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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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Pirates Set Opening Day Roster

With the season about to begin, the Pittsburgh Pirates today set their 25-man roster for Opening Day on Monday at PNC Park.

03/29/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Pirates And Bonds Did The Right Thing

The Pirates did the right thing. Barry Bonds did the right thing. Now, Monday, the city will experience a great thing.

93-7 The Fan–03/28/2014

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Barry Bonds To Present Andrew McCutchen With MVP Award On Opening Day

The Pirates have a number of awards to present on Opening Day after the season they had last year, and have chosen some interesting former Pirates to do the presenting.

93-7 The Fan–03/28/2014

Bob Nutting

Pirates Owner Nutting Expects Winning To Continue in 2014

20-long years the Pirates were usually found at the bottom of the standings but a playoff appearance last season ignited many dormant baseball fans in Pittsburgh who were longing for a winner.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/28/2014

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Pirates Expecting A Lot From Themselves As Spring Training Wraps Up

As they took to McKechnie Field for a final workout Thursday morning, it was against a backdrop of published pundits not giving them much of a shot to return to the playoffs.

03/27/2014

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Pirates Option RHP Cumpton To Triple-A

The Pittsburgh Pirates continue to trim their roster ahead of Opening Day on Monday.

03/27/2014

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Francisco Liriano Healthy, Ready To Make Opening Day Start

Today was a big day for Francisco Liriano as the slated Opening Day starter tested out his injured groin to see if he’d be able to go on Monday when the Chicago Cubs come to town.

93-7 The Fan–03/26/2014

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Burnett Ready To Play Against Pirates In New Season

They were the pivotal figures of the 2013 season. McCutchen and Burnett and they could not have had more contrasting off seasons; Burnett into seclusion and National League MVP Andrew McCutchen delivering the highest profile proposal of the year.

03/24/2014

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Pirates Set Pitching Rotation

Though there’s much speculation about Francisco Liriano’s availability for Opening Day, the Pirates set their rotation for the first week of the season.

93-7 The Fan–03/24/2014

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Clint Hurdle Not Ruling Out Francisco Liriano For Opening Day

Francisco Liriano has been named the Pirates Opening Day starter since the middle of February, but that may be in jeopardy as General Manager Neal Huntington revealed some issues with Liriano’s groin that may hold him out.

93-7 The Fan–03/24/2014

Francisco Liriano

Francisco Liriano Named Opening Day Starter

According to 93-7 The FAN’s Pirates pre- and post-game host Dan Zangrilli, Clint Hurdle has already named lefty Francisco Liriano the team’s Opening Day starter when they host the Chicago Cubs on Monday, March 31 at 1:05 p.m.

93-7 The Fan–02/18/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Burnett Deserved Much Better

The Pirates trotted right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett out to the mound on Monday against the Cubs, the 36-year-old making his first Opening Day start in a career that began in 1999.

04/01/2013

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