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82-79, 4th in NL Cent

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

Milwaukee Brewers catcher Erik Kratz has played for 7 major league clubs. A dozen of his college friends called his wife and raided his closet. Each wore one of his game used jerseys and surprised him after Game 6 of the NLCS.

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Cubs blank Pirates to open 1-game Central lead

Jon Lester combined with three relievers on a four-hitter as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 on Thursday night to open a one-game NL Central lead over Milwaukee heading into the final weekend.

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Pirates expect INF Kang to return this weekend

The Pirates expect infielder Jung Ho Kang to join the club Friday and be active for a season-ending series at Cincinnati in what would be his first major league appearance in two years.


Bryant hurt, Cubs lose to Pirates 6-0, again miss clinch

Slugger Kris Bryant exited with a bruised left wrist, Mike Montgomery got hit hard over four-plus innings and the Chicago Cubs stumbled again in their playoff run with a 6-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

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Marlins-Pirates makeup game canceled

The cancellation was announced Tuesday, after both the Pirates and Marlins have been eliminated from playoff contention.


Taillon outpitches Hamels, Pirates beat Cubs 5-1.

Jameson Taillon outpitched Cole Hamels, Francisco Cervelli hit a two-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates made the Chicago Cubs wait at least another day to clinch a postseason spot with a 5-1 victory on Monday night.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.0014th
Quality Starts85Tied-10th
Batting Average.25411th
On Base Percentage.31717th
Slugging Percentage.40716th