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Jon Hamm To Star In The Baseball Story Nobody Remembers

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Last year, Disney hired screenwriter and actor Tom McCarthy to write the script for a film based on the strange but inspiring story of two Indian men who won contracts to pitch for the Pittsburgh Pirates on a reality TV show.

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The Dugout Opening Days '12: Pittsburgh Pirates

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Today is day two of The Dugout's 'Opening Days', a celebratory maxi-series (maxi meaning "tampons") that hopes to touch on every Major League team as MLB drags opening day out until July.

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Pirates Lock Up Andrew McCutchen For 6 Years, $51.5 Million

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Pittsburgh Pirates fans should be ecstatic when their team finally agreed with their All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen on a six-year <a href="http://content.usatoday.com/communities/dailypitch/post/2012/03/andrew-mccuthchen-pittsburgh-pirates-contract-extension/1#.T1ZcMq73JQg" title="Pirates, McCutchen Agree On 6-year, $51.5 Million Contract" target="_blank">$51.5 million deal</a>.

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The Pittsburgh Pirates Aren’t Bad, They’re The Worst Ever

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The Pittsburgh Pirates, the same team that lost 105 games in 2010, were 53-47 and in first place through 100 games on July 25.

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The Pirates Are Finally In Second: A Retrospective Of 18 Losing Seasons

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Last night, baseball fans witnessed a modern miracle as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Houston Astros 5-1 to move 4 games over.

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Pirates Catcher Helpless in the Face of Scooter Menace

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I guess you could type the phrase "Pirates catcher helpless in the face of" a lot of things -- sliding players, incoming fastballs, fate -- but this one is a doozy: Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Chris Snyder's wife was driving their car and (allegedly) almost hit a pedestrian on a scooter.

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This Fan Didn’t Enjoy PNC Park

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On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Colorado Rockies 6-4 to drop their record to 5-4, giving Pirates fans only one day left in the 2011 season to enjoy being above.

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The Dugout: Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training 2011 (Not Really)

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Barry Bonds is on trial for perjury in one of the biggest sports story of the year (and of the last two years, and of the next three).

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Disney Making Another Pirates Movie

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Walt Disney Pictures is bringing the story of Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel to the big screen.

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Ross Ohlendorf Gets Arbitration Raise Despite Sucking

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The Pittsburgh Pirates were unbearably bad last season, with a final record of 57-105.

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Sidney Crosby Is Good At Mashing Balls

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Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby took batting practice at PNC Park earlier this week, and he's already the Pirates' best hitter.

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CATCH YOURSELF SOME PIRATE MEAT

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<a href="http://www.psamp.com/2010-articles/april/the-pirates-want-to-give-you-hot-dog-meat.html">This video</a> has started playing on the scoreboard during Pirates games this season, so it's quite possible you're the one of the first people to see it.

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‘DOCK ELLIS AND THE LSD NO-NO’ FTW

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The awesomeness is emanating out of <a href="http://www.nomas-nyc.com/">No Mas</a> like butter through the pores of an obese child being chased down the street.

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REDS HIT INTO FIRST TRIPLE PLAY OF 2009

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As if Miami of Ohio choking away the college hockey title wasn't enough--the Reds chipped in for a little Fail of their own (yes, Strunk and White suggest capitalizing the word when used as a noun).

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TSS 2009 MLB Preview: The National League

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If you're not a fan of baseball, this may not be for you.

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PIRATES SIGN INDIANS

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The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel, the 20-year-olds from India who were the top finishers in "Million Dollar Arm," an Indian reality TV show that searched for potential MLB talent in the country with a gazillion people playing cricket.

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ZE EAR BUDS, ZAY DO NOZHING!

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"Yesterday" by The Beatles is often said to be <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cover_version" target="_blank">the most-covered song of all-time</a>, so there isn't much more you can do to destroy its integrity.

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THIS IS DEEPLY, DEEPLY DISTURBING

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We linked to this video from <a href="http://www.bugsandcranks.com/pittsburgh-pirates/myron-copes-pirates-freestyle/" target="_blank">B&C</a> in this morning's <a href="../post.phtml?pk=5714">Saint Andrew's Net</a>, but -- like the tape in The Ring or the <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cf3p1mXHfqY" target="_blank">horse humpers video</a> -- it's far too troubling not to share on the largest scale possible.

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ST. ANDREW’S NET: FUNKY COPE MEDINA

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"Saint Andrew's Net" is With Leather's daily link dump, written by the bane of respectable journos and scrupulous primates alike, Michael Tunison.

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SHOULDA USED A DH

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The Pittsburgh Pirates unconditionally released minor-league pitcher Olivo Astacio for a "significant violation of organization policy" on Thursday, and <a href="http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/08124/878856-63.stm" title="Post-Gazette" target="_blank">today we have the reason why</a>:The reason the Pirates released pitching prospect Olivo Astacio, two sources confirmed yesterday, was that he attacked another player with a bat earlier in the week during extended spring training in Bradenton, Fla.


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