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Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call- A Home Field Advantage? - Pirates Breakdown

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Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call- A Home Field Advantage?
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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. As I watched New York Yankees' third baseman Todd Frazier practically one hand a pitch from former Pirate Charlie Morton over the right field ...

Pirate free agent target: Luke Gregerson - Rum Bunter

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Pirate free agent target: Luke Gregerson
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This offseason the Pittsburgh Pirates need to re-tool their bullpen. Felipe Rivero, George Kontos, A.J. Schugel, Dovydas Neverauskas, and Edgar Santana give the Bucs a good bullpen core. However, the team needs to add to this group in the offseason.

2017 in review: Jameson Taillon keeps on persevering - Pirates Breakdown

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:04

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2017 in review: Jameson Taillon keeps on persevering
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Pittsburgh Pirates fans latched onto Taillon for more than a few reasons. There's his story of clawing to get to the big leagues. Then, there was the solid start to his career. Taillon's game logs from 2016 show a pitcher learning and adjusting to ...

A Pirates Fan Talks To Francisco Cabrera, 25 Years After The Worst Game Ever - Deadspin

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:34

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A Pirates Fan Talks To Francisco Cabrera, 25 Years After The Worst Game Ever
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I wanted to relate to him how funereal things were for me the next day at school, and how long that feeling of dread lingered, considering it took more than 20 years for the Pittsburgh Pirates to crawl out of the black hole Cabrera sent them careening ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – Questions at the hot corner - Pirates Breakdown

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 09:00

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – Questions at the hot corner
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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. As I watched the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers play in game two of the National League Championship Series Sunday night, two players ...

Pittsburgh Pirates: Arizona Fall and Winter League Updates - Rum Bunter

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 15:13

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Arizona Fall and Winter League Updates
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The Arizona Fall League and the Winter Leagues are about a week into their seasons. Here is an update on how the Pittsburgh Pirates players are performing.

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A look at Pittsburgh Pirates prospects in the Arizona Fall League - Rum Bunter

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:07

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A look at Pittsburgh Pirates prospects in the Arizona Fall League
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The first week of the Arizona Fall League is in the books, so here is a look at how Pittsburgh Pirates' prospects are performing thus far. Each fall, prospects from around baseball play in the Arizona Fall League. Playing the AFL can be done for a ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates: 2017 Draft Season Recap Jason Delay - Rum Bunter

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 08:55

Pittsburgh Pirates: 2017 Draft Season Recap Jason Delay
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Now that their first professional action is over, we started to take a look at how the Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 draft class fared. Up next is.

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Pirates' post-mortem: The bullpen - Bucs Dugout

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 05:41

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Pirates' post-mortem: The bullpen
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It's probably been noted here once or twice that the Pirates' 2017 bullpen was terrible apart from Felipe Rivero and Juan Nicasio. The numbers are pretty stark. Rivero and Nicasio totaled 3.3 fWAR. The rest of the relievers (I'm not including relief ...

Do the Pittsburgh Pirates need to add a catcher this offseason? - Rum Bunter

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 09:31

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Do the Pittsburgh Pirates need to add a catcher this offseason?
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However, as fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates know, health is far from a given with Cervelli. Cervelli's first season in Pittsburgh (2015) is the only season of his ten year Major League career he played in more than 101 games. In 2015 Cervelli caught 130 ...

Rookie Josh Bell Is The Perfect First Baseman For The Pirates - Scout

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 15:48

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Rookie Josh Bell Is The Perfect First Baseman For The Pirates
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Sep 27, 2017; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Josh Bell (55) celebrates in the dugout after hitting a two run home run against the Baltimore Orioles during the third inning at PNC Park. (Photo: Charles LeClaire, USA TODAY Sports).

