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Francisco Liriano

Resurgent Pirates Pitcher Liriano Taking Page From Morton’s Book

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Pirates starter Charlie Morton earned the nickname “Ground Chuck” for his ability to induce ground balls, but Francisco Liriano is the one who has best kept his opponents “grounded.”

93-7 The Fan–08/07/2013

A.J. Burnett

AJ Burnett Talks Emotions On The Mound, What Next Year May Hold For Him

In the final year of his contract, AJ Burnett admits he has thought from time to time about what the future holds for him, and talked with Joe Starkey of Starkey, Miller and Mueller about that and what it has been like being a part of this Pirates team.

08/01/2013

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Greg Brown Dishes On Conversation With Jason Grilli

Jason Grilli landed on the 15-day DL today with a right forearm strain suffered in last night’s 6-5 victory over the Nationals, and after the game he spoke with broadcaster Greg Brown. Brown joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller on The FAN to tell us what Grilli had to say about his injury.

07/23/2013

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Locke To Miss All-Star Game, Melancon Added To NL Roster

Pittsburgh Pirates starter Jeff Locke will miss his start on Sunday and the All Star Game with lower back soreness.

93-7 The Fan–07/14/2013

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Ground Broken On Memorial Skatepark In Carnegie

There was a ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony Sunday night at Carnegie Park, where a new $600,000 skateboard park will be constructed.

07/07/2013

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Charlie Morton Claims Beaning Of Shin-Soo Choo Not Intentional

Charlie Morton took it upon himself on Tuesday to stand up for his teammates and bean Reds leadoff hitter Shin-Soo Choo in the bottom of the first inning, but to hear it, Morton claims it was not on purpose.

06/19/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Is The Best Pitcher In Baseball? Clay Buchholz Vs. Clayton Kershaw

Both Clayton Kershaw and Clay Buchholz find themselves off to absolutely electric starts in the 2013 season. So begs the question, which of them is the best?

06/17/2013

A.J. Burnett

Pirates’ A.J. Burnett Dealing With Torn Calf Muscle

A.J. Burnett is wearing a walking boot over his torn right calf and isn’t sure when he’ll be ready to return.

06/14/2013

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Pirates Put Burnett On 15-Day DL With Calf Strain

The Pittsburgh Pirates placed ace A.J. Burnett on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right calf and filled his roster spot by activating right-hander Charlie Morton, who returns to the majors almost a year to the day after having Tommy John surgery.

06/13/2013

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Excitement Building For Cole’s MLB Debut

A blazing arm and a future of bright potential, a young man from Newport Beach, Calif., has the attention and the hopes of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ faithful.

06/11/2013

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Pirates’ Top Prospect To Make Debut Tuesday Against Giants

The Pirate announced Saturday that their top prospect, right-handed pitcher Gerrit Cole, will make his MLB debut Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants at PNC Park.

06/08/2013

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Andrew Says: Don’t Blame Appel

With the first overall pick in the 2013 MLB Draft, the Houston Astros have taken Stanford pitcher Mark Appel who turned down the Pirates after they drafted him at eight overall last year.

93-7 The Fan–06/06/2013

Wandy Rodriguez

Wandy Rodriguez Leaves Game With Arm Injury

Pirates veteran lefthander Wandy Rodriguez was removed from Wednesday afternoon’s game in the bottom of the first inning against the Atlanta Braves with left forearm tightness, according to the team.

06/05/2013

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Pirates Prospect Stetson Allie Is Showing Off His Power At The Plate

After making the transition in the middle of the season last year from pitcher to position player, nothing but questions surrounded the development of Pirates prospect Stetson Allie.

04/19/2013

Jared Hughes

Jared Hughes, Pitching Staff Comfortable With Russell Martin

With the team going out and signing a new catcher this offseason, the Pirates pitching staff was looking towards spring training as an opportunity to familiarize themselves with Russell Martin.

03/13/2013

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