Spring Training

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5 Pirates Players Placed On Disabled List

The Pittsburgh Pirates have made several roster moves this weekend.

04/05/2015

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A-Rod Makes Several Nice Plays At 1B; Yanks Top Pirates 6-2

Alex Rodriguez made several nice plays during his second start at first base, and a New York Yankees’ splits squad beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 Thursday.

04/02/2015

Pirates C Tony Sanchez in ST in Bradenton (Credit: Jeff Hathhorn)

Tony Sanchez: ‘I Earned The Spot’

Tony Sanchez secured a spot on the 25-man roster due to an injury to catcher Chris Stewart, who will likely start on the 15-day disabled list. However, Sanchez says he earned the spot.

93-7 The Fan–04/02/2015

Pirates 1B Pedro Alvarez at Spring training in Bradenton. (Credit: Jeff Hathhorn)

Pedro Alvarez Having Big Spring For Pirates

While so much attention has been on Pedro Alvarez’s transition to first and the adjustment there defensively, it would be easy to miss that Alvarez is leading the team in homers (5) and RBI (17) this Spring, along with a .318 average.

93-7 The Fan–04/02/2015

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McCutchen Leaves Spring Training Game Against Orioles

Andrew McCutchen had to leave the Pirates’ 3-3 tie with Baltimore Wednesday, but it appears he will be ok.

93-7 The Fan–04/02/2015

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Orioles And Pirates Play To 3-3 Tie In 10 innings

In a matchup of opening-day pitchers, Chris Tillman allowed two runs over five innings while Francisco Liriano gave up one run in three innings as the Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates played to a 3-3 tie in 10 innings Wednesday night.

04/01/2015

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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Rodriguez Credits Dad With Helping Him Succeed In Baseball

Sean Rodriguez is trying to make the Pirates team as a super-utility player and if he does, he can thank his father.

93-7 The Fan–04/01/2015

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Lambo Focused On Roster Spot

Last year, all eyes were on Andrew Lambo as he had an opportunity to become the Pirates’ everyday first baseman. Lambo struggled in Spring Training, and Travis Ishikawa ended up starting Opening Day at first base.

93-7 The Fan–04/01/2015

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Price Rocked For 7 Runs As Tigers Lose To Pirates 7-3

David Price was rocked for seven runs over six innings in his final start of spring training for the Detroit Tigers, a 7-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday.

03/31/2015

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Tucker Makes Pirates’ Exhibition Debut

Pirates number one pick Cole Tucker didn’t get to bat and only had one ball hit to him in the three innings he played, but that couldn’t stop the smile on his face as he appeared in his first Major League Spring Training game in Lakeland, Florida.

03/31/2015

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Holdzkom Calls Demotion ‘Part Of The Journey’

Last year, John Holdzkom was one of the best stories in all of baseball. Tuesday morning, the righty reliever found out he’s heading to Triple-A.

93-7 The Fan–03/31/2015

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Locke Excited For Opportunity To Start Season In Bucs’ Rotation

It’s the second time in three years that Jeff Locke begins the season as a Pirates starter. The last time was in 2013 due to injuries to Francisco Liriano and Charlie Morton.

93-7 The Fan–03/31/2015

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