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Noah Hiles
July 08, 2019 - 3:48 pm
“I knew that (Bell) had great talent and this year he has put it all together,” said two time American League MVP Mike Trout. “His statistics show it. I am really excited to watch him (in the Home Run derby).”
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Noah Hiles
July 08, 2019 - 11:46 am
Monday night, Pirates first basemen Josh Bell will compete in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby. Bell will be the sixth player in franchise history to partake in the event. If he hopes to walk away at the end of the night with the $1 million prize that goes to the champion, he will have to break the long...
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July 08, 2019 - 11:32 am
By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Jim Thome holds the record for the longest home run in Progressive Field history, a 511-foot shot against Kansas City in 1999. Two years earlier, the Hall of Fame slugger recorded a more dubious mark during the All-Star Home Run Derby. "I didn't hit...
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Noah Hiles
July 07, 2019 - 10:37 pm
The Pirates first round draft pick in 2016 reached base in each of his two plate appearances on Monday, just not in the most enjoyable way. In his first at bat, in the top of the first inning, Craig took a fastball to the ribs from Justin Dunn (Mariners) to become the first base runner of the game...
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Noah Hiles
July 07, 2019 - 5:53 pm
“This is about as close as I can be to the majors without actually making it,” Craig said with a smile on his face. “Being in Double-A all of last year, you don’t really think much about the big leagues, you are just thinking about getting to Triple-A. It’s definitely one of those things where I...
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Noah Hiles
July 07, 2019 - 12:42 pm
Tonight at 7 p.m. Pirates minor league first basemen Will Craig will be playing in the 21st annual SiriusXM All-Star Futures game. Craig, who was selected by the Pirates in the first round (22nd overall) in the 2016 draft earned his invitation to represent Pittsburgh after compiling some impressive...
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July 05, 2019 - 5:43 pm
On the mound tonight for the Pirates will be left hander, Steven Brault. In 14 games this season, Brault has gone 3-1 with a 4.29 earned run average (ERA). After struggling early in the year out of the bullpen, Brault has found his footing in the Bucco’s starting rotation. In his eight starts,...
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July 04, 2019 - 12:02 pm
PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) – After winning in exciting fashion Wednesday night Pittsburgh returns to action today at 4:05 p.m. to conclude a four game series against Chicago at PNC Park. Trailing 5-4 when they entered the bottom of the ninth inning last night, the Pirates (42-43) rallied to score...
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July 03, 2019 - 3:52 pm
PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) – Following a long rain delay and a hard earned victory Pittsburgh will be back in action this evening against Chicago in the third game of a four game set at PNC Park. The Pirates (41-43) were willed to victory by Adam Frazier, who had his second consecutive four hit...
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June 26, 2019 - 3:39 pm
Wednesday is a historic day in Pirates history or rather, an infamous day.
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