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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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Gerrit Cole Leads Surging Pirates Over Cubs 7-3

Gerrit Cole won consecutive starts for the first time since early June, NL batting leader Josh Harrison had three hits and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 Friday night for their seventh win in eight games.

09/12/2014

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Pirates Recall Cole, Sanchez & Activate Pimentel From DL

The Pittsburgh Pirates made several roster moves on Monday.

09/01/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 08: Carlos Beltran #36 of the New York Yankees hits a grandslam in the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium on August 8, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 23 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

08/29/2014

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Bob Walk: Russell Martin Built To Be Worth Long-Term Deal

Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joins The Fan Morning Show in his regular weekly spot

93-7 The Fan–08/27/2014

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Steve Blass: Tough To Top Harrison As Pirates MVP

Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass joined Colin Dunlap Saturday on Bucco Talk.

93-7 The Fan–08/23/2014

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Pirates Snap Losing Streak, Rally To Beat Braves 3-2

Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth inning which set the stage for Gaby Sanchez’s game-winning sacrifice fly that capped a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.

08/20/2014

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Pirates Activate Gerrit Cole From DL, Option Brent Morel To AAA Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled right-handed pitcher Gerrit Cole from his rehab assignment with AAA Indianapolis and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list.

93-7 The Fan–08/20/2014

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Bob Walk: Time For The Leader Of The Pitching Staff To Step Up

Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joins The Fan Morning Show in his regular weekly spot

93-7 The Fan–08/20/2014

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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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