Pittsburgh Pirates

Stadium: PNC Park | Manager: Clint Hurdle
Team RankingAVGRHRERA
Pirates.2596821563.47
NL Central1st1st2nd1st
National League 3rd4th3rd5th

Schedule

Fri Sep 19
W 4 - 2MIL
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Sat Sep 20
L 1 - 0MIL
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Sun Sep 21
W 1 - 0MIL
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Mon Sep 22
W 1 - 0at ATL
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Tue Sep 23
W 3 - 2at ATL
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Wed Sep 24
L 6 - 2at ATL
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Thu Sep 25
W 10 - 1at ATL
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Fri Sep 26
W 3 - 1at CIN
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Sat Sep 27
L 10 - 6at CIN
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Sun Sep 28
L 4 - 1at CIN
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Wed Oct 1
L 8 - 0SF
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Standings

NL
Central
LEAGUE
W-L
Overall
W-L
St. Louis82-6090-72
Pittsburgh77-6588-74
Milwaukee71-7182-80
Cincinnati70-7276-86
Chicago64-7873-89
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RHP Preston Guilmet receives DFA tag from Pirates
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Ten weeks after acquiring right-hander Preston Guilmet in a trade from Baltimore, the Pirates have designated him for assignment.

Guilmet has pitched in 14 major league games, all in relief, and yielded 12 runs on 16 hits in 15 2/3 innings.

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Pirates sign 1B Corey Hart to one-year contract
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Pirates announced they signed veteran first baseman Corey Hart to a one-year deal on Friday, per the team's official website. Hart is expected to make $2.5 million from Pittsburgh, plus $2.5 million in incentives, reports CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman.

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Hart will likely be the right-handed platoon option with Pedro Alvarez at first base. Hart has 160 homers in his 10-year career in the majors. Last season, he appeared in only 68 games due to injury, batting .203 with six home runs, nine doubles and 21 RBI.

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Pirates' Liriano gets $2M signing bonus as part of new deal
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Pirates starting pitcher Francisco Liriano will make $11 million in 2015, and then $13 million in 2016 and 2017 as part of the new three-year deal he signed. He will also receive a $2 million signing bonus and award bonuses, which includes $325,000 for winning the Cy Young, according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman.

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Pirates prospect Jameson Taillon hopes to throw off mound in January
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Pirates starting pitcher prospect Jameson Taillon, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery, is throwing from 120 feet and is pitching off flat ground, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He hopes to throw off a mound in January.

"My elbow feels great," Taillon said. "Body feels great. It's a year just to work out and get stronger. My legs have gotten a lot stronger. Really, my whole body has gotten a lot stronger."

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Pirates planning for Pedro Alvarez to play every day at first base
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

The Pirates are planning to use Pedro Alvarez as their everyday first baseman in 2015, despite his struggles against left-handed pitchers. Alvarez is batting .196 in his career against southpaws.

"We're going to find out. It's going to be Pedro's job to keep," manager Clint Hurdle said, per the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "Pedro knows what challenges he's got to meet. He loves his teammates, he wants to do well and perform well. He's taken on some necessary opportunities this winter to prepare and get ready."

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2014 Team Leaders
AVGJosh Harrison , 3B.315
HRAndrew McCutchen , CF25
RBIAndrew McCutchen , CF83
OBPAndrew McCutchen , CF.410
SLGAndrew McCutchen , CF.542
RAndrew McCutchen , CF89
SBStarling Marte , LF30
WEdinson Volquez , SP13
ERAEdinson Volquez , SP3.04
WHIPEdinson Volquez , SP1.23
KFrancisco Liriano , SP175
SVMark Melancon , RP33
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