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September 30, 2010
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Knee pain ends Maholm’s season

MIAMI — About a half-hour after tonight’s 11-9 loss, the Pirates informed us that lefty Paul Maholm will not pitch as scheduled Friday. Instead, righty Daniel McCutchen (2-5, 6.36 ERA) will start against the Marlins. Maholm (9-15, 5.10) was scratched …

September 30, 2010
by rob biertempfel


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What’s this place called again?

MIAMI — The end is in sight. The Pirates have four games left in the 2010 season, starting with tonight’s game against the Marlins at Whatever It’s Called This Week Stadium. Lefty Zach Duke will make his final start. In …

September 30, 2010
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No room for a winner

MIAMI — Matt Walbeck’s career aspirations have cost him his job as manager of Double-A Altoona. Late last night, farm director Kyle Stark called Walbeck to tell him he will not return to Altoona in 2011. “It caught me off guard,” …

September 29, 2010
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One more try at Busch

ST. LOUIS — The Pirates last night snapped a seven-game losing streak in St. Louis. They are 13-22 in this park since new Busch Stadium opened in 2006. A win today would give the Pirates back-to-back wins here for just …

September 28, 2010
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State College trio among top 20 prospects

ST. LOUIS — Three State College pitchers are listed among Baseball America’s list of the top 20 prospects in the short-season Class A New York-Penn League. Right-hander Zack Von Rosenberg is No. 6, left-hander Colton Cain is No. 10 and …

September 28, 2010
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Progress, in spots, by Morton

ST. LOUIS — Charlie Morton continued to show signs of a turnaround — more or less — in Monday’s 6-4 loss against the Cardinals. Morton worked six innings and allowed four runs on a season-high 10 hits. He struck out …

September 26, 2010
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Bowker out with sore knee

Outfielder John Bowker is not in the lineup today due to a sore right knee. He fouled a ball of his knee a couple of days ago, and it’s continued to bother him to the point where Bowker took himself …

September 24, 2010
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Improving changeup aids Owens

Over three years in the Pirates’ farm system, a total of 72 outings (68 starts), left-hander Rudy Owens is 27-18 with a sparkling 2.92 ERA. In 2009, Owens went a combined 11-2 with a 2.10 ERA for Low-A West Virginia …

September 24, 2010
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Karstens ready to pitch

Right-hander Jeff Karstens (shoulder) threw a 50-pitch bullpen session this afternoon, and reported no ill effects. “It wasn’t great at first, but it got better as I went along,” Karstens said. He would like to pitch in a game, even …

 
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