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Dunlap: What If A.J. Can’t Walk Away?

Forget an ending with this 2015 victory lap, how about a second encore in 2016?

93-7 The Fan–05/13/2015

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Reliever Jared Hughes Plays Key Role In Pirates’ 5-4 Home Opener Victory

Pirates reliever Jared Hughes entered the 7th inning with the bases loaded and no outs and the team holding onto a 2-0 lead.

93-7 The Fan–04/13/2015

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 02: Antonio Bastardo #59 of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches in the ninth inning to the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on September 2, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Bastardo To Solidify Pirates’ Pen

When the Pirates traded reliever Justin Wilson to the Yankees to get a starting catcher, that opened up a spot for a lefty in the bullpen.

93-7 The Fan–04/01/2015

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Pirates’ Locke Wins Final Open Spot Rotation

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle named Jeff Locke the fourth starter over Vance Worley on Monday.

93-7 The Fan–03/30/2015

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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.

03/28/2015

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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.

03/28/2015

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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

Jared Hughes

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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