Pittsburgh Pirates

Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Carlos Santana (41) fields a ground ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the fifth inning at PNC Park.
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July 08, 2018 - 7:53 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — With the Pittsburgh Pirates struggling to score runs, rookie pitcher Nick Kingham came through to give himself some run support. Kingham pitched six solid innings and drove in two runs, helping the Pirates avoid a three-game sweep with a 4-1 win against the Philadelphia Phillies...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Arrieta (49) delivers a pitch against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at PNC Park.
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July 07, 2018 - 7:41 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nick Williams, Scott Kingery and Jorge Alfaro drove in runs on consecutive at-bats in the seventh inning to help Philadelphia beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Saturday and extend the first-place Phillies' winning streak to six games. With two outs in the seventh, Williams sent a...
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Saint Joseph's University's Deon Stafford Jr. played with the West Virginia Power this season, which has earned him a spot in the South Atlantic League All Star Game.
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June 15, 2018 - 12:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Deon Stafford, Jr. was one of the most dangerous hitters to come through Saint Joseph's University in recent memory. His college success led to the Pittsburgh Pirates drafting him in the fifth round last year. This year, the catcher has spent the entire season with...
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In this Oct. 10, 1979, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Bruce Kison delivers to a Baltimore Orioles batter during Game 1 of the baseball World Series, in Baltimore, Md.
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June 04, 2018 - 6:27 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Bruce Kison, a pitcher who helped the Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series in 1971 and 1979 and spent three decades in player development and scouting roles, has died of cancer. He was 68. His wife, Anna Marie, said Kison died Saturday at the Tidewell Hospice in Bradenton,...
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Apr 22, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Aaron Altherr (23) is doused with Powerade by shortstop J.P. Crawford (2) after hitting a walk off RBI single during the eleventh inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citizens Ba
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April 22, 2018 - 6:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Altherr's RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning lifted the Phillies to a 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday, giving Philadelphia its first four-game sweep over the Pirates in 24 years. sWWWWeep #RingTheBell | #BeBold pic.twitter.com/zyksPYGEmy — Philadelphia...
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Apr 20, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera (37) hits a single during the sixth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citizens Bank Park
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April 20, 2018 - 10:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Odubel Herrera hit a go-ahead triple in the eighth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night. Herrera, Cesar Hernandez, Carlos Santana and Maikel Franco each had two hits for the Phillies, who have won nine of 11...
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Apr 19, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Nick Williams (5) and Philadelphia Phillies shortstop J.P. Crawford (2) celebrate after scoring during the second inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citizens Bank Park.
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April 19, 2018 - 10:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Arrieta flashed the All-Star form that made Philadelphia covet the free-agent ace, striking out 10 and tossing one-hit ball over seven innings to lead the Phillies to a 7-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night. Rhys Hoskins homered and Cesar Hernandez had a...
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