Pittsburgh Pirates

Mitch Keller
93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 18, 2018 - 6:51 pm
The Pirates unveiled their top prospect on Sunday as 21-year-old righty Mitch Keller ran onto the field at LECOM Park in the 7th inning. It was the first time he faced major league hitters, as he was assigned to minor-league camp this Winter. “I was really nervous, very anxious,” said Keller. “It...
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Tyler Glasnow
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 18, 2018 - 6:10 pm
His first start in 11 days and still not knowing where he will be coming Opening Day, Tyler Glasnow was solid in a 2-1 split-squad loss to Boston Sunday afternoon. Glasnow went four and two-thirds, giving up a run on five hits, two walks and six strikeouts. It’s his longest and best performance he’...
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Francisco Cervelli
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 17, 2018 - 6:26 pm
Even Francisco Cervelli admits he’d rather homer in a real game, than in two straight Spring Training games. However this may be a sign of changes working out for the oft-injured 32-year-old. Cervelli changed his trainer, his workouts and his diet this off-season and says he feels like a little kid...
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Chad Kuhl
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 17, 2018 - 5:49 pm
Fighting through illness during his last start, Chad Kuhl got a lot of offensive support going four and two-thirds, giving up three runs in a 13-5 Pirates win over Minnesota Saturday. Kuhl gave up eight runs in just over 2 innings against Baltimore in his last outing, which had jumped his Spring...
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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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Jameson Taillon
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 16, 2018 - 5:35 pm
In a couple of weeks he will throw the first pitch at PNC Park this year, Friday in Bradenton, Jameson Taillon really had it rolling allowing only one hit over four innings. “That might be the best I ever felt in the first three innings,” Taillon said. “I just felt like my fingers were over the...
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Clint Hurdle
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 16, 2018 - 8:30 am
Starting an 8th year as the Pirates manager, Clint Hurdle told the KDKA Radio Morning News less than two weeks before the start of the season, “Our every intention is to put a very good team on the field, is to win games, is to battle to win the division, is to play in the post-season, is to win a...
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Joe Musgrove
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 15, 2018 - 5:12 pm
After right shoulder discomfort early in Training Camp, Pirates starter Joe Musgrove finally threw his first Spring Training game with just a dozen games left. “I was real excited to be out there,” Musgrove said. “It felt good to get my feet wet in the Spring game against a lineup that will...
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Neil Walker
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 15, 2018 - 12:57 pm
It just seems strange, even though he hasn’t been a Pirate since 2015, Neil Walker walking around during his first few days as a New York Yankee. “For me it didn’t matter what was the best fit, rather it was the team that had the best chance of winning,” Walker said. “I wanted to be a part of that...
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Neal Huntington
KDKA Radio
Jeff Hathhorn
March 14, 2018 - 9:40 am
Less than two weeks until the Pirates break camp and head north the Pirates general manager Neal Huntington says this weekend will be critical. “We still have the ability to get pitchers stretched out, we’re still getting innings for our young position players, but we’re starting to get pinched,”...
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