Pirates plan to make $15.3 qualifying offer to Russell Martin

   October 19, 2014 8:46 am    0

Russell Martin will soon get paid.   The question is: Who will pay him and how much?   It seems that $15.3 million might be the starting line.   CBSsports.com’s Jon Heyman reported that the Pirates plan to give Martin a $15.3 million qualifying offer.   And, by doing that, the Pirates would get a…


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Moya clubs first AFL home run

   October 18, 2014 11:20 pm    0

Former Erie SeaWolves outfielder Steven Moya continues to impress in the Arizona Fall League.   He set a franchise record this past summer with 35 home runs with Erie.   On Saturday he crushed a 1-2 pitch to left field for a solo home run, his first with Glendale in the Arizona Fall League.  …


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Pirates to raise season-ticket prices

   October 18, 2014 1:07 pm    0

It’ll cost you more to purchase season tickets for the Pittsburgh Pirates next season.   Prices will go up 9.1 percent. The average ticket will cost $19.99.   The Atlanta Braves, San Diego Padres and Arizona Diamondbacks had lower average ticket prices in 2014, according to Team Marketing Report data.   In addition, the Pittsburgh…


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Flashback: It’s been 35 years since Stargell’s home run in 1979 Series (video)

   October 17, 2014 11:31 am    0




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Storied bleacher seats at Wrigley bite the dust

   October 17, 2014 9:21 am    0

  There they go.   The demolition of the famous bleacher seats from Wrigley Field have started, and it’s a sight for sore eyes.   The work is part of a four-year project that will cost $575 million.   Sometimes, history takes a back seat to comforts.   — Rick Green


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Watch it: Royals celebrate trip to World Series (video)

   October 16, 2014 2:06 pm    0




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Moya takes RBI lead in AFL

   October 15, 2014 10:15 pm    0

Former Erie SeaWolves outfielder Steven Moya continues to swing a hot bat in the star-studded Arizona Fall League. Moya, 23, is hitting .348 and leads the league with seven RBIs. Moya is 8-for-23 in five games with two doubles and four runs scored. He has also struck out six times and has an OPS of…


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’85 Series still stings for Vincent grad Lawless

   October 15, 2014 1:34 pm    0

A Cardinals-Royals World Series isn’t out of the question.   It would be a rematch of the 1985 Series.   It’s one that still stings for Strong Vincent graduate Tom Lawless.   “I wouldn’t like that at all,” Lawless told mlb.com. “That would bring bad memories back.” Lawless was a member of the Cardinals that…


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Happy anniversary: Bartman play turns 11

   October 14, 2014 8:37 pm    0




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MLB could see rare string of LCS doubleheaders

   October 14, 2014 4:52 pm    0

It’s been one fun ride this postseason.   And, it could get better real soon.   If the Orioles can manage a win in Game 3 or 4, it would set up three straight days of doubleheaders in the ALCS and NLCS.   That’s been done just once since 1985, according to mlb.com.   The…


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