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Pedro Alvarez

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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

NLDS Game 3 Pirates Introductions

Pirates Determined To Make 2013 Dawn Of New Era

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN/AP) — In 2013 the Pirates improbably shed their loser label. If they wish not for that label to be replaced by the word “fluke,” they must meet higher expectations in 2014, and both players and executives are comfortable raising the bar.

93-7 The Fan–10/14/2013

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The Fan Morning Show’s Game 5 Montage: ‘Nothing To Prove, Which I Never Knew’

The montage looked back at the loss and how some of the guys in the clubhouse reacted to it after it was all said and done.

93-7 The Fan–10/10/2013

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Pirates Players And Fans React To Game 5 Loss, 2013 Season

The season didn’t end the way the Pirates or their fans had hoped, but both are reflecting on the 2013 season.

10/09/2013

NLDS Game 3 Pirates Introductions

Greg Brown Confident In Pirates’ Ability To Bounce Back From Game 4 Loss

Pirates Broadcaster Greg Brown joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller for his weekly spot to preview Pirates-Cardinals Game 5 and what he makes of these young pitchers making major contributions like Gerrit Cole and Michael Wacha.

10/08/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Alvarez Pushed Through Bad Times To Make This His Time

This postseason has turned into Pedro Alvarez’s time.

10/06/2013

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Cole Leads Way As Bucs Beat Cardinals 7-1 To Even Up Series

Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played like veterans. Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 Friday to even their NL division series at a game apiece.

10/04/2013

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7-Run Third Inning Sinks Pirates In Game 1 Of NLDS Against Cardinals

Carlos Beltran’s three-run homer sparked a seven-run third inning and the St. Louis Cardinals got seven stingy innings from Adam Wainwright, delivering a reality jolt to the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 9-1 rout Thursday in their NL division series opener.

10/03/2013

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Pirates’ Cole Voted NL Rookie Of The Month

Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole is the September National League Rookie of the Month.

09/30/2013

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Byrd, Alvarez Lead Way As Bucs Beat Reds For Leg Up To Host Wild Card

Marlon Byrd had three hits and Pedro Alvarez hit a two-run homer high off the batter’s eye on Friday night, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 in a series that could decide the NL wild-card game host.

09/27/2013

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Grilli Gives Up 2-Run Home Run, Bucs Fall To Cubs 5-4

Anthony Rizzo hit a towering go-ahead, two-run homer off Jason Grilli in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-4 on Friday night.

09/13/2013

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