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Michael Martinez

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  • Pirates' Alvarez squeezed out by Harrison, Snider

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates SAN FRANCISCO -- Much has been made of Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez's erratic play. But according to Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, that's not the reason he's not been starting of...
  • Recap: Diamondbacks 3, Pirates 2 (10)

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Diamondbacks 3, Pirates 2 (10) Diamondbacks 3, Pirates 2 (10): Andy Marte drove in the winning run by beating out a fielder's choice as Arizona outlasted visiting Pittsburgh to earn a split of the four-game series. Tuffy...
  • Uncomfortable ride leads to uncomfortable night for Pirates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates PHOENIX -- The Pittsburgh Pirates may have known this was not going to be their day on the ride to the park. It did not go well. One of the Pirates' team buses broke down five times on the way to...
  • 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...
  • Pirates' McCutchen hopes to avoid DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Clint Hurdle claims he is the world's No. 1 optimist. The Pirates manager also says star center fielder Andrew McCutchen is No. 2 on that list. Both were hopeful...
  • Sense of urgency helps Pirates avoid sweep

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates DENVER -- The Pittsburgh Pirates had a sense of urgency Sunday. They had lost the first two games of their series with the Colorado Rockies by identical 8-1 scores. And in each loss, the Pirates...
  • Pirates rumored to be interested in Boston's Lester

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH SAN FRANCISCO -- The Pirates still might not make a major deal at the trade deadline, but they spent Tuesday positioning themselves to be players nonetheless. The Pirates sent...
  • La Russa to Pirates: 'There ain't no free lunch'

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have been hit by 61 pitches this season and have hit 60 batters. Both totals lead the major leagues and Arizona Diamondbacks chief baseball...
  • INSIDE PITCH

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates ST. LOUIS -- Gerrit Cole had his heart set on pitching Wednesday night in Busch Stadium. But the Pittsburgh right-hander knew it wasn't going to happen when he tried to exert something...
  • All right: Pirates glad to face a right-hander

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates SAN FRANCISCO -- Nothing against Tim Hudson, but the Pirates are looking forward to facing the San Francisco Giants veteran Tuesday. He is right-handed, after all. The Pirates faced their eighth...
  • Hot-hitting Harrison doing it all for Pirates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- Josh Harrison celebrated an anniversary of sorts Friday, when Pittsburgh faced Arizona left-hander Vidal Nuno. The multi-tasking Harrison became a fixture in the...