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93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 16, 2019 - 1:14 pm
LAKELAND, FL (93.7 the Fan) – For shortstop Jordy Mercer, it’s been a rebirth of his career in Detroit as he plays against the Pirates for the first time on Saturday. The 32 year-old Mercer played in only 117 games for the Pirates last season as it became clear they would like to go in a different...
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 New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra
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March 16, 2019 - 10:11 am
A judge dismissed the charges Friday after Dykstra pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was fined $125.
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93.7 the Fan
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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93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 15, 2019 - 8:27 pm
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – The Pirates honored broadcaster and World Series hero Steve Blass for his 60 years with the organization on Friday night. The mayor of Bradenton proclaimed today “Steve Blass Day” and the team honored him with a tribute video and a pair of framed items. “It’s...
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93.7 the Fan
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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March 15, 2019 - 1:43 pm
Five seconds hardly seems worth talking about, and in a way it's not.
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93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 14, 2019 - 5:36 pm
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association announced rule changes for this year and next. Starting this season, there will only be one trade deadline, on July 31st. Visits to the pitching mound will be reduced from 6 to 5. Inning breaks will be reduced by...
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Jake Arrieta made fun of by Pirates fans
93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 14, 2019 - 5:12 pm
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – Pirates pounded five home runs in beating a Phillies split-squad team 11-2 Thursday afternoon. Five of the runs came off Jake Arrieta including homers by Adam Frazier and Corey Dickerson. Shortstop Kevin Newman doubled in a run and chased Arrieta in the fourth, part...
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(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
March 14, 2019 - 1:40 pm
Major League Baseball and its players' union reached an unprecedented agreement Thursday to discuss renegotiating their labor contract that has three seasons remaining, part of a deal that includes modest rule changes for 2020 and drops pitch clocks until 2022 at the earliest.
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Elias Diaz throwing
93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 14, 2019 - 12:09 pm
While rehab is going well for outfielder Gregory Polanco, it doesn’t appear he, nor catcher Elias Diaz, will be on the Pirates Opening Day roster.
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