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Rob Biertempfel
GIG: Pittsburgh Pirates beat writer for The Athletic // MOOD: I'm not here to babysit // TAGS: // SAY HEY: RBiertempfel@theathletic.com
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Rob Biertempfel 10h
Hurdle saw positive signs in Archer's outing (5 ip, 6 h, 3 er, 2 bb, 3 so) tonight, compared to his previous start. "If we don't get to his spot (in the B5), we're going to push him back out there. ... He needs to pitch."
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Rob Biertempfel 10h
I fully expect -- and am looking forward to seeing -- the bass and the tweeters in the PNC Park sound system make the speakers go to war.
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Rob Biertempfel 10h
Is Archer aware of how Glasnow & Meadows are doing with Tampa? "I've seen their success. It has no bearing on me. I'm here and I'm capable of doing really well."
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Rob Biertempfel 10h
What a big baseball dog, and
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Rob Biertempfel 11h
will start Montana DuRapau on Wednesday v Rockies.
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Rob Biertempfel 11h
Replying to @CoreyBrockMLB @ctrent
gets the ball.
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Rob Biertempfel 11h
manager Clint Hurdle expressed displeasure with the outcome of the replay review and has been asked by the home plate umpire to please retire to the home clubhouse for the remainder of tonight's contest.
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Rob Biertempfel 11h
Per , Cervelli left the game as a precaution due to an upper-chest contusion.
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Rob Biertempfel 11h
are averaging 15,535 fans at PNC Park, an uptick of 1,000-plus fans per game compared to last season. Through 19 dates last year, they averaged 14,492.
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Rob Biertempfel 12h
Tonight's paid attendance at PNC Park: 12,265
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Rob Biertempfel 12h
Replying to @Doug_Street
You're hired. Bring your own mitt and spikes.
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Indianapolis Indians 12h
Mitch has been MONEY tonight! Indians lead 4-1, and Keller has fanned six in his season-high 7.0 innings pitched!
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Rob Biertempfel 12h
Replying to @MarchOnMedia
Good luck with the new gig!
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Rob Biertempfel 12h
Replying to @Baseball1727
Not likely he'll pitch on back-to-back nights.
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Gabriella DeLuca 12h
PWSA tells me the break on Smallman was so bad that it caused water issues all the way to downtown
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Rob Biertempfel 12h
Replying to @masnRoch
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Rob Biertempfel 12h
One other change: Francisco Cervelli is replaced by Elias Díaz.
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Steve Phillips 12h
When an organization loses its ace to injury it is usually devastating because you don’t roster another ace in the minor leagues. Except the . They replaced Luis Severino with Domingo German, their new ace. He is why they are in first place.
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Rob Biertempfel 12h
Stratton replaces Archer, so scratch his name off list of candidates to start Wedensday's game for .
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Ralph Iannotti 13h
Smallman Street near 16th Street in the Strip District turned into a river after water main break. Traffic being re-routed
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