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2015 Schedule
79-51, 2nd in NL Cent
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Focus MLB: Olivera, Baez, Teixeira, Cole

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft discuss the most impactful September call-ups including Hector Olivera and Javier Baez. Plus, concerns with Mark Teixeira, Johnny Cueto and Gerrit Cole.

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#Brewers top the Pirates thanks in part to a 4-run 1st inning!

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Brewers get to ace Cole early, beat Bucs (0:34)
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Final: Brewers 7, Pirates 4

Jimmy Nelson allowed four hits and one run over seven innings to shut down the Pirates, and Pittsburgh's Gerrit Cole gave up five earned runs for just the second time this season. Box score

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Nelson leads Brewers past Pirates 7-4

Jimmy Nelson pitched seven dominant innings and the Milwaukee Brewers tagged Pittsburgh Pirates ace Gerrit Cole for five early runs on the way to a 7-4 victory Tuesday night.

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Who's making the MLB playoffs?

For the most part, ESPN experts are unified on predicting the postseason field. However, debate remains on the AL's second wild card and the NL West winner. Who's in? Who's out?

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And the award goes to ... (2:42)

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The Pirates are in town and we’ve got Polish Hill Cheesesteak at the Specials by Series stand this weekend (Section 223). #Brewers #MILvsPIT

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No grumbles over Happ, Soria

J.A. Happ and Joakim Soria have helped keep the Pirates in the driver's seat for the wild card and within striking distance of the Cardinals. Was there a deadline deal more shrewd than the addition of this duo? July acquisitions that are paying off (Insider)

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Szymborski: Team-by-team playoff probabilities

After an eventful August which saw a couple playoff hopefuls catch fire and others fall apart, Dan Szymborski lays out the updated playoff odds -- with analysis - for each contending team.

Pirates still No. 3 in Power Rankings?

Pittsburgh has won 14 of its last 18 games. Is that enough for the team to surge up to a top-two spot in our rankings? Find out here

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Do Pirates boast league's best pen?

Pittsburgh's relief corps has been lights-out this season and has trustworthy names to slot into each role. Is that enough to recognize the group as the strongest? Contender bullpen overviews

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Which contender has the best bullpen? (2:30)

Whose bullpen has the best ERA?

With so many teams racing toward the postseason, relief pitching is more critical than ever. It might not be surprising that the best team in baseball has the most dominant bullpen, but what about Nos. 2-10?

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MLB Power Rankings (1:38)

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs55015th
Batting Average.2608th
On Base Percentage.32211th
Slugging Percentage.39717th
Earned Run Average3.152nd
Quality Starts759th
WHIP1.2412th
BAA.24912th

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