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Pedro To Make First Base Debut, McCutchen Close To Returning

While the team has admitted to working with Third Baseman Pedro Alvarez on a move to First Base, we haven’t seen that happen in a game, but that all changes on Monday night as the Pirates welcome the Atlanta Braves.

93-7 The Fan–08/18/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Thanks, Mayor Sophie

I probably should have written this sooner. My bad.

08/17/2014

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Hairston’s SF Lifts Nationals Past Pirates In 11

Jayson Werth recently said the Washington Nationals were due to go on a run.
On Sunday night, he came off the bench, ailing shoulder and all, and extended the one they’re on.

08/17/2014

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Pirates Place Morton On 15-Day DL

The Pittsburgh Pirates are getting ready to welcome a starting pitcher back into the fold. However, another starter is heading to the disabled list.

08/17/2014

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Kevin Creagh: Pirates Should Consider Gerrit Cole For Closer’s Role

Kevin Creagh of SteelCityBuzz.com joined Tab Douglas Sunday, with a suggestion for a new role for Gerrit Cole.

93-7 The Fan–08/17/2014

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Nationals Rally Late, Beat Pirates 4-3

After Adam LaRoche’s two-run homer in the eighth tied the game, and Wilson Ramos’ ground-rule double in the ninth won it, Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams called his club “tenacious.”

08/17/2014

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Steve Sax: “Nothing Wrong With Pedro Alvarez”

Former Major League second baseman Steve Sax joined Bob Pompeani Saturday.

93-7 The Fan–08/16/2014

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Bob Walk On Worley Transformation

Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joined Colin Dunlap Saturday on Bucco Talk.

93-7 The Fan–08/16/2014

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Harper, LaRoche, Nats Top Pirates, 4th Win In Row

Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche each drove in two runs, leading the Washington Nationals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-4 Friday night for their fourth straight win.

08/15/2014

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Scherzer Ks 14, Tigers Beat Pirates 5-2

Max Scherzer and Brad Ausmus both knew early on Thursday afternoon that something special might be happening.

08/14/2014

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Report: Pirates Acquire Reliever John Axford From Cleveland Indians

According to FOX Sports MLB Reporter Ken Rosenthal, the Pirates have acquired Cleveland Indians Right-Handed Reliever John Axford.

93-7 The Fan–08/14/2014

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Tigers Rally Past Pirates 8-4

Nick Castellanos homered and tripled, and the Detroit Tigers rallied for an 8-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.

08/13/2014

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Jeff Locke Cleared Of Any Connection To Alleged Game Fixing

A report has surfaced of a small-time sports handicapper claiming that he, in connection with Pirates Starting Pitcher Jeff Locke, had been fixing games. As you’ll read in this report, Locke was cleared of any connection to the handicapper who made these accusations.

93-7 The Fan–08/13/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Feels Good To Be Wrong Sometimes

Contrary to what some might think, Mea Culpa isn’t the name of some girl from Bloomfield.

08/13/2014

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Report: McCutchen Still A Front-Runner For NL MVP

Looking to become the first Pittsburgh Pirate ever to win back-to-back National League MVP awards, Andrew McCutchen still finds himself as one of the front-runners for the award despite his recent injury that landed him on the disabled list for the first time in his career.

93-7 The Fan–08/13/2014

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1. Oakland Athletics (55-33)

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