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Dunlap: Imagine Some Pirates On The Gridiron

It seems like this has become an annual pilgrimage, as Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin visited Bradenton and Pirates Spring Training camp on Monday. On his visits, Tomlin normally has a chuckle with the media, catches up with his pal Clint Hurdle and takes in a workout, game or both. But as he was there on Monday, it got me thinking … what if Tomlin had to, legitimately, select someone out of Pirates camp to take to St. Vincent?

93-7 The Fan–03/30/2015

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Former Pirate Kevin Young Talks About Pedro’s Move To First Base

Former Pirate Kevin Young knows the defensive transition Pedro Alvarez is going through. The Pirates hired Young and he has spent all Spring Training as a special assistant helping Alvarez and the other first basemen get ready for the season.

93-7 The Fan–03/30/2015

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Mike LaValliere Evaluates Pirates’ Catchers

Saying all Pirates, current and former, are a family, Mike LaValliere is back with the club as a Spring Training Special Instructor.

93-7 The Fan–03/30/2015

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2013 First-Round Pick Austin Meadows Makes Major Impact

For a second straight day, a Pirates 2013 first-round pick had an extra base hit in his first major league Spring Training at bat.

03/29/2015

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Kang Drives In 3 Runs As Pirates Beat Braves

Rookie second basement baseman Jung Ho Kang homered and drove in three runs as the Pirates beat the Braves 4-2 in Kissimmee Sunday afternoon.

03/29/2015

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Huntington Says Morton Ready To Start Season

Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington said there was some miscommunication and Charlie Morton’s start on Saturday was not make-or-break and that Morton is ready to go following hip surgery in September.

03/29/2015

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Penguins: Letang Suffers Concussion, No Timetable For Return

The Pittsburgh Penguins will be without star defenseman Kris Letang for an undermined amount of time.

03/29/2015

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Andy Toole: Right Move To Stay At RMU

Robert Morris men’s basketball head coach Andy Toole talked about his decision to stay at RMU with Chris Mack.

93-7 The Fan–03/29/2015

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McGuire Doubles In First Pirates At Bat

The Pirates first round pick in 2013 Reese McGuire thought he was just coming over to McKechnie Field Saturday to work as a bullpen catcher, but he ended getting to pinch-hit in the major league game and doubled in his only at bat.

03/28/2015

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Morton Healthy And Ready For Season

Pirates starter Charlie Morton threw 88 pitches giving up 3 earned runs over 6 innings as the Pirates beat Toronto 8-3 Saturday afternoon.

03/28/2015

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Pirates’ Decker Makes A Push

As the roster narrows approaching Opening Day, 25-year-old Pirates outfielder Jaff Decker is still here and hope his familiarity with the team will make the decision on the final outfield spot hard on manager Clint Hurdle and GM Neal Huntington.

03/28/2015

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Pirates Hope Richard Stays

Clayton Richard has twice won 14 games in the majors, and signed with the Pirates hoping to resurrect his career after missing most of the 2014 season following surgery.

03/28/2015

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Scoring Help Could Soon Be On The Way For Slumping Penguins

Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist will be game-time decisions when the Penguins host the Arizona Coyotes Saturday at 1 p.m.

93-7 The Fan–03/27/2015

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Jose Tabata Among Pirates Reassigned To Minors

26-year-old Jose Tabata was among 10 re-assigned to minor-league camp today by Pirates GM Neal Huntington. Lefty reliever Bobby LaFromboise was optioned to Indianapolis.

93-7 The Fan–03/27/2015

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‘KDKA Morning News’ Spring Training Notes: March 27, 2015

The “KDKA Morning News” with Larry Richert and John Shumway concluded their visit to Pirates Spring Training in Bradenton on Friday.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/27/2015