All posts tagged "Pittsburgh Pirates News"

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    Sanchez' 6 Hits Paces Offensive Outburst

    Freddy Sanchez had six hits in six trips to the plate, knocked in three and scored four times to pace a season high 18 hit attack. Andy LaRoche and Jason Jaramillo each had three hits. Andy LaRoche drove in two runs and Nate McLouth contributed the go ahead RBI with a two...

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    9th Inning Rally Puts Bucs on Top

    The Pirates compiled 12 hits and just one run through the first seven innings off of Mark Buehrle. The game changed after he left. Octavio Dotel surrendered a solo homer to Eric Hinske in the 8th. The following inning, Bobby Jenks retired the first two hitters and then gave up a game...

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    ChiSox Shutout Bucs Again

    For the second straight game the White Sox tossed a combined shutout at the Pirates. Tonight's starter was Clayton Richard, who picked up his first win in 2009 and just the third of his career. He and three relievers held the Pirates to four singles, a double and three walks. Richard struck...

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    Floyd, White Sox Shutout Bucs

    Where has all the offense gone? After averaging 11 hits per game during the five game winning streak, the Pirates offense has managed just seven safeties in the last two games - both losses. Tonight it was Gavin Floyd's turn to keep the Pirates down. He allowed two singles and two walks...

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    Bucs Bullpen Returns the Favor

    Coming into the game, the Washington bullpen was much maligned - a league worst ERA with 14 loses and a league low six saves. Tonight it was the Pirates turn to lose a game late. Coming into the fifth inning, the Pirates had been held hitless and were trailing 3-0. Not only...

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    Wild Pitch Leads to Fifth Straight W

    A wild pitch tied the game last night. Tonight it untied it. Joel Hanrahan uncorked a wild one with two outs and the bases juiced, allowing Freddy Sanchez to scamper home with the go ahead notch. John Lannan scattered seven hits in seven innings to hold the suddenly potent Pirates offense to...

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    Bucs Come Through in Extras After Bullpen Blows it

    Hey, it is four straight wins. So, not much to complain about. But, here goes... With Matt Capps unavailable due to much recent use (as reported by Dejan Kovacevic in his pre-game notes), Sean Burnett was called on to protect a one run lead in the 9th. It didn't happen. Burnett stranded...

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    Offense Keeps Rolling as Bucs Score in Double Digits Again

    The Pirates piled up 12 runs on 12 hits, four walks, two HBP and four Nationals errors to take the first game in Washington. Craig Monroe got the Pirates going with a three run jack in the third of Nats starter Ross Detwiler. But Pirates hurler Ross Ohlendorf hit some trouble in...

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    Big 7th Fuels Bucs to Series Win

    The Pirates offense broke free with a little help from Ryan Spilborghs. The Pirates sent 14 ment to the plate and Spilborghs made a pair of errors as the Pirates put up 10 runs and ran off to an 11-4 win to take the series. Zach Duke pitched seven innings to get the...

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    Bucs Bullpen Outlasts Rain, Rockies

    It wasn't a pretty game. It was one of those that you'll hear people associate with the grind of a long seasn. A nealry 2 hour long rain delay interrupted the Pirates - Rockies game that the Pirates won with three runs in the middle innings off the Colorado bullpen. The rain...

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