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Pittsburgh Pirates: Five Predictions For Spring Training - City of Champions

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City of Champions

Pittsburgh Pirates: Five Predictions For Spring Training
City of Champions
With the 2015 Spring Training schedule of games set to commence today, it seems only fitting that my predictions should make it in time for the first game on the Grapefruit Circuit. Prediction #1 – Pedro Alvarez will have an awful spring. Pedro is a ...

Pittsburgh Pirates take the field in annual Black & Gold Game - Rum Bunter

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Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates take the field in annual Black & Gold Game
Rum Bunter
It didn't count in the Grapefruit League standings, but for five innings on Monday, baseball took center stage in Bradenton when the Pittsburgh Pirates split the squad into the Gold and Black teams before doing battle, with the Black Team coming out on ...

Nick Kingham prepared to give Pittsburgh Pirates a tough decision this spring - Bradenton Herald

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Nick Kingham prepared to give Pittsburgh Pirates a tough decision this spring
Bradenton Herald
Pittsburgh Pirates' Nick Kingham, left, and non-roster invitee Deolis Guerra work out after pitching in the Black and Gold intrasqaud game at McKechnie FIeld on Monday, Mar. 2, 2015. Kingham is a former Bradenton Marauder on the 40-man roster.
Pirates invest in Bradenton, prepare for spring gamesEllwood City Ledger
Pirates special instructor Tekulve taking second chance to heartTribune-Review

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Spring training: Pittsburgh Pirates move into new clubhouse at McKechnie Field - WTAE Pittsburgh

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 18:16

Spring training: Pittsburgh Pirates move into new clubhouse at McKechnie Field
WTAE Pittsburgh
The players saw their finished new clubhouse at McKechnie Field for the first time Monday. It has a strength and conditioning room, training room, hydrotherapy, kitchen/dining hall, coaches' conference room, offices and a media room.

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Pirates Fans Get First Look At Kang - CBS Local

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 18:15

CBS Local

Pirates Fans Get First Look At Kang
CBS Local
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – In a relaxed intrasquad game at McKechnie Field under sunny skies and 81-degree temperatures, Team Black edged out Team Gold, 2-1 in the 5 ½ inning contest. Jose Tabata's sac fly proved to be the game-winner for Team ...
Pirates notebook: Jung Ho Kang's adjustment continues with alacrityPittsburgh Post Gazette
Pittsburgh Pirates top Toronto Blue Jays, 8-7, in openerRum Bunter
Recap: Toronto vs. PittsburghBradenton Herald
Headlines & Global News -Pittsburgh Sporting News -FOXSports.com
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Pittsburgh Pirates Could Be A Gregory Polanco Breakout Away From Having ... - RantSports

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 16:41

Pittsburgh Pirates Could Be A Gregory Polanco Breakout Away From Having ...
RantSports
On June 10 of last season, Gregory Polanco made his highly-anticipated MLB debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Following his promotion, Polanco was quite solid over his first month in the big leagues, but it would suffice to say that the young right ...

Vance Worley ready to compete in second season wit... - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 00:00

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Vance Worley ready to compete in second season wit...
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Minnesota Twins traded RHP Vance Worley to Pittsburgh Pirates for cash. It's not the most desirable transaction line, but for Worley it was a turning point. He spent a month in extended spring training, then made seven starts at Class AAA Indianapolis ...

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Pirates notebook: Jung Ho Kang's adjustment continues with alacrity - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 00:00

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pirates notebook: Jung Ho Kang's adjustment continues with alacrity
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
BRADENTON, Fla. — The Pirates spring training symphony isn't complete without a crack of the bat, a fastball stinging the mitt or the sounds of Manny Sanguillén during batting practice. And nobody has made Sanguillén, a former Pirates catcher, ooh and ...
Pirates Black and Gold Game Lineups Best EverRum Bunter
Kang hitless, Black over Gold 2-1 in Pirates intrasquad gameNew Pittsburgh Courier
Pirates Fans Get First Look At Kang In Intrasquad GameCBS Local

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Pirates star Andrew McCutchen eyeing another step forward - New Pittsburgh Courier

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 17:37

New Pittsburgh Courier

Pirates star Andrew McCutchen eyeing another step forward
New Pittsburgh Courier
FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2014, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen (22) hits a grounder down the third base line against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game in Pittsburgh. McCutchen has won his third straight Sliver Slugger Award; the ...
McCutchen humble at the topPittsburgh Post Gazette

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Pittsburgh Pirates Sickened to Learn ISIS Executioner 'Jihadi John' Was a Fan - Newsweek

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 10:18

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Pittsburgh Pirates Sickened to Learn ISIS Executioner 'Jihadi John' Was a Fan
Newsweek
The Pirates said in a statement: “The classic gold P stands for Pittsburgh and is worn by our players, coaches and fans with a great sense of pride. It is absolutely sickening to everyone within the Pirates organization, and to our great fans, to see ...
Pittsburgh Pirates: It's 'sickening' that 'Jihadi John' is wearing our hatWashington Post (blog)
Pittsburgh Pirates Find Jihadi John Wearing Their Cap 'Sickening'Breitbart News
Pittsburgh Pirates Comment on Islamic State Militant Wearing Team HatBleacher Report
Deadspin -ESPN -Uproxx
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Commentary | Could Joe Maddon be the Pittsburgh Pirates' Dream Slayer? - Bradenton Herald

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 00:17

Bradenton Herald

Commentary | Could Joe Maddon be the Pittsburgh Pirates' Dream Slayer?
Bradenton Herald
FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2014, file photo, Joe Maddon is introduced as the new manager of the Chicago Cubs baseball team in Chicago. It's a brand new day for the Cubs when they report to Arizona after a banner offseason that included the addition of ...

