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Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Winter Meetings Warm-Up - Pirates Breakdown

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Winter Meetings Warm-Up
Pirates Breakdown
The Pittsburgh Pirates might find themselves playing the role of news-makers during the 2017 Winter Meetings. Here is your complete preview. The Pittsburgh Pirates decision makers have touched down at the 2017 Winter Meetings, and this year's session ...
For the Pirates, this winter brings déjà vuPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Offseason Leagues - MLB.com

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 20:58

Offseason Leagues
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Now, perhaps, the Pirates' offseason plans will come into sharper focus. It has been more than two months since the Bucs' season ended. That time has been filled with meetings, staffing changes and minor transactions. But for the most part, the Pirates ...

Parker misses out on Baseball HOF - MLB.com

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 19:30

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Parker misses out on Baseball HOF
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The right fielder's peak came with the Pirates, as he won consecutive batting titles (1977-78) and the '78 National League Most Valuable Player Award before helping the "We Are Family" Bucs capture a World Series championship in '79. Parker's peak ...
Pirates legend Parker not among those elected to baseball Hall of FamePittsburgh Post-Gazette
Jack Morris, Alan Trammell Elected to Baseball Hall of FameBleacher Report

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Josh Harrison Drawing Trade Interest from Jays and Mets - Rum Bunter

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 17:09

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Josh Harrison Drawing Trade Interest from Jays and Mets
Rum Bunter
Last off-season it was rumored that the Pittsburgh Pirates would consider trading Josh Harrison in the right deal. At the time Harrison did not carry a lot of value. He was coming off a somewhat down year where he hit .283, but only got on-base at a ...
Blue Jays: Josh Harrison rumours makes a lot of senseJays Journal
MLB Rumour Roundup: Blue Jays interested in Pirates' Josh HarrisonSportsnet.ca

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Pittsburgh Pirates potential trade target profile: Clint Frazier - Pirates Breakdown

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 15:55

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Pittsburgh Pirates potential trade target profile: Clint Frazier
Pirates Breakdown
His rookie season was eventually curtailed by injuries. Still, there was nothing shown in Frazier's first season that gave any team doubt that he would likely reach his potential. In either event, Frazier's sudden availability could be tailor made for ...
Are the Pirates laying the groundwork for Adam Frazier to start at second base?Rum Bunter

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Pittsburgh Pirates not expecting Jung Ho Kang in 2018 - Call to the Pen

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 13:36

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Pittsburgh Pirates not expecting Jung Ho Kang in 2018
Call to the Pen
Following the 2016 season, Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang had been arrested, and later convicted, for his third drunk driving offense. That conviction left Kang unable to get a work visa, leaving him in South Korea for the entire 2017 ...

Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers still value the changeup - Pirates Breakdown

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 13:30

Pirates Breakdown

Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers still value the changeup
Pirates Breakdown
Brault was asked during the media availability at Saturday's PirateFest what he took away from his major league experiences with the Pittsburgh Pirates last season. He answered that the changeup is far more effective in the majors than he previously ...

Pittsburgh Pirates potential free agent target profile: Drew Smyly - Pirates Breakdown

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 12:00

Pirates Breakdown

Pittsburgh Pirates potential free agent target profile: Drew Smyly
Pirates Breakdown
Smyly represents a real gamble for interested clubs this offseason. When healthy and on the mound, he is a very good pitcher. But due to the injuries that he has dealt with, and the severity and frequency of them, there is a chance that he cannot ...

Are the Pirates laying the groundwork for Adam Frazier to start at second base? - Rum Bunter

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 11:43

Rum Bunter

Are the Pirates laying the groundwork for Adam Frazier to start at second base?
Rum Bunter
This past weekend was the annual off-season Pirate Fest for the Pittsburgh Pirates. At Pirate Fest, manager Clint Hurdle made a comment that may shed light on the team's infield plans for the 2018 season. One of the top priorities for general manager ...
Pittsburgh Pirates potential trade target profile: Clint FrazierPirates Breakdown

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Apathy on Federal St: Growing disconnect between Pittsburgh Pirates and fans on display at Piratesfest - Pirates Breakdown

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 09:28

Pirates Breakdown

Apathy on Federal St: Growing disconnect between Pittsburgh Pirates and fans on display at Piratesfest
Pirates Breakdown
Pittsburgh Pirates brass had to know they would be in for a long day. Piratesfest, the club's annual fan-festival meant to give fans a taste of baseball during the cold winter and to drive season ticket sales, was sure to be a live wire of fan ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates: 3 prospects you should know - Minor League Ball (blog)

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 09:04

Minor League Ball (blog)

Pittsburgh Pirates: 3 prospects you should know
Minor League Ball (blog)
Between Double and Triple-A, Luplow slashed .302/.381/.527 with 22 doubles and 23 home runs. His power is almost all pull, but he generates a lot of it on his fly ball power. What's impressive is that Luplow seems to understand the strike zone. He's ...

