Harrison's walk-off homer lifts Pirates to 4-3 victory over Marlins

When Clint Hurdle sent Josh Harrison to pinch-hit in the ninth inning he was hoping for speed. Instead he got power. Harrison hit a walk-off home run to lift the Pirates to a 4-3 victory Tuesday night against the Miami Marlins at PNC Park. It was just the second home run this season for Harrison who has spent most of the year in Class AAA Indianapolis. "I wasn't necessarily...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Josh Harrison’s Pinch-Hit Walk-Off Homer Wins for Pirates 4-3

Josh Harrison hit his first career pinch-hit home run to keep the Pirates two games ahead in the NL Central. (Photo Credit: David Hague) Final batter Josh Harrison was the hero. Tapped to pinch-hit for the Pirates in the 9th inning of a tie game, Harrison turned on the third fastball he saw. The ball flew and flew just over the right-center-field fence to beat the Miami Marlins 4...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Harrison lifts Pirates by Marlins

Josh Harrison homered leading off the bottom of the ninth, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night. Harrison sent a fastball from Miami's Mike Dunn (2-3) into the first row of seats in left-center field for his first career walk-off homer. Dunn had worked out of a bases loaded, no-out jam in the eighth. Bryan Morris (5-4) pitched...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates salvage series finale against Reds

Jeff Locke Jeff Locke returned to the mound with a strong performance as he helped the Pittsburgh Pirates avoid a sweep with a 3-2 win against their division rival Cincinnati Reds on Sunday at Great American Ball Park. The Pirates offense has been less than sub par in recent weeks but they had just enough to fuel the fire and salvage a game from the Reds. Coming into Sunday’s...
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Place Neil Walker on Disabled List, Recall Josh Harrison

Harrison owns a .247 average and .630 OPS over his brief Major League career. Second baseman Neil Walker has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with right side soreness. The Pirates have recalled Josh Harrison, who could join the team in Pittsburgh as soon as this evening. Walker injured himself in Saturday’s game in Chicago and has not played since. He took some swings and...
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July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates mascot falls over railing going after ball

Your browser does not support iframes. The Pittsburgh Pirates mascot fell over a railing and landed headfirst onto the field during the ninth inning Sunday's game at PNC Park. The Pirate Parrot was sitting in the front row of the stands in left field at ground level and leaned over the railing to try to snag a foul grounder by Pirates batter Josh Harrison when he suffered...
Via Holdout Sports
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Yadier Molina leveled in collision at plate

During Tuesday's Pirates-Cardinals game, Pirates elft fielder Jose Tabata hit a single to right field in the second inning. Cardinals right fielder Carlos Beltran came up throwing, and fired a laser to Yadier Molina at home plate. Josh Harrison flew into Molina like a missile...but Molina held on to the ball. Harrison's collision with Molina was completely un-necessary...
Via The Outside Corner
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Top Play: Josh Harrison crashes into the wall

Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Josh Harrison made an excellent catch in the bottom of the 19th inning on Sunday, robbing Tony Cruz of possible extra bases. Harrison secured the catch on the warning track just before crashing into the fence in right field. The first year player from Cincinnati did an excellent job of holding onto the ball after running face-first into the wall....
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Pirates Josh Harrison is a man for all positions

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer Pirates utilityman Josh Harrison is a man without a position. He's made up for it by agreeing to play wherever manager Clint Hurdle sees fit. One day it's third base. Another it's second. Harrison played the outfield for the first time in the majors earlier this week against the New York...
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Josh Harrison's good spring is due to ... patience?

Michael Sanserino, on why Josh Harrison has looked so good at the plate this spring:  In 10 appearances this spring, Harrison is hitting .600 with five doubles, a triple and five RBIs. Harrison credits his spring success to a patient approach at the plate. His coaches credit it to a mix of experience, confidence and determination.  Harrison has drawn two walks in 15 plate appearances...
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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