Pirates: Sanchez Won’t Change His Style

Pirates: Sanchez Won’t Change His Style »

26 Apr, 2013
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Strikeouts by nature require a starter to throw more pitches. The Pittsburgh Pirates Jonathan Sanchez knows this.

“This is me,” he said after

Andrew McCutchen’s Aggressive Baserunning Pays Off

Andrew McCutchen’s Aggressive Baserunning Pays Off »

5 Apr, 2013
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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

Pirates Brandon Inge Healing Quickly

Pirates Brandon Inge Healing Quickly »

3 Apr, 2013
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Pittsburgh Pirates Brandon Inge couldn’t be sure whether it made him misguided or a martyr — but playing nearly a week in Spring

Sanchez Starting to Turn it Around with Bucs

Sanchez Starting to Turn it Around with Bucs »

2 Apr, 2013
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PITTSBURGH — The Pirates did not know what they had when they signed free-agent left-hander Jonathan Sanchez to a Minor League contract and

Despite Slow Spring, Alvarez Likely Ticketed for Cleanup

Despite Slow Spring, Alvarez Likely Ticketed for Cleanup »

19 Mar, 2013
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BRADENTON, Fla. — Pedro Alvarez is not a March hitter. If he had to earn a job in Spring Training, he wouldn’t have

Catcher Sanchez Has Fan in Staff Ace Burnett

Catcher Sanchez Has Fan in Staff Ace Burnett »

11 Mar, 2013
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BRADENTON, Fla. — Tony Sanchez swings open the door to the Pirates’ McKechnie Field clubhouse early Friday morning, paces to the bulletin board,

Marte Has Tools, Track Record to Thrive as Big Leaguer

Marte Has Tools, Track Record to Thrive as Big Leaguer »

11 Mar, 2013
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Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte is an exciting, electric, multi-tooled player.

Marte is good now. But he has even more upside.

Now 24

McCutchen, Both Sanchezes Go Deep to Sink Twins

McCutchen, Both Sanchezes Go Deep to Sink Twins »

10 Mar, 2013
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Andrew McCutchen is hitting just .158 this spring, but ripped a two-run home run in the third inning. (Charlie Neibergall/AP)

FORT MYERS, Fla. —