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Jim Colony
March 05, 2018 - 12:37 pm
There are 4 days Pirates players look forward to in Spring Training. They are the first days of workouts, Opening Day and the off days - not necessarily in that order. In fact, players may look forward to that first off day most of all. After 11 straight days of games and tedious positional work...
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elias diaz
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sport
Jim Colony
March 05, 2018 - 10:32 am
Just before spring training opened, Pirates catcher Elias Diaz experienced what has become the worst nightmare for Venezuelan major leaguers when his mother was kidnapped by extortionists. Fortunately, Diaz’ mother was rescued within a matter of days so he only missed about a week of camp. “It was...
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elias diaz
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March 04, 2018 - 4:14 pm
Back-up catcher Elias Diaz capped a 4-run, 6th inning rally with a 3-run homer as the Pirates came from 3-0 down to beat the Twins, 9-3, in Fort Myers.
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jose osuna
Butch Dill USA Today Sports
Jim Colony
March 04, 2018 - 9:59 am
Manager Clint Hurdle says he’ll often tell younger players “just play and compete; you’re a player, not a General Manager.” The latest to get that bit of advice is 25-year old Jose Osuna.
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corey dickerson
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Jim Colony
March 03, 2018 - 4:19 pm
The Pirates raised their Grapefruit League record to 2-5-2 by coming from behind to beat the Phillies in Bradenton, 4-3 at sunny but breezy LECOM Park After the Phillies had scored 2 runs in the top of the 7th to take a 3-1 lead, the Bucs scored 3 in the bottom of the inning, Kevin Newman with an...
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Pirates Outfielder Austin Meadows Talks About Bouncing Back In 2018
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Kraig Riley
March 02, 2018 - 6:38 pm
Austin Meadows Talks About Getting Back On Track After Injuries Derailed His 2017 Season
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josh harrison
Butch Dill USA Today Sports
Jim Colony
March 02, 2018 - 4:56 pm
Josh Harrison became a second-time father in the off-season when his wife, Brittany gave birth to another daughter which means that Harrison, who grew up in a family of all boys, is now surrounded by females.
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tyler glasnow
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Jim Colony
March 02, 2018 - 4:46 pm
The Pirates failed to win their second game of the spring but Manage Clint Hurdle was still generally pleased with the 10-8 loss to the Orioles in Sarasota. Tyler Glasnow allowed 2 runs on 4 hits, including a Colby Rasmus home run, and 0 walks as 36 of his 52 pitches were strikes. Glasnow’s...
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Pirates Utilityman Sean Rodriguez
Feb 24, 2018; Bradenton, FL, USA;Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Sean Rodriguez (3) points after he doubles at LECOM Park. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Kraig Riley
March 01, 2018 - 6:37 pm
S-Rod Said He Sees Plenty Of Reasons For Optimism This Year
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