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Marlon Byrd

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

Brad Miller trots the bases after a home run (Photo Credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 14 Starts And Sits

It’s hard to preach patience with an unproven Fantasy asset. That was the case with Brad Miller after his early struggles. Miller had a nice rookie year, which led to many buying into the hype for his second season. When things didn’t pan out, most owners cut bait, deciding to ride the hot hand.

06/27/2014

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Despite Losing Burnett, Coonelly Says Bucs Will Be Better In 2014

So far this Pirates offseason, one name has dominated the headlines, and it’s gotten all the way to Pirates President Frank Coonelly.

02/18/2014

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Report: Byrd Close To Deal With Phillies

Marlon Byrd is closing in on an agreement with the Philadelphia Phillies after rebounding to hit a career-high 24 homers this year for the New York Mets and Pittsburgh.

11/12/2013

NLDS Game 3 Pirates Introductions

Pirates Determined To Make 2013 Dawn Of New Era

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN/AP) — In 2013 the Pirates improbably shed their loser label. If they wish not for that label to be replaced by the word “fluke,” they must meet higher expectations in 2014, and both players and executives are comfortable raising the bar.

93-7 The Fan–10/14/2013

A.J. Burnett

Pirates John Wehner Answers Buccos Offseason Questions

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ season is over. Now what? Pirates broadcaster John Wehner offers some thoughts to Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.

93-7 The Fan–10/11/2013

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Sid Bream Going To Game, Hoping For A Pirates Win In Play-In Game

Despite his history playing against the Pirates, former Pirate Sid Bream says he’s still pulling for the Pirates in the playoffs and is even more excited for their fans to get the playoff team they’ve long deserved.

09/30/2013

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Byrd, Alvarez Lead Way As Bucs Beat Reds For Leg Up To Host Wild Card

Marlon Byrd had three hits and Pedro Alvarez hit a two-run homer high off the batter’s eye on Friday night, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 in a series that could decide the NL wild-card game host.

09/27/2013

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Byrd, Tabata Hit Home Runs, Cole Pitches Bucs Past Cubs 2-1

Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and got home run help from Marlon Byrd and Jose Tabata, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Saturday night.

09/14/2013

Justin Morneau

Colin Dunlap: Pirates Go “All In” With Morneau

This feels like Penguins season, huh? Well, at least that part before the playoff breakdown — you know, the part when general manager Ray Shero went out and cobbled together a club that was supposed to make a run toward a title.

93-7 The Fan–08/31/2013

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Byrd Hits 3-Run Homer As Pirates Beat Brewers, 7-1

Marlon Byrd celebrated his arrival in Pittsburgh with a three-run homer, and the Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1 on Wednesday night.

08/28/2013

Jeff Locke, Tony Sanchez

Pirates Demote Locke, Sanchez For Roster Space

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — To make room for newcomers Marlon Byrd and John Buck, the Pirates have temporarily sent left-handed starting pitcher Jeff Locke and backup catcher Tony Sanchez down to Double-A Altoona, the team announced Wednesday evening.

93-7 The Fan–08/28/2013

Jeff Locke

Walk On Wednesday: Good Chance That Locke’s Next Start Is Skipped

Former Pirates pitcher and current color commentator Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show today for his weekly “Walk on Wednesday” interview.

93-7 The Fan–08/28/2013

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Mets Beat Writers React To Marlon Byrd, John Buck Trade To Pirates

The Pirates made a splash move today in acquiring Mets Outfielder Marlon Byrd and Catcher John Buck.

08/27/2013

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Pirates Acquire Byrd & Buck From Mets

The Pittsburgh Pirates made a splash in the trade market Tuesday afternoon by bringing in a couple of bats.

08/27/2013