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Bucs: Pirates Sign Hanrahan & Morton

Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pittsburgh Pirates avoided arbitration with two key cogs in the pitching staff Monday, signing both starter Charlie Morton and closer Joel Hanrahan to one-year deals.

93-7 The Fan–01/16/2012

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Pirates Tender Contracts To Seven Players, Sign Grilli

(93-7 The FAN) — Joel Hanrahan, Jeff Karstens, Evan Meek, Garrett Jones, Charlie Morton, Chris Resop and Casey McGehee were all arbitration eligible Monday night and all were tendered contracts.

93-7 The Fan–12/13/2011

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Charlie Morton’s Surgery Successful

Pirates’ pitcher Charlie Morton’s hip surgery was successful. Dr. Thomas Byrd performed the operation in Nashville, Tenn.


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Five Observations From 2011 Pirates Season

The Pittsburgh Pirates have two more series (Cincinnati and Milwaukee) before the 2011 season comes to and end.


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Locke To Replace Morton In Rotation

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- It’s not going to take long for rookie Jeff Locke to make his first ML start. The Pirates plan on having Locke replace righty Charlie Morton in the rotation for this weekend’s series […]


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Pirates Lose 6-3, Can’t Pull Off Sweep Of Cubs

The Pirates were looking to finish off a three-game sweep in Chicago Sunday afternoon, but two errors by shortstop Ronny Cedeno helped to dash those hopes as the Cubs pulled off a 6-3 win.


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Pirates Struggle Against Astros In 8-2 Loss

The Pirates managed just four hits in their 8-2 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Dropping to 62-73, Pittsburgh struck out 11 times.


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Walker Leads Way As Pirates Defeat Reds 5-3

After team officials introduced their latest first-round draft pick, the Pirates took to the field Saturday afternoon and pulled out a 5-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds in front of a packed PNC Park.


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Pirates Fall 2-1 In 10 Innings, Brewers Sweep Series

The Pirates took an early lead Sunday afternoon in Milwaukee, but couldn’t hold on as the Brewers came from behind for a 2-1 win in 10 innings and a series sweep.


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Jeff Karstens On Pirates Baseball In August

Pirates RHP Jeff Karstens joined Seibel, Starkey, and Miller to talk about Pirates baseball in August.


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Bucs: Post-Game Audio, Pirates Beat Cardinals

Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Here’s what Xavier Paul, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, starter Charlie Morton and catcher Eric Fryer had to say after the game.

93-7 The Fan–07/24/2011

Xavier Paul, Andrew McCutchen, Brandon Wood, Garrett Jones, Neil Walker

Bucs: 5 Players That Can’t Be Traded

Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Here are five players in the organization I believe absolutely can not be part of any trade.

93-7 The Fan–07/20/2011

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Pirates Announcer Steve Blass Breaks Down The Bucs

Pirate broadcaster Steve Blass checked in with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan, and he is pumped to see the Pirates atop the division.

93-7 The Fan–07/19/2011

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Charlie Morton Shines In Pirates’ 2-0 Win Over Reds

Despite the rain delay, the Pirates put together a win to put them atop the National League Central division on Monday night.


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Ray Searage: “Jeff Karstens Is Pirates Pitching MVP”

For the first half of the season, the Pirates pitching coach believes Jeff Karstens is the pitching MVP.

93-7 The Fan–07/08/2011