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Five questions with Pittsburgh Pirates' pitcher A.J. Burnett - Bradenton Herald

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Bradenton Herald

Five questions with Pittsburgh Pirates' pitcher A.J. Burnett
Bradenton Herald
This is a 2015 photo of A.J. Burnett of the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball team. This image reflects the Pirates active roster as of Feb. 26, 2015 when this image was taken at spring training in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). GENE J. PUSKAR ...

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Spring training | Pittsburgh Pirates shatter McKechnie Field attendance mark ... - Bradenton Herald

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 20:34

Bradenton Herald

Spring training | Pittsburgh Pirates shatter McKechnie Field attendance mark ...
Bradenton Herald
Fans applaud the singing of the Canadian and American national anthems as the Pittsburgh Pirates host the Toronto Blue Jays during a spring training game Saturday at McKechnie Field in Bradenton. GRANT JEFFERIES/Bradenton Herald ...
Spring training report: Pirates 8, Blue Jays 3Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pirates major league roster shaping up; team wins shortened gamePittsburgh Sporting News
Polanco Homers as Pirates Beat Blue JaysNew York Times
Albany Times Union
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Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Toronto - Bradenton Herald

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 17:18

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Toronto
Bradenton Herald
Bradenton, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Neil Walker drove in three runs and Gregory Polanco added a two-run homer as Pittsburgh downed Toronto, 8-3, in Grapefruit League action. Corey Hart and Sean Rodriguez each knocked in a run for the Pirates. Charlie ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Fans Are The Best In Baseball - Rum Bunter

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 14:32

Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates Fans Are The Best In Baseball
Rum Bunter
So when the Pirates started winning again I knew it was just a matter of time before this town got behind them. Pittsburgh sports fans are proud and they respect tradition. Everyone was aware of the great teams the Pirates have had in the past. October ...
Pirates' Harrison ready to follow up breakout seasonSarasota Herald-Tribune
Alvarez latest in Pirates' revolving door at first baseGoErie.com

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With deep and balanced roster, can Pirates finally claim NL Central? - SI.com

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 16:53

SI.com

With deep and balanced roster, can Pirates finally claim NL Central?
SI.com
This week, SI.com is previewing all 30 MLB teams, counting down to the No. 1 team in the league. At No. 8: the Pittsburgh Pirates. 2014 Record and Finish: 88–74 (.543), second place in NL Central (eighth overall). 2015 Projected Record and Finish: 88 ...

Game called early due to rain, Minnesota Twins lose to Pittsburgh Pirates - FOXSports.com

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 16:29

Pittsburgh Sporting News

Game called early due to rain, Minnesota Twins lose to Pittsburgh Pirates
FOXSports.com
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Gregory Polanco and Tony Sanchez hit solo home runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a rain-shortened 4-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday. The game was called in the top of the eighth inning. Sanchez's opposite-field ...
Recap: Minnesota vs. PittsburghBradenton Herald
Pirates major league roster shaping up; team wins shortened gamePittsburgh Sporting News

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Polanco, Sanchez HR, Pirates top Twins in rain - U-T San Diego

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 16:23

U-T San Diego

Polanco, Sanchez HR, Pirates top Twins in rain
U-T San Diego
Pittsburgh Pirates' Gregory Polanco (25) looks up to the sky and points after scoring a solo home run in the first inning during an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Friday, March 27, 2015, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP ...

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Recap: Minnesota vs. Pittsburgh - Bradenton Herald

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 16:18

Recap: Minnesota vs. Pittsburgh
Bradenton Herald
Fort Myers, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Gregory Polanco and Tony Sanchez each homered as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Friday. The game was called with two outs in the top of the eighth inning because of rain. Jeff Locke started ...
Game called early due to rain, Minnesota Twins lose to Pittsburgh PiratesFOXSports.com

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Outfielder Tabata one of a dozen Pirates cuts - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 09:11

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Outfielder Tabata one of a dozen Pirates cuts
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
After the cuts, only three non-roster invitees – lefty Clayton Richard, righty Blake Wood and catcher Wilkin Castillo – remain in major league camp. The Pirates have 36 players in camp, including Brandon Cumpton, who will go on the 60-day disabled list ...
Pirates notebook: Locke makes bid for final rotation spot, Tabata cutTribune-Review
Pirates make a dozen cuts Friday morningPittsburgh Sun Times
Jose Tabata Among Pirates Reassigned To MinorsCBS Local
Pittsburgh Sporting News
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Comparing Pittsburgh Pirates to NL's best teams (Part 3) - Rum Bunter

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:12

Rum Bunter

Comparing Pittsburgh Pirates to NL's best teams (Part 3)
Rum Bunter
The Pittsburgh Pirates have some stiff competition in the National League this year. If the team wins the division en route to a playoff berth, they'll likely see the Los Angeles Dodgers, the St. Louis Cardinals, or the Washington Nationals in the ...

