shortstop

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Jeff Hathhorn
March 16, 2019 - 3:53 pm
LAKELAND, FL (93.7 the Fan) – As the Pirates faced Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer for the first time since they signed free agent deals with the Tigers, Bucs manager Clint Hurdle said there is no clarity so far as to who the new starting shortstop will be in 2019. Kevin Newman started games instead...
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93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
March 15, 2019 - 5:35 pm
BRADENTON, FL (93.7 the Fan) – It was a double that knocked Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta out of the game Thursday that may have finally demonstrated the hard work Kevin Newman put in this off-season. Battling with Erik Gonzalez to be the Pirates starting shortstop this season, Newman had...
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93.7 the Fan
Jeff Hathhorn
August 16, 2018 - 4:54 pm
PITTSBURGH (93.7 the Fan) - “It’s as good as I could imagine, I did well down there and got a call up to the big leagues. It’s about all you could ask for.” Shortstop Kevin Newman as he was called up to the majors for the first time Thursday afternoon before the Pirates open a huge series with the...
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Jeff Hathhorn
August 06, 2018 - 6:38 pm
Looking to improve their defense and add some depth to their middle infield, the Pirates traded for Adeiny Hechavarria and cash for low-A West Virginia reliever Matt Seelinger. The 29-year-old Hechavarria was designated for assignment by Tampa Bay after hitting .258 with 3 HR and 26 RBI in 61 games...
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Bae slide
93.7 the Fan
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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