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Bucs Reliever Joe Blanton Sees Championship World Series Traits In Team

Pirates reliever Joe Blanton has been lights out since coming to the Pirates from the Royals back in late July, posting a 3-0 record and an ERA of 0.52 in 17.1 innings pitched.

93-7 The Fan–08/28/2015

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Winners And Losers Of The 2015 MLB Trade Deadline

Baseball fans who followed the 2015 MLB trade deadline with a close eye were treated to a surplus of trades, false reports, endless hug watches, and, above all, a couple weeks of nail-biting, cinema-like suspense.

93-7 The Fan–07/31/2015

Joe Blanton Pitching

Royals Trade Joe Blanton To Pirates For Cash

The Royals have traded right-hander Joe Blanton to the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash considerations.

07/30/2015

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Moustakas’ 3-Run Homer Leads Royals Past Pirates, 5-1

Edinson Volquez pitched effectively into the eighth inning against his old team and Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer to lead the Kansas City Royals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Wednesday night.

07/22/2015

Pedro Alvarez Running

Bob Walk: Pedro Alvarez’s Days At First Could Be Numbered

Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk said the writing seems to be on the wall regarding Pedro Alvarez.

93-7 The Fan–07/22/2015

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Dyson’s 2-Run Single Lifts Royals Past Pirates, 3-1

Jarrod Dyson hit a two-run single in the eighth inning to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

07/21/2015

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Travis Ishikawa Drives In 4 As Pirates Outslug Royals 10-7

Travis Ishikawa had three extra-base hits and drove in four runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates outslugged the Kansas City Royals 10-7 Monday night.

07/21/2015

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30 Players: Royals Have Special Arm In Brandon Finnegan

Very few 21-year-old athletes have been on more of a rollercoaster in the past year than Royals pitcher Brandon Finnegan. He became the first player to pitch in the College World Series and MLB World Series in the same year.

03/24/2015

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 17: Francisco Liriano #47 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox during inter-league play at PNC Park on September 17, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Liriano Happy To Stay With Pittsburgh, Despite Offers From Several Teams

Francisco Liriano cites that the big reason he came back to the Pirates wasn’t exactly because of money – though the Pirates did what turned out to be a bidding war – he re-signed with the Bucs because, as he put it, “It’s like family here and we have a chance to win not only this year but for the next few years.”

93-7 The Fan–02/19/2015

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5 Sports Events More Surprising Than Beck Winning Album Of The Year

Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.

02/09/2015

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Report: Edinson Volquez To Sign 2-Year Deal With Kansas City Royals

According to CBSSports.com Baseball Writer Jon Heyman, former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Edinson Volquez has a two-year deal worth $20 million in place with the Kansas City Royals.

93-7 The Fan–12/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants’ Bumgarner Is The New World Series Hero

Pitcher Madison Bumgarner carried the San Francisco Giants to a third World Series win in 5 seasons. The Kansas City Royals fall just short.

10/30/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 7

Madison Bumgarner carried the Giants to World Series victory over the Royals in Game 7. Here are 5 things you missed.

10/30/2014

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Bumgarner, Giants Beat KC 3-2 In Series Game 7

Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.

10/29/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 28: Tim Collins #55 of the Kansas City Royals pitches against the San Francisco Giants during Game Six of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 28, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Pitching Will Be The Difference In Game 7

The San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals take the World Series to Game 7. Strong Royals pitching will win a close one for KC.

10/29/2014

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