Pirates don't expect Jung Ho Kang back in 2018 - FanRag Sports (blog)

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 22:16

FanRag Sports (blog)

Pirates don't expect Jung Ho Kang back in 2018
FanRag Sports (blog)
After spending time at both shortstop and third base during the 2015 and 2016 seasons, Jung Ho Kang did not play for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2017 due to his inability to obtain a work visa after being arrested on DUI charges for the third time in ...
Pirates GM not expecting to get Jung Ho Kang backLarry Brown Sports
Piratesfest tidbitsBucs Dugout

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Like many fans, Sean Rodriguez has some critiques of the Pirates front office - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 20:51

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Like many fans, Sean Rodriguez has some critiques of the Pirates front office
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Following on Coonelly's remarks, Huntington said, “Sport owners don't get to be sport owners by losing huge sums of money in their businesses year in and year out. Most every other owner that you wish would come into Pittsburgh would operate the way ...
Pirates notebook: Neal Huntington addresses Andrew McCutchen's futureTribune-Review
Pirates don't expect Jung Ho Kang back in 2018FanRag Sports (blog)
Piratesfest tidbitsBucs Dugout

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Rivero aiming to sign long-term deal with Bucs - MLB.com

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 18:12

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Rivero aiming to sign long-term deal with Bucs
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PITTSBURGH -- Pirates closer Felipe Rivero says he lets his sister, Priscilla, handle most of his offseason business. She could be busy next week. Rivero said his agent at Magnus Sports will speak with the Pirates front office on Monday at the Winter ...
Felipe Rivero is open to a long-term deal with the PiratesPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Highlights from Ask Pirates Management: Andrew McCutchen, Gerrit Cole, payroll - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 17:22

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Highlights from Ask Pirates Management: Andrew McCutchen, Gerrit Cole, payroll
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Most every other owner that you wish would come into Pittsburgh would operate the way that we are operating now. “If we operate as a business, and that's hard for fans to hear because you want to operate it with Monopoly money, but if we operate it as ...
Pirates notebook: Neal Huntington addresses Andrew McCutchen's futureTribune-Review
McCutchen's status a hot topic at PiratesFestMLB.com
Pirates don't expect Jung Ho Kang back in 2018FanRag Sports (blog)
Bucs Dugout
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What should the Pirates do with Steven Brault? - Rum Bunter

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 17:09

Rum Bunter

What should the Pirates do with Steven Brault?
Rum Bunter
When Steven Brault was acquired from the Baltimore Orioles in February of 2015 he became one of the Pittsburgh Pirates' top left-handed pitching prospects. Since then, all Brault has done is continue to shoot up the Pirates' Minor League ranks. This ...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2018 Prospect Watch: Domingo Robles - Rum Bunter

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 14:08

Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates 2018 Prospect Watch: Domingo Robles
Rum Bunter
The Pittsburgh Pirates are not known for developing left-handed starting pitchers. Over recent memory, the only lefties they have really brought through the system are Jeff Locke and Steven Brault. Furthermore, both those players were brought in ...

PUP NIGHTS AT PNC PARK - MLB.com

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 16:20

PUP NIGHTS AT PNC PARK
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I agree, for Myself, any Minor Child accompanying me to the Event, and all of our respective heirs, legatees, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, or anyone acting on our behalf ("Releasors"), to forever waive, release, and discharge ...

PAINT PARTIES WITH PAINT MONKEY - MLB.com

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 16:20

PAINT PARTIES WITH PAINT MONKEY
MLB.com
Enjoy a pre-game painting session (canvases are pre-sketched) on the Miller Lite Rooftop followed by a Pirates Game. Collect both paintings to create your own masterpiece! Gates open 90 minutes before scheduled game time. Class begins on the Miller ...

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