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Andrew McCutchen Will Be Ready For Opening Day

Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen played in his first Spring Training game since March 12th and said he will be ready to go for Opening Day in Cincinnati.

93-7 The Fan–03/24/2015

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Liriano Ready For Second Straight Opening Day Start

Francisco Liriano says he was a little surprised that Clint Hurdle named him Opening Day starter.

93-7 The Fan–03/18/2015

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Pirates Name Opening Day Starter

Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle alluded to the fact that he knew who would be the team opening day starter early in spring training, but it wasn’t until Tuesday that he made his intentions known to the public.

93-7 The Fan–03/17/2015

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Pirates Release 2015 Schedule

As the Pirates continue to push towards the playoff this year, they’ve released their schedule for the 2015 season with home start times included.

93-7 The Fan–09/08/2014

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Walker’s Homer Lifts Pirates Over Cubs 1-0

Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker understands not everybody is going to be a fan of Major League Baseball’s expanded replay system, which threatens to slow down a sport that already struggles to be played with any sort of urgency.

03/31/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Leyland And Bonds Together Again

Better late than never. Indeed, the press conference with Barry Bonds and Jim Leyland before Monday’s Opening Day celebration was delayed, getting started about 20 minutes behind schedule.

93-7 The Fan–03/31/2014

Neal Huntington

Huntington: ‘We Believe We Have The Talent To Be In A Good Spot In September’

Pirates GM tells the Cook and Poni Show that he thinks this is a better Opening Day roster than last year.

93-7 The Fan–03/31/2014

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Bob Walk: ‘I Don’t Have Any Problem With Barry Bonds At All Personally’

Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show on Monday as the guys broadcasted live from inside the stadium in anticipation of Opening Day.

93-7 The Fan–03/31/2014

Francisco Liriano

Opening Day Preview: Cubs Vs. Pirates

When the Pittsburgh Pirates take the field for Monday’s opener against the rebuilding Chicago Cubs, they’ll do it without the burden of two decades of losing. They’ll do it with the momentum that comes after the best season in a generation, and something just as valuable as they try to prove their breakout 2013 was no fluke: legitimate optimism.

03/31/2014

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Grounds Crew Working Hard To PNC Park Ready For Opening Day

The Pirates will take on the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park, but there’s plenty that went into making the field ready for today’s game.

03/31/2014

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Frank Coonelly: Pirates’ Brand Has Never Been Stronger

Pirates president Frank Coonelly joined The Fan Morning Show at PNC Park on Monday, as the guys broadcasted live from inside the stadium in anticipation of Opening Day.

93-7 The Fan–03/31/2014

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John Perrotto Discusses Pirates’ Trade Possibilities

Beaver County Times Journalist and Member of the Baseball Writers of America, John Perrotto, joined Dan Kingerski Monday morning to discuss the current state of the Pirates’ roster.

93-7 The Fan–03/31/2014

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John Wehner Analyzes The Pirates’ Lineup

Pirates’ Broadcaster John Wehner joined Tab Douglas on the eve of Opening Day to preview the Pirates’ lineup. Wehner took Tab position by position and talked about the team’s strengths and weaknesses.

93-7 The Fan–03/31/2014

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Greg Brown: Wandy Rodriguez Is X Factor For Pitching Staff

Bob Pompeani previewed the 2014 season with Pirates Broadcaster Greg Brown.

93-7 The Fan–03/29/2014

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Jack Wilson: Hard Work Resonated With Fans

Bob Pompeani caught up with former Pirates shortstop Jack Wilson, who will be at PNC Park for Opening Day.

93-7 The Fan–03/29/2014

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