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November 13, 2018 - 7:47 pm
Oakland's Bob Melvin was voted Manager of the Year for the third time, winning the American League honor Tuesday after leading the Athletics to the playoffs despite the lowest opening-day payroll in the major leagues.
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October 08, 2018 - 1:02 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Reliever Arodys Vizcaino escaped his own jam in a nervy ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves held off the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 Sunday night, cutting their deficit in the NL Division Series to 2-1.
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October 06, 2018 - 1:09 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw tossed eight innings of two-hit ball in the Dodgers' second straight playoff shutout, and Manny Machado slugged a two-run homer as Los Angeles beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 on Friday night for a 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series.
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September 02, 2018 - 8:36 pm
By GEORGE HENRY , Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuna Jr. hit his seventh leadoff homer of the season and scored the tiebreaking run in a four-run eighth inning to help the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Sunday. The 20-year-old Acuna singled off Steven...
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August 31, 2018 - 11:19 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Gregory Polanco’s eighth-inning single drove in Adam Frazier with the tiebreaking run, and the Pittsburgh Pirates recovered after blowing a two-run lead to beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Friday night.
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Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Trevor Williams (34) delivers a pitch against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning at PNC Park.
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Josh Rowntree
August 22, 2018 - 11:42 pm
The Pirates continue to scuffle at the plate and fall further and further out of the National League playoff picture, but don’t blame Trevor Williams. Williams has looked like a Cy Young candidate in his last seven starts, allowing just a total of four earned runs in 42 innings. That’s a 0.86 ERA,...
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August 22, 2018 - 11:27 pm
By JOHN PERROTTO, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ronald Acuna Jr. hit another leadoff home run and Freddie Freeman had a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning to lift Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves over the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep. Acuna...
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Josh Rowntree
August 21, 2018 - 11:48 pm
Every team goes through cold stretches at the plate. It’s the nature of a 162-game season. But Pirates hitters are colder than the frozen waters of the Allegheny River in February. The collective slump, which is a kind way of phrasing it, hit nine games Tuesday night in a 6-1 loss to Atlanta, a...
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August 20, 2018 - 5:01 pm
(PITTSBURGH - 93.7 The Fan) - The Pirates are right there in the NL Wild Card race and over the next few weeks they are playing teams all battling for the two NL Wild Card spots with them.
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Andrew Limberg
August 20, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle has benched Starling Marte for Monday night’s game against Atlanta due to lack of effort yesterday in a 2-1 win against the Chicago Cubs.
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