Pedro Alvarez

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Top 5 Most Improved Pirates Heading Into 2015 Season

KDKA-TV’s Rich Walsh spent a few days in Bradenton, Florida at Spring Training with the Pirates. Here’s his top five most-improved Pittsburgh Pirates heading into the 2015 season.

02/26/2015

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Pirates Broadcaster Bob Walk: “Pirates Are Best Overall Team In NL Central”

Walk says if Pedro Alvarez can regain his power swing teh Pirates may have the best offense in the league.

93-7 The Fan–02/24/2015

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Rich On The Road: 1-On-1 With Pedro Alvarez

We are experiencing a cold spell here in Bradenton but I really shouldn’t complain about the weather. Plus, I’m sure nobody in Pittsburgh will feel bad for me!

02/20/2015

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Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle: As Good Of A Team As We’ve Taken To Spring Training

It’s day one of spring training for pitchers and catchers and Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle took some time to talk about expectations for his team with Starkey and Mueller.

93-7 The Fan–02/19/2015

NL Divisional Series Game Three

Pedro Alvarez Wins Arbitration Case Over Pirates

Having hit just .231 with 18 home runs and 56 RBI in a season he had to switch positions because he struggled making throws from third to first, Pirates first baseman Pedro Alvarez filed for a 2015 salary of $5.75 million while the team filed for $5.25 million.

93-7 The Fan–02/19/2015

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Pirates’ Starter Vance Worley Discusses Winning Arbitration Case

Pitchers and catchers reported on Wednesday to Bradenton, Florida. Though many players have been at Pirate City for a little while, today is what many consider the official “start” of the 2015 baseball season.

93-7 The Fan–02/18/2015

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Dunlap: 5 Numbers That Will Tell Pirates’ Story

Pirates pitchers and catchers report Wednesday, and so begins the long trudge through Spring Training, on through summer and, hopefully, a third consecutive trip to the Major League Baseball postseason in October.

02/15/2015

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Pirates Broadcaster John Wehner: There Is Reason To Be Optimistic About 2015

Pittsburgh Pirates Broadcaster John Wehner says he feels the Pirates may have a better chance than anyone of winning the division.

93-7 The Fan–02/10/2015

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MLB Network Analyst Sean Casey: “The Pirates Are No Longer A Joke”

Casey talks about how the Pirates have really opened eyes nationally.

93-7 The Fan–01/21/2015

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Neal Huntington Calls Current Team On Paper ‘Deepest And Most Talented’ He Has Assembled

Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington joined the Starkey and Mueller show to talk about what has been a very interesting offseason for his team.

93-7 The Fan–01/21/2015

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Report: Pirates And Korean Infielder Agree To Terms

According to Jim Bowden of ESPN, the Pirates and Korean Infielder Jung-ho Kang have agreed to terms.

93-7 The Fan–01/12/2015

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Former Pirates First Baseman Gaby Sanchez Signs With Japanese Team

After being non-tendered by the Pirates last month, former first baseman Gaby Sanchez has found a new team … in Japan.

93-7 The Fan–01/08/2015

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Pirates Acquire First Baseman-Outfielder Corey Hart

The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced the signing of 32-year-old free agent first baseman/outfielder Corey Hart to a one-year deal.

93-7 The Fan–12/19/2014

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Hurdle: Alvarez Needs To “Figure It Out With That Bat”

Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle joined Bob Pompeani on Saturday at PirateFest.

93-7 The Fan–12/13/2014

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Coonelly: Harrison Starting Third Baseman, Alvarez At First Base

Pirates President Frank Coonelly joined Bob Pompeani at PirateFest.

93-7 The Fan–12/13/2014

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