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Jim Colony

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Zagurski Trying To Win Spot In Pirates’ Bullpen

After stints with the Phillies and, last season, the Diamondbacks, lefthander Mike Zagurski is trying to win a spot in the Pirates bullpen.

03/13/2013

Josh Harrison

Pirates Spring Training Recap: March 11, 2013

The Pirates’ dormant offense finally came alive in the late innings and they walked off McKechnie Field with a 4-3 win over the Orioles, their third straight Grapefruit League win.

03/11/2013

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Garrett Jones Joins Twitter

Pirates first baseman and out fielder Garrett Jones reports his strained left oblique is making progress.

03/11/2013

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Jim Colony: Cole Impressive Again

Top pitching prospect Gerrit Cole may already be ticketed for AAA, but Cole is looking like he’ll make that as difficult a decision as possible, pitching four mostly-efficient innings, allowing two hits, one walk and two runs on a home run to Ryan Flaherty in a 5-2 win over the Orioles in Sarasota.

93-7 The Fan–03/10/2013

Black and Gold Sunday

Black And Gold Sunday: March 10, 2013

Rob Pratte hosted Black and Gold Sunday at Kuhn’s Market with guests John Miller, Jim Colony, Krista Voda, Swin Cash and Ted Arneault.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/10/2013

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Healthy Sanchez Making Strong Case

After two straight 19 home run seasons with the Marlins, and representing the team in the 2011 All-Star Game, Gaby Sanchez had off-season knee surgery and never fully recovered.

03/10/2013

San Francisco Giants v Pittsburgh Pirates

McCutchen, Regulars Ready To Ramp Up

Heading into the weekend, most of the Pirates regulars are not among the leaders in plate appearances, but that is about to change.

03/09/2013

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Pirates’ Inge Anxious To Take The Field

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle had said that veteran Brandon Inge is “close” playing a position in Grapefruit League games and that’d be fine with Inge, who is recovered from shoulder surgery last September – well, almost.

03/08/2013

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Snider Hopes To Shred At The Plate

Outfielder Travis Snider didn’t pay immediate dividends, in fact he didn’t do much at all after coming to the Pirates from Toronto last season.

93-7 The Fan–03/08/2013

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McDonald Makes Strides, But Bucs Lose 4-2

James McDonald allowed just one hit over 4 shutout innings, but his teammates were shut out for the first 8 innings in a 4-2 loss to Tampa Bay at a sundrenched but chilly and windswept McKechnie Field Thursday afternoon.

03/07/2013

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Pirates Batter Boston Red Sox, 9-3

Native New Englander Jeff Locke made up for a disappointing outing in a 16-6 loss to the Boston Red Sox last Friday by lasting his scheduled 4 innings, allowing 1 run on 3 hits and 2 walks as the Pirates beat up on the Boston bullpen, 9-3, in Fort Myers.

03/06/2013

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Cole Knocks ‘Em Dead, Major League Hopes Still Alive

It was only against Team Spain (a collection of low-level minor-leaguers – if that), but Gerrit Cole flashed the stuff you’d expect to see from a number one overall draft pick by striking out the first six batters he faced before giving up a couple of seeing-eye singles in his third inning.

03/06/2013

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Pirates’ Cole Strong During Spain’s Entry Into WBC

Pirates’ prized pitching prospect Gerrit Cole had little trouble with Spain’s entry into the World Baseball Classic. He struck out first 6 batters he faced.

03/05/2013

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Karstens Clears Another Hurdle

Veteran Jeff Karstens was shut down early last season with a shoulder injury and, after returning from that, was hampered by late-season soreness in his hip.

03/05/2013

A.J. Burnett

Pirates Not Getting Enough Hits

Too many walks and not enough hits were the two problems for the Pirates as they dropped a 5-0 decision to the Phillies at McKechnie Field.

03/04/2013

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