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Simon, Reds try to stop Pirates from winning fourth straight

With Josh Harrison leading the charge, the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to take the opener of this three-game set. The first-time All-Star has come up with plenty of big hits lately. Harrison and the Pirates try to keep pace in the wild-card race Saturday against the visiting Cincinnati Reds. The Pirates (70-64) are seeking a season best-tying fourth consecutive win after sneaking...
Via AP on Fox
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Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds – Game 135

That was an awesome game to watch last night.  Edinson Volquez and Josh Harrison?  Phew.  Thank you guys for showing up. Every single game is obscenely important right now.  Every game.  Division games, non-division games, interleague game, all are huge.  The margin of error for the Pirates is razor thin.  The non-activity at the deadline looms large right now, especially...
Via This Is Getting Old
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Pirates win in dramatic pitchers duel, 2-1, over Reds

A strong argument could be made that the two most pleasant surprises for the Pirates this season have been Josh Harrison and Edinson Volquez. Harrison began the season as a bench player who was expected to be not much more than an ultra-utility guy and Volquez was signed in the offseason off the scrap heap after several underwhelming seasons with the Reds, Padres and Dodgers. But...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Pirates 2, Reds 1

With all due respect to Edinson Volquez, who threw another tremendous game and continues to be a great story….this was the Josh Harrison show. There have been several Josh Harrison shows this year, but this one might have topped them all. Here’s all J-Hay did: Diving stop and throw for an out early in the game Snag a liner to escape Volquez’s first jam of the night Diving...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Josh Harrison turns spectacular double play

There’s turning the conventional 5-4-3 double play and then there’s what Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison seems to do on a daily basis. With runners on first and second with no outs in the top of the seventh inning, Harrison made a great diving stop on a hit down the line by Cincinnati Reds third baseman Kris Negron. Quickly tapping third base with his throwing...
Via The Sports Daily
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harrison helps Pirates edge Reds 2-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) Josh Harrison hit an RBI triple and scored on Jose Tabata's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Harrison had three hits in the Pirates' sixth win in eight games. Tabata, starting in right field for the injured Travis Snider, finished with two hits. Pirates starter...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hot stuff: Pirates break down before loss to D-backs

PHOENIX -- Maybe the Pirates should have seen their loss to Arizona coming. The ride to the park set a tone. One of the Pirates' team buses broke down five times on the way to Chase Field from the team hotel on Thursday afternoon, left fielder Josh Harrison said. The one Harrison was on. "Something with the radiator," Harrison said before the Pirates' 7-4 loss to...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates’ Josh Harrison Jukes Entire Rockies Infield Avoiding Rundown (Video)

Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Josh Harrison might want to try out for running back when he’s finished with baseball. Your browser does not support iframes. While this sequence of base running was truly amazing; it wasn’t to be in vain. Harrison went 4-6 on the night against the Colorado Rockies, helping to propel them to a 7-5 victory. The breathtaking rundown didn’t happen...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Josh Harrison Escapes Rundown With Crazy Moves (Video)

Pittsburgh Pirates utility man Josh Harrison can escape a rundown like no other player can. The first-time National League All-Star narrowly avoided getting tagged in a pickle during a June 27 game against the New York Mets. Harrison topped that performance on Sunday against the Colorado Rockies with some elusive moves that any NFL team would like to have in its backfield. Harrison...
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh Harrison beats rundown with crazy baserunning

Here is a GIF of the botched rundown/blown call by the umpires #Mets — #ImWithTowels (@MetsKevin11) June 28, 2014 Pirates outfielder Josh Harrison is one hell of a baserunner. On Friday’s game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets, Harrison displayed one of the most amazing base running plays you’ll ever see. In the 10th inning of a tie game...
Via The Sideline
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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