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93.7 the Fan
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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93.7 the Fan
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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Jose Osuna
93.7 the Fan
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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Bryce Brentz
93.7 the Fan
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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Jordan Luplow
93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 23, 2018 - 10:58 am
Young outfielder Jordan Luplow came into camp with a shot to not only make the team, but compete for playing time in left field. Then came the trade for Bryce Brentz, then it was the brief Michael Saunders experience, then the trade for Corey Dickerson. Couple this with a slow start and Luplow is...
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Tyler Glasnow
93.7 the Fan
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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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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