George Kontos

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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May 15, 2018 - 4:46 pm
"We are going to change his (George Kontos) role," said Hurdle. "We are going to look for different opportunites (for Kontos). He's done nothing, but get outs and pitch every inning he's been asked to pitch for how many years and this may be the first time he's faced some challenges with not...
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Bae slide
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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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Jose Osuna
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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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tervor williams
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Jim Colony
March 10, 2018 - 4:24 pm
The Pirates split the squad and got splintered – 14-1 by the Braves at LECOM Park and 13-5 by the Orioles in Sarasota. In Bradenton, Trevor Williams breezed through the first 3 innings but in the 4th gave up an RBI double to Johan Camargo then a 2-run bomb to Dustin Peterson. “Out of the hand it...
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corey dickerson
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Jim Colony
March 03, 2018 - 4:19 pm
The Pirates raised their Grapefruit League record to 2-5-2 by coming from behind to beat the Phillies in Bradenton, 4-3 at sunny but breezy LECOM Park After the Phillies had scored 2 runs in the top of the 7th to take a 3-1 lead, the Bucs scored 3 in the bottom of the inning, Kevin Newman with an...
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