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Player Style Files: Pirates’ Mark Melancon Does More For MLB Than Just Pitch

Pirates pitcher Mark Melancon might be helping his team make a run for a world championship, but he’s making a greater impact off the field as an ambassador for MLB.

07/22/2015

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McCutchen Hits Home Run As NL Stars Fall To AL Stars, 6-3

Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball’s new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats had just walked off the field.

07/15/2015

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Pirates All-Star Picks Give Team A Boost

Monday’s announcement of four Pirates selected to play in the MLB All-Star Game carried not only history, but a good sign for the future of the ball club.

07/08/2015

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4 Pirates Selected For MLB All-Star Game

Four Pittsburgh Pirates have been selected for the MLB All-Star Game.

07/06/2015

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Josh Harrison On Team Confidence In Mark Melancon: ‘He’s Been Doing A Really Good Job’

Taking time out of his Youth Baseball Pro Camp, Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison talked with Joe Starkey about what it’s like working with kids, how he got his start at a young age and who he thinks are some worthy All-Star candidates on this year’s team.

93-7 The Fan–06/24/2015

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Mark Melancon: Pirates Rotation Best Since He Joined The Team

Pirates closer Mark Melancon, who entered Saturday as the saves leader in the National League with 23, joined Bob Pompeani.

93-7 The Fan–06/20/2015

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Bob Walk: Give Melancon Some Time

Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joined “The Fan Morning Show” in his regular weekly spot Wednesday to share his thoughts on the recent struggles of closer Mark Melancon.

93-7 The Fan–04/22/2015

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Cubs Ride Castro To 9-8 Comeback Win Over Pirates

Starlin Castro went 3 for 5 with 4 RBIs, including a game-tying two-run single in the ninth, and the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 9-8 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

04/21/2015

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Pirates Star Andrew McCutchen’s Secret Revealed, Cuts Hair

Pittsburgh Pirates superstar Andrew McCutchen has revealed his secret, announcing that he has cut his hair.

03/25/2015

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Mark Melancon On Calm Demeanor: ‘It’s Just Me’

Closer Mark Melancon sat down with “The Fan Morning Show” at Spring Training in Bradenton this week to talk about getting ready for his third season with the Bucs.

93-7 The Fan–03/12/2015

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.

Tim Williams: Liriano Won’t Get A Four-Year Deal

Tim Williams of Pirates Prospects talked Pirates hot stove with Tab Douglas and Joe Rhoades.

93-7 The Fan–12/06/2014

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Teen Wolf Interviews Bizarre Pirates Fans At Market Square

For the second straight year, the fans he found there ranged from slightly off-kilter to absolutely nuts.

93-7 The Fan–10/03/2014

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Russell Martin, Teammates Talk Potential Of Return In 2015

Looking back at it, the 2-year, $17 million contract the Pirates signed Catcher Russell Martin to back in 2013 was an absolute steal. You can expect that this offseason, it will take much more than than to retain one of the most important pieces of this team.

93-7 The Fan–10/03/2014

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Blass On Throwing At Teams Who Throw At McCutchen: “If It Costs You A Game, You Got To Do That”

Another game, and another team throwing at Andrew McCutchen. This is becoming a disturbing trend this year, and Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass joined Starkey and Mueller to talk about it.

93-7 The Fan–09/12/2014

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Volquez Leads Pirates Over Reeling Tigers 4-2

Edinson Volquez allowed two runs over six innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates jumped on the Detroit Tigers early in a 4-2 victory on Tuesday night.

08/12/2014

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