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Rob Biertempfel - Pittsburgh Tribune, Pirates Beat Writer
McCutchen on Atlanta hecklers: "They talk to you like you're an animal in zoo and you can't say anything. When I hit HR, it got quiet."
@BiertempfelTrib | | 5h | Score: 36
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Travis Sawchik - Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
McCutchen: "They (hecklers) like to talk to you as if you’re animal in the zoo ... I hit the home run and it was quiet as a church."
@Sawchik_Trib | | 5h | Score: 11
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Aaron Gleeman - NBCSports.com, Sportswriter
Pirates have gotten 417 innings of 3.15 ERA from Francisco Liriano and Vance Worley for total cost of less than the Twins paid Mike Pelfrey.
@AaronGleeman | | 14h | Score: 11
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Travis Sawchik - Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Russell Martin is 14th in baseball in WAR among position players. He's also played in at least 33 fewer games than anyone above him.
@Sawchik_Trib | | 8h | Score: 3
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Aaron Gleeman - NBCSports.com, Sportswriter
Highest swinging strike rate since last season: 13.4% - Francisco Liriano 12.6% - Clayton Kershaw 11.9% - Yu Darvish 11.9% - Cole Hamels
@AaronGleeman | | 9h | Score: 2
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Travis Sawchik - Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Blog: Is the attendance record something of a mandate for Pirates to sign Russell Martin? t.co/TG8yD5R0xU
@Sawchik_Trib | | 15h | Score: 2
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Travis Sawchik - Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
McCutchen said his rib injury is no longer an issue
@Sawchik_Trib | | 5h | Score: 1
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Travis Sawchik - Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Andrew McCutchen gives Pirates a 1-0 lead with shot to left here in the 6th
@Sawchik_Trib | | 7h | Score: 1
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Rob Biertempfel - Pittsburgh Tribune, Pirates Beat Writer
2014 Pgh BBWAA #Pirates awards: Clemente (MVP) McCutchen; Tanner (media good guy) Walker; Blass (top pitcher) Watson
@BiertempfelTrib | | 13h | Score: 1
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John Perrotto - USA Today, Sportswriter
McCutchen wins Pirates' Clemente award t.co/5ajhisx9z1
@lis36rus | | 3h | Score: 0
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Corey Brock - MLB.com, Padres Beat Writer
That Rymer Liriano route was ... something.
@FollowThePadres | | 4h | Score: 0
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S.D Union Tribune - Padres News and Updates
Liriano has struck out six times in his last seven plate appearances. This one leaves the bases loaded. #Padres 1, #Rockies 0 (T7)
@UTPadres | | 4h | Score: 0
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Rob Biertempfel - Pittsburgh Tribune, Pirates Beat Writer
#Pirates McCutchen says he feels OK, for late in season: "If you're asking specifically about my rib, that doesn't bother me anymore."
@BiertempfelTrib | | 5h | Score: 0
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Joe Sheehan - Sports Illustrated, Sportswriter
Francisco Liriano's Sept opponents' ranks, second-half OBP: 20, 21, 25, 26.
@joe_sheehan | | 5h | Score: 0
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Ryan Fagan - The Sporting News, Sportswriter
That home run by McCutchen was crushed. Anyone heard a distance estimate?
@ryanfagan | | 7h | Score: 0
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Kevin McAlpin - Braves Radio Network, MLB Reporter
Scoreless no more as McCutchen crushes a solo homer to left center. Pirates lead 1-0 in the 6th. #Braves
@KevinMcAlpin | | 7h | Score: 0
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David O'Brien - AJC, Braves Beat Writer
McCutchen's long leadoff homer in the 6th puts #Pirates up 1-0 on #Braves, his 24th HR of season
@DOBrienAJC | | 7h | Score: 0
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Travis Sawchik - Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
If he qualified, Liriano would rank 7th in baseball in GB rate and 7th in baseball in K rate (among starters) ... not so much for walk rate
@Sawchik_Trib | | 7h | Score: 0
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Travis Sawchik - Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Liriano strikes out the side in the third. He's on pace to finish with second highest K rate of his career and best since rookie campaign
@Sawchik_Trib | | 8h | Score: 0
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Travis Sawchik - Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
70 mph pitch from Liriano? Interesting. Freeman slaps it to center for a base hit
@Sawchik_Trib | | 8h | Score: 0
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John Perrotto, USA Today, Sportswriter
McCutchen wins Pirates' Clemente award t.co/5ajhisx9z1
@lis36rus | | 3h
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Corey Brock, MLB.com, Padres Beat Writer
That Rymer Liriano route was ... something.
