Opening Day

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Chris Mack
April 03, 2018 - 8:39 am
Jameson Taillon may have only gone 5⅓ innings for the Pirates in their 5-4 home opening win against the Minnesota Twins, but his nine strikeout performance in his first victory of the season did more than just tie a career high in Ks for the team’s #1 starter. He may have given fans -and the team-...
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PNC Park
Joe DeStio
April 02, 2018 - 11:37 am
The weather is more fitting for a Steelers playoff game than Opening Day at PNC Park but the Pirates say today’s game against the Minnesota Twins will go on as scheduled.
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Frank Coonelly
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Matt Koll
April 02, 2018 - 10:49 am
Ahead of the home opener, Pirates president Frank Coonelly says that fans should make their own determinations on the "rebuild or not?" question from this offseason.
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Ivan Nova
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 29, 2018 - 4:45 am
Minutes before leaving Bradenton on Tuesday and eventually heading to Detroit, veteran Ivan Nova said it hit him, “next game is Opening Day”. “I’m very honored,” Nova said. “I going to get tired of saying I’m very honored. I’m very excited, very happy for the opportunity.” “I just like the...
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Aint No Stopping Us Now
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 28, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Pirates season about to start, so before you grab one, here is a six pack of ways the Pirates can fight for a playoff spot this season. This is full of ‘what ifs’, but isn’t it the time of year for optimism. Starting pitching Jameson Taillon becomes the ace of the Pirates rotation, not too far-...
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Corey Dickerson
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Chris Mack
March 27, 2018 - 3:02 pm
There are a lot of question marks surrounding the 2018 season.
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Josh Harrison
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 27, 2018 - 8:30 am
The latest mystery from Pirates camp is what the starting lineup will be in Detroit on Thursday. It’s made more difficult to figure out as they will use a designated hitter for the first of only eight times this season. So with the roster paired down, here is what the lineup looks like in the...
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Neal Huntington
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 20, 2018 - 3:27 pm
One of the perceived battles at the end of camp is for the final bench spot, turns out they may not even have it. Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said Tuesday they may shorten the bench at the start of the season to have a 13th pitcher. “That is another option for us, we may carry an extra...
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Josh Bell
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 16, 2018 - 5:45 pm
Regulars Josh Bell and Gregory Polanco homered, Corey Dickerson with a 3-run triple and back-up catcher Elias Diaz hit his third Spring Training homer in at 12-9 Pirates win over Atlanta on Friday. “Josh (Harrison) looked at me in the first inning and he was like ‘look around dude, this is a good...
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Ivan Nova
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 14, 2018 - 5:07 pm
Coming off a season where he faded down the stretch, Pirates 31-year-old starter Ivan Nova says hard work in the off-season is paying off. “It feels nice, it feels good when you feel like, I am going to throw the 95 (mph) right here,” Nova said. “And you throw and you don’t feel like you are tired...
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