Melky Cabrera

April 13, 2019 - 7:19 pm
BOBBY BANCROFT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Eaton and Howie Kendrick homered on consecutive pitches in the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Saturday. After Richard Rodriguez (0-1) retired the first two batters in the eighth, Eaton tied...
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March 28, 2019 - 11:30 am
It looks like the Pirates will have to wait 4-6 weeks to see Lonnie Chisenhall take the field.
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March 26, 2019 - 5:57 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Astros wrapped up their spring training schedule on Tuesday with a 5-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates by getting a good look at two of their top pitching prospects in J.B. Bukauskas and Corbin Martin. Bukauskas started for Houston and allowed three hits and two runs while...
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 23, 2019 - 5:02 pm
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – A towering home run from shortstop prospect Oneil Cruz helped a Pirates split-squad beat the Phillies 5-3 Saturday. The 6’6” Cruz started at short, and hit his second homer of the spring off Phillies starter Zach Eflin to break a 3-3 tie. “That ball was hammered,”...
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 23, 2019 - 11:14 am
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – With a deadline on Saturday, the Pirates have committed to keeping lefty pitcher Francisco Liriano and outfielder Melky Cabrera on the roster. That in turn means the Pirates will have to make decisions on the 40-man roster, but not until Thursday. An easy decision...
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 21, 2019 - 5:45 pm
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – A late substitution for Starling Marte in center, 21-year-old rookie ball player Jonah Davis hit a pair of home runs in a 7-5 Pirates win over the Orioles. And the 5’10”, 181 pound Davis called the shot. “After that first pitch was a ball, my initial thought was ‘let’...
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 21, 2019 - 7:59 am
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – With the weeks dwindling into days and now into hours the Pirates still have to figure out their bench. If healthy, Jacob Stallings will be the back-up catcher, Colin Moran will be a back-up third and first baseman. Then there is still a group, it’s headed by veteran...
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Eric Hagman
February 17, 2019 - 10:47 am
Non-roster outfielder Melky Cabrera arrived at Pirate City Sunday, the first step, he hopes, toward playing a 15th major league season.
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Eric Hagman
February 13, 2019 - 2:39 pm
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle doesn't buy the suggestion that this year's team might be similar to his first couple of clubs in Pittsburgh, in 2011 and 2012.
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Melky Cabrera
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Eric Hagman
February 10, 2019 - 4:22 pm
Bradenton, FL (93.7 The Fan) - As Pirates players prepare to report for the start of spring training, veteran outfielder Melky Cabrera has come to terms on a minor league contract. The deal was first reported by Rob Biertempfel and Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. It could be worth as much as $2M...
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