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Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez tags out Emilio Bonifacio as he tries to steal third base in the first inning of Thursday's game. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Pirates Use 5-Run 7th To Rally Past Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 […]

CBS Chicago–04/10/2014

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers stands on deck in the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Third Base

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at third base for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/06/2014

Gerrit Cole #45 of the Pittsburgh Pirates follows through on an RBI single scoring Gaby Sanchez #17 and Pedro Alvarez #24 as Dioner Navarro #30 of the Chicago Cubs catches during the second inning at Wrigley Field on September 24, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Pirates Beat Cubs 8-2

Gerrit Cole threw six strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates took over the NL wild-card lead, beating the Chicago Cubs 8-2 Tuesday night.

09/24/2013

Anthony Rizzo. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Rizzo Leads Cubs To 13-9 Win Against Pirates

Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and drove in six to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 13-9 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.

09/16/2012

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after hitting a two run home run in the eighth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on September 9, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs Complete Sweep Of Pirates With 4-2 Victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Cubs the go-ahead runs and Chicago completed a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 4-2 win on […]

09/09/2012

Tony Campana #1 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after scoring on a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on September 8, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Fading Pirates 4-3

On Saturday afternoon, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum said he was planning on relaxing any pitch count restrictions he had for Jeff Samardzija in that night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

09/09/2012

Pedro Alvarez #24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrates with Andrew McCutchen #22 and Josh Harrison #5 after hitting a three run home run against the Chicago Cubs during the game on May 27, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs Drop 12th Straight In 10-4 Loss To Pirates

Pedro Alvarez, Andrew McCutchen and Garrett Jones homered, Erik Bedard pitched six shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago 10-4 Sunday and sent the Cubs to their 12th consecutive defeat.

05/27/2012

Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs is congratulated by former teammate Aramis Ramirez #16 after hitting a solo home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on August 3, 2011 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Castro Homers, Garza Goes 7 As Cubs Top Pirates

Starlin Castro homered and Matt Garza pitched seven shutout innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 1-0 win over the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.

08/03/2011