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Joe Musgrove close up
93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
April 02, 2018 - 6:38 pm
Already behind with right shoulder discomfort early in camp, Pirates right-handed starter Joe Musgrove went on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to March 30th. Pirates Director of Sports Medicine Todd Tomczyk said he was diagnosed as a muscle strain by team doctor Patrick DeMeo after feeling he...
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Jameson Taillon
93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 31, 2018 - 5:30 am
If the Pirates are going to compete this year, yeah a lot of things have to happen, but nothing is more critical than the young starting pitching. It is young, after 31-year-old Ivan Nova is a bunch of 26 and younger guys. It's also inexperienced, those four others have combined for four full years...
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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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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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Steven Brault
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 24, 2018 - 10:11 am
It’s not entirely new for Steven Brault to come out of the bullpen, he did it seven times for the Pirates last year with a near five ERA as opponents hit .306 against him. Brault found out for sure on Friday he’ll be a reliever to start, after hearing about a potential move all off-season. “It’s a...
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Chad Kuhl
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 23, 2018 - 10:03 am
He’s one of the few Pirates from 2017 who you could point to steady improvement throughout the season. Chad Kuhl made 31 starts and finished 8-11 with a 4.35 ERA . This after Kuhl started April with a 6.26 ERA, but the last three months of the season were all under a four earned run average (July 3...
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Tyler Glasnow
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 22, 2018 - 1:15 pm
When asked if Tyler Glasnow has improved, pitching coach Ray Searage said “yes, yes, yes, yes, yes.” That’s five by my count and Searage seemed sincere with each of them. “Very, very happy to see that going on,” Searage said. “We are continuing to make adjustments and finding out things that really...
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Trevor Williams
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 21, 2018 - 9:31 pm
Trevor Williams said he thought he would end up pitching the first night game of their schedule, if only because today is his wife’s birthday and he would be working. Williams admitted he was tired and his body clock was off, but went out and struck out eight over five and a third innings as the...
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Joe Musgrove
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 20, 2018 - 5:13 pm
As Joe Musgrove continues to progress from right shoulder discomfort; no announcement yet as to how the Pirates rotation will look on Opening Day in Detroit. We know Ivan Nova will start next Thursday and Jameson Taillon the home opener, but GM Neal Huntington said they have not talked to the...
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