Pirates Acquire Marlon Byrd and John Buck for Dilson Herrera
Aug27

Pirates Acquire Marlon Byrd and John Buck for Dilson Herrera

  The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired Marlon Byrd and John Buck from the New York Mets, according to Adam Rubin. Source: John Buck and Marlon Byrd to #Pirates. #mets — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) August 27, 2013 We heard earlier that an unknown team claimed Marlon Byrd, and obviously that team is the Pirates. Joel Sherman speculated today that the Pirates could also be interested in Buck, due to their need for catching....

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Cole’s Rough 1st Inning, Missed Hitting Opportunities Sink Sweep Chance
Jul15

Cole’s Rough 1st Inning, Missed Hitting Opportunities Sink Sweep Chance

All you need to take away from the Pirates’ 4-2 loss to the New York Mets in their final game before the All-Star Break is up in that headline. Pittsburgh starter Gerrit Cole allowed four hits and three runs in the 1st inning. Eric Young and David Wright knocked two fastballs for ground-ball singles, followed by Marlon Byrd mashing Cole’s slider for an RBI ground-rule double to left. Cole walked Josh Satin to load the...

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