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Michael Martinez

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  • 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-...
  • Pirates battling hard despite key injuries

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH The Pittsburgh Pirates have some adversity facing them. Andrew McCutchen suffered an avulsion fracture to his costochondral cartilage on his left rib, forcing him to miss the last...
  • Anemic offense leaves Liriano little room for error in loss to Padres, 2-1

    PITTSBURGH When the non-waiver trading period came and went without a move from the Pirates, general manager Neal Huntington defended the team's inaction by pointing to the players he already had. Some such as Starling Marte at the time, and Gerrit Cole...
  • 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...
  • Pirates aim to stay afloat without McCutchen

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates are at .500 during life without Andrew McCutchen. The superstar center fielder missed his second straight game Wednesday night because of a...
  • 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...
  • McCutchen expected to be hit by pitch

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- Most instructive after Pittsburgh MVP Andrew McCutchen was hit in the back by a pitch in the ninth inning at Arizona on Saturday was the Pirates' response. Basically,...