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Pirates staying patient as Polanco searches for consistency

Atlanta Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski, left, picks up the ball in front of the plate as Pittsburgh Pirates' Gregory Polanco (25) breaks for first base in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, June 28, 2015. Pierzynski threw to first for the final out of a 2-1 Braves win. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A year ago, Gregory Polanco was the next big thing. When the Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder was called up to the big leagues last June, his arrival was viewed as a coronation.

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Pirates designate Tabata, Volstad for assignment

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates designated outfielder Jose Tabata for a second time on Sunday, a little more than a week after Tabata broke up Max Scherzer’s bid for a perfect game.

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Pirates star McCutchen leaves game with elbow injury

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen left Saturday’s game against Atlanta after getting hit in the left elbow with a pitch.

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Bone bruise lands Braves pitcher Perez on disabled list

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have placed rookie starting pitcher Williams Perez on the 15-day disabled list with a bone bruise in his left foot.

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Bullpen falters as Pirates lose to Reds 5-4 in 13 innings

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Pittsburgh, Thursday, June 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are having trouble getting through the first inning clean lately.

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