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Joe Musgrove close up
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Jeff Hathhorn
April 02, 2018 - 6:38 pm
Already behind with right shoulder discomfort early in camp, Pirates right-handed starter Joe Musgrove went on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to March 30th. Pirates Director of Sports Medicine Todd Tomczyk said he was diagnosed as a muscle strain by team doctor Patrick DeMeo after feeling he...
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Josh Bell in dugout
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Jeff Hathhorn
April 01, 2018 - 5:45 am
It’s one of the more debatable team-building concepts. Does a close clubhouse promote winning? Or does it not matter how they get along, it’s about the talent in the room. The Pirates believe the former, maybe because they don’t have Cubs or Yankees talent. But some who have been in successful...
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Jameson Taillon
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 31, 2018 - 5:30 am
If the Pirates are going to compete this year, yeah a lot of things have to happen, but nothing is more critical than the young starting pitching. It is young, after 31-year-old Ivan Nova is a bunch of 26 and younger guys. It's also inexperienced, those four others have combined for four full years...
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Ivan Nova
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 29, 2018 - 4:45 am
Minutes before leaving Bradenton on Tuesday and eventually heading to Detroit, veteran Ivan Nova said it hit him, “next game is Opening Day”. “I’m very honored,” Nova said. “I going to get tired of saying I’m very honored. I’m very excited, very happy for the opportunity.” “I just like the...
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Aint No Stopping Us Now
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 28, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Pirates season about to start, so before you grab one, here is a six pack of ways the Pirates can fight for a playoff spot this season. This is full of ‘what ifs’, but isn’t it the time of year for optimism. Starting pitching Jameson Taillon becomes the ace of the Pirates rotation, not too far-...
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Francisco Cervelli HR
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 28, 2018 - 5:45 am
27th in batting average and 29th in runs and home runs in 2017, Pirates hitting coach Jeff Branson says communication was key in the off-season to build off positives and fix the negatives from last year. “You try to find a happy medium,” said Branson. “What I say it’s always right. What they say...
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Jameson Taillon
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 27, 2018 - 5:16 pm
Hurdle said he likes the length in the lineup and they are counting on the tandem of right and left and the power.
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Corey Dickerson
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Chris Mack
March 27, 2018 - 3:02 pm
There are a lot of question marks surrounding the 2018 season.
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David Freese
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 27, 2018 - 10:05 am
It seemed like Spring Training really started for the Pirates when David Freese arrived. Or at least he grabbed the attention of those not just in the clubhouse at Pirate City, but all Pirates fans. Freese said they needed a new environment and focus, he spoke of a lack of accountability and the...
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Josh Harrison
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 27, 2018 - 8:30 am
The latest mystery from Pirates camp is what the starting lineup will be in Detroit on Thursday. It’s made more difficult to figure out as they will use a designated hitter for the first of only eight times this season. So with the roster paired down, here is what the lineup looks like in the...
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