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Pittsburgh Pirates Make it or Break it Candidates for 2017 - Rum Bunter

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Pittsburgh Pirates Make it or Break it Candidates for 2017
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Editorial: Which Pittsburgh Pirates will step up to the plate in 2017 that failed to do so in 2016? Here are three make it or break it candidates and how they could change everything for the Pirates in 2017. In a 2015 press conference, Mike Tomlin ...
Pittsburgh Pirates Option Hutchison to IndianapolisPirates Breakdown
Drew Hutchison sent down, eliminated from Pirates rotation competitionPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pirates option Drew Hutchison, opening 5th starter battleBucs Dugout
CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA -Pirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog) -Tribune-Review
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Pirates Release Jared Hughes, Hurdle Calls It 'One Of Hardest' Decisions He's Made - CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

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Pirates Release Jared Hughes, Hurdle Calls It 'One Of Hardest' Decisions He's Made
CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – “It was a hard decision, maybe one of the hardest I've been involved in.” That's how Pirates manager Clint Hurdle described the release of reliever Jared Hughes on Wednesday. The 31-year-old signed a one-year, 2.83 million ...
Pittsburgh Pirates Release Jared HughesRum Bunter
BREAKING NEWS: Pittsburgh Pirates release Jared HughesPirates Breakdown
Pirates place Jared Hughes on waiversFanRag Sports (blog)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -Pirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog) -Tribune-Review
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Phils pummel Pirates - Bradenton Herald

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Phils pummel Pirates
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Pirates' big bat: Jordy Mercer went 2-for-3 with two doubles and a run scored. Pirates' starter watch: Gerrit Cole gave up three runs and four hits in three innings, while Trevor Williams struck out six batters over four scoreless relief innings. What ...
Economic Impact of Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training in Manatee CountyWWSB ABC 7
Drew Hutchison Hammered, Again, As Bucs Fall To Red SoxRum Bunter
Major League roundup: Betts, Bradley power Red Sox to 9-2 victory over PittsburghPress Herald

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Pittsburgh Pirates Release Jared Hughes - Rum Bunter

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Pittsburgh Pirates Release Jared Hughes
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After spending six years in the Major Leagues with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Jared Hughes has been released. This makes him a free agent for the first time in his professional career. It has been covered on this site that Hughes is a pitcher in decline ...
Pirates Release Jared Hughes, Hurdle Calls It 'One Of Hardest' Decisions He's MadeCBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
BREAKING NEWS: Pittsburgh Pirates release Jared HughesPirates Breakdown
Pirates place Jared Hughes on waiversFanRag Sports (blog)
Pirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog) -MLB Daily Dish -Tribune-Review
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Pittsburgh Pirates: MLB The Show 17' Player Ratings - Rum Bunter

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Pittsburgh Pirates: MLB The Show 17' Player Ratings
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This article will mainly look at the Pittsburgh Pirates who are in the game, what they are ranked, and if the rankings are fair. Last year, the top-rated Pittsburgh Pirates were Andrew McCutchen at 94 overall, Gerrit Cole at 89 overall, and Starling ...
MLB Predictions: Will the Pirates contend in the NL Central? 3/29/17TheSpread.com

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Pirates place Jared Hughes on waivers - FanRag Sports (blog)

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Pirates place Jared Hughes on waivers
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Two years ago, the Pittsburgh Pirates posted the best bullpen ERA in the major leagues. However, before 2017 even begins, another major piece of that great bullpen will be gone. On Wednesday, the Pirates placed right-handed relief pitcher Jared Hughes ...
BREAKING NEWS: Pittsburgh Pirates release Jared HughesPirates Breakdown
Pirates place Jared Hughes on release waiversPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pirates Place Jared Hughes on Unconditional Release WaiversPirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog)
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BREAKING NEWS: Pittsburgh Pirates release Jared Hughes - Pirates Breakdown

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BREAKING NEWS: Pittsburgh Pirates release Jared Hughes
Pirates Breakdown
According to Ken Rosenthal, the Pittsburgh Pirates have placed Jared Hughes on Release Waivers. Source: #Pirates' Jared Hughes on release waivers. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) March 29, 2017. The difference between this and DFAing is if no ...
Pirates place Jared Hughes on waiversFanRag Sports (blog)
Pirates place Jared Hughes on release waiversPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pirates Place Jared Hughes on Unconditional Release WaiversPirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog)
MLB Trade Rumors -Tribune-Review
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Pittsburgh Pirates Option Hutchison to Indianapolis - Pirates Breakdown

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Pittsburgh Pirates Option Hutchison to Indianapolis
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Hutchison joined the Pittsburgh Pirates on August 1, 2016 in a trade with the Jays for Francisco Liriano and two prospects. The deal was maligned at the time as being an incredibly lopsided salary dump and given the performances of both pitchers in ...
Drew Hutchison sent down, eliminated from Pirates rotation competitionPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pirates option Drew Hutchison, opening 5th starter battleBucs Dugout
Pirates Battle For Final Spot In Rotation Down To TwoCBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
Pirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog) -Tribune-Review -Timesonline.com
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Pittsburgh Pirates: Five series' to watch in 2017 - Pirates Breakdown

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Five series' to watch in 2017
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In less than one week, the Pittsburgh Pirates will open their 2017 campaign in Boston against the Red Sox. It is always fun to see the Pirates play in older venues such as Fenway Park. Gerrit Cole will take the mound opening day opposing the defending ...
Make baseball hate again: Five Pirates opponents worthy of your ragePGH City Paper
Pirates Division Rivals: St. Louis CardinalsRum Bunter

