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Pittsburgh Pirates: McCutchen and Harrison are WBC Champions - Rum Bunter

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Pittsburgh Pirates: McCutchen and Harrison are WBC Champions
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They had an all-star lineup which included a couple Pittsburgh Pirates in Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco. However, not far behind the Dominican All-Star team was Team USA and Team Puerto Rico. After Puerto Rico beat the Dominican Republic in the ...
Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-up Call – Team USA takes WBC CrownPirates Breakdown
Team USA Finally Proves World's Best, Crushing Puerto Rico 8-0 In Classic FinalWCAI
World Baseball Classic 2017: Jim Leyland 'trying to make America great again' as US seeks first titleSporting News
NBC Chicago -New York Daily News -NJ.com
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Pittsburgh Pirates to host University Nights at PNC Park | News ... - Lock Haven Express

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Pittsburgh Pirates to host University Nights at PNC Park | News ...
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PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the return of University Nights at PNC Park, as a way for the Club to celebrate local universities on specific ...
Tickets going fast for special ticket package for Bucs opener | News ...The Steubenville Herald-Star

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The Next Two Days Could Be Key In Setting The Pittsburgh Pirates ... - Rum Bunter

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 20:22

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The Next Two Days Could Be Key In Setting The Pittsburgh Pirates ...
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The Pittsburgh Pirates have not yet announced who their fifth starting pitcher will be, but the next two days could go a long way toward deciding that.
With One Week To Go: 5 Impressions From Pirates Camp « CBS ...CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

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Pittsburgh Pirates Reportedly Still in on Jose Quintana - Rum Bunter

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 16:10

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Pittsburgh Pirates Reportedly Still in on Jose Quintana
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Other than Andrew McCutchen, the most talked about rumor around the Pittsburgh Pirates this off-season had to do with a certain starting pitcher. When the White Sox traded Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox, it showed that the South-Siders were serious ...
Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call: Quintana Trade Saga ContinuesPirates Breakdown
Report: Jose Quintana remains possible trade target for Pirates ...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Astros, Braves, Pirates Interested In Jose QuintanaRealGM.com
MLB Trade Rumors -Yahoo Sports
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Pittsburgh Pirates Reportedly Still in on Jose Quintana - Rum Bunter

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 16:10

Pittsburgh Pirates Reportedly Still in on Jose Quintana
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Other than Andrew McCutchen, the most talked about rumor around the Pittsburgh Pirates this off-season had to do with a certain starting pitcher. When the White Sox traded Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox, it showed that the South-Siders were serious ...

Clash between Pittsburgh Pirates radio and TV booths was 'completely part of the schtick' - Awful Announcing

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 13:13

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Clash between Pittsburgh Pirates radio and TV booths was 'completely part of the schtick'
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In the eighth inning of Tuesday's Spring Training game between the Pirates and Rays, an apparent fight broke out between Pittsburgh's radio and television broadcast booths. The Pirates were attempting an experiment in which the guys who usually do ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call: Quintana Trade Saga Continues - Pirates Breakdown

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 09:07

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Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call: Quintana Trade Saga Continues
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In our daily Wake-Up Call, we get you ready for the day with a complete look at all things Pittsburgh Pirates. Well, here we go again with the trade drama involving Chicago White Sox pitcher Jose Quintana. And believe it or not, the Pirates would be ...
Astros, Braves, Pirates Interested In Jose QuintanaRealGM.com

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Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call: Quintana Trade Saga Continues - Pirates Breakdown

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 09:07

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Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call: Quintana Trade Saga Continues
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In our daily Wake-Up Call, we get you ready for the day with a complete look at all things Pittsburgh Pirates. Well, here we go again with the trade drama involving Chicago White Sox pitcher Jose Quintana. And believe it or not, the Pirates would be ...
Report: Jose Quintana remains possible trade target for Pirates ...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Astros, Braves, Pirates Interested In Jose QuintanaRealGM.com
MLB trade rumors: Latest on White Sox dealing Jose Quintana; Yankees out of mix?NJ.com
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Ranking the best Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitchers of all time - PGH City Paper

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 06:09

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Ranking the best Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitchers of all time
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Last week in this spot, I unveiled the Pittsburgh Pirates' top 10 starting pitchers of the past 50 years. Through a calculated formula, it was determined that the “Candy Man,” John Candelaria, was the best of the bunch. This week, we move onto the ...

