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15 hours agoJayson Stark

Five contenders facing critical questions

There is whole lot of baseball still to be played. But that doesn't mean it's too early for these five contenders -- including the Red Sox and Pirates -- to worry.

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1 day agoDavid Schoenfield

Five key things to watch this week

The Astros and Cardinals look to pad their division leads; the Red Sox pitching staff looks to get on track and might not be that far off.

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3 days agoESPN Stats and Information Group

Pirates by the numbers: Liriano stingy with runs

The Pittsburgh Pirates send Francisco Liriano  (1-1, 2.22 ERA) to the mound to take on John Lackey (1-1, 4.21 ERA) and the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday afternoon.

3 days agoESPN Stats and Information Group

Pirates by the numbers: Burnett performs in extra-inning loss

The Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 in 10 innings on Friday.Cardinals' first baseman Matt Adams hit a single off reliever Rob Scahill in the extra frame to drive in the game-winning run.

4 days agoESPN Stats and Information Group

On this day, Dock plunks the Reds

On May 1, 1974, the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 at Three Rivers Stadium.Pirates starter Dock Ellis hit the first three Reds batters he faced to tie a MLB record.

4 days agoESPN Stats and Information Group

Pirates by the numbers: Burnett approaching Koufax in strikeouts

A.J. Burnett (0-1, 1.80 ERA) gets the start for the Pittsburgh Pirates against Lance Lynn (1-2, 3.63 ERA) and the St. Louis Cardinals Friday.Burnett has 2,390 career strikeouts, six behind Sandy Koufax on the all-time list, and 10 away of becoming the 41st player in MLB history to reach 2,400.

5 days agoESPN Stats and Information Group

Pirates by the numbers: McCutchen gets his 1,000th hit

The Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen recorded his 1,000th career hit in Wednesday’s 8-1 win over the Chicago Cubs. McCutchen went 2-for-5 in the win including his first triple of the season.

6 days agoDavid Schoenfield

Wednesday's power rankings

Miguel Cabrera's two home runs top the list as the Tigers took two of three from the Twins.

6 days agoESPN Stats and Information Group

Pirates by the numbers: Cole undefeated against Cubs

Gerrit Cole (3-0, 2.19 ERA) gets the start for the Pittsburgh Pirates against Kyle Hendricks (0-0, 5.74 ERA) and the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.Cole is 5-0 in five career starts against the Cubs with a 3.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs9325th
Batting Average.23125th
On Base Percentage.28229th
Slugging Percentage.35425th
Earned Run Average2.792nd
Quality Starts168th
WHIP1.2112th
BAA.23610th

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