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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale (41) works in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Fort Myers, Fla. (
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March 23, 2019 - 11:17 am
Ace left-hander Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox agreed to a new contract Saturday that guarantees an additional $145 million from 2020 to 2024.
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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 23, 2019 - 10:36 am
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – While he’s not played in the field yet in a game setting this spring, Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco says he’s very close as he returns from shoulder surgery in September. “I feel way better then when Spring Training started,” Polanco said. “I started throwing, I...
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 22, 2019 - 5:10 pm
PORT CHARLOTTE, FL (93.7 the Fan) – In his final appearance before he said he will find out Saturday if he made the team, Francisco Liriano went 1.2 innings, allowing three hits, three walks, three strikeouts and a run. His spring ERA is 4.66. If asked, the 12-year veteran said he would not pitch...
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 22, 2019 - 4:59 pm
PORT CHARLOTTE, FL (93.7 the Fan) – Jung-Ho Kang had a pair of hits and seemingly no issues at in his first time at shortstop this year as Tampa Bay ended the Bucs five game spring winning streak 3-2 Friday afternoon. Kang got his first single of the spring and followed it up by nearly hitting his...
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March 22, 2019 - 1:52 pm
The St. Louis Cardinals knew that Paul Goldschmidt had one year left on his contract when they acquired the slugging first baseman in an offseason trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 22, 2019 - 9:27 am
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – He once had the best fastball and slider in the Twins minor-league system, now Nick Burdi is trying to find a final spot in the Pirates bullpen. The Rule 5 Draft pick-up from last year spent most of 2018 recovering from Tommy John surgery before being able to pitch in...
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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 - 5:11 pm
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – Jung-Ho Kang hit a walk-off grand slam as the Pirates won their fifth straight Grapefruit League game, beating Baltimore 7-5. It was Kang’s seventh hit and sixth homer. “It’s kinda funny how the spring has played out for him,” said manager Clint Hurdle. “He’s had...
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March 21, 2019 - 1:23 pm
The magnitude of the moment — of sharing the field with the towering Ichiro Suzuki in his farewell — left Seattle Mariners teammate Yusei Kikuchi in reverential silence.
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