Pittsburgh Pirates

Mike Petraglia
March 19, 2014 - 6:01 pm
Jake Peavy looked strong, if not pinpoint sharp, in his second start of the spring. Through four scoreless innings, the right-hander struck out four, walking one and allowing just two first-inning hits in facing 16 batters. Peavy was throwing hard from the start Wednesday night in a 4-2 loss to the...
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Mike Petraglia
July 07, 2012 - 8:21 pm
The chants were commonplace at Fenway Park throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s as Red Sox fans expressed their love and adoration of Pedro Martinez with constant cheers of "Pedro, Pedro, Pedro" whenever he would appear on the diamond. Those chants were reprised on Saturday night for another...
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Ryan Hannable
June 15, 2011 - 7:15 am
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review notes that only three road teams in any North American professional sport have won a Game 7 over the past four decades . Those teams all have come from Pittsburgh. The Pirates have two Game 7 wins on road. In 1971 they defeated the Orioles, 2-1, in Baltimore. In 1979...
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June 14, 2011 - 4:49 am
As if Cubs fans needed more to gripe about when it comes to their woeful baseball squad. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, the team from Chicago's North Side is the most overrated major-league team if you were to ask the people who set the Las Vegas sportsbooks. The Cubs have won 34...
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Mike Petraglia
February 23, 2011 - 10:43 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- You'd be hard pressed to find a Red Sox fan past infancy who doesn't remember how the Manny Ramirez era ended in Boston in 2008. There was the perception that he cared more about his own career than winning a third World Series title with the Red Sox. It was ultimately that...
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October 27, 2010 - 12:53 pm
Sister Virginia Muller and the School Sisters of Notre Dame discovered a rare T206 Honus Wagner baseball card , worth between $150,000 and $200,000, in their possession at the Baltimore-based school. The Roman Catholic nuns are auctioning off the card, which was produced between 1909 and 1911, and...
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October 22, 2010 - 11:29 am
John Gibbons has withdrawn his name from consideration to manage the Pittsburgh Pirates following the firing of John Russell , Fanhouse reports .The Pirates are searching for a manager for the 2011 season after losing 105 games this season. It was the 18th straight losing season for Pittsburgh,...
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July 20, 2010 - 11:05 am
Dejan Kovacevic of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the Dodgers are eyeing Pirates starting pitcher Paul Maholm , according to an industry source outside the team. The 28-year-old lefty has a 6-7 record and a 4.03 ERA in 19 games started this season for Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, 32-60 this...
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