@FollowThePadres | | 4h
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S.D Union Tribune, Padres News and Updates
Liriano has struck out six times in his last seven plate appearances. This one leaves the bases loaded. #Padres 1, #Rockies 0 (T7)
@UTPadres | | 4h
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Rob Biertempfel, Pittsburgh Tribune, Pirates Beat Writer
#Pirates McCutchen says he feels OK, for late in season: "If you're asking specifically about my rib, that doesn't bother me anymore."
@BiertempfelTrib | | 5h
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Joe Sheehan, Sports Illustrated, Sportswriter
Francisco Liriano's Sept opponents' ranks, second-half OBP: 20, 21, 25, 26.
@joe_sheehan | | 5h
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
McCutchen: "They (hecklers) like to talk to you as if you’re animal in the zoo ... I hit the home run and it was quiet as a church."
@Sawchik_Trib | | 5h
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
McCutchen said his rib injury is no longer an issue
@Sawchik_Trib | | 5h
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Rob Biertempfel, Pittsburgh Tribune, Pirates Beat Writer
McCutchen on Atlanta hecklers: "They talk to you like you're an animal in zoo and you can't say anything. When I hit HR, it got quiet."
@BiertempfelTrib | | 5h
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Pittsburgh Pirates, Offical Twitter Account
#RAISEIT! WP- Liriano (7-10) LP- Harang (11-12) S- Melancon (32) t.co/kUDJKJAMOl
@Pirates | | 6h
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Pittsburgh Pirates, Offical Twitter Account
Jose Tabata will bat for Francisco Liriano here in the 7th.
@Pirates | | 7h
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Ryan Fagan, The Sporting News, Sportswriter
That home run by McCutchen was crushed. Anyone heard a distance estimate?
@ryanfagan | | 7h
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Andrew McCutchen gives Pirates a 1-0 lead with shot to left here in the 6th
@Sawchik_Trib | | 7h
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Kevin McAlpin, Braves Radio Network, MLB Reporter
Scoreless no more as McCutchen crushes a solo homer to left center. Pirates lead 1-0 in the 6th. #Braves
@KevinMcAlpin | | 7h
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David O'Brien, AJC, Braves Beat Writer
McCutchen's long leadoff homer in the 6th puts #Pirates up 1-0 on #Braves, his 24th HR of season
@DOBrienAJC | | 7h
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
If he qualified, Liriano would rank 7th in baseball in GB rate and 7th in baseball in K rate (among starters) ... not so much for walk rate
@Sawchik_Trib | | 7h
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Liriano strikes out the side in the third. He's on pace to finish with second highest K rate of his career and best since rookie campaign
@Sawchik_Trib | | 8h
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
70 mph pitch from Liriano? Interesting. Freeman slaps it to center for a base hit
@Sawchik_Trib | | 8h
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Russell Martin is 14th in baseball in WAR among position players. He's also played in at least 33 fewer games than anyone above him.
