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Thursday's power rankings

Eduardo Rodriguez made a strong debut for the Boston Red Sox, and the San Francisco Giants tossed another shutout.

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Time for some fearless predictions!

Among the predictions: The San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford will win the NL MVP award and the Los Angeles Dodgers will pick up Aroldis Chapman.

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Pirates by the numbers: Burnett to start against the Padres

A.J. Burnett (4-1, 1.37 ERA) will start for the Pittsburgh Pirates against Ian Kennedy (2-4, 6.11 ERA) and the San Diego Padres on Thursday. The Pirates are on a season-high six-game winning streak (longest since a nine-game June 20-30 2013).

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Pirates run win streak to 5, top Marlins 5-1

PITTSBURGH -- Jeff Locke worked into the sixth inning in his first win in more than a month, and the Pittsburgh Pirates dropped the reeling Miami Marlins 5-1 on Tuesday night.

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Pittsburgh Pirates' Salary: By the Numbers

The Pittsburgh Pirates rank 88th of 333 international teams surveyed in an ESPN/SportingIntelligence report revealing the sports franchises that spend the most on their players.

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Pirates by the numbers: Winning streak at 4

The Pittsburgh Pirates are on a four-game win streak after beating the Miami Marlins 4-2 on Monday. Charlie Morton got the win with seven innings of two-run ball in his season debut.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs20217th
Batting Average.25214th
On Base Percentage.31018th
Slugging Percentage.38719th
Earned Run Average3.022nd
Quality Starts028th
WHIP1.248th
BAA.24411th

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