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June 10, 2010
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Bucs could use buzz of Alvarez debut

WASHINGTON — Pirates President Frank Coonelly was in a suite at Nationals Park on Tuesday when Nats whiz kid Stephen Strasburg made his major league debut. Coonelly saw the sellout crowd and the herd of local and national media. He …

June 10, 2010
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Doumit starts at first base

WASHINGTON — Ryan Doumit tonight will make his first start at first base since May 14, 2007. Doumit sat out the past two games due to concussion-like symptoms. Manager John Russell said the earliest Doumit might return to catcher would …

June 9, 2010
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Lincoln finally gets the call

WASHINGTON — It seemed Brad Lincoln had been inches away from major league debut for weeks. “I tried not to think about it too much because I knew my chance would come,” Lincoln said Wednesday after his first outing netted …

June 9, 2010
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Karstens keeps rotation spot

WASHINGTON — Right-hander Jeff Karstens, who pitched well Tuesday in a 5-2 loss against the Washington Nationals, will remain in the starting rotation. “He gives us a chance to win,” manager John Russell said. “That was a tough game for …

June 9, 2010
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Tabata, Lincoln arrive

WASHINGTON — The Pirates on Tuesday got a close-up look at the buzz — and the impact — a talented rookie can have on a team. Today, the Pirates will try to do the same thing. After losing 5-2 against …

June 8, 2010
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Clement optioned; Tabata set for callup?

WASHINGTON — After tonight’s 5-2 loss against the Washington Strasburgs, the Pirates made two roster moves and have two more — including the highly anticipated call-up of righty Brad Lincoln — to come on Wednesday. First baseman Jeff Clement was …

June 8, 2010
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Doumit out with concussion

WASHINGTON — Catcher Ryan Doumit will his second straight game tonight and likely will be out the next two or three days due to what the team says are “concussion-like symptoms.” Doumit was hit by a foul tip Sunday. “Caught …

June 7, 2010
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Cubs-Pirates lineups

Delwyn Young, one day after hitting a pinch-hit two-run ninth-inning homer in Sunday’s 6-5 loss to the Giants, is batting third in today’s make-up game with the Chicago Cubs.

June 6, 2010
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Lincoln might debut Wednesday

The Pirates have not yet made it official, but it seems right-hander Brad Lincoln will make his major league debut Wednesday against the Nationals in Washington.

June 6, 2010
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Ohlendorf overdue; Morton on mend

Ross Ohlendorf is overdue for a victory — he hasn’t gotten one since Aug. 18, 2009, a string of 11 winless starts.

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