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Karstens Strong In Final Spring Outing

(93-7 The FAN) — Pirates starting pitcher Jeff Karstens had a solid outing in his final spring appearance, leading the Pirates to a 3-1 victory against Toronto Sunday.

93-7 The Fan–04/01/2012

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Bucs: Pirates Lose To Yankees, 10-3

Chris Gates | Bucs Blog — Andrew McCutchen hit his third home run of Spring Training Tuesday, but the Pirates lost to the New York Yankees, 10-3.

93-7 The Fan–03/20/2012

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Bucs: Pirates Pound Twins, 17-6

Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pirates opened with a mammoth 10-run first inning and routed the Minnesota Twins Thursday, 17-6.

93-7 The Fan–03/15/2012

Sidney Crosby

The Phillips File – Crosby’s Return To Ice; Proceed With Caution

If Sidney Crosby never suffers from post-concussion symptoms again, I will march down Grant Street naked, painted bright neon pink, being chased by a hungry pack of Doberman’s while playing Christmas Carols on a bag pipe as I stroke out and expire.

93-7 The Fan–03/13/2012

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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, Tabata Agree To 6-Year Extension

The Pittsburgh Pirates officially announced that they have signed outfielder Jose Tabata to a six-year contract extension Sunday morning.


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Tabata Signs 6-Year Extension

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- According to Enrique Rojas on, the Pirates and Tabata have agreed on a 6-year extension. The deal as reported would cover his two pre-arbitration seasons, three arbitration seasons and one year of […]


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Pedro Alvarez Sent To Minors

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pirates have recalled outfielder Jose Tabata from his rehab assignment and reinstated from the 15-day disabled list. He has been sidelined since suffering a left quad strain in the game against Boston […]


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Pirates Farm Report

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Here’s a look at how the Pirates minor league clubs performed in our Friday morning Pirates Farm Report. Indianapolis (AAA) beat Columbus, 9-1: *DH Jose Tabata: 0-4 (.333 average) *1B Matt Hague: 3-5, […]


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Pirates Moving Tabata To RF?

When Jose Tabata is activated from the disabled list, will he be moved to a different position?


Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Houston Astros: July 6

Pirates Roster News

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The first of the many injured Pirates are ready to return. Prior to tomorrow’s game vs. Houston, the Bucs will activate lefty Joe Beimel from the disabled list. To make room for Beimel, […]


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Vuk’s Morning Sports News & Notes

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Here are some local sports news and opinions for Wednesday morning. *Congratulation to Pitt wide receiver Mike Shanahan for being named a 2011 Biletnikoff Award candidate. I expect him to have a huge […]


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MLB Network’s Eric Byrnes Talks Pirates Baseball

Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN Pittsburgh– Eric Byrnes of the MLB Network joined Seibel, Starkey, and Milller on Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN to talk about the Pirates success this season.


Jose Tabata

Presley In Tonight’s Lineup

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- There’s injury news on Jose Tabata and Pedro Alvarez, plus Alex Presley will make his 2011 Debut with the Pirates. PIRATES AFTERNOON NEWS & NOTES: *The Pirates have placed outfielder Jose Tabata on […]


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Pirates Injury News

The Pirates have updated the conditions of Jose Tabata and Pedro Alvarez, plus provided some other news and notes.