Pittsburgh Pirates

Bae slide
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 26, 2018 - 6:18 pm
Trevor Williams gave up a couple of earned runs in two plus innings as the Pirates lost to the Phillies 6-3 in their final home Grapefruit League game. Five of Williams seven outs were strikeouts. “It’s go time,” Williams said. “We’re all ready to get out of here. We’re all ready to go to Detroit...
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Josh Smoker
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 26, 2018 - 5:28 pm
While many wondered and maybe still wonder if he will ultimately be on the Opening Day roster, Josh Smoker was confident all along and felt from early last week that he would make the club. “I was definitely excited and they were very excited,” Smoker said of calling his family. “My dad is pretty...
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Jose Osuna
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 26, 2018 - 1:04 pm
The Pirates are going with an eight man bullpen as the team optioned their Spring Training offensive leader, Jose Osuna, to Triple A Indianapolis along with righty reliever Kyle Crick. Lefty reliever Kevin Siegrist was reassigned. “We had a handful of hard decisions as we neared the end of camp,...
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Jose Osuna
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 26, 2018 - 8:28 am
The Pirates have hours now to make decisions on their roster, barring picking up a waiver claim, the everyday players are set, but the bullpen has some questions. If the Pirates go with 13 bench players, Jose Osuna will get the call and based on spring numbers, why not? The 25-year-old Osuna leads...
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Francisco Cervelli and Jose Osuna
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 25, 2018 - 5:38 pm
Home runs in back-to-back games for Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli as the Bucs beat Toronto 7-4 on Sunday. Hitting .400. Cervelli now has four homers in his last seven games. Cervelli hit five homers all of last year and only hit one in 2016 in the regular season. The Pirates lead the...
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Bryce Brentz
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 25, 2018 - 9:52 am
It looked on February 20th that the Pirates found their left fielder or at least a platoon player in the outfield. The Bucs traded cash considerations to Boston for Bryce Brentz. A 29-year-old righty who hit 31 homers for the Red Sox’s Triple A team, but the Red Sox wanted to free up a spot on...
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Tyler Glasnow
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 25, 2018 - 9:30 am
Don’t feel sorry for Tyler Glasnow after moving to the bullpen. He doesn’t feel sorry for himself, rather he’s just glad to start the season in the majors. “Kind of just the same as starting, I like the quick warm-up,” Glasnow said of relieving. “I think it’s cool. I think once you get out there...
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Ivan Nova
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 24, 2018 - 6:07 pm
Ivan Nova made his final start of the Spring, going three innings and allowing a couple of runs on five hits and three strikeouts in a 7-4 Pirates win over Tampa Bay. Of those hits, only one or two of them were solid. Nova said he had a good Spring Training overall saying an adjustment he made has...
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Jordan Luplow
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 24, 2018 - 10:42 am
Three players with major league experience were sent down on Saturday as the Pirates trimmed their roster by four. Outfielder Jordan Luplow and catcher Jacob Stallings were optioned to Triple A Indianapolis and right-handed relievers Richard Rodriguez and Tyler Jones were reassigned to minor league...
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