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Bucs teammates back Parker for Hall of Fame - MLB.com

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:22

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Bucs teammates back Parker for Hall of Fame
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... Pittsburgh (1973-83). He became the team's next great right fielder a couple of years after the passing of Roberto Clemente. Known as "The Cobra," Parker was powerfully built at 6-foot-5 and 230 pounds, but he wasn't a big man who lumbered around ...

Singer No. 1 on 2018 Top 50 Draft Prospects list - MLB.com

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:22

Singer No. 1 on 2018 Top 50 Draft Prospects list
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For the first time in three years, the top spot on MLBPipeline.com's early Draft Top 50 list is not occupied by a high school pitcher. It should come as no surprise that the top guy is still a pitcher, and one from the 2017 College World Series ...

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Inbox: Will Pirates really trade Cole? - MLB.com

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:22

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Inbox: Will Pirates really trade Cole?
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If the Pirates were rebuilding, this might be the time to trade Cole because they'd get a better return for a starter with two years of club control remaining. But if they intend to contend next year -- and by all accounts, they do -- then he is a ...

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Pirates making offseason count with CARE-a-van - MLB.com

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:22

Pirates making offseason count with CARE-a-van
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PITTSBURGH -- A handful of Pirates kicked off the club's annual CARE-a-van on Wednesday by going back to their roots in Altoona, home of the Bucs' Double-A club, and getting in touch with their inner child at Highmark SportsWorks at the Carnegie ...

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Pirates building bullpen behind Felipe Rivero | Pittsburgh Pirates - MLB.com

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:22

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Pirates building bullpen behind Felipe Rivero | Pittsburgh Pirates
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PITTSBURGH -- Two years ago, the Pirates employed the Majors' most effective bullpen. The group, led by Mark Melancon, Tony Watson and Jared Hughes, quietly posted a 2.67 ERA, the best in the big leagues in 2015. Pittsburgh has undergone a complete ...

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Kang reportedly released by winter ball club - MLB.com

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 15:28

Kang reportedly released by winter ball club
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PITTSBURGH -- Jung Ho Kang has been released by his Dominican Winter League team, according to a Yonhap News Agency report. Kang hit .143 with a .421 OPS and 31 strikeouts in 24 games for Aguilas Cibaenas. He began his stint in the Dominican Republic ...

Pittsburgh Pirates greet fans at two stops in Erie - GoErie.com

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 14:11

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Pittsburgh Pirates greet fans at two stops in Erie
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Five players and two coaches spent time at Regency at South Shore Senior Living Community and the Salvation Army Worship and Service Center, both in Erie. Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Josh Bell toured a retirement home Thursday, and picked up a ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates players, coaches greet Erie fans during CARE-A-Van stop - GoErie.com

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 14:11

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Pittsburgh Pirates players, coaches greet Erie fans during CARE-A-Van stop
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Five players and two coaches spent time at Regency at South Shore Senior Living Community and the Salvation Army Worship and Service Center, both in Erie. Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Josh Bell toured a retirement home Thursday, and picked up a ...

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Reflecting on Dave Parker's time with the Pittsburgh Pirates - Pirates Breakdown

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:16

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Reflecting on Dave Parker's time with the Pittsburgh Pirates
Pirates Breakdown
Pittsburgh Pirates legend Dave Parker never came close to Cooperstown on the regular Hall of Fame vote, but he's back in contention thanks to the Modern Era HoF ballot. Editor's note: this is a guest post from Ron Ieraci, the singular force behind The ...

Analysis of Andrew McCutchen's 2017 defense | Pittsburgh Pirates - MLB.com

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:56

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Analysis of Andrew McCutchen's 2017 defense | Pittsburgh Pirates
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PITTSBURGH -- Two months into the Pirates' offseason, general manager Neal Huntington has developed a go-to answer for all questions regarding the future of Andrew McCutchen. "We believe our best club in 2018 has Andrew in center field," Huntington ...
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Pirates deliver surprise early Christmas to Bellevue family displaced by fire - Tribune-Review

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 00:48

Pirates deliver surprise early Christmas to Bellevue family displaced by fire
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The parents had told their children, ages 1 to 10, that they would be handing out presents to a family in need at the Salvation Army North Boroughs. Little did they know, they were the family who would be getting the presents delivered by celebrity ...

Pittsburgh Pirates 'Adopt' Ritchie Elementary School in Ohio County - Wheeling Intelligencer

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 00:14

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Pittsburgh Pirates 'Adopt' Ritchie Elementary School in Ohio County
Wheeling Intelligencer
The Pirates Charities “Care-A-Van” visited Ritchie Elementary for an “adopt-a-school” assembly. Pirates pitchers Felipe Rivero, Steven Brault, Clay Holmes and Edgar Santana were joined by coaches Heberto Andrade and Euclides Rojas for the event. The ...
Pirates making offseason count with CARE-a-vanMLB.com

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Should the Pirates be interested in Xavier Cedeno? - Rum Bunter

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 17:33

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Should the Pirates be interested in Xavier Cedeno?
Rum Bunter
Should a recently non-tendered left-handed relief pitcher be on the Pirates' radar as Major Leauge Baseball's Winter Meetings loom? Last week, the Tampa Bay Rays non-tendered left-handed relief pitcher Xavier Cedeno making him a free agent. According ...

The Pittsburgh Pirates agenda heading into the Winter Meetings - isportsweb.com (blog)

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 13:10

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The Pittsburgh Pirates agenda heading into the Winter Meetings
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The Pittsburgh Pirates are headed into the 2017 Winter Meetings with a very foggy perception of what they intend to do next season. The Winter Meetings will take place December 10-14 in Orlando, FL. The Bucs have officially been ruled out of the chase ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Early Look at the 2018 Draft Prospects - Rum Bunter

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 13:03

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Early Look at the 2018 Draft Prospects
Rum Bunter
With the turn of the year quickly approaching, spring baseball is near, which mean teams will start to prep for their drafts. The Pittsburgh Pirates have two picks inside of the top 31, who are some names to watch? The Pittsburgh Pirates have seen ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers should use all of the strike zone - Pirates Breakdown

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:00

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Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers should use all of the strike zone
Pirates Breakdown
In my last article we took a look a more theoretical look at how Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers can maximize their likelihood of a successful batter faced in any single at bat. We aimed to determine if the ages-old pitching practice of “changing eye ...

Pittsburgh Pirates free agent target profile: Xavier Cedeno - Pirates Breakdown

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:00

Pirates Breakdown

Pittsburgh Pirates free agent target profile: Xavier Cedeno
Pirates Breakdown
Put simply, the Pittsburgh Pirates need another left-hander in the bullpen. With George Kontos seemingly on the inside track to a bullpen spot, the club is riddle with right handed pre-ninth inning relief. Dovydas Neverauskas, A.J. Schugel and Edgar ...

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