1. Pirates Make Taiwan Connection; Sign Three

    The Pirates have been puttng an emphasis on their international scouting and development programs in recent years and it payed off as they were able to sign three Taiwanese-born prospects to start of the international signing period...

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  2. Pirates Ink Number Four Chambers

    The Pirates got back to business, signing three more draft picks from the 2009 class. Outfielder Evan Chambers, the third-round pick and fourth overall, came to an agreement with the Pirates...

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  3. Logan's Run and Baseball

    Years ago when I like 12 or something I was devastated to learn that Logan's Run had been canceled. I could not understand why the networks would cancel such an interesting show...

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  4. Greatest Team That Almost Was: Homestead Grays

    Pirates Remember Negro League Homestead Grays The Pirates kicked of African-American Heritage Weekend by donning the uniforms of the Homestead Grays, one of the greatest teams to ever take the field in the 1930s...

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  5. Pirates Sign Black, Top Three In Uniform

    The Pirates signed their No. 2 overall pick on Monday, agreeing to terms with RHP Victor Black, their 49th overall pick. The Dallas Baptist University star was the 29th highest rated pitcher in this year's draft, as rated by Baseball America...

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  6. Pirate Picks Black, Pounders, Holt Sign; More on the Way

    One More Pirates’ Draft Evaluation The Pirates signed their number two overall pick on Monday, agreeing to terms with RHP Victor Black, their 49th overall pick...

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  7. Where There Is Baseball, There Are Pirates

    I am not opposed to having a little fun with the themes that come with certain team names. Fortunately there is no one to really offend by using the theme that comes with the Pirates...

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  8. NL Central Bunched Up: Pirates Alive and Strong

    The relative parity that is being displayed in the National League is partly a symptom of good teams that are underperforming, and partly due to the improvement of teams like the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Colorado Rockies...

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  9. The Past and The Present: Comparing The 1909 Pirates To Today

    Admittedly, the game of baseball today is very different on many ways than the game of a century ago, or even of 50 years ago...

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  10. Pirates-Mets: McCutchen Debuts Well; Pittsburgh Sweeps NY

    The Pirates shook off the shock of the Nate McLouth trade long enough to complete the sweep of the New York Mets at home on Thursday. Ross Ohlendorf had problems early and needed a lot of help from the offense...

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  11. Nate McLouth Is One of Many Pirate Moves

    This Week The Pirates have been making some moves lately, one big one at least, and a few not so big...

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  12. Pirates-Cubs: Sanchez Goes 6-For-6; Bucs Outslug Cubs

    CHICAGO, May 25—The Pittsburgh Pirates headed over to the north side of Chicago to play a three-game set...

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  13. Nyjer Morgan: One Reason for the Pitsburgh Pirates' Success

    Nyjer Morgan is one of the big reason the Pirates are enjoying some success this year. He has added some real spark to the top of the lineup, and been pivotal in the field...

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  14. Padres Streaked Their Way to .500, Ends at 10 and New Season Begins

    The San Diego Padres are on a tear having won the last nine games mostly on the backs of their starting rotation. They have given up just 16 runs over the stretch, while scoring a modest 30...

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  15. Braves-Blue Jays: Atlanta Sweeps Toronto; McCann Homers Twice

    ATLANTA, May 24—The Braves had Jair Jurrjens on the mound who has been superb thus far in his second full season. They Braves ended up providing more than enough offense for any pitcher that might take the mound...

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  16. Pirates-White Sox: Wilson Homers In The Clutch; Pirates Rack Up 16 Hits

    CHICAGO, May 24—The Pirate bats woke out of the slumber as they were able to put together a 16-hit performance but still only got four runs as they stranded 10 runners on base...

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  17. Pirates-White Sox: Richard Shuts Down Bucs; Pittsburgh Shuout Again

    CHICAGO, May 23—The Pirates were hoping to put their losing way behind them as they once again went up against the Chicago White Sox, with the lowest run output in the American League...

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  18. Pittsburgh Pirates-Chicago White Sox: Floyd Out-Dukes Duke, Two-Hits Pirates

    Zach Duke and Gavin Floyd showed their stuff in this game, keeping things scoreless and pretty much hitless much of the way. Duke gave up six hits and two runs in nine innings of work, striking out seven along the way...

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  19. Phillies-Yankees: Philly Out-Homers New York at Home, Win Streak Outta Here

    NEW YORK, May 22—The start of inter-league play is always a time of consternation as ball clubs wonder of the team they are facing might be the teams they could see in the World Series...

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  20. Twins-White Sox: Minnesota Scores 20; Mauer's Grand Slam Leads Four Homers

    CHICAGO, May 21—The Chicago White Sox had no idea what was in store from them. Bartolo Colon took a long time to get the first batter out, and perhaps this was a sign of things to come...

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  21. Pirates-Nationals: Washington Ends Skid, Avoid Sweep

    Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda Questionalble strike zone gives Nationals winning edge. WASHINGTON DC, May 21— The Pirates entered the fourth game of their series against the Washington ...

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  22. Pirates-Nationals: Pittsburgh Pounds the Relievers; Ross Detwiler Pitches Ably

    WASHINGTON D.C., May 18—Jack Wilson's three runs and two RBI, along with Craig Monroe's three-run blast, led the Pirates in their second straight scoring fest as they pounded the Nationals 12-7 Monday night...

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  23. Pirates-Rockies: Bucs' Bullpen Gives Up 1 Run In 7 Innings

    PITTSBURGH, May 16—Ian Snell looked good for the first two outs of the first inning, but quickly got himself into a little trouble. He walked Todd Helton on just five pitches...

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  24. Rockies-Pirates: Capps Still Struggling, Rockies Rally In Ninth

    PITTSBURGH, May 16—After ending their eight-game losing streak against the Cardinals while taking two of three in the series, the Pirates were hoping to continue the trend hosting the Rockies, but fate and the bullpen would fail them...

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  25. Pirates-Mets: Yates Losses It Again In Relief

    NEW YORK, May 8 —Jeff Karsons got into trouble early against the Mets, gving up a lead off walk to Jese Rayez, who then stole second base. Luis Castilla then followed with an infield single that Adam LaRoche could not get to the pitcher...

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