Pittsburgh Pirates

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February 11, 2019 - 2:10 pm
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Garth Brooks has come out of baseball retirement. The country music legend will spend just over a week participating in spring training with the Pittsburgh Pirates, reporting Monday with the pitchers and catchers. The 57-year-old has previously been in the camps of the San...
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August 07, 2018 - 10:36 am
By PAT GRAHAM, AP Sports Writer DENVER (AP) — The starters for Tuesday's game between Pittsburgh and Colorado reads like this: Jameson Taillon vs. Chad Bettis. A more accurate description: Two starters bouncing back from testicular cancer. "Both healthy. Both in the big leagues," the Pirates'...
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Pirates 6-3 Winners
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Braden Surprenant
June 30, 2018 - 12:49 am
The Padres just finished up, what might have been, the longest road trip in franchise history. Wednesday they played the last of their 26 of 28 on the road in a 5-2 loss to the Texas Rangers. A win on Friday night would have been a nice way to celebrate a “homecoming,” although another San Diego...
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June 28, 2018 - 3:57 pm
Series Preview By Bo Templin After losing two out of three games to the Texas Rangers, the San Diego Padres will come home for a weekend series against the Pittsburg Pirates. Both of the teams find themselves on the outside looking in on their respective division races. The Pirates, who are eight...
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June 13, 2018 - 4:34 pm
By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) — Jordy Mercer homered and had three RBIs, Jameson Taillon pitched seven effective innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates avoided a sweep with a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. The Pirates blew a five-run lead in the opener and...
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