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  • Volquez a huge bargain for playoff-bound Pirates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The Pittsburgh Pirates wouldn't be headed to the postseason for the second straight year without the lift that Edinson Volquez has given the starting rotation. Signed...
  • Liriano leads Pirates past Phillies

    Liriano leads Pirates past Phillies PHILADELPHIA -- Francisco Liriano has begun to regain the form he flashed a year ago, and the Pittsburgh Pirates are reaping the benefits. Liriano, in what manager Clint Hurdle said, "could've been his best start by...
  • Pirates 4, Phillies 1

    Pirates 4, Phillies 1: Francisco Liriano recorded a season-high 12 strikeouts over eight dominant innings as visiting Pittsburgh cruised to its sixth win in seven games. Neil Walker collected two hits and an RBI while Russell Martin, Ike Davis and...
  • Preview: Pirates at Phillies

    Francisco Liriano has only four wins in 2014, but the veteran left-hander quietly has been terrific in the second half of the season. The Pittsburgh Pirates will turn to Liriano on Thursday in the finale of a four-game road series against the Philadelphia...
  • Pirates defeat Phillies, 4-1

    PHILADELPHIA Francisco Liriano's slider was electric Thursday night, leading the Pirates to a 4-1 win against A.J. Burnett and the Philadelphia Phillies. Liriano struck out a season-high 12 through eight shutout innings as the Pirates plated four runs...
  • Pirates clinch second consecutive postseason berth

    ATLANTA The Pirates took care of one half of the equation Tuesday night. Gerrit Cole dealt, Travis Snider homered and Andrew McCutchen filled in the blanks. They beat the Atlanta Braves, 3-2, at Turner Field, but they needed help. And with the Cincinnati...
  • Money in the bank: Pirates catcher Russell Martin's exceptional season

    Russell Martin begins this day on his back, on a table, in the upstairs loft space of a small Garfield gym. Before his day ends, he will have caught nine innings and hit a home run in the Pirates' victory against the Detroit Tigers. To keep his body 31...
  • Pirates win 1-0 in Atlanta, postseason chase continues

    ATLANTA Francisco Liriano walked two of the first three batters he faced. At one point, he threw four consecutive balls, all fastballs, none harder than 90 mph to rookie Phil Gosselin, who had walked three times all season. He exited after six innings...
  • Pirates use the long ball to rout Red Sox, 9-1

    PITTSBURGH By the sixth inning, the reserves began to enter, spelling the starters like a spring training game. The nine runs the Pirates put on the board in the first five innings allowed that to happen. For the second game in a row they scored by...
  • Pirates putting Morton into rotation

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH --- The Pittsburgh Pirates, despite being in the middle of both the NL Central and wild card races, are making a change in their starting rotation. Right-hander Charlie...
  • Volquez providing Pirates with solid pitching

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- Edinson Volquez is pitching for a Pittsburgh Pirates team sniffing their second straight year of postseason baseball. But that doesn't mean he's nothing but smiles...