@Sawchik_Trib | | 8h
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Liriano gets out of another early jam. He's allowed just one run in his last 23 innings. Nil-Nil after 1
@Sawchik_Trib | | 8h
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Liriano's changeup has been excellent this season...generates big swing and miss there from JUp
@Sawchik_Trib | | 8h
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Mark Melancon, Pittsburgh Pirates
Can't believe my big man is five months old today! #BlackandGold t.co/V1LKwpzMOQ
@Mark_Melancon_ | | 3d | Score: 0
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Mark Melancon, Pittsburgh Pirates
Did anyone catch the sarcasm of my last tweet? #Bucs
@Mark_Melancon_ | | 3d | Score: 0
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Mark Melancon, Pittsburgh Pirates
I'm sorry I got so emotional out there. What a night! #PackPNC #OneStepCloser
@Mark_Melancon_ | | 4d | Score: 0
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Mark Melancon, Pittsburgh Pirates
Neil & Suzanne doing a fantastic job raising awareness 4 ALS! Hearing Neil's story touched me. t.co/qMeqTXf6Db t.co/Aucrfx
@Mark_Melancon_ | | 6d | Score: 0
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Travis Snider, Pittsburgh Pirates
Hurricane Odile.. Please spread the word.. Knowledge is power, and Baja California needs help! Retweet this please! #prayforBajaCA
@Lunchboxhero45 | | 6d | Score: 0
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Travis Snider, Pittsburgh Pirates
Less fortunate people who's houses were blown away at the blink of an eye. Buildings and streets destroyed. People stranded. No bueno.
@Lunchboxhero45 | | 6d | Score: 0
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Travis Snider, Pittsburgh Pirates
Please help spread this knowledge as the American Media has overlooked the real issues there. No running water, electricity, communication..
@Lunchboxhero45 | | 6d | Score: 0
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Travis Snider, Pittsburgh Pirates
Many businesses, homes, n people have been tragically affected by this horrible storm. Hope we can rally around them and find ways to help.
@Lunchboxhero45 | | 6d | Score: 0
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Travis Snider, Pittsburgh Pirates
Thoughts n prayers go out to my family, friends, and the people of Cabo San Lucas.. Hurricane Odile was truly horrific. Plz pray! #BajaCA
@Lunchboxhero45 | | 6d | Score: 0
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Jason Grilli, Pittsburgh Pirates
Looking forward to making new friends and re-connecting with old ones. Mark your calendars! #JMG t.co/EQP2T6HK7b
@GrillCheese49 | | 7d | Score: 0
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Jason Grilli, Pittsburgh Pirates
Gave away one of these on my Facebook page last week. Head over for your chance to win! t.co/XNg1eK2rRe t.co/zMN5yh7pBl
@GrillCheese49 | | 7d | Score: 0
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Mark Melancon, Pittsburgh Pirates
Wow @jhay_da_man was not Joshin around 2night! #PackPNC
@Mark_Melancon_ | | 10d | Score: 0
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Michael McKenry, Pittsburgh Pirates
Christ please don't let me get in the way!
@theFortMcKenry | | 10d | Score: 0
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Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates
@TheCUTCH22 | | 11d | Score: 0
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Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates
u come to a player n say ur a fan of the opposing team hes playing, that's like me saying im a fan of Coke n u work for Pepsi.
@TheCUTCH22 | | 11d | Score: 0
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Neil Walker, Pittsburgh Pirates
Thank you all for all the birthday wishes, it's much appreciated. A win tonight would make it even better, let's go!
@NeilWalker18 | | 12d | Score: 0
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Travis Snider, Pittsburgh Pirates
"@Seahawks: @Lunchboxhero45 You obviously won the team award for best dressed. #WeAre12" believe it!!
@Lunchboxhero45 | | 18d | Score: 0
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Travis Snider, Pittsburgh Pirates
I wonder if anyone predicted Kuhn and Lockette would score the first two TD's of the 2014-2015 season.
@Lunchboxhero45 | | 18d | Score: 0
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Mark Melancon, Pittsburgh Pirates
Let's #Kcancer together! @JMotte30 @MotteFoundation @MLB_PLAYERS t.co/LbzvbT7nqY
@Mark_Melancon_ | | 20d | Score: 0
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Jason Grilli, Pittsburgh Pirates
Proud of the team and feeling so much #HaloLove. Looking forward to a well deserved day off. Next stop: Houston! #Letsgo
@GrillCheese49 | | 22d | Score: 0
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