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The Pittsburgh Pirates Walk Off Opening Day Win in Photos

The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs in ten innings today, getting a great performance from their pitching staff, along with a huge walk...

Barry Bonds and Jim Leyland Will Present Andrew McCutchen and Clint...

The Pittsburgh Pirates just sent out a press release with all of Monday's Opening Day festivities. The biggest highlight was that Barry Bonds and...

This Date in Pirates History: July 29

Four trades, five players and a game recap on a busy day for Pittsburgh Pirates history. Two trades involved shortstop Jack Wilson, while the...

Pittsburgh Pirates 200 Hit Seasons

In the Pittsburgh Pirates history, they have had a player reach 200 hits in a single season 31 times. The most recent being Freddy...

This Date in Pirates History: December 29

Born on this date in 1977 was Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Jack Wilson, who played for the team from 2001 until 2009. Wilson was originally...

Game 117 Recap: Greinke Mows Down Pirates

For the Pirates to have much of a chance to return to contention in 2011 they needed to start off strongly in this series...

Ian Snell Retires

B.J. Rains of Fox Sports Midwest reports that Ian Snell has retired, after being sent to minor league camp by the St. Louis Cardinals....

2010 Position Recap: Shortstop

For the better part of the last decade, the Pittsburgh Pirates had their shortstop situation figured out each season thanks to the presence of...

Classic Pirates memories, Win Expectancy style

While glancing at the Win Expectancy chart for last night’s Yankees-Rangers game, I realized that FanGraphs also has these charts for historical games. Although I already knew that, I had never taken the time to sift through some older games. Here is a look at some of my all-time favorite Pirates games.

Rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic

Jack WilsonI am not going to spend much time talking about Ron Cook’s article in this morning's Post-Gazette. There are plenty of misguided thoughts in the article, but I just wanted to make a single point.
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Site Updates: Showing Appreciation For Teachers This Week

Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and this week is National Teacher Appreciation Week. We've done a lot of promotions for teachers in the...