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Gregory Polanco is Pittsburgh Pirates' X-Factor in 2016 season - Call to the Pen

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Gregory Polanco is Pittsburgh Pirates' X-Factor in 2016 season
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In a fiercely competitive division like the NL Central, even the unlikeliest contributor can make all the difference for a team. The Pittsburgh Pirates have several potential “X-factors” on their squad, players whose individual performances could play ...

Eric O'Flaherty joins Pirates on minors contract - ESPN

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Eric O'Flaherty joins Pirates on minors contract
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PITTSBURGH -- Left-hander Eric O'Flaherty has agreed to a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates and will report to major league spring training. O'Flaherty posted a combined 1-2 record with an 8.10 ERA in 30 innings and 41 relief ...

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Five key questions heading into the 2016 Pirates season - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Five key questions heading into the 2016 Pirates season
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They will begin to answer that and many other questions when pitchers and catchers report Wednesday to Pirate City in Bradenton, Fla. Before the Pirates report to spring training, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette looks at five key questions heading into the ...
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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Report: Willy Garcia - Rum Bunter

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Report: Willy Garcia
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The Pittsburgh Pirates' number 12 overall prospect – and 3rd ranked outfield prospect – is Willy Garcia, a prototypical right fielder from the Dominican Republic. Garcia will be 23 years old for the 2016 season but has been with the Pirates since he ...

Pirates sign pitcher Cory Luebke to minor league deal - ESPN

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 18:26

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Pirates sign pitcher Cory Luebke to minor league deal
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PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed former San Diego Padres pitcher Cory Luebke to a minor league contract. The deal, announced Thursday, includes an invitation to spring training. The 30-year-old Luebke put together a 10-12 record in 55 ...
Pirates add Cory Luebke, Eric O'Flaherty on minor league dealsBucs Dugout
Pirates sign left-handers Luebke, O'Flaherty to minor-league dealsPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Root Sports will broadcast 12 Pirates spring training games - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 11:40

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Root Sports will broadcast 12 Pirates spring training games
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Roots Sports will televise the Pirates spring training home opener at McKechnie Field on March 4. The Pirates will play the Twins at 1:05 p.m.. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Root Sports announced Thursday it will broadcast a network-record 12 Pirates spring ...

Pirates Remain Victims of Poor Timing - Today's Knuckleball (blog)

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 11:14

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Pirates Remain Victims of Poor Timing
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The Pittsburgh Pirates have awful timing, and this offseason has done nothing to change their fortunes. After 20 years of failure, they're one of MLB's feel-good stories. Led by MVP Andrew McCutchen, the Pirates have won more games over the last three ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates - The Boston Globe

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MLB Spring Training: Pittsburgh Pirates Full Preview - Call to the Pen

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:23

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MLB Spring Training: Pittsburgh Pirates Full Preview
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The Pittsburgh Pirates were victims of the system in 2015. Their 98 wins would have been enough to win every other division in baseball last year. The NL Central is an entirely different animal, however. The Cardinals racked up 100 victories, and the ...
Pirates Remain Victims of Poor TimingToday's Knuckleball (blog)
Winter Report Card: Pirates don't keep pace in off-seasonSports Illustrated

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Tom Singer dies: Players, colleagues mourn the loss of the Pittsburgh Pirates beat reporter - FOXSports.com

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:54

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Tom Singer dies: Players, colleagues mourn the loss of the Pittsburgh Pirates beat reporter
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"We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former Pirates reporter Tom Singer," president Frank Coonelly said in a statement. "Tom was an ultimate professional and a passionate reporter who was very proud of his Pittsburgh roots. Tom covered his ...

