David Freese

August 10, 2018 - 1:48 am
By MICHAEL WAGAMAN, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — David Freese hit his 100th career home run, Elias Diaz and Josh Bell went deep on consecutive pitches and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 10-5 on Thursday night. Ivan Nova allowed two runs in six innings to continue a...
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Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman David Freese (23) has water dumped on him by right fielder Gregory Polanco (25) after hitting a walk-off single to win the game against the New York Mets at PNC Park.
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Josh Rowntree
July 28, 2018 - 12:21 am
David Freese’s time in Pittsburgh is likely winding down. Whether that finish comes at the trade deadline or when this season concludes, The 35-year-old infielder has a $6 million club option that is not expected to be picked up in 2019. But, Friday at PNC Park, Freese had possibly his shining...
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Chris Mack
May 29, 2018 - 12:10 pm
For the first two months of the regular season, we’ve heard time and again that the 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates were benefitting from a better clubhouse atmosphere, more cohesion amongst teammates, and a more positive direction than the last two campaigns. If these guys believe in each other though, it...
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Chris Mack
April 22, 2018 - 10:33 am
If an 11-4 start wasn’t reason enough to get over excited about the 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates, then a 1-5 stretch against the Rockies and Phillies surely isn’t reason enough to get too down. Something positive needs to happen for the Pirates soon though, especially with a 10-game stretch looming that...
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David Freese
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Eric Hagman
April 18, 2018 - 6:31 pm
Clint Hurdle's Reserves Take Advantage Of Their Chance To Play
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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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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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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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Ivan Nova
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 24, 2018 - 6:07 pm
Ivan Nova made his final start of the Spring, going three innings and allowing a couple of runs on five hits and three strikeouts in a 7-4 Pirates win over Tampa Bay. Of those hits, only one or two of them were solid. Nova said he had a good Spring Training overall saying an adjustment he made has...
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