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Pittsburgh Pirates Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors - Bleacher Report

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:52

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Pittsburgh Pirates Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors
Bleacher Report
The Pittsburgh Pirates have made the playoffs in back-to-back seasons, and now they face an important offseason. Some of the team's most important players are set to hit the market this winter. Catcher Russell Martin has been a big part of the team's ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Can Learn A Lot From World Series Teams - Rum Bunter

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:13

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Pittsburgh Pirates Can Learn A Lot From World Series Teams
Rum Bunter
Not only are the Kansas City Royals this season's better version of 2013's Pittsburgh Pirates, they are actually the mold the Bucs should follow if they want to jump up from being a fringe playoff team to a true World Series contender in the next few ...
Bob Smizik: The future of Pedro AlvarezPittsburgh Post Gazette

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AFL report: Pittsburgh Pirates - Bucs Dugout

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:20

AFL report: Pittsburgh Pirates
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Elias Diaz Should Start 2015 With The Pittsburgh Pirates - RantSports

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:48

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Elias Diaz Should Start 2015 With The Pittsburgh Pirates
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When one thinks of the Pittsburgh Pirates, there is a lot of attention given to the success of the major league team. But one aspect that is overlooked quite a bit is the team's strong farm system. The Pirates have a top prospect at almost every ...

Pittsburgh Pirates: Pitching Prospects Shining Brightly in Arizona Fall League - Bleacher Report

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 21:12

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Pitching Prospects Shining Brightly in Arizona Fall League
Bleacher Report
The Pittsburgh Pirates will likely head into the 2015 Major League Baseball winter meetings looking to upgrade their pitching staff with the goal of making it to the postseason for the third straight year and possibly making a run at a World Series ...

Pirates' catching future learning in fall league - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:04

Pirates' catching future learning in fall league
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
SURPRISE, Ariz. — Yes, Elias Diaz was aware of the opportunity the Pirates' catching situation has created for him. He knew Russell Martin would reach free agency after the 2014 season and understood that Martin will likely depart. Diaz, however ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Season Grades for Every Offensive Player in 2014 - Bleacher Report

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 16:39

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Season Grades for Every Offensive Player in 2014
Bleacher Report
Considering how things were going (Pittsburgh was still four games under .500 as late as June 10), the Pirates had a fairly successful season. They were able to turn it around and find their way back into the postseason thanks in part to increased ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Should Pursue Joe Maddon - RantSports

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 15:28

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Pittsburgh Pirates Should Pursue Joe Maddon
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The Pittsburgh Pirates are coming off of their second playoff appearance in two seasons. With two campaigns like that, it doesn't seem like one should even consider changing anyone in management. But in the Pirates' case, they should fire current ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Must Address Starting Pitching During Offseason - Rum Bunter

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:16

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Pittsburgh Pirates Must Address Starting Pitching During Offseason
Rum Bunter
The Pittsburgh Pirates made the National League playoffs for the second straight season, but if a third consecutive year is going to happen, the team will need to address the starting pitching during the offseason. The Pirates have Gerrit Cole, Vance ...

Why Pittsburgh Pirates Should Use Tony Sanchez as Trade Bait This Offseason - Bleacher Report

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 02:43

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Why Pittsburgh Pirates Should Use Tony Sanchez as Trade Bait This Offseason
Bleacher Report
The big story to follow when the Pittsburgh Pirates were eliminated from the playoffs was whether they would re-sign star catcher Russell Martin. The organization has made it clear that it intends to pursue Martin in an attempt to keep him in ...
Pirates must weigh risk, reward in attempt to sign MartinTribune-Review

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Why It May Be Time for Pittsburgh Pirates to Cut Ties with Gaby Sanchez - Bleacher Report

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 15:14

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Why It May Be Time for Pittsburgh Pirates to Cut Ties with Gaby Sanchez
Bleacher Report
There was a time when Gaby Sanchez was emerging as a reliable, everyday player at the major league level. In 2010, Sanchez broke onto the scene with a .273 batting average and 19 home runs in 151 games for the Miami Marlins, finishing fourth in the ...

Pirates trade for Sellers, designate Gomez and Axford for assignment - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:16

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Pirates trade for Sellers, designate Gomez and Axford for assignment
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
In a move to reduce their arbitration responsibilities and add depth in the middle infield, the Pirates acquired Justin Sellers from the Cleveland Indians Saturday in exchange for cash considerations. The Pirates also activated Charlie Morton from the ...
Pittsburgh Pirates - PlayerWatchGlobalPost
Sports report: Indians sell Clippers infielder Justin Sellers to PiratesColumbus Dispatch

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Perennial regular season leaders rebuild, the West gets stronger, analytics take center stage and the draft is reconfigured. Here are four league-wide storylines to follow as the NHL season gets underway.
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Milan Smith scored a fourth-quarter touchdown and Penn Hills forced a late Woodland Hills turnover as the Indians topped the Wolverines 22-15.
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Bethel Park running back Alex Minton ran for 170 yards and two scored to lead the Black Hawks over Baldwin 26-13.
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New coaches, an infusion of younger players, a goalie entering a contract year, the makeover of Kris Letang... here are four storylines to follow as the Penguins start the 2014-15 season.
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There were plenty of changes throughout the league this offseason, but most of the movement should only make the West stronger as the Eastern Conference struggles to keep up.
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Western PA has long-provided the NFL with some of its top-end talent and that continues to be the case. As of the end of the September, 21 former WPIAL or Pittsburgh City League players graced NFL rosters.
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There is no shortage of great athletes to come out of the Mon-Valley, but perhaps no single institution has produced more great athletes than old Donora High School (now part of Ringgold). The WPIAL Hall of Fame has recognized the following Donora greats.
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Through five games, there are a few teams and a few players who have stood out above the rest.
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