Sauerkraut Saul and Cheese Chester crossed the finish line side-by-side in a pierogi race for the ages Thursday night at PNC Park, and there was a controversial ruling on the field even after a video replay. Saul, in the red cap, was declared the winner - but Cheese clearly broke the tape.
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9 hours ago
The eyes of the crowd will certainly be affixed to the Mets and Giants games on the out-of-town scoreboard in right field when the Pirates and Cardinals start their final three games of the regular season on Friday night at Busch Stadium.
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PITTSBURGH (AP) The Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates played to the first tie game in the major leagues since 2005 when rain forced the teams to stop in the sixth inning Thursday night with the score 1-all. The Cubs and Pirates aren't scheduled to play again this season, and the game won't be made up because it doesn't affect postseason positioning. So instead of becoming a suspended...
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The Pirates' game against the Cubs on Thursday night at PNC Park was suspended and declared a 1-1 tie after being delayed by rain with one out in the top of the sixth inning.
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The Pirates' game against the Cubs on Thursday night at PNC Park was delayed with one out in the top of the sixth inning due to rain with the score tied at 1.
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SOUTH HILLS – The Pirates players began clearing out their lockers in the PNC Park home clubhouse Wednesday afternoon. Cardboard boxes littered the carpet space as players packed belongings, the team soon to be scattering all over the country and even on the other side of the Pacific as Jung Ho Kang will soon return to South Korea for the first time since he signed with the Pirates...
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PITTSBURGH (AP) John Jaso hit for the cycle and drove in five runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night. Jaso tripled off Chicago reliever Pedro Strop in the seventh inning to clinch the first cycle in the history of PNC Park and the first for the Pirates since 2004. Jaso's final hit was a fly ball to center field. At first...
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On the bright side for the Pirates and their fans, they won’t have to deal with another painful Wild Card loss this season. However, on the other side of the coin, there’s this: Pittsburgh will completely miss the playoffs, and will perhaps finish under .500, for the first time since the 2012 season. The main cause of the Pirates struggles this season? Injuries. Well, injuries...
PITTSBURGH (AP) A season that's spiraled away from the Pittsburgh Pirates spilled into frustration Sunday. On the edge of elimination from the playoff race with a 10-7 loss to Washington, the Pirates got into a bench-clearing skirmish after Nationals star Bryce Harper injured his left thumb trying to avoid a fake tag by third baseman Jung Ho Kang. The Pirates are five games behind...
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The Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates found themselves at odds on Sunday after a fake tag potentially led to a hand injury for Bryce Harper. It started when Harper tripled down the right field line and hurt his left wrist on the slide. The slide wasn’t necessary as the throw badly missed the cutoff men and the baseball wasn’t anywhere near third, but Pirates third...
The Pittsburgh Pirates need a miracle, but it’s possible to still achieve a playoff berth. Pittsburgh is on the outside looking in and has nine games to prove that they still belong in the NL Wild Card race. Two games today and tomorrow against Washington will be vital. Pittsburgh needs to finish off the series with a sweep and remain alive in the race. Pittsburgh needs help from...
Cole World has now indeed become The Sideline Story. Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington announced on Tuesday that the team is shutting down right-hander Gerrit Cole for the remainder of the season, per Adam Berry of MLB.com. Pirates are shutting down Gerrit Cole for the rest of the season, GM Neal Huntington says. — Adam Berry (@adamdberry) September 13, 2016...
It's more than safe to say that 2016 has not played out to plan for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Coming into the year, they were billed as part of a three-headed National League Central monster along with the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals. But now in mid-September, they're already eliminated from contention in the NL Central and have drifted to a distant six games out of the wild...
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