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Mauer’s Homer Lifts Twins To 4-3 Win Over Pirates In 13

Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot off Antonio Bastardo in the 13th inning to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.

05/20/2015

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Charlie Morton 1 Step Closer To Joining Pirates Rotation

Making his third and possibly final rehab start, Pirates starter Charlie Morton pitched 6.1 innings for the teams AAA affiliate, the Indianapolis Indians, allowing two runs on just two hits while walking four and striking out nine.

93-7 The Fan–05/20/2015

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Ray Searage: Mark Melancon Will Get Back To Where He Was

Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage joined “The Fan Morning Show” Tuesday to talk about the state of his staff and the work he’s been doing with individual pitchers.

93-7 The Fan–05/19/2015

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Byrd Drives In 4, Reds Top Pirates 7-1

Marlon Byrd homered and drove in four runs, Todd Frazier belted his National League-leading ninth home run and the Cincinnati Reds handled the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Tuesday night.

05/05/2015

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Wood Pitches Cubs Past Pirates 6-2 For 4th Straight Win

Dexter Fowler had three hits and two RBIs, Travis Wood tossed seven strong innings and the Chicago Cubs won their fourth straight game Tuesday night with a 6-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

04/28/2015

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Alvarez Hits Home Run In Bucs’ First Win Of Season

Pedro Alvarez homered and drove in two runs, Neil Walker had three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates avoided their first 0-4 start in nine years with a 6-2 win Friday night over the Milwaukee Brewers.

04/10/2015

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Locke Excited For Opportunity To Start Season In Bucs’ Rotation

It’s the second time in three years that Jeff Locke begins the season as a Pirates starter. The last time was in 2013 due to injuries to Francisco Liriano and Charlie Morton.

93-7 The Fan–03/31/2015

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Pirates’ Locke Wins Final Open Spot Rotation

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle named Jeff Locke the fourth starter over Vance Worley on Monday.

93-7 The Fan–03/30/2015

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Clarity Coming On Pirates’ Fourth Starter

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle says a decision is coming soon as to whether Jeff Locke or Vance Worley will fill the final job in the starting rotation.

93-7 The Fan–03/26/2015

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‘KDKA Morning News’ Spring Training Notes: March 26, 2015

Larry and John continued their Spring Training journey Thursday from Bradenton, Florida with visits from manager Clint Hurdle, pitcher Jeff Locke, broadcaster Bob Walk and former Pirate catcher Mike “Spanky” LaValliere.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/26/2015

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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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Carter Doubles Twice, Singles As Astros Beat Pirates 13-7

Chris Carter was 3 for 3 with two doubles and four RBIs to break out of a spring-training slump and lift the Houston Astros over the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-7 Tuesday.

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

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Pirates Pitcher Jeff Locke On A Battle Already Won

Once again, lefthander Jeff Locke finds himself in a battle for a spot in the Pirates’ rotation. But, this time, he is battling from a much different perspective.

93-7 The Fan–03/16/2015

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A-Rod Hitless With Walk In 2nd Game, Pirates Top Yankees

Alex Rodriguez went 0 for 2 with a walk in his second exhibition game Friday night, a New York Yankees’ split-squad 3-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

03/06/2015

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