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MLB Spring Training: Pittsburgh Pirates Full Preview - Call to the Pen

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MLB Spring Training: Pittsburgh Pirates Full Preview
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The Pittsburgh Pirates were victims of the system in 2015. Their 98 wins would have been enough to win every other division in baseball last year. The NL Central is an entirely different animal, however. The Cardinals racked up 100 victories, and the ...
Pittsburgh Pirates off-season changesisportsweb.com (blog)
What do Pirates pack for Florida as they head off to spring training?Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Pirates Equipment Trucks Leave For Bradenton - CBS Local

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 13:14

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Pirates Equipment Trucks Leave For Bradenton
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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – By most accounts, it has been a very mild winter with temperatures that have been above average and not a lot of snow. But, it's a lot warmer where the Pittsburgh Pirates are headed next week. This morning, the Pirates' clubhouse ...
Pirates mailbag part 2: Hot take - Pirates are still really goodPittsburgh Sporting News
Pirates' clubhouse staff loads up on 'Truck Day,' heads to spring trainingWPXI Pittsburgh
Pirates pack for BradentonWTAE Pittsburgh
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Pittsburgh Pirates off-season changes - isportsweb.com (blog)

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:31

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Pittsburgh Pirates off-season changes
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The Pittsburgh Pirates will definitely have a new look coming into the 2016 season. Once again they'll set their sights on the post season, this time hoping to advance further into the playoffs after a disappointing finish to 2015 cut those dreams ...
What do Pirates pack for Florida as they head off to spring training?Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pirates pack for BradentonWTAE Pittsburgh
Pirates' clubhouse staff loads up on 'Truck Day,' heads to spring trainingWPXI Pittsburgh
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Pittsburgh Pirates: Left Field - Rum Bunter

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 13:06

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Left Field
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Congratulations to the Denver Broncos! Now that the football season is over, we can really start to focus on baseball. I discussed Andrew McCutchen and center field position in my last post. I want to examine the left field position for the Pirates and ...

Pittsburgh Pirates - The Boston Globe

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Pittsburgh Pirates Roster Built with Versatility - SportsBlog.com (blog)

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 19:47

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Pittsburgh Pirates Roster Built with Versatility
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I give the Pittsburgh Pirates credit for building a roster of versatile players. It's not star studded, but it is one full of guys capable of playing multiple positions. In a time when Ben Zobrist-type players are incredibly valuable, the Pirates have ...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2016 Offseason Review - SportsBlog.com (blog)

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 14:56

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2016 Offseason Review
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The Pittsburgh Pirates underwent a great deal of a roster turnover this offseason and they still have their work cut out for them if they intend on making the postseason for a 4th year in a row. The Pirates have lost three starting pitchers this ...

Evaluating the Pittsburgh Pirates' Amateur Scouts - Pirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog)

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Evaluating the Pittsburgh Pirates' Amateur Scouts
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This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribers get access to all of our daily articles on the Pirates and their minor league system, with live coverage throughout the system on a daily basis. Our lowest rates are $2.22 per month ...

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Spring Training Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates - Baseball Essential

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 07:52

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Spring Training Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates
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After winning 98 games during the 2015 regular season, the Pittsburgh Pirates playoff hopes were quickly spoiled by Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs in the National League Wild Card one-game playoff. Usually that many wins is good enough to win a ...

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Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi made an immediate impact on the recruiting trail upon taking over at Pitt a year ago.
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On Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, Geibel Catholic High School's Emily Zimcosky had her wildest dream come true.
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Several offseason departures and a few promising prospects combine to create a series of interesting questions as the reporting date for pitchers and catchers draws near.
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The Penn State Nittany Lions have seen more turnover in the past four years than they saw in the 45 years prior.
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Nearly 30 local prospects, throughout the WPIAL and the Pittsburgh City League, will head to FBS and FCS colleges next year to continue their football careers.
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Ohio State checks in with the top-rated class in the nation, with many of the usual suspects also boasting strong classes. Ole Miss, Penn State and North Carolina also have great hauls.
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The local class of 2017 boasts some of the top players in the state, and Pittsburgh Central Catholic leads with way with several exciting prospects. North Allegheny, Steel Valley and Clairton once again have top-tier talent.
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Four of the nation's top 15 players hail from the state of Florida, while three come from Alabama and two from Texas. New Jersey's Rashan Gary, however, claims the top spot.
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