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Game Recap: Pirates Improbably Rout Giants

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The Pirates’ game in San Francisco looked like one that didn’t need to be played.  Baseball’s weakest-hitting team by far was facing Giants’ ace Kevin Gausman, who came in with a 1.84 ERA and lots of other fancy stats.  On the mound for the Pirates was Wil Crowe and his…

Game Recap: Pirates Beat Generous Giants

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Coming off being swept by baseball’s worst team, the Pirates beat its best team, the Giants, 6-4.  The win stopped the Pirates’ four-game losing streak. The Pirates got an early 3-0 lead.  The first run came in the second.  With Ben Gamel on first, Gregory Polanco launched a triple into…

Game Recap: Pirates Swept by Arizona

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The Pirates finished up one of those uniquely humiliating series that have been so common for them this year.  A 6-4 loss to the amazingly terrible Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep, something the Pirates haven’t managed to do to anybody all year. The lead swung back and forth several times. …

Game Recap: Bullpen Meltdown Turns Lead Into Blowout Loss

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Every time the Pirates string together a few good games and start to look like a major league team, they fall back into “Why are we here?” mode.  Tonight they continued embarrassing themselves against what was baseball’s most embarrassing team as the bullpen coughed up eight runs in the seventh…

Game Recap: Pirates Lose to Hapless Diamondbacks

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On May 2, Arizona was two games over .500.  Since then, up until last night, they’d gone 12-55, an almost unimaginable (well, not for Pirate fans) stretch of misery.  But they hadn’t gotten to play the Pirates.  Last night, the Bucs dropped a 4-2 game to the D’backs. Arizona came…