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2017 Schedule
34-40, 3rd in NL Cent
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8hDavid Schoenfield

Felipe Rivero and great seasons you are probably overlooking

Rivero, acquired from the Nationals last year, has allowed three earned runs in 40 innings with 43 strikeouts, nine walks and a .137 average allowed. If only the Nats had a reliever like him this season...

Jaso drills game-winning homer over the wall (0:24)
Martinez's homer just clears the wall (0:17)
Bell scores on solo shot (0:20)

BBTN: NL West dominance, Pirates' decisions, more

Buster Olney talks to Karl Ravech and Justin Havens about the stellar play in the NL West, the Pirates' looming decisions and more. Plus, "Inside Heat" on the Marlins from Clark Spencer and on the Royals from Rustin Dodd.


Knebel sets strikeout mark as Brewers beat Pirates 4-2

Corey Knebel set the modern-era record for most consecutive games by a reliever with a strikeout at a season's start, fanning a batter for the 38th straight game and closing out the Milwaukee Brewers' 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.

Will McCutchen continue to surprise fantasy owners? (0:53)
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Power Rankings: Pirates heating up

The Pirates have won five of their past eight, thanks to red-hot Andrew McCutchen and solid starting pitching in the past week.

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Buster Olney

Pirates could have some potential All-Star snubs

Josh Harrison is tied for second basemen in WAR only behind leading vote getter, Jose Altuve. However, pitchers Ivan Nova and Felipe Rivero could have stronger All-Star case over Harrison.

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8dJesse Rogers

Cubs irked by umps' actions, despite victory

The Cubs' first inning Friday night included nearly another leadoff home run by Anthony Rizzo, the ejection of Joe Maddon and a pitcher, Eddie Butler, who was asked to cut off his white sleeves.


BBTN: Astros' Altuve, trade market, Judge's brilliance

Before a conversation with Astros 2B Jose Altuve, Buster Olney and Bob Nightengale discuss how the standings could affect the trade value of Andrew McCutchen, Johnny Cueto and others. Plus, Jessica Mendoza talks about Aaron Judge's brilliance, A.J. Hinch's tactical strength and more.


Rockies quiet Pirates 5-1 to end 3-game losing streak

Ian Desmond hit his fourth home run of the season and rookie German Marquez pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

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Pirates reinstate Francisco Cervelli

Cervelli was reinstated from concussion list and will start in Wednesday night's game vs. the Rockies. In a corresponding roster move, the Pirates sent reliever A.J. Schugel back to Indianapolis.

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Pirates send Frawley to Yankees

The New York Yankees acquired RHP Matt Frawley to complete the trade of Johnny Barbato to the Pittsburgh Pirates, both teams announced Wednesday. Frawley had a 1.62 ERA in 19 games with Class A West Virginia this season.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24622nd
On Base Percentage.32319th
Slugging Percentage.39228th
Earned Run Average4.3316th
Quality Starts34Tied-11th

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