Elias Diaz

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Ivan Nova (46) delivers a pitch against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning at PNC Park.
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Josh Rowntree
August 16, 2018 - 11:18 pm
Pirates righty Ivan Nova’s up-and-down season continued Thursday night when he threw 6 2/3 innings of one-run baseball. The only problem? The one run he allowed — a solo home run to Mt. Lebanon native Ian Happ — was enough to allow the Cubs to grab a 1-0 win over a Pirates team that continues to...
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Francisco Cervelli
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Colin Dunlap
August 14, 2018 - 7:10 am
Pirates are in a tough situation with Cervelli's health.
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July 03, 2018 - 2:06 am
By BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp tied a career high with five hits, Joc Pederson and Max Muncy hit back-to-back homers to highlight a six-run fourth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 17-1 on Monday night in the series opener. Kemp hit a...
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Elias Diaz down
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The Fan Morning Show
May 30, 2018 - 11:49 am
Turns out the Pirates weren't looking for retribution after all.
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Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44) slides into the leg of Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz (32) causing a throwing error which allowed two runs to score during the eighth inning
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Eric Hagman
May 29, 2018 - 4:34 pm
Major League Baseball has informed the Pirates and Cubs that the call on the field and the video review were both wrong.
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Anthony Rizzo's Controversial Slide
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Kraig Riley
May 29, 2018 - 4:33 pm
Callers To The Starkey And Mueller Show Are Livid Over Anthony Rizzo's Slide
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First base umpire Mark Carlson (6) and home plate umpire Bill Welke (middle) listen to Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle (13) after Hurdle is ejected during the eighth inning
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Joe Kapp
May 29, 2018 - 3:06 pm
Bob Walk tells Cook and Poni the time to do something was when it happened...It's too late now.
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Chris Mack
May 29, 2018 - 12:10 pm
For the first two months of the regular season, we’ve heard time and again that the 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates were benefitting from a better clubhouse atmosphere, more cohesion amongst teammates, and a more positive direction than the last two campaigns. If these guys believe in each other though, it...
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Rizzo slide into Diaz
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The Fan Morning Show
May 29, 2018 - 11:26 am
The Pirates need to stand up for themselves and do what should have been done during yesterday's game.
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May 28, 2018 - 6:55 pm
Rizzo slid hard into Pittsburgh catcher Elias Diaz while being forced out at home in the eighth inning, taking out Diaz’s legs, forcing a wild throw into right field. That allowed two runs to score and left both sides wondering what does — and doesn’t — constitute a legal slide in modern-day Major...
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