Sid Bream's slide changed the Pirates' world. Here's how. - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:04

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Sid Bream's slide changed the Pirates' world. Here's how.
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He made Pittsburgh his home, with his wife and two kids. He went hunting with Jim Leyland. But the Pirates didn't offer what he thought he was worth, and the Atlanta Braves did, after the 1990 season. Two years later — 25 years ago Saturday — Bream ...

How will the Pittsburgh Pirates look in 2018? - isportsweb.com (blog)

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:18

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How will the Pittsburgh Pirates look in 2018?
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There will be rumors and headlines swirling around Pittsburgh all winter regarding the stableness of Andrew McCutchen. The Pirates will undoubtedly pick up their team option at $14.5 million to have control of McCutchen in 2018, but will they keep him ...

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A Conversation with Pittsburgh Pirates LHP Jack Leathersich - Pirates Breakdown

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:49

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A Conversation with Pittsburgh Pirates LHP Jack Leathersich
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In early September, the Pittsburgh Pirates made a quiet move by picking up reliever Jack Leathersich off of waivers from the Chicago Cubs. The 27 year old southpaw ended up making the most out of his September call-up, recording six scoreless outings ...

Pittsburgh Pirates: 2017 Draft Season Recap Dylan Busby - Rum Bunter

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 06:10

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Pittsburgh Pirates: 2017 Draft Season Recap Dylan Busby
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Now that their first professional action is over, we started to take a look at how the Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 draft class fared. So far we have recapped Shane Baz, Steven Jennings, Cal Mitchell, and Connor Uselton's seasons. So far we have looked at ...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 in review: Neal Huntingdon - Pirates Breakdown

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:00

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 in review: Neal Huntingdon
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Last offseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates remained largely quiet. They re-signed Ivan Nova to lengthen out the starting rotation. Nova has proved to be a decent signing thus far. He began the season fire hot and won NL pitcher of the month in April and ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call: A crapshoot, indeed - Pirates Breakdown

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:30

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call: A crapshoot, indeed
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Pittsburgh Pirates brass and fans have often heard that the playoffs are a “crapshoot.” This breezy term was used to explain away the Pirates' last two postseason appearances, both of the one and done variety. However, last night this philosophy was on ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates show how it's done - LancasterOnline

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 06:34

Pittsburgh Pirates show how it's done
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The Oct. 5 paper reports that “Pirates to fly 460,000 pounds of supplies for Puerto Rico” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) and $225,000 in cash for relief in their hometowns. I would hope the NFL players will learn how to convert their social justice concerns ...

The Pirates should trade Ivan Nova this offseason - Rum Bunter

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 05:08

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The Pirates should trade Ivan Nova this offseason
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Last offseason the Pittsburgh Pirates re-sign starting pitcher Ivan Nova to a three year $26 million contract. At the time, we here at Rum Bunter said this contract was a mistake by general manager Neal Huntington and the Pirates. Unfortunately, as ...

How should Adam Frazier be used in 2018? - Rum Bunter

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 04:07

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How should Adam Frazier be used in 2018?
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The Pittsburgh Pirates have had super utilityman Adam Frazier on their 25-man roster since June of 2016. But what role should he play for the Pirates in 2018? Ever since debuting in the Major Leagues in June of 2016 super utilityman Adam Frazier has ...

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Chris Kunitz scored in double-overtime, his second goal of the game, lifted the Penguins over the Ottawa Senators in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals Thursday night in Pittsburgh.
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Josh Bell had not hit a walk-off home run since he was a member of the Altoona Curve in 2015. He changed that Friday with a soaring shot for the left field loonies.
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Francisco Cervelli is as passionate about the current state of Venezuela as anybody you'll find. Last month, the Pirates' catcher spoke passionately about the movement, his country's state of affairs and the future of Venezuela.
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The Pittsburgh Pirates Friday announced they have signed right-handed pitcher Shane Baz, the 12th overall selection in the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
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Monday night was more than a game. For Jameson Taillon, it was another heave in an ongoing push to liberation from a disease that can break down the toughest of men.
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