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McCutchen humble at the top - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 00:05

New Pittsburgh Courier

McCutchen humble at the top
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Pirates principal owner and chairman Bob Nutting comes at the issue from a different perspective. ... “Don't kid yourself,” former bench coach and current Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette during spring training in ...
Pirates star Andrew McCutchen eyeing another step forwardNew Pittsburgh Courier
Pirates McCutchen eyes another step forwardThe Sentinel

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Pittsburgh Pirates baseball on the radio: Goodnight Jolly Roger - Rum Bunter

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 21:22

Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates baseball on the radio: Goodnight Jolly Roger
Rum Bunter
The commute from downtown Pittsburgh to the Greenfield neighborhood can be nasty, despite being merely four miles. I snap at jaywalkers and newborn potholes, but my nerves ease as home nears. Once there, I hang my slightly frayed tie on the hook with ...

Pittsburgh Pirates: picture of militant in team's hat 'absolutely sickening' - The Guardian

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 16:11

The Guardian

Pittsburgh Pirates: picture of militant in team's hat 'absolutely sickening'
The Guardian
The Pittsburgh Pirates released a strongly worded statement distancing themselves from the Islamic State after a photo surfaced of Mohammed Emwazi – the knife-wielding militant known as 'Jihadi John' – wearing a cap with the team's insignia. Sky News ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates: It's 'Sickening' Jihadi John Wore Our Hat - Newser

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:25

Newser

Pittsburgh Pirates: It's 'Sickening' Jihadi John Wore Our Hat
Newser
(Newser) – After the Islamic State terrorist known as Jihadi John was unmasked as Mohammed Emwazi, Sky News unearthed a photo of him from his days at the University of Westminster in London. Much to the dismay of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Emwazi is ...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Find Jihadi John Wearing Their Cap 'Sickening' - Breitbart News

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 10:34

Breitbart News

Pittsburgh Pirates Find Jihadi John Wearing Their Cap 'Sickening'
Breitbart News
A terrorist who lops off heads once wearing a Pirates cap atop his head prompted Pittsburgh's baseball team to release a statement disassociating itself from Jihadi John. The team remains mum on its unsavory connections to Blackbeard, The Flying ...

2015 Fantasy Baseball Team Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates - TheFantasyFix.com

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 00:09

2015 Fantasy Baseball Team Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates
TheFantasyFix.com
establishing himself as the team's everyday third baseman. The Pirates hope that the transition over to first will be smooth for Alvarez and possibly jump start his offense. Wary fantasy owners will stay away from him, concerned he will have an Adam ...

Pittsburgh Pirates officials say image of 'Jihadi John' wearing their team's ... - OregonLive.com

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 22:47

OregonLive.com

Pittsburgh Pirates officials say image of 'Jihadi John' wearing their team's ...
OregonLive.com
Pittsburgh Pirates officials say it's "absolutely sickening" to see a photo of the Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" wearing a Pirates hat. Sky News published a photo Friday of Mohammed Emwazi, who officials say is the masked frontman for ...

Pirates sickened by pic of 'Jihadi John' wearing Bucs ball cap - Tribune-Review

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 21:20

Pirates sickened by pic of 'Jihadi John' wearing Bucs ball cap
Tribune-Review
The Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday called a photograph of an Islamic State militant wearing a team baseball cap “absolutely sickening.” The British news outlet Sky News broadcast a photo of Mohammed Emwazi, known as “Jihadi John” who is linked to several ...

Hey, the Pittsburgh Pirates don't support ISIS - FanSided

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 19:59

FanSided

Hey, the Pittsburgh Pirates don't support ISIS
FanSided
The classic gold P stands for Pittsburgh and is worn by our players, coaches and fans with a great sense of pride. It is absolutely sickening to everyone within the Pirates organization, and to our great fans, to see this murderer wearing a Pirates cap ...

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The Steelers need cornerbacks, and the upcoming NFL Draft has some. The team may have to be willing to think outside the box a bit, however.
Editor's DeskFeature OnePure Steel
It’s finally baseball season and Pirates fans have plenty to be excited about. Coming off consecutive playoff appearances, the Pirates are poised to field what general manager Neal Huntington called the “deepest and most talented” team he has assembled.
Feature TwoNorth Shore Notes
As the primary location for much of Major League Baseball’s spring training, Florida is a familiar spot for most professional baseball players. For new Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang, it’s the beginning of a transition period.
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It has been four years since the Pittsburgh Steelers won a playoff game. Fourteen other NFL teams have won in the postseason since the Steelers defeated the Jets for the 2010 AFC Championship.
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The Pirates division opponents have changed quite a bit over the offseason, as the Cardinals and Cubs made major changes, while the Brewers and Reds are not the playoff contenders they once were.
Custom 1North Shore Notes
The All-Star Game is a distant memory. The last leg of the NBA regular season is upon us. It’s time to start looking at which teams have the right stuff to hold the Larry O’Brien trophy in June.
Custom 2Sports Bites
With the NBA playoffs on the horizon, the race to the finish line is intensifying – as is the competition for the association’s Most Valuable Player. The discussion has become a lot more exciting than in previous years as the two frontrunners are not named James or Durant.
Custom 3Sports Bites
The Nationals spent the money to put together what is probably the best pitching staff in Major League Baseball. The Dodgers may only be getting better, and the Mariners have what could be the most feared lineup in the league.
Custom 4North Shore Notes