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Participation in the World Baseball Classic could give the Pittsburgh Pirates an edge - PGH City Paper

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Participation in the World Baseball Classic could give the Pittsburgh Pirates an edge
PGH City Paper
Standing in front of his locker, Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Gregory Polanco could barely contain his excitement as he met with reporters on March 21 in Bradenton, Fla. It was his first day back at spring training since leaving the team in early ...
Pirates RF Polanco to skip Canada trip with shoulder issueYahoo Sports
Pirates Enjoy Participating In World Baseball ClassicCBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

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New book, The Slide, chronicles the decline and resurrection of the Pittsburgh Pirates - PGH City Paper

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New book, The Slide, chronicles the decline and resurrection of the Pittsburgh Pirates
PGH City Paper
If you want to torture yourself reliving the heartbreak of this moment, and the many that followed, University of Pittsburgh Press will release The Slide: Leyland, Bonds & the Star-Crossed Pittsburgh Pirates, written by the father-son team of Richard ...

Pittsburgh Pirates take team-building to new depths during spring training at Bradenton escape room - PGH City Paper

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Pittsburgh Pirates take team-building to new depths during spring training at Bradenton escape room
PGH City Paper
In mid-March, 60 members of the Pittsburgh Pirates spent an off-day trying to bust out of one of three scenario rooms at Escape Bradenton, a local escape room. For the uninitiated, players are locked in a room and given a specific length of time to ...

Ranking the Pittsburgh Pirates' Top 10 third basemen of the past 50 years - PGH City Paper

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Ranking the Pittsburgh Pirates' Top 10 third basemen of the past 50 years
PGH City Paper
With Jung Ho Kang currently unable to get a U.S. work visa on the heels of a DUI conviction in South Korea, the Pirates' hot corner is missing its defender. If Kang can straighten himself out, maybe one day he'll be talked about as one of the best ...

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Drew Hutchison Hammered, Again, As Bucs Fall To Red Sox - Rum Bunter

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 21:20

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Drew Hutchison Hammered, Again, As Bucs Fall To Red Sox
Rum Bunter
On Tuesday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates hosted the Boston Red Sox at LECOM Park in Bradenton. Drew Hutchison, who is competing for the final spot in the Pirate rotation, made the start for the Bucs and was hammered. This led to the Bucs losing to the ...
Drew Hutchison continues to struggle on mound for PiratesPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Major League roundup: Betts, Bradley power Red Sox to 9-2 victory over PittsburghPress Herald
Red Sox rout Pirates 9-2 at LECOM ParkBradenton Herald
Pirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog) -MLB.com
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Pirates Make Cuts, Get Closer To Filling Starting Rotation - CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 18:20

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Pirates Make Cuts, Get Closer To Filling Starting Rotation
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PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – The Bucs made four roster moves Tuesday, including eliminating one of those battling to be the fifth starter. Lefty Steven Brault and infielder Gift Ngoepe were optioned to the minors, while reliever Josh Lindblom and corner ...
Pirates send 4 to minors, including Steven BraultBucs Dugout
Pittsburgh Pirates Reassign Josh Lindblom to Minor League CampPirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog)

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Pittsburgh Pirates Make Four Roster Cuts - Rum Bunter

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 17:58

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Pittsburgh Pirates Make Four Roster Cuts
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Opening Day is just six days away, yay! This leaves the Pittsburgh Pirates less than a week to finalize their Opening Day roster. On Tuesday, they came one step closer to doing this. This is due to the Pittsburgh Pirates making four roster cuts on ...
Pirates Make Cuts, Get Closer To Filling Starting RotationCBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
Pittsburgh Pirates Reassign Josh Lindblom to Minor League CampPirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Pirates send 4 to minors, including Steven BraultBucs Dugout

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What should the Pirates do with Alen Hanson? - Bucs Dugout

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 16:55

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What should the Pirates do with Alen Hanson?
Bucs Dugout
After two subpar years in Indianapolis, Alen Hanson likely knew his future with the Pirates organization hinged on making the big-league squad out of camp this year. That likelihood appeared even stronger when news of Jung Ho Kang's visa denial broke, ...
Buying or Selling MLB's Biggest Breakout Stars of Spring Training 2017Bleacher Report
Pirates spring training stars, and why Grapefruit League numbers (sort of) matterThe Incline

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Pirates send 4 to minors, including Steven Brault - Bucs Dugout

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 16:39

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Pirates send 4 to minors, including Steven Brault
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The Pirates have announced that they've optioned Steven Brault and Gift Ngoepe to Indianapolis, and that they've reassigned Josh Lindblom and Jason Rogers to the minors. Lindblom and Rogers had no realistic chance of making the team, and Ngoepe's ...
Pittsburgh Pirates Reassign Josh Lindblom to Minor League CampPirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Pirates Make Cuts, Get Closer To Filling Starting RotationCBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

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Pittsburgh Pirates Podcast – CANNONBALLS Episode 3 - Pirates Breakdown

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 11:56

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Pittsburgh Pirates Podcast – CANNONBALLS Episode 3
Pirates Breakdown
The Pittsburgh Pirates are a very polarizing club. Some of the ensuing debate circles around off-the-field issues – rightfully so – and still some swirls around the actual action we see for 162-plus games every season. It is only fitting, then, that ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – Hanging With Mr. Frazier - Pirates Breakdown

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 09:06

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Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – Hanging With Mr. Frazier
Pirates Breakdown
Normally when you hear the phrase more of the same in regards to the Pittsburgh Pirates, it's negative. However, today it's most definitely a positive. Yesterday, Adam Frazier had another multi-hit game as he went 2-4 with a home run and two RBIs.

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