Erik González

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April 20, 2019 - 11:41 am
Cole Tucker and Bryan Reynolds got the call late Friday night after their game with Indianapolis and both will be in the starting lineup Saturday afternoon against the San Francisco Giants.
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 19, 2019 - 5:23 pm
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – It’s been a topic this spring that with a pitching staff that likes to throw strikes, will the infield defense pick them up. Numbers would tell you that they are middling, the 21 errors during Grapefruit League play is 8th in the National League. The Bucs have also...
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 19, 2019 - 8:46 am
PORT CHARLOTTE, FL (93.7 the Fan) – Pirates beat the Rays 4-2 Monday behind five shutout innings from Nick Kingham, a 2-run single from J.B. Shuck and RBIs from Pablo Reyes and Jacob Stallings. Before the game, after naming Jung-Ho Gung and Erik Gonzalez regulars at third base and shortstop, the...
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 18, 2019 - 9:49 am
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – Pirates general manager Neal Huntington announced third-baseman Jung-Ho Kang and shortstop Erik Gonzalez as regulars to begin the season. That means Colin Moran, who started 110 games for the Pirates last year and 2015 first round pick Kevin Newman will be backups. “...
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 17, 2019 - 5:11 pm
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – Jameson Taillon gave up and unearned run and then drove in a run as the Pirates beat Boston 8-1 on St. Patrick’s Day. “I thought Jameson was really, really sharp today,” said manager Clint Hurdle. "Threw all of his pitches, had a bunch of called third strikes. All of...
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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 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 - 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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Jim Colony
March 11, 2019 - 8:19 pm
Nick Kingham didn’t do himself any favors in his bid for the 5th starter’s spot as the Pirates lost to the Braves, 6-2 in their final spring training trip to Disney World.
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Eric Hagman
February 19, 2019 - 10:29 am
MLB history is filled with players stuck behind a star player on one team only to find a regular spot--and success--elsewhere. Pirates shortstop Erik Gonzalez is looking to add his name to that list.
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