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Cole, Pirates Hand Tigers First Loss Of Season, 5-4

Gerrit Cole shut down baseball’s top-hitting team, allowing just one run in six-plus innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Detroit Tigers their first loss of the season, 5-4 on Monday.

04/13/2015

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Pirates’ Cervelli Homers Twice Off Twins’ Gibson

Francisco Cervelli homered twice off Kyle Gibson on Friday, leading a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad to a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins.

03/20/2015

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Pirates Fall To Orioles 6-4

Some good and some not-so-good in Sarasota which makes Thursday’s 6-4 loss to the Orioles a typical Grapefruit League game.

93-7 The Fan–03/19/2015

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Pirates Notes: Jeff Locke Gets Rocked, Pirates Announce Starting Rotation

Some news after the Pirates dreadfully long 13-7 loss to the Astros at McKechnie Field. Manager Clint Hurdle said the starting rotation will be Francisco Liriano, Gerrit Cole, AJ Burnett, then either Vance Worley or Jeff Locke followed by Charlie Morton.

93-7 The Fan–03/17/2015

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Pirates Name Opening Day Starter

Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle alluded to the fact that he knew who would be the team opening day starter early in spring training, but it wasn’t until Tuesday that he made his intentions known to the public.

93-7 The Fan–03/17/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 1: Starling Marte #6 of the Pittsburgh Pirates reacts after striking out in the third inning during a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in game two of a doubleheader on May 1, 2014 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland.

Napoli Homers Twice For Red Sox In Loss To Pirates

Mike Napoli hit two solo home runs for the Boston Red Sox in a 5-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.

03/14/2015

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Top 5 Pittsburgh Pirates Beards At Spring Training

Facial hair appears to be taking a more prominent role in professional sports lately. Here’s Rich Walsh’s top five beards at Pirates Spring Training.

03/13/2015

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Pirates Agree To Terms With Cole, Mercer, Amongst Others

In the complicated world of Major League Baseball contracts, the Pirates announced that they’ve come to terms with 21 players who still remain under team control.

93-7 The Fan–03/04/2015

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Top 5 Most Improved Pirates Heading Into 2015 Season

KDKA-TV’s Rich Walsh spent a few days in Bradenton, Florida at Spring Training with the Pirates. Here’s his top five most-improved Pittsburgh Pirates heading into the 2015 season.

02/26/2015

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Russell Martin, Teammates Talk Potential Of Return In 2015

Looking back at it, the 2-year, $17 million contract the Pirates signed Catcher Russell Martin to back in 2013 was an absolute steal. You can expect that this offseason, it will take much more than than to retain one of the most important pieces of this team.

93-7 The Fan–10/03/2014

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Pirates Fall 4-1 In Regular Season Finale, Giving Cards NL Central Title

The Pirates couldn’t stop Cincinnati’s Johnny Cueto, who drove in the go-ahead run and got his 20th victory on Sunday, a 4-1 win that gave the NL Central title to the St. Louis Cardinals and forced Pittsburgh to settle for a wild card.

09/28/2014

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Cole To Pitch In Regular Season Finale

Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle confirmed Sunday morning that Gerrit Cole will pitch the regular season finale in Cincinnati at 1:10 p.m.

09/28/2014

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Gerrit Cole Developing Into Team Leader, Staff Ace

Just barely 24-years-old and with only 40 starts in the majors, Gerrit Cole has the look of not only an ace starting pitcher, but a Pirates leader.

93-7 The Fan–09/25/2014

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Pirates Get Late Break In Playoff Push, Top Bosox

The Pittsburgh Pirates got a lucky break when Boston pinch-runner Jemile Weeks was hit by a batted ball in the ninth inning, beating the Red Sox 3-2 on Thursday night to keep pace in the NL pennant race.

09/18/2014

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