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Game 44 Recap: Karstens, Walker Lead Pirates to Win

Nice outing from Jeff Karstens. Nice offensive display from the Pirates. And a big crowd too. Make it three straight wins for the Pirates. Karstens...

Game 34 Recap: Doumit’s Dinger Lifts Bucs Late

The Pirates blew another late lead, but a three run homer from Ryan Doumit in the bottom of the eighth brought the Pirates back...

Game 30 Recap: Friars Hit Three Homers to Beat Bucs

San Diego's bats awoke somewhat. The Padres got three solo homers from players who had yet to homer in 2011 in beating Pittsburgh 6-5. The...

Lyle Overbay: Platoon Candidate

Garrett Jones is doing his job. The Pittsburgh Pirates moved Jones to right field this year, and brought in Matt Diaz to platoon with Jones,...

Game 27 Recap: Iannetta’s Bomb Sinks Bucs

It might be a good sign for Colorado that some of their slumping hitters contributed to a four run outburst in the second inning....

Game 23 Recap: Ford’s Speed Costly to Bucs

Giants rookie came into the game with no Major League hits and two career runs. He didn't add any knocks. But he equaled his...

Game 18 Recap: Bucs Shutout Again by Fish

Ricky Nolasco and Edwin Mujica combined on a five hit shutout as the Pirates failed to score for the second time in a row....

Game 16 Recap: Bucs, Correia Manhandle Reds

I will readily admit that I didn't see this coming. The Pirates won easily and took three of four from the Reds in Cincinnati....

Game 11: Marcum Handcuffs Bucs

If the Pirates are able to edge close to a .500 season (oh what sweet dream), we will look back on this game as...

Game 9: Wigginton Haunts Old Team in 8th

Ty Wigginton is the answer to a pretty good trivia question: Who is the player the Pirates acquired for Kris Benson while apparently passing...
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