About face: Pirates' Burnett now digging the shifts - Tribune-Review

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 00:02

About face: Pirates' Burnett now digging the shifts
Tribune-Review
With the Pirates in 2013, Burnett posted a 3.30 ERA and led the National League in groundball (56.6 percent) and strikeout rate (9.85 strikeouts per nine). A year later with the Phillies, Burnett's ERA jumped to 4.59 ERA as he led the sport in walks ...

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Johnson's 3 hits push Atlanta Braves past Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-5 - Gainesville Times

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:15

Gainesville Times

Johnson's 3 hits push Atlanta Braves past Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-5
Gainesville Times
BRADENTON, Fla. — Josh Harrison led off the game with a home run that ended Wandy Rodriguez's scoreless streak at 12 innings, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 Thursday. Chris Johnson had three hits, including a two-run homer that ...
Pirates say decisions due soon on fifth starter, pitching depthPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Jonny Gomes' Home Run Gives Atlanta Braves 7-5 Win over Pittsburgh PiratesVavel.com
Pirates notebook: Worley bounces back after rough startTribune-Review

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Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Atlanta - Bradenton Herald

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 17:33

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Atlanta
Bradenton Herald
Bradenton, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Jonny Gomes hit a tiebreaking home run to lead off the top of the ninth inning, and the Atlanta Braves went on to post a 7-5 Grapefruit League victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. A two-run homer by Chris Johnson ...

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McCutchen un-locked: Pittsburgh Pirates star sheds dreads - UPI.com

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:43

UPI.com

McCutchen un-locked: Pittsburgh Pirates star sheds dreads
UPI.com
PITTSBURGH, March 26 (UPI) -- The only thing Andrew McCutchen is slow in getting to is a haircut. The Pittsburgh Pirates star centerfielder got his first haircut in eight years Wednesday to benefit team charities, according to ESPN. McCutchen's ...
Top Reaction Tweets To Andrew McCutchen Cutting His HairCBS Local
Andrew McCutchen cuts off signature dreadlocks for charityNew York Daily News
You Can Bid On Andrew McCutchen's Recently Cut LocksNext Impulse Sports

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Forbes tabs Pittsburgh PIrates as 17th most valuable club - Rum Bunter

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:47

Rum Bunter

Forbes tabs Pittsburgh PIrates as 17th most valuable club
Rum Bunter
Major League Baseball is booming and the Pittsburgh Pirates are growing right along with it. In releasing their annual MLB Valuation List, Forbes ranked the Pittsburgh Pirates as the number 17 most valuable franchise.
Pirates' Walker shifting focus from contract to seasonNew Pittsburgh Courier

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Bucs give good bang for the buck - Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 08:03

Bucs give good bang for the buck
Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)
The Pittsburgh Pirates deliver the third best bang for the buck in Major League Baseball, according to an analysis of average ticket price, projected win totals and historic percentage of home wins. The analysis performed by online ticket marketplace ...

2015 Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates - NBCSports.com

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 19:49

NBCSports.com

2015 Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates
NBCSports.com
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball's 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2015 season. Next up: The Pittsburgh Pirates. The Big ...
Pittsburgh Pirates: 2015 Season Preview for Pitchers with PredictionsBleacher Report
McCutchen un-locked: Pittsburgh Pirates star sheds dreadsUPI.com
Steadily improving Pirates have eyes on division titleNews & Observer

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Pittsburgh Pirates: 2015 Season Preview for Pitchers with Predictions - Bleacher Report

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 18:22

Bleacher Report

Pittsburgh Pirates: 2015 Season Preview for Pitchers with Predictions
Bleacher Report
The Pittsburgh Pirates finished with an 88-72 record in 2014 before getting bounced out of the playoffs in the National League Wild Card Game by the eventual World Series champion San Francisco Giants. This season, the Pirates are primed for another ...

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Comparing the Pittsburgh Pirates to the National League's best teams (Part 2) - Rum Bunter

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 17:46

Rum Bunter

Comparing the Pittsburgh Pirates to the National League's best teams (Part 2)
Rum Bunter
By all accounts, the Pittsburgh Pirates should be a good team this year. They hope to compete for both a division crown and a deep run in the playoffs. They have a perennial NL MVP candidate in Andrew McCutchen, budding superstars in Starling Marte and ...

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2015 Pittsburgh Pirates Schedule - SFGate

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:23

2015 Pittsburgh Pirates Schedule
SFGate
April 6 at Cincinnati, 4:10 p.m.. April 8 at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.. April 9 at Cincinnati, 12:35 p.m.. April 10 at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m.. April 11 at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m.. April 12 at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m.. April 13 Detroit, 1:35 p.m.. April 14 Detroit ...

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The All-Star Game is a distant memory. The last leg of the NBA regular season is upon us. It’s time to start looking at which teams have the right stuff to hold the Larry O’Brien trophy in June.
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With the NBA playoffs on the horizon, the race to the finish line is intensifying – as is the competition for the association’s Most Valuable Player. The discussion has become a lot more exciting than in previous years as the two frontrunners are not named James or Durant.
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