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Optimizing the 25-Man Roster

About a year ago at this time, the Pittsburgh Pirates had started promoting players from their AAA squad to take over for some of...

Game 54 Recap: Correia Wins His Eighth

Through the first six frames, the Pirates had collected just three hits and trailed 2-0. But in the seventh the bats came alive against...

Game 53 Recap: Harrison Keys Late Rally

The Pirates were held at bay by Mets starter R.A. Dickey through seven innings. James McDonald pitched well but exited trailing 1-0. The offense...

Game 52 Recap: Gee Supported by 15 Hits in Mets Win

Dillon Gee was effective in seven solid innings. The Mets collected 15 hits and got the Pirates bullpen with four late runs to pull...

Game 51 Recap: Dempster, Cubs Avoid Sweep

The game was delayed in excess of two hours by rain. Once it got going, Ryan Dempster survived a rough first inning to hold...

Game 50 Recap: Maholm Tosses a Shutout

The Pirates offense woke up to support their longest tenured starting pitcher. The Pirates clobbered four homers and Maholm continued to pitch effectively in...

Game 49 Recap: Correia Wins Seventh

Some things continued in this game. Kevin Correia continued to pitch well. The Pirates continued to have success on the road. The offense continued...

Game 48 Recap: Bucs Fall to Braves in Extras

The pitching was good. Again. The hitting was not. Again. Brooks Conrad hit a two run pinch hit homer in the eleventh inning to...

Game 47 Recap: Pirates Shutout for Second Straight Game

A day off didn't help the Pirates offense. For the second straight game the Pirates were beaten 2-0. This time the winning hurler was...

Game 45 Recap: Pirates Extend Winning Streak to Four

Some late inning runs propelled the Pirates past the Detroit Tigers. The Pirates handed Max Scherzer his first loss of the season. Kevin Correia...
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