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  1. Pirates first to 50, but they're no fluke

    Christina Kahrl

    First team to 50 wins, the Pittsburgh Pirates? For reals? Legit? By getting there behind Francisco Liriano's start, a deep pen's collective hold and save, and the homers hit by Pedro Alvarez and Garrett Jones, today's Pirates might have done ...

    Blog | June 30, 2013
  2. Pirates' offense more than McCutchen

    Christina Kahrl

    In the Pittsburgh Pirates' first 50 games, you had to wonder if they would wind up as the "Andrew McCutchen and Friends" show. They were struggling to score three runs per game, averaging 2.9 while playing break-even baseball. The focus was on McC...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  3. Verlander's third no-no near-miss

    Christina Kahrl

    Justin Verlander very nearly pulled off a no-hitter against the Pirates, which would have been his third career no-hitter. Two outs shy of the feat, the Pirates' Josh Harrison waved his bat in time to flick a soft liner up the middle, thwarting the t...

    Blog | May 19, 2012
  4. The state of National League platooning

    Christina Kahrl

    If the American League has very few stable platoons but a few identifiable platoon players getting work, is the National League any better off? Even with today's bigger bullpens, the absence of a DH gives NL skippers and GMs a little more freedom to ...

    Blog | June 04, 2011