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Playoff Push: A look at the Bucs’ schedule

Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle has revitalized the franchise in his seven-year tenure and looks to return to the playoffs in October. (Photo by Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer)
July 18, 2017

Just five years ago, this season would have been considered a success for the Pirates. But now, after making the playoffs in three of the past four years, many see it as a disappointment. With just...

Slow starts a troubling trend for Pirates

Andrew McCutchen, once one of the MLB's best players, is hitting just .212 this year, well below his career average of .290. Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer
May 16, 2017

The Pittsburgh Pirates — one of the most unsuccessful teams in sports until recent years — are officially stuck in mediocrity. From 1993-2012, the Pirates suffered an unprecedented 20 consecutive...

Pitt Night sets standard for Pirates going forward

Andrew McCutchen drove in 20 runs for the Pirates in September. Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer
July 28, 2016

The force was strong with the Pittsburgh Pirates this past Wednesday at PNC Park. On a dually-themed University of Pittsburgh Night and Star Wars Night, the Pirates put together a complete performance...

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