Eric Hagman 93.7 The Fan
Eric Hagman
February 21, 2019 - 6:36 pm
First things first. Rookie is a rookie. 25-year-old righthander Rookie Davis was a member of the Cincinnati Reds rotation for a time in 2017, but since he pitched in only 7 games--6 starts--he officially remains a rookie, as he attempts to land on the Pirates roster.
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Colin Dunlap
February 21, 2019 - 1:15 pm
Apparently you have to pick a side here in Pittsburgh.
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February 21, 2019 - 11:57 am
Manny Machado's new $300 million contract put a stop — at least temporarily — to a growing chorus of player complaints that major league teams were conspiring to do deep damage to the free agent market.
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Colorado Rockies second baseman Daniel Murphy
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February 20, 2019 - 6:32 pm
Players want change, and management could be open to negotiations for alterations to the collective bargaining agreement as part of an extension of the current deal, set to expire in December 2021.
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Manny Machado
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February 19, 2019 - 1:35 pm
A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that All-Star infielder Manny Machado has agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with the rebuilding San Diego Padres, the biggest contract ever for a free agent.
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Eric Hagman 93.7 The Fan
Eric Hagman
February 19, 2019 - 6:41 am
The competition to find the Pirates next shortstop took a step forward Monday when Kevin Newman and Erik Gonzalez participated in the first full-squad spring training workout.
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Eric Hagman
February 18, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Bradenton, FL (93.7 The Fan) - Another pitcher with major league experience is joining the Pirates. Righthander Rookie Davis, whose only win in the majors came over the Pirates while with the Reds in 2017, agreed to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. Davis,...
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San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy
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February 18, 2019 - 3:23 pm
Bruce Bochy has always managed with his gut. Those same instincts told him it's nearly time to retire.
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Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred
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February 18, 2019 - 10:08 am
Major League Baseball is unilaterally starting the use of pitch clocks for spring training games, while brushing off complaints from players about the slow free agent market.
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New York Mets' Tim Tebow signs autographs at spring training baseball practice Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Port St. Lucie, Fla
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February 17, 2019 - 11:16 am
On his first day at spring training with the New York Mets, the former NFL quarterback was reflecting on last year, when he injured his ankle stepping on a sprinkler head at the beginning of camp.
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