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On Gregory Polanco and Ben Cherington’s Quote

By Joe Smeltzer I thought the Pirates fired Neal Huntington last winter.   They probably did. But Ben Cherington’s quote earlier this week made it feel like the ghost of GMNH still floats around Allegheny County.   Maybe Cherington, for some reason, wanted to pay tribute to his predecessor by giving reporters an idiotic sound byte. Maybe Huntington snuck into Cherington’s brain,

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Pirates Postgame Commentary: September 16 vs Reds

By COMON Network Team Final Score – Cincinnati Reds (25-26) 1 def. Pittsburgh Pirates (14-34) 0 WP: Luis Castillo (3-5) LP: JT Brubaker (1-2) SV: Raisel Iglesias (8) The Pirates lost again, this time in a 1-0 pitcher’s dual at Great American Ballpark.   A fifth inning single by Shogo Akiyama was all the offense Reds starter Luis Castillo would need. Castillo picked

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