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Cubs look to extend Pirates' losing streak

Cubs look to extend Pirates' losing streak

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August 16 The Chicago Cubs have a chance to move further into uncharted territory this season and push the Pittsburgh Pirates further from the possibility for a playoff berth Friday as the teams continue a four-game series at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. FULL STORY

Giants host Pirates in clash of wild-card hopefuls

Giants host Pirates in clash of wild-card hopefuls

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August 10 The Pirates (60-56) helped their National League wild-card chances while hurting those of the Giants (57-59) with a three-homer assault on San Francisco pitching in a 10-5 victory in Thursday night's series opener. FULL STORY

Archer to make debut for Pirates vs. Cardinals

Archer to make debut for Pirates vs. Cardinals

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August 02 The Pittsburgh Pirates beat out other teams to land right-hander Chris Archer at the non-waiver trade deadline Tuesday, and now they will get to see him in action. FULL STORY

Pirates, Cubs continue important NL Central series

Pirates, Cubs continue important NL Central series

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July 31 Pittsburgh (56-52) won the opener of a two-game series between the clubs at PNC Park 5-4 Tuesday to move to within six games of the Cubs (61-45) in the National League Central. FULL STORY

Cubs aiming to keep slim NL Central lead

Cubs aiming to keep slim NL Central lead

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July 30 Although there is speculation that Chicago (61-44) might seek a reliever, it opens a two-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park a few hours after the deadline with its sights on solidifying its hold on the NL Central and honing its game. FULL STORY

Surging Bucs aim for three straight over Mets

Surging Bucs aim for three straight over Mets

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July 28 A few weeks after it appeared the Pittsburgh Pirates would give the Cincinnati Reds a run for the cellar in the National League Central, they find themselves on a roll that has pushed them to within six games of the division-leading Chicago Cubs. FULL STORY

Pirates aim for 12th straight, sweep of Indians

Pirates aim for 12th straight, sweep of Indians

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July 24 The Pirates (53-49) have won the first two games of the three-game series and will take an 11-game winning streak into Wednesday's game. The streak is the team's longest since September of 1996. FULL STORY

Kluber returns to the mound to face sizzling Pirates

Kluber returns to the mound to face sizzling Pirates

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July 22 Corey Kluber's first start after the All-Star break will be anything but routine. He will be on the mound Monday night at Progressive Field as the Cleveland Indians host the red-hot Pittsburgh Pirates in the opener of a three-game series. FULL STORY

Scherzer starts against Sale in All-Star Game

Scherzer starts against Sale in All-Star Game

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July 16 Washington right-hander Max Scherzer will oppose Boston left-hander Chris Sale in a repeat of last year's Midsummer Classic matchup. It marks the first time since 1940 (Red Ruffing of the New York Yankees vs. Paul Derringer of the Cincinnati Reds) FULL STORY

 

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