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Michael Martinez

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  • McCutchen's return not enough to stop Pirates' freefall

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Even the return of Andrew McCutchen couldn't help the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates. The center fielder and 2013 National League MVP returned to the lineup on...
  • Harang helps Braves win fifth straight

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Harang helps Braves win fifth straight PITTSBURGH -- It is rare in these days of pitch counts and relief specialists to see a pitcher work into the ninth inning. Atlanta right-hander Aaron Harang...
  • MLB roundup: McCutchen returns from DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: McCutchen returns from DL The Pittsburgh Pirates welcomed back center fielder Andrew McCutchen on Tuesday with his activation from the 15-day disabled list. McCutchen had been sidelined since Aug. 4 with a fracture in...
  • Pirates' McCutchen returns from DL

    The Sports Xchange Pirates' McCutchen returns from DL The Pittsburgh Pirates welcomed back center fielder Andrew McCutchen on Tuesday with his activation from the 15-day disabled list. McCutchen had been sidelined since Aug. 4 with a fracture in his...
  • Alvarez may eventually receive playing time at first base

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH WASHINGTON -- Had there not been some injuries to other infielders, Pedro Alvarez could have made his first start at first base this past weekend in Washington against the Nationals....
  • Nationals outlast reeling Pirates in 11 innings

    WASHINGTON The Washington Nationals walked off against the Pirates again, this time with a 6-5 victory in 11 innings at Nationals Park Sunday night. Washington swept the Pirates, who lost all five games of their road trip. Jayson Werth smoked a double...
  • Pirates persevere without McCutchen

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Andrew McCutchen's rib fracture could have been a devastating blow to the Pittsburgh Pirates' postseason chances. Thanks to their outfield depth, they have survived the...
  • Scherzer dominates Pirates to win No. 14

    Scherzer dominates Pirates to win No. 14 DETROIT -- The Pittsburgh Pirates had not faced Max Scherzer in more than two years. They're in no rush to see the Detroit Tigers ace again after his overpowering performance on Thursday afternoon. Scherzer...
  • Pirates' Harrison proves a worthy All-Star

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Josh Harrison is validating his surprise selection to the National League All-Star team with an even stronger second half. The Pittsburgh Pirates' 27-year-old utility man...
  • Pirates look to Cumpton for bullpen help

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- When he was unable to acquire a relief pitcher at the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, Pittsburgh general manager Neal Huntington talked about being confident the...
  • Cole hopes to be activated by the weekend

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Gerrit Cole was back with the Pirates on Monday, but whether he returns to the active roster for a three-game series this weekend against the National League East-...