Marte, Polanco Set To Return To Pirates Following World Baseball Classic - CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 18:42

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Marte, Polanco Set To Return To Pirates Following World Baseball Classic
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PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – Gift Ngoepe's two-out single to right scored Adam Frazier in the bottom of the 9th as the Pirates beat the Rays 5-4 Tuesday. Frazier slid around the tag of catcher Michael McKenry, the former Pirate. Frazier was 1 for 3 with ...
New metric affirms Pirates' decision to move Andrew McCutchen to rightBucs Dugout
WBC Notes: Andrew McCutchen's RBI Single Helps USA Move on to FinalsPirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog)

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Is Josh Harrison a Spark Plug or an Albatross? - Pirates Breakdown

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:43

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Is Josh Harrison a Spark Plug or an Albatross?
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Josh Harrison brings a lot to the table, but can he still be considered a spark plug for this Pittsburgh Pirates team? How could Pittsburgh Pirates fans not enjoy what they saw out of Josh Harrison in the 2014 season? Every Pittsburgh fan was all about ...

PREVIEW: Chad Kuhl: Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stabilizier - Pirates Breakdown

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 12:02

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PREVIEW: Chad Kuhl: Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stabilizier
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He did not garner the attention that some of his fellow pitching prospects did on the national scene, but Chad Kuhl has all the makings to solidify the back end of ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Assessing Outfield Depth - Rum Bunter

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:12

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Assessing Outfield Depth
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One thing that has remained constant over Neal Huntington's tenure as Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager is an emphasis on having a strong farm system. The two strongest areas that Huntington built up early on was the starting pitching depth and the ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call – Seriously, Jose Osuna? - Pirates Breakdown

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 09:04

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Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call – Seriously, Jose Osuna?
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It seems like we are saying this every other week, and it also seems that we need to say it again: Jose Osuna is still a longshot to break camp with the Pittsburgh Pirates. This is more of a function of how the team is currently constructed then any ...
Pittsburgh Pirates Grapefruit League Game 23Rum Bunter
Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Tampa Bay Rays 4 - FOX SportsFOXSports.com
Clint Hurdle: Jose Osuna 'Absolutely' In Running To Make TeamCBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
The Inquisitr -Observer-Reporter -MLB.com
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Pittsburgh Pirates Bullpen: The Changeup - Rum Bunter

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 17:23

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Pittsburgh Pirates Bullpen: The Changeup
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Analysis: AJ Schugel became a Pittsburgh Pirate on January 19, 2016, when the team selected him off waivers from the Seattle Mariners. Felipe Rivero came over from the Washington Nationals in the Mark Melancon deal on July 30, 2016. Tony Watson has ...

Pirates to extend netting at PNC Park - WTAE Pittsburgh

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 15:26

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Pirates to extend netting at PNC Park
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“Fan safety at PNC Park is one of our top priorities,” Frank Coonelly, the Pittsburgh Pirates' president, said. “The extended netting will improve fan protection while minimizing any obstructions.” The Pirates are also replacing the netting behind home ...
Pirates extend netting at PNC Park further down baseline seatsSporting News

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Team Preview - Call to the Pen

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 12:03

Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Team Preview
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Coming off three straight years of postseason play, the Pittsburgh Pirates had a very disappointing 2016 season, as they dropped below .500 for the first time since 2012. Their biggest issue was starting pitching, which went from a 3.53 ERA and 16.9 ...

2017 Pittsburgh Pirates Preview – Jung Ho Kang - Pirates Breakdown

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 12:01

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2017 Pittsburgh Pirates Preview – Jung Ho Kang
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With Opening Day less than two weeks away, Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Jung Ho Kang still has not been permitted a working visa in the United States. Kang was sentenced to eight months prison, suspended for two years after getting his third DUI in ...

Pirates' Jared Lakind Leaves WBC With Fond Memories - CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 10:38

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Pirates' Jared Lakind Leaves WBC With Fond Memories
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BRADENTON, Florida (SportsRadio 93-7 The Fan) – The Pittsburgh Pirates made roster moves with four pitchers today. The moves include sending righty Pat Light to Triple-A and reassigning righties Casey Sadler and Angel Sanchez to minor-league camp, ...
Pittsburgh Pirates Trim Four Pitchers From Spring Training RosterPirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Pirates cut Pat Light, three others from major league campPittsburgh Post-Gazette (blog)
Pirates send Pat Light, 3 others to minorsBucs Dugout

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