Spring Training

The pitch clock runs during a spring training baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Pittsburgh Pirates, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla.
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February 24, 2019 - 10:51 am
Baseball is on the clock.
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February 23, 2019 - 9:56 pm
The traditionally timeless sport implemented a pitch clock in major league spring training for the first time on Saturday in an attempt to hurry up both pitchers and hitters and keep the modern fan from tuning out the increasingly lengthy games.
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Eric Hagman
February 22, 2019 - 7:32 pm
Bradenton, FL (93.7 The Fan) - For 22-year-old prospect Ke'Bryan Hayes being surrounded by Major Leaguers is nothing new, but he appreciates the opportunity to be a part of the Pirates major league camp, even though he isn't on the 40-man roster. Hayes, the Pirates number 2-rated minor league...
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Eric Hagman
February 21, 2019 - 6:36 pm
First things first. Rookie is a rookie. 25-year-old righthander Rookie Davis was a member of the Cincinnati Reds rotation for a time in 2017, but since he pitched in only 7 games--6 starts--he officially remains a rookie, as he attempts to land on the Pirates roster.
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Eric Hagman
February 21, 2019 - 6:26 am
Bradenton, FL (93.7 The Fan) - Lonnie Chisenhall's track record is that of a productive major league hitter--when healthy. Therein lies the problem. The 30-year-old outfielder was limited to 111 games over the past two seasons (29 in 2018) in Cleveland with multiple calf injuries. As Chisenhall...
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Eric Hagman
February 20, 2019 - 6:18 am
Steven Brault is in the running for the fifth spot in the Pirates rotation, but he won't use his 2018 numbers to build his case.
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Eric Hagman
February 19, 2019 - 4:58 pm
Country superstar Garth Brooks is in Bradenton training with the Pirates to support his foundation Teammates for Kids.
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Eric Hagman
February 19, 2019 - 6:41 am
The competition to find the Pirates next shortstop took a step forward Monday when Kevin Newman and Erik Gonzalez participated in the first full-squad spring training workout.
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Eric Hagman
February 18, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Bradenton, FL (93.7 The Fan) - Another pitcher with major league experience is joining the Pirates. Righthander Rookie Davis, whose only win in the majors came over the Pirates while with the Reds in 2017, agreed to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. Davis,...
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Eric Hagman
February 18, 2019 - 2:28 pm
With team owner Bob Nutting and Hall of Famer Bill Mazeroski in attendance, Pirate City was buzzing with activity on all four of its main fields Monday. It was the first full-squad workout of camp.
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