Joel Hanrahan

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Report: Pirates Avoid Arbitration With Hanrahan

The Pittsburgh Pirates have reportedly avoided arbitration with Joel Hanrahan.


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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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Pirates Announce Updated Schedule For PiratesFest

The Pittsburgh Pirates have released some new details ahead of their annual PiratesFest celebration set for later this month. This year’s PiratesFest is set for the weekend of Dec. 16-18 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.


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Pirates Hold On To Beat Brewers, 9-8

The Pirates pulled off a rare road win against the Milwaukee Brewers, beating them 9-8 at Miller Park. Charlie Morton pitched five innings, giving up five runs on eight hits and striking out three.


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Pirates Beat Astros, 3-1

James McDonald pitched into the eighth inning in the Pirates’ 3-1 win over the Houston. The Pirates had seven hits – three from Ryan Doumit – as they improved their record to 65-76 on a rainy Monday afternoon at PNC Park.


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Pirates Snap Skid, Beat Cubs, 3-1

The Pirates put the brakes on their five-game losing streak, beating the Chicago Cubs, 3-1 on Friday. The Pirates limited the Cubs to just five hits.


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Pirates Top Brewers, 2-0

Aaron Thompson pitched 4 1-3 scoreless innings in his major-league debut, Jason Grilli won his first game in nearly two years and four Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers combined on a five-hitter in a 2-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.


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Late Lead Slips Away, Reds Beat Bucs 5-4

Two home runs were enough to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a one-run lead heading to the ninth inning, but Joel Hanrahan let it slip away.


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Pirates Fall To Reds, 11-8

Joel Hanrahan allowed three runs in the ninth inning and the Pirates lost to the Cincinnati Reds, 11-8. The Pirates (58-65) stayed in the game and tied it 8-8 in the eighth inning.


Centerfielder Andrew McCutchen No. 22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates is congratulated by infielder Steve Pearce No. 51 after McCutchen's two-run home run in the ninth inning during the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on July 28, 2011 in Atlanta, Ga. The Pirates beat the Braves 5-2. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

McCutchen Homers In Pirates’ 5-2 Win Over Braves

The Pirates split their four-game series with the Atlanta Braves, beating them 5-2 Thursday night at Turner Field. The game stopped because of a 47-minute rain delay when it was tied 1-1 in the bottom of the fourth inning.


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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Bucs: Small Ball Leads To 1-0 Win

Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — The Pittsburgh Pirates are quickly establishing themselves as the kings of small ball in Major League Baseball.

93-7 The Fan–07/19/2011

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Pirates Win 7-5 In 11 Innings

For the second straight game, the bullpen let a slim lead disappear in the eighth inning, but the outcome of the game was different.


MLB All-Star Festivities At Arizona Diamondback's Chase Field

John Perrotto Talks About Pirates Being National Story

Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN, Pittsburgh– John Perrotto of Baseball Prospectus joined Seibel, Starkey, and Miller on Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN to talk about the Pirates success being a national story rather than just a Pittsburgh interest.


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SB Nation Writer Weighs In On Bucs’ First Half

Rob Neyer, national baseball writer for SB Nation, joined the Fan Morning Show on Monday morning to talk about the first half of the Pirates season. Neyer says he thinks “getting a ‘bat’ would certainly make a difference” for the rest of the season.

93-7 The Fan–07/11/2011