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Snider keeps his eye on the ball (video)

By | April 15, 2014 12:10 pm | 0 Comments

 

 

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Volquez shuts down Cards (video)

By | April 6, 2014 11:29 pm | 0 Comments

 

 

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Watch it: Fan uses tub of popcorn to make a catch

By | April 4, 2014 10:13 pm | 0 Comments

 

 

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Pirates greats speak before opening day (video)

By | March 31, 2014 2:57 pm | 0 Comments

 

Not all Pirates fans were ready to give former NL MVP Barry Bonds a warm welcome at Monday’s 2014 season opener at PNC Park. Bonds drew both loud cheers and boos in contrast to the overwhelming support fans gave former manager Jim Leyland, former Pirates NL MVP Dick Groat and former infielder Jack Wilson during… View Article

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Pirates 23th, Indians 24th in Forbes’ most valuable teams

By | March 29, 2014 11:27 pm | 0 Comments

 

There’s no surprise that the Yankees still top Forbes’ most valuable teams list. The Bronx Bombers have a value estimated at $2.5 billion. The Pirates are ranked 23rd, with an estimated value of $572 million, just ahead of the 24th-ranked Indians at $570 million. The Tampa Bay Rays are last at $480 million. The Detroit Tigers… View Article

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Pirates’ Volquez, Lambo struggling this spring

By | March 17, 2014 12:18 am | 0 Comments

 

How’s that great $5 million offseason investment of Edinson Volquez working out for the Pirates? Not so great. Volquez has, statiscially, been the worst pitcher on the Pirates’ staff this spring. In just nine innings of work, he has given up 14 hits, 13 runs — 11 earned — and five walks. That works out… View Article

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Watch it: Neil Walker crushes one against the Phillies

By | March 16, 2014 11:41 pm | 0 Comments

 

Neil Walker hit a blast against the Phillies on Sunday. Here’s the shot that went over the tiki bar in left. By the way, every stadium needs a bar like that.   – Rick Green

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Pirates make right move sending top prospect Polanco to minors

By | March 14, 2014 6:39 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Pirates are counting on Gregory Polanco to fill a need in right field. It’ll just be a little longer before he makes his debut at PNC Park. Pittsburgh sent the top prospect to Triple-A today after a solid spring. Polanco, 22, went 6-for-22 (.273) in Grapefruit League action. He had two doubles and one… View Article

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Pirates’ Locke suffers setback

By | March 9, 2014 11:27 pm | 0 Comments

 

There were plenty of pleasant surprises on the Pirates last season. You can add pitcher Jeff Locke’s first-half performance to the list. He went 8-2 with a 2.15 ERA before the All-Star break, getting a spot on the NL team. After, however, it was a different story. Locke struggled, big time. He went 2-5 with… View Article

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Leyland doesn’t see a return to Pirates

By | March 7, 2014 11:45 pm | 0 Comments

 

Now that Jim Leyland has stepped down as manager of the Detroit Tigers, is there any chance he’ll be back working for the Pittsburgh Pirates in some capacity? If you’re a Pirates fan hoping for a happy reunion, you’ll be disappointed. Here’s what Leyland told the Tribune-Review: I really don’t want to come back to… View Article

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