indians' left fielder Michael Ryan hit 2 home runs in the month of May and 2 more in June. Then he exploded with 10 home runs in July. Tonight he started in on the count for August, with a monster homer...

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    Game #108 vs. Cincinnati

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Morris vs. Bobby Livingston | Box As Brian pointed out in the comments, it wasn't Harang. He was scratched due to problems with his back. Instead it was Bobby Livingston and he pitched pretty well. But the real story is Matt Morris' Bucco debut. That and how...

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    Effect of the Deadline on the 2008 Pirate Roster

    If only for the sake of quick reference, I figured I'd put together a where-we-stand chart for the Pirates' roster as of the beginning of August. The left columns represent the 25-man roster (and corresponding salaries) of the Pittsburgh Pirates as of Opening Day 2007. The right columns represent my best guess...

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    Indians Split the Series With Richmond

    Boxscore (Photos by NancyZ) Steve Pearce -- photo by  NancyZ The Indianapolis Indians managed only 5 hits against Richmond Braves' pitching tonight, though two of those hits were solo home runs, by Adam Boeve and Luis Ordaz. The Braves put up 16 hits, 5 doubles...

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    Game #107 vs. Cincinnati

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Snell vs. Matt Belisle | Box There are a lot of things in life I don't get. Matt Belisle's mastery of the Pirates this year is one of them. He has six wins total and three of them have come against the Pirates. To quote stand up...

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    Trahern, Jurrjens Would Be Welcome Addition to Pirates’ Weak System

    Paul Meyer poured out the depressing news in this morning's Post-Gazette:

    A report from Detroit indicated the Pirates and Tigers had completed a Wilson trade early this week in which the Tigers would have picked up all of Wilson's remaining contract money---in excess of $14 million. "We had a deal," a source said. The...

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    Tigers May Have Offered Jurrjens, Bat for Wilson

    Time for an update on yesterday's Wilson to the Tigers news. In this morning's Post-Gazette, Paul Meyer lays out the deal that was allegedly on the table for the Pirates: A report from Detroit indicated the Pirates and Tigers had completed a Wilson trade early this week in which the Tigers would...

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    Trahern, Jurrjens Would Be Welcome Addition to Pirates’ Weak System

    Paul Meyer poured out the depressing news in this morning's Post-Gazette:

    A report from Detroit indicated the Pirates and Tigers had completed a Wilson trade early this week in which the Tigers would have picked up all of Wilson's remaining contract money---in excess of $14 million. "We had a deal," a source said. The...

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