bullpen

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Jeff Hathhorn
March 22, 2019 - 5:10 pm
PORT CHARLOTTE, FL (93.7 the Fan) – In his final appearance before he said he will find out Saturday if he made the team, Francisco Liriano went 1.2 innings, allowing three hits, three walks, three strikeouts and a run. His spring ERA is 4.66. If asked, the 12-year veteran said he would not pitch...
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Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Tyler Glasnow (24) pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the sixth inning at PNC Park. Chicago won 8-6.
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Josh Rowntree
June 20, 2018 - 12:06 am
The Pirates much-maligned bullpen has looked nearly lights out through two games against division leader Milwaukee. Following a disastrous run in which the pen seemed to get scorched on a nightly basis, Pittsburgh’s relievers have more than held their own the last two nights. On Monday, Kyle Crick...
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George Kontos
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Jeff Hathhorn
May 25, 2018 - 4:34 pm
With starter Joe Musgrove coming off the disabled list and making his Pirates debut Friday night, the Bucs dropped a veteran off the 25-man roster. Reliever George Kontos was designated for assignment. The 32-year-old Kontos was acquired by the Pirates after the Giants released him last August. The...
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Noah Hiles
April 18, 2018 - 2:05 pm
“Last year they tried to let me pitch two innings but I never was able to finish so it is very special for me. Now I know that I can do it and they know too. Whenever they need two innings I am going to be there”.
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93.7 the Fan
April 13, 2018 - 2:46 pm
The Pirates changed up a bullpen with an ERA of 6.97. Bucs calling up RHP Kyle Crick and RHP Richard Rodriguez from Triple-A Indy and sending down LHP Josh Smoker and RHP Clay Holmes. Crick had a 3.06 ERA in 30 games with the Giants last year and came over as part of the Andrew McCutchen trade. The...
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Noah Hiles
April 05, 2018 - 3:13 pm
Written by: Noah Hiles PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) – As the Pirates suffered their first loss of the season 7-3 to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night one of the few bright spots on a dark snowy evening was the three strong innings pitched out of the bullpen by newly transitioned reliever, Tyler...
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Bae slide
93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 26, 2018 - 6:18 pm
Trevor Williams gave up a couple of earned runs in two plus innings as the Pirates lost to the Phillies 6-3 in their final home Grapefruit League game. Five of Williams seven outs were strikeouts. “It’s go time,” Williams said. “We’re all ready to get out of here. We’re all ready to go to Detroit...
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Josh Smoker
93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 26, 2018 - 5:28 pm
While many wondered and maybe still wonder if he will ultimately be on the Opening Day roster, Josh Smoker was confident all along and felt from early last week that he would make the club. “I was definitely excited and they were very excited,” Smoker said of calling his family. “My dad is pretty...
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Jose Osuna
93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 26, 2018 - 1:04 pm
The Pirates are going with an eight man bullpen as the team optioned their Spring Training offensive leader, Jose Osuna, to Triple A Indianapolis along with righty reliever Kyle Crick. Lefty reliever Kevin Siegrist was reassigned. “We had a handful of hard decisions as we neared the end of camp,...
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Jose Osuna
93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 26, 2018 - 8:28 am
The Pirates have hours now to make decisions on their roster, barring picking up a waiver claim, the everyday players are set, but the bullpen has some questions. If the Pirates go with 13 bench players, Jose Osuna will get the call and based on spring numbers, why not? The 25-year-old Osuna leads...
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