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Jeff Hathhorn
March 17, 2019 - 12:58 pm
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – No one has played more games for the Pirates this spring than first round pick Will Craig. The 24 year-old is coming off a league-leading 102 RBI with AA Altoona last year while surpassing his pro home run total by 14. “Going up there and looking to do damage every...
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 16, 2019 - 3:53 pm
LAKELAND, FL (93.7 the Fan) – As the Pirates faced Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer for the first time since they signed free agent deals with the Tigers, Bucs manager Clint Hurdle said there is no clarity so far as to who the new starting shortstop will be in 2019. Kevin Newman started games instead...
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 16, 2019 - 1:49 pm
LAKELAND, FL (93.7 the Fan) – It took until February 23 for two-time All-Star Josh Harrison to find a job, but now the former Pirates do-it-all player is says he’s excited for a fresh start with Detroit. “It’s tough, especially when you know what you deserve,” Harrison said of waiting until Spring...
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 16, 2019 - 1:14 pm
LAKELAND, FL (93.7 the Fan) – For shortstop Jordy Mercer, it’s been a rebirth of his career in Detroit as he plays against the Pirates for the first time on Saturday. The 32 year-old Mercer played in only 117 games for the Pirates last season as it became clear they would like to go in a different...
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93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 15, 2019 - 10:11 pm
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – Joe Musgrove made his Grapefruit League debut and the Pirates hit four more homers in a 6-6 tie with Tampa Bay Friday night. Musgrove went four innings, giving up two earned runs on four hits with no walks and five strikeouts. “I felt really good getting some...
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 15, 2019 - 8:27 pm
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – The Pirates honored broadcaster and World Series hero Steve Blass for his 60 years with the organization on Friday night. The mayor of Bradenton proclaimed today “Steve Blass Day” and the team honored him with a tribute video and a pair of framed items. “It’s...
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93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 15, 2019 - 5:35 pm
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – It was a double that knocked Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta out of the game Thursday that may have finally demonstrated the hard work Kevin Newman put in this off-season. Battling with Erik Gonzalez to be the Pirates starting shortstop this season, Newman had...
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93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 14, 2019 - 5:36 pm
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association announced rule changes for this year and next. Starting this season, there will only be one trade deadline, on July 31st. Visits to the pitching mound will be reduced from 6 to 5. Inning breaks will be reduced by...
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Elias Diaz throwing
93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 14, 2019 - 12:09 pm
While rehab is going well for outfielder Gregory Polanco, it doesn’t appear he, nor catcher Elias Diaz, will be on the Pirates Opening Day roster.
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Jeff Hathhorn
December 17, 2018 - 4:59 pm
PITTSBURGH (93.7 the Fan) – A chance to start again in the majors is a big factor for the Pirates landing 28 year-old Jordan Lyles on a one-year contract. The former Astros first round pick struggled to a 4.79 ERA as a starter in San Diego before moving to the bullpen and finding success with the...
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