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Pedro Alvarez

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Pirates Lose Despite 5 Solo Home Runs

Jason Hammel threw seven strong innings, Anthony Rizzo had four hits, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 on Wednesday night despite allowing five solo home runs.

04/09/2014

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Bucs Overcome 2 Castro Home Runs, Edge Cubs 7-6

Pedro Alvarez had two hits and two RBIs and the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame two home runs by Starlin Castro to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-6 on Tuesday night.

04/09/2014

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Alvarez Powers Pirates In 12-2 Win Over Cardinals

Pedro Alvarez homered twice and scored three runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 12-2 on Friday night.

04/05/2014

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Fan Bears Uncanny Likeness To Pirates’ 3rd Baseman

Fans arrive early, as the players limber up. The threat of rain is not enough to keep them away from Pittsburgh’s newest band of heroes.

04/03/2014

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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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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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Creagh: Alvarez Not A Player To Get Tied To Long-Term

Tab Douglas previewed the start of the season for the Pirates with Kevin Creagh of SteelCityBuzz.com.

93-7 The Fan–03/29/2014

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers stands on deck in the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Third Base

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at third base for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/06/2014

Neal Huntington

Huntington Talks Draft Pick Compensation, Fan Criticism & Payroll

Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington sat down with “The Fan Morning Show” at Spring Training on Tuesday to chat about the team’s offseason and what fans can look forward to this season.

93-7 The Fan–03/04/2014

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Neal Huntington On Burnett: “Every Indication We Had Was That He Wanted To Return”

“Every indication we had was that he wanted to return and only to return to Pittsburgh, and he was going to make his decision quickly.”

93-7 The Fan–02/14/2014

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Clint Hurdle Talks Final Conversation With A.J. Burnett

After watching AJ Burnett sign with the Philadelphia Phillies, Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle got on the phone and called his former pitcher and then talked with Starkey and Mueller about what was said in that conversation.

93-7 The Fan–02/13/2014

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Branson: Strikeouts Going To Be Part of Alvarez’s Game

Dan Zangrilli caught up with Pirates hitting coach Jeff Branson to talk about his approach with Pirates hitters.

93-7 The Fan–01/25/2014

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Brink: Alvarez Contract A Good Value

Tab Douglas talked about the Pirates avoiding salary arbitration with several players with Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

93-7 The Fan–01/18/2014

Pirates GM Neal Huntington

Pirates Avoid Arbitration With All Six Eligible Players

The Pirates have avoided arbitration with Third Baseman Pedro Alvarez, Reliever Mark Melancon, Outfielder Travis Snider and First Baseman Gaby Sanchez after coming to agreements today.

93-7 The Fan–01/17/2014

A.J. Burnett

Trib’s Sawchik Pessimistic About Burnett’s Return

Bob Pompeani talked about the Pirates offseason with Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

93-7 The Fan–12/07/2013

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