Alex Presley

Justin Morneau

Colin Dunlap: Pirates Go “All In” With Morneau

This feels like Penguins season, huh? Well, at least that part before the playoff breakdown — you know, the part when general manager Ray Shero went out and cobbled together a club that was supposed to make a run toward a title.

93-7 The Fan–08/31/2013

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Pirates Acquire First Baseman Justin Morneau

The Pirates have traded for Minnesota Twins’ first baseman Justin Morneau.

08/31/2013

Starling Marte

Bucs Avoid Key Loss; LF Marte Stays, RF Presley Demoted

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — At 70-47 the Pirates have been a great team, but they are not necessarily a deep one, so fans surely breathed a sigh of relief when the team announced today left fielder Starling Marte will not go on the disabled list.

93-7 The Fan–08/13/2013

Alex Presley

Fort Goes Down, Bucs Recall Presley For Key Series Vs. Cardinals

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have placed backup catcher Michael McKenry on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Sunday, with a left knee sprain, the team announced a short while ago.

93-7 The Fan–07/29/2013

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Pirates Rally Past Astros For 4-3 Victory

HOUSTON (AP) — Rod Barajas hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past Houston 4-3 on Saturday night, sending the Astros to their club-record 12th straight loss.

07/28/2012

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Bucs: McCutchen Named NL POW; Presley Activated

Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen was named the National League’s Player of the Week for the second straight week Monday.

93-7 The Fan–07/16/2012

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Pirates Blast Astros, 11-2

Pirates starting pitcher James McDonald started off in a precarious position, walking three batters and allowing a run for a 1-0 Houston lead.

93-7 The Fan–07/02/2012

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4-Run Sixth Inning Snaps Tie As Pirates Rout Cardinals 14-5

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Clint Barmes, pinch-hitter Alex Presley and Garrett Jones each homered in a four-run sixth inning that snapped a tie, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 14-5 in a game that began in 101-degree heat Friday night.

06/29/2012

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Pirates Trounced By Baltimore, Lose Third In A Row

(93-7 The FAN) — For the third straight night Pittsburgh starting pitching struggled. And for the third straight night, the Pirates (32-30) lost at Baltimore — this time, 12-6.

93-7 The Fan–06/14/2012

A.J. Burnett

Pirates Climb Closer To First Place With 8-4 Win

(93-7 The FAN) — The Pirates will make a lot of moves this week, as they take part in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.

93-7 The Fan–06/05/2012

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Bucs: Alex Presley Recalled To Majors

Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled outfielder Alex Presley from Triple-A Indianapolis.

93-7 The Fan–06/05/2012

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Pirates May Look To Indianapolis For Offensive Help

With the Pirates’ struggles on offense, are there any immediate options Neal Huntington can call on from the AAA level?

93-7 The Fan–05/24/2012

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Bucs: Alex Presley Optioned To Indianapolis

Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pittsburgh Pirates optioned outfielder Alex Presley to Triple-A Indianapolis Wednesday.

93-7 The Fan–05/16/2012

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Bucs: Could Barajas Walk-Off Be The Spark The Pirates Need?

Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Call me the eternal optimist, but Tuesday night’s walk-off victory for the Pirates is the type of win that can vault a team on a hot streak.

93-7 The Fan–05/09/2012

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Walker, Presley Hit Home Runs As Bucs Beat Reds 3-2

Neil Walker ended a long home run drought, James McDonald put together another strong start and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Saturday night.

05/05/2012

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