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It’s the Cubs who must become Pirates this weekend

Bill Murray

With the spirit of Bill Murray in mind, Cubs need to be Pirates this weekend. The great actor and Cubs fan Bill Murray recently celebrated his 65th birthday, and this post is dedicated to him. Thanks for all the laughs through the years. Licensed to beat Pirates, by the government of the United Nations. A team free to beat Pirates at will. To win, you More...

by R. Lincoln Harris | Published 1 year ago

Pedro Alvarez
By Steve Randel On Monday, June 8th, 2015

Pedro Alvarez, Francisco Cervelli key to Pirates success

Pedro Alvarez and Francisco Cervelli (right) need to deliver all season long for the streaking Pirates. It’s caught my attention that the Pittsburgh Pirates have been on a roll recently, which is probably More...

Josh Willingham
By R. Lincoln Harris On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

That ’70s Project: Oldies but goodies impact playoffs

Oldie but goodie Josh Willingham delivered a rally-starting single to help the Royals tie the A’s in the ninth on Tuesday. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images North America) At the beginning of the regular season, I conceived More...

By Jake Mastroianni On Monday, September 29th, 2014

NL Wild Card preview: San Francisco Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates

Will Andrew McCutchen lead the Pirates back to the NLDS? This is about as even a matchup on paper as you’ll find, and trying to predict a one-game playoff matchup is incredibly hard. On the surface, you would More...

Gregory Polanco
By Steve Randel On Friday, May 30th, 2014

Gregory Polanco vs. Oscar Taveras: Who is the better player?

Gregory Polanco and Oscar Tavares are on the verge of something big. Both prospects are from the Dominican Republic, play the outfield and swing from the left side of the plate. One is 22 years old and the other More...

Domino's pizza promotion
By R. Lincoln Harris On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Domino’s pizza promotion owes name to two Pirates of old

Dock Ellis won 138 games in a 12-year big league career, mostly with the Pittsburgh Pirates. But one of those wins stands above all the others, and it contributed an important term in baseball’s lexicon. More...

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