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Morton Healthy And Ready For Season

Pirates starter Charlie Morton threw 88 pitches giving up 3 earned runs over 6 innings as the Pirates beat Toronto 8-3 Saturday afternoon.

16 hours ago

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Pirates Hope Richard Stays

Clayton Richard has twice won 14 games in the majors, and signed with the Pirates hoping to resurrect his career after missing most of the 2014 season following surgery.

18 hours ago

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Clarity Coming On Pirates’ Fourth Starter

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle says a decision is coming soon as to whether Jeff Locke or Vance Worley will fill the final job in the starting rotation.

93-7 The Fan–03/26/2015

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Another Student For Pirates Pitching Coach Ray Searage

It’s the sign of success, pitchers hoping the Pirates call them for a workout, whereas they may have sent that call to voicemail just a few years ago.

93-7 The Fan–03/25/2015

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Radhames Liz Impressing At Pirates Spring Training

Signed as a free agent in December, righty Radhamas Liz threw 3 scoreless innings Tuesday, with the help of three double plays. Liz has an ERA of 1.80 this Spring , giving up just 8 hits in 10 innings.

93-7 The Fan–03/24/2015

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Jim Colony Talks With ‘Big’ Brad Lincoln

Covering Spring Training the last 2 weeks it finally dawned on me. It’s gonna drive me to drinkin’ … to try to write a new song about my buddy Brad Lincoln.

93-7 The Fan–03/19/2015

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Former Pirates Closer Joel Hanrahan To Undergo Second Tommy John Surgery

The high point of reliever Joel Hanrahan’s career came when pitching for the Pirates, which he did from 2009 to 2012.

93-7 The Fan–03/04/2015

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Pirates’ Groundball Specialist Talks Ascension To Majors

He’s a ground ball machine that is an absolute monster getting the Pirates out of jams.

93-7 The Fan–02/26/2015

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Worley Wins Arbitration Case Against Pirates

In a rare victory for a player against the club, Pirates right-handed pitcher Vance Worley won his arbitration case today, according to a source close to the case.

93-7 The Fan–02/10/2015

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Pirates Sign Two Minor-Leaguers

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed catcher Wilkin Castillo and right-handed pitcher Josh Wall to minor league contracts with invitations to big league spring training camp.

93-7 The Fan–01/30/2015

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Report: Edinson Volquez To Sign 2-Year Deal With Kansas City Royals

According to CBSSports.com Baseball Writer Jon Heyman, former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Edinson Volquez has a two-year deal worth $20 million in place with the Kansas City Royals.

93-7 The Fan–12/17/2014

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Local Teenage Athlete Battling Bone Cancer

It’s a long way from Children’s Hospital to the pitcher’s mound, where Eli Swierczewski once took command of the game.

12/15/2014

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Pirates Sign Clayton Richard To Minor League Contract

The Pirates have announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Clayton Richard to a minor league with an invitation to big league camp.

93-7 The Fan–12/03/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Burnett Signing A Huge Message

A Major League Baseball player took less money to play in Pittsburgh. Stop. Think about that for a moment.

93-7 The Fan–11/14/2014

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Pittsburgh Pirates Sign Pitcher A.J. Burnett To 1-Year Deal

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett for the 2015 season. The announcement was made by Pirates Executive Vice President, General Manager Neal Huntington.

93-7 The Fan–11/14/2014

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