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2017 Schedule
33-40, 4th in NL Cent
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BBTN: NL West Dominance, Pirates' Decisions, More

Buster Olney talks to Karl Ravech & Justin Havens about the stellar play in the NL West, the Pirates' looming decisions and more. Plus, "Inside Heat" on the Marlins from Clark Spencer & on the Royals from Rustin Dodd.

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Knebel sets strikeout mark as Brewers beat Pirates 4-2

Corey Knebel set the modern-era record for most consecutive games by a reliever with a strikeout at a season's start, fanning a batter for the 38th straight game and closing out the Milwaukee Brewers' 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.

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Shaw clobbers homer in Brewers' win (0:25)
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Arcia's web gem seals Brewers' win (0:45)
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Bell gets all over solo homer (0:21)
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Santana puts Brewers up with long ball (0:25)
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Will McCutchen continue to surprise fantasy owners? (0:53)
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Power Rankings: Pirates heating up

The Pirates have won five of their past eight, thanks to red-hot Andrew McCutchen and solid starting pitching in the past week.

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Pirates could have some potential All-Star snubs

Josh Harrison is tied for second basemen in WAR only behind leading vote getter, Jose Altuve. However, pitchers Ivan Nova and Felipe Rivero could have stronger All-Star case over Harrison.

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Cubs irked by umps' actions, despite victory

The Cubs' first inning Friday night included nearly another leadoff home run by Anthony Rizzo, the ejection of Joe Maddon and a pitcher, Eddie Butler, who was asked to cut off his white sleeves.

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BBTN: Astros' Altuve, trade market, Judge's brilliance

Before a conversation with Astros 2B Jose Altuve, Buster Olney and Bob Nightengale discuss how the standings could affect the trade value of Andrew McCutchen, Johnny Cueto and others. Plus, Jessica Mendoza talks about Aaron Judge's brilliance, A.J. Hinch's tactical strength and more.

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Rockies quiet Pirates 5-1 to end 3-game losing streak

Ian Desmond hit his fourth home run of the season and rookie German Marquez pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

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Pirates reinstate Francisco Cervelli

Cervelli was reinstated from concussion list and will start in Wednesday night's game vs. the Rockies. In a corresponding roster move, the Pirates sent reliever A.J. Schugel back to Indianapolis.

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Pirates send Frawley to Yankees

The New York Yankees acquired RHP Matt Frawley to complete the trade of Johnny Barbato to the Pittsburgh Pirates, both teams announced Wednesday. Frawley had a 1.62 ERA in 19 games with Class A West Virginia this season.

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Baz agrees to deal

No. 12 overall pick Shane Baz has agreed to terms with the Pirates, reports Mark Berman of FOX 26 in Houston. "An offer came in I can't pass up," the 17-year-old told Berman on Tuesday. Baz was drafted on Monday out of Concordia Lutheran High School in Tomball, Texas. He will break his commitment to TCU and join one of the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs30925th
Batting Average.24720th
On Base Percentage.32418th
Slugging Percentage.39327th
Earned Run Average4.3416th
Quality Starts33Tied-12th
WHIP1.3616th
BAA.26925th

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