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  • 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...
  • Come-from-behind wins old hat for Pirates

    The Sports Xchange Come-from-behind wins old hat for Pirates PHOENIX -- Pittsburgh has shown a recent knack for winning late, and Pirates manager Clint Hurdle believes the shock should have worn off by now. "We seem to surprise people when we do things...
  • 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' 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Young, McDonald get shipped off in trades

     
    It seemed like only a matter of time until Michael Young got traded. After all the talk leading up to the trade deadline, Young was traded to the Dodgers just minutes before midnight. Earlier in the day, John McDonald was......
  • Hernandez added to list of those competiting for outfield gigs

     
    Competition in the outfield continues to grow. Cesar Hernandez can officially be added to the list of “guys competing for a job." The 23-year-old had been a middle infielder his entire minor league career, but was thrown into center field......
  • Phillies lose Cloyd, Valdes on waiver deals

     
    Tyler Cloyd won't be with the Phillies or the IronPigs next season. Cleveland claimed the rigth hander off waivers Tuesday when the Phillies removed him from their 40-man roster. After a spectacular season in 2012 when he was named the top pitcher in...
  • You don't have Mini-Mart to kick around anymore ...

     
    What, no more Mini-Mart? Apparently not. The much-maligned Michael Martinez signed a minor league deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates late last week, ending his three-year tenure with the Phillies that began when they plucked him in the 2010 Rule 5 draft...
  • Overbeck joins IronPigs walking wounded

     
    MOOSIC, Pa. -- Wednesday's IronPigs' line-up at Scranton does not feature Cody Overbeck, who left Tueday's 5-3 win over Buffalo after he was hit on his left arm just above the wrist in the seventh inning. Overbeck, hitting .256 with a team-high 19 home...