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May 9, 2013 - 0 Comments

I was lucky enough to make the match on Saturday between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Washington Nationals. The Pittsburgh Pirates, here is a piece of trivia for you, are also often known as the...

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April 26, 2013 - 0 Comments

Strikeouts by nature require a starter to throw more pitches. The Pittsburgh Pirates Jonathan Sanchez knows this. “This is me,” he said after his bullpen session this week. “This is the way I pitch.” Sanchez...

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April 5, 2013 - 0 Comments

At about 8:45 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Andrew McCutchen might have been regretting having spoken so openly about being more aggressive on the bases in 2013. Hector Rondon, or someone giving the reliever directions from...

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April 3, 2013 - 0 Comments

Pittsburgh Pirates Brandon Inge couldn’t be sure whether it made him misguided or a martyr — but playing nearly a week in Spring Training with a broken right shoulder blade made him a Pirate, and...

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April 2, 2013 - 0 Comments

PITTSBURGH — The Pirates did not know what they had when they signed free-agent left-hander Jonathan Sanchez to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training. To illustrate that point, the Major League...

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March 19, 2013 - 0 Comments

BRADENTON, Fla. — Pedro Alvarez is not a March hitter. If he had to earn a job in Spring Training, he wouldn’t have one. That’s just the way it is with some players, especially those...

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March 18, 2013 - 0 Comments

BRADENTON, Fla. — Gaby Sanchez hit his team-leading fourth Grapefruit League home run as the Pirates rallied for a 4-3 win over the Red Sox at McKechnie Field on Monday afternoon. Trailing, 2-1, in the...

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March 13, 2013 - 0 Comments

ames McDonald allowed three runs and struck out five over 5 1/3 innings vs. the Blue Jays on Wednesday. (AP) BRADENTON, Fla. — Carlos Paulino drilled an RBI single with one out in the 10th inning...

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March 12, 2013 - 0 Comments

BRADENTON, Fla. — In the Pirates’ glorious 1960s and ’70s, Bob Prince bubbled “You can kiss it goodbye!” when one of them connected for a home run. Flashing forward to 2013, you may be able...

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March 11, 2013 - 0 Comments

BRADENTON, Fla. — Tony Sanchez swings open the door to the Pirates’ McKechnie Field clubhouse early Friday morning, paces to the bulletin board, noting camp activities for the next few days, and sees his name...

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