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Liriano struggles as Brewers complete sweep of Pirates

By Travis Sawchik
MILWAUKEE — In the center of infield in the sixth inning Thursday, Francisco Liriano wiped sweat from his brow with his left forearm and so forcefully tugged down on his cap’s bill in returning it to his head — ostensibly ...

Gameday: Pirates at Cardinals, September 5, 2015

By Rob Biertempfel 7:44 p.m.
at Cardinals 4:05 p.m. Busch Stadium  St. Louis TV/radio: Fox Sports 1/Root Sports/ 93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers: Pirates RHP Charlie Morton (8-6, 4.22) vs. Cardinals LHP Jaime Garcia (7-4, 2.03) Next up Sunday, …

Pirates notebook: Burnett continues to progress, amps up to 95-pitch simulated game

By Rob Biertempfel 7:44 p.m.
ST. LOUIS — The 95-degree midday heat didn’t faze A.J. Burnett on Friday as he toiled on the pitcher’s mound at Busch Stadium. After sweating through a 95-pitch simulated game, Burnett said he believes he has taken another step toward …

Young guns lead way into pivotal Pirates-Cardinals series

By Rob Biertempfel
The Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals never have been separated by more than nine games this season. That was June 28, when the Pirates had ...

Pirates, Marlins in talks to play 2016 game in Puerto Rico

By Rob Biertempfel
The Pirates and Miami Marlins are in talks with MLB to play at least one regular-season game next year in Puerto Rico, multiple industry sources ...

Pirates notebook: McCutchen takes NL Player of the Month for 4th time

By Travis Sawchik
MILWAUKEE — On May 5, after a loss to the Cincinnati Reds dropped the Pirates to two games below .500 — a loss in which ...

Locke struggles again early, Pirates lose again in Milwaukee

By Travis Sawchik
MILWAUKEE — With two outs in the fourth inning Wednesday, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle emerged from the third-base dugout at Miller Park and slowly walked ...

Snider happy to return to new role with Pirates

By Travis Sawchik
MILWAUKEE — On Sept. 3, 2013, Travis Snider emphatically clapped his hands a single time as he rounded first base in the ninth inning at ...

Pirates notebook: Left-side lineup intrigue continues

By Travis Sawchik
MILWAUKEE — Despite several infield defensive miscues a night earlier, despite a starting pitcher in Jeff Locke who is heavily dependent on defensive play behind ...

Gameday: Pirates at Brewers, Sept. 3, 2015

By Travis Sawchik
Pirates at Brewers 7:20 p.m. Miller Park, Milwaukee TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers: Pirates LHP Francisco Liriano (9-6, 3.28) vs. Brewers RHP Taylor Jungmann (8-5, 2.48) next up Friday, 8:15 p.m.: ...

Cole struggles as Brewers continue Miller mastery over Pirates

By Travis Sawchik
MILWAUKEE — Gerrit Cole immediately went in search of answers after Tuesday’s 7-4 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. Cole seated himself in front of a laptop ...

No bitter brew for Mercer over reduced playing time after injury

By Bill West
The player whose awkward slide put Jordy Mercer on the disabled list for the first time in the shortstop’s career left the Milwaukee Brewers a ...

Pirates notebook: 6 September call-ups include first-timer Diaz

By Travis Sawchik
MILWAUKEE — Only one of the six September reinforcements the Pirates added Tuesday received his first call to the majors. Following a game Sunday in ...

Gameday: Pirates at Brewers, Sept. 2, 2015

By Travis Sawchik
Today at Brewers 8:10 p.m. Miller Park, Milwaukee TV/radio: Root Sports/ 93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers: Pirates LHP Jeff Locke (7-8, 4.46) vs. Brewers RHP Zach Davies (MLB debut) next ...

Two wild-card format hurting Pirates in short term

By Travis Sawchik
In speaking to reporters last month at PNC Park, Pirates general manager Neal Huntington did something he rarely engages in publicly: He lamented a decision. ...

Gameday: Pirates at Brewers, Sept. 1, 2015

By Rob Biertempfel
Pirates at Brewers 8:10 p.m. Miller Park, Milwaukee TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers: Pirates RHP Gerrit ...

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MLB notebook: Fenway fan injured after trying to catch foul ball

By The Associated Press
A fan at Fenway Park was taken away on a stretcher after flipping over backward trying to catch a foul ball. The accident occurred Wednesday during the seventh inning of a game between the Yankees and Red Sox. The fan …