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2016 Schedule
77-78, 3rd in NL Cent
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Sunday's longest home runs

Lost in the shuffle of a benches-clearing incident between the Pirates and Nationals, Jung Ho Kang and Jayson Werth both hit deep blasts in the game. Corey Seager's 414-footer came with the Dodgers down a run in the ninth, allowing them to come back and clinch the NL West.

Fake tag on Harper ignites tempers of Nats and Pirates (1:04)
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Benches clear in Nats-Pirates after Harper exits

Benches cleared in the Nationals' 10-7 win over the Pirates after a series of plays saw Bryce Harper exit after an awkward slide into third and pitcher A.J. Cole throw at Jung Ho Kang.

Lineup: Pirates (77-77) vs. Nationals (90-64)

  • 1. John Jaso, 1B (L)
  • 2. Josh Bell, RF (S)
  • 3. Andrew McCutchen, CF (R)
  • 4. Jung Ho Kang, 3B (R)
  • 5. Sean Rodriguez, LF (R)
  • 6. Jordy Mercer, SS (R)
  • 7. Pedro Florimon 2B (S)
  • 8. Eric Fryer, C (R)
  • 9. Tyler Glasnow, RHP
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Mets' loss is Cardinals', Giants' gain

The Mets nearly rallied back from down 10-0 but ultimately lost 10-8 to the Phillies on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Giants and Cardinals both won, allowing San Francisco to tie New York and St. Louis to remain within a half-game of both teams in the wild-card standings.

Drew's two-run single in first adding to Nats' lead (0:30)
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Pirates' Polanco crashes into fence, leaves game

Pirates left fielder Gregory Polanco left in the first inning of the team's 6-5 win over Washington with a left facial contusion following a crash into the left-field fence.

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Has McCutchen hurt his HOF chances?

Andrew McCutchen had a five-year run as one of the best players in baseball, but his performance this season has declined at an alarming rate. Can he still earn a spot in Cooperstown? David Schoenfield explores. Hall of Fame stock watch (Insider)

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Who are the Pirates' future impact rookies?

Josh Bell has seen a good amount of big league playing time this season, but is he poised for a big breakout in 2017? What about Tyler Glasnow? And what kind of impact will Austin Meadows have in a couple years? Tony Blengino breaks it down. Future breakout rookies (Insider)

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Is Keller our Prospect of the Year?

Keith Law lists the Pirates' Mitch Keller among his candidates for the honor in 2016. The 20-year-old had "the best season of any pitching prospect in the minors," striking out 138 batters with just 19 walks in 130 innings. Prospect of the Year (Insider)

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Rodriguez, Drury share NL weekly honors

The Pirates' Sean Rodriguez and the D-backs' Brandon Drury have been named the National League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending Sept. 18. Rodriguez led the NL with 12 RBIs in eight games last week while tying for the MLB lead in homers with five.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25810th
On Base Percentage.3344th
Slugging Percentage.40422nd
Earned Run Average4.1815th
Quality Starts67Tied-18th

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