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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
June 18, 2018 - 2:28 pm
A couple of Pirates prospects were honored after impressive weeks. Starter Nick Kingham named the International League Pitcher of the Week while first baseman Will Craig honored as the Eastern League Player of the Week. On June 14, Kingham retired the first 19 batters of the game before giving up...
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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
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 20, 2018 - 7:41 am
With a couple of rocket homers in the last few Spring training games, Josh Bell says he feels really good at the plate with the season starting next week. Bell says he now has a more realistic mentality at the plate. “Not practicing for perfect, but hoping for three out of 10, four out of ten...
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Jose Osuna
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 19, 2018 - 5:46 pm
Pirates beat the Twins 11-8 on Monday as Jose Osuna made a couple of web gems at first base and hit his 4th homer of the spring. “He reminds me of Galarraga in the fact that he’s a big man who has quick feet and soft hands,” said manager Clint Hurdle. Hurdle added that minor-league staffers have...
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