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Pirates Make PNC Park Renovations With Fans In Mind

The Pittsburgh Pirates will open up the home portion of the 2015 season today at PNC Park.

04/13/2015

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Pirates’ President Coonelly Excited For Home-Opener

The Pittsburgh Pirates opened the 2015 season on the road, but they are back in town for today’s home-opener.

04/13/2015

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Pirates Fans Weigh In On Favorite Players For 2015 Season

Thousands of fans love Andrew McCutchen, while others scream for Josh Harrison. Some are crazy about Pedro Alvarez or Neil Walker.

04/13/2015

Jason Grilli #39 of the Atlanta Braves. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

First Week Of The Season Always Means Change For Your MLB Fantasy Roster

Every year, it’s the same story: Fantasy baseball teams scramble in the first week to pick up that hot rookie or replace dud closer who has already gotten the hook from the manager.

04/11/2015

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Birth Of Liriano’s Daughter Leads To Pirates Rotation Change

The Pirates rotation has been shuffled after the birth of Francisco Liriano’s daughter.

93-7 The Fan–04/11/2015

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McCutchen Leaves Game Early Friday In Pirates 6-2 Win At Milwaukee

Andrew McCutchen pulled himself from the Pirates 6-2 win over Milwaukee Friday.

93-7 The Fan–04/11/2015

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30 Players: Despaigne Hopes To Build On Rookie Year For Padres

So when you look at the roster right now, there aren’t many young, inexperienced players who have a chance to make a big impact on the Padres in 2015. One name that does come to mind, however, is pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne.

04/11/2015

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Alvarez Hits Home Run In Bucs’ First Win Of Season

Pedro Alvarez homered and drove in two runs, Neil Walker had three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates avoided their first 0-4 start in nine years with a 6-2 win Friday night over the Milwaukee Brewers.

04/10/2015

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30 Players: Tomas’ Time Will Come Sooner Than Later For D-backs

The influx of Cuban players in MLB has been much discussed, and after the wild success Jose Abreu had with the White Sox in 2014, teams will continue to scout and give big money to defectors. Yasmany Tomas is a perfect example, as the D-backs gave him a six-year, $68.5 million contract as a 24-year-old this offseason.

04/10/2015

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Reds Beat Pirates 3-2, Sweep Opening Series

Joey Votto added to his resurgent series with his first homer since May 10, and Gregory Polanco’s ninth-inning error sent the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-2 victory and a season-opening sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.

04/09/2015

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 26: Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates doubles to center field to drive in a run in the eighth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on September 26, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Pirates defeated the Reds 3-1.

Votto’s RBI Single Sends Reds Over Pirates 5-4 In 11 Innings

Joey Votto reminded the Reds of what they’ve missed.

04/09/2015

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30 Players: Healthy Quad Means Returned Speed, Power For Astros’ Springer

Joining the 40-40 club (40 homers and 40 steals in a single season) has always been a rare feat, evidenced by the fact that it’s been accomplished just four times in baseball history. But if you were to make a list of baseball’s top candidates to even have a shot at reaching the milestone, Astros outfielder George Springer would be at or near the top.

04/09/2015

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Pirates Sign Josh Harrison To Long-Term Deal

Coming off his breakout year in 2014, the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed All-Star third baseman Josh Harrison to a 4-year deal with club options for the 2019 and 2020 seasons.

93-7 The Fan–04/08/2015

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30 Players: Dodgers’ Rookie Pederson Ready To Burst Onto LA Scene

An 11th-round Draft choice by the Dodgers out of high school, Los Angeles knew it was taking a risk by drafting Joc Pederson, as he had pretty high bonus demands and had already committed to play baseball at USC. But the Dodgers were OK with the risk that late, and OK with giving him a hefty bonus, and now five years later it looks as though it’s all going to pay off.

04/08/2015

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