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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 ...
Bob Smizik: A look at the Pirates' likely lineupPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Jonny Gomes' Home Run Gives Atlanta Braves 7-5 Win over Pittsburgh PiratesVavel.com

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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 titleSunHerald.com

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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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Spring training | McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates show Blaise Fischer, 9, the ... - Bradenton Herald

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 18:26

Bradenton Herald

Spring training | McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates show Blaise Fischer, 9, the ...
Bradenton Herald
Pittsburgh Pirate Andrew McKutchen and Make a Wish recipient Blaise Fischer, 9, after he threw the ceremonial first pitch at Tuesday's game at McKechnie Field. TIFFANY TOMPKINS-CONDIE/Bradenton Herald TTOMPKINS@BRADENTON.COM |Buy Photo ...
Pirates' McCutchen sheds locks to benefit charityPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pirates Star Andrew McCutchen's Secret Revealed, Cuts HairCBS Local
Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen cut his hairPittsburgh Sun Times
FOXSports.com -ESPN -WPXI Pittsburgh
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Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore - Bradenton Herald

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 18:26

FOXSports.com

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore
Bradenton Herald
Bradenton, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Steve Pearce's solo homer highlighted a five-run fourth inning that carried the Baltimore Orioles to a 9-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in Grapefruit League play. Pearce finished 2-for-3 and Delmon Young and Ryan ...
Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen returns after missing 10 days with sorenessFOXSports.com
McCutchen hitless, Pearce homers; Orioles down Pirates 9-2Merced Sun-Star

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Andrew McCutchen back in lineup - ESPN

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 17:08

ESPN

Andrew McCutchen back in lineup
ESPN
BRADENTON, Fla. -- After 12 days out of the Pittsburgh Pirates' lineup, Andrew McCutchen finally made it back into a spring-training game Tuesday. And just for the record, McCutchen said he was never worried, only bored. "Better than just sitting ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen returns after missing 10 days with soreness - FOXSports.com

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 17:06

FOXSports.com

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen returns after missing 10 days with soreness
FOXSports.com
Andrew McCutchen was hitless in two at-bats in his return to the Pirates' lineup, and Steve Pearce homered against his former team to lead the Baltimore Orioles over Pittsburgh 9-2 Tuesday. McCutchen, the 2013 NL MVP, was out 10 days with lower body ...
Andrew McCutchen back in lineupESPN
Recap: Pittsburgh vs. BaltimoreBradenton Herald
McCutchen hitless, Pearce homers; Orioles down Pirates 9-2Houston Chronicle

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Rocco DeMaro: A Nod to the Pittsburgh Pirates Post-Game Host - Rum Bunter

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 16:15

Rum Bunter

Rocco DeMaro: A Nod to the Pittsburgh Pirates Post-Game Host
Rum Bunter
Unfortunately, many long-suffering Pirates fans judged success via the good ol' eye test at the major league level, and ignored new-age analytical tools and measures — all that Billy Beane crap. The Pittsburgh Pirates, as heard on the radio and seen ...

Pirates Are Aware Of High Expectations For 2015 Season - CBS Local

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:46

CBS Local

Pirates Are Aware Of High Expectations For 2015 Season
CBS Local
BRADENTON (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – The “KDKA Morning News” is in Bradenton this week broadcasting from McKechnie Field – the Spring Training home of the Pittsburgh Pirates – getting you ready for the 2015 season. Expectations are high and some ...
Pirates to Partner with Make-A-Wish to Grant Second Wish of 2015 Spring ...The Bradenton Times
The pirates of parkingSarasota Herald-Tribune

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The Steelers need cornerbacks, and the upcoming NFL Draft has some. The team may have to be willing to think outside the box a bit, however.
Editor's DeskFeature OnePure Steel
It’s finally baseball season and Pirates fans have plenty to be excited about. Coming off consecutive playoff appearances, the Pirates are poised to field what general manager Neal Huntington called the “deepest and most talented” team he has assembled.
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As the primary location for much of Major League Baseball’s spring training, Florida is a familiar spot for most professional baseball players. For new Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang, it’s the beginning of a transition period.
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Has there been a Penguins team in recent memory that has been as inexplicable, as enigmatic as this year’s incarnation? Don’t think so.
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Dana Holgorsen's Mountaineers try to build off a season that saw them play some of the nation's top teams to the wire.
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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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Penn State hits the field for their second spring practice under James Franklin. After a 2-6 Big Ten season but a big bowl win, the Nittany Lions are looking for improvement.
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It's time for Pitt to welcome a new football season, and for the fourth time in six springs, there's a new coach at the helm. Pat Narduzzi will oversee his first practices as head coach next week.
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