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Kevin Newman and Anthony Alford Named Starters; Chad Kuhl Opening Day Starter; Previewing Opening Series vs CubsThis episode is brought to you by Locker Room. Download the app and join me this week on Thursday to get in on the action.

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Pirates close out Grapefruit League play with 1-1 tie vs. TwinsThe Bucs has a nice day at the mound. Not so much at the plate.

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Pirates announce upgrades to digital experienceAs the Pittsburgh Pirates prepare for the beginning of the 21st season at PNC Park, the team announced several enhancements to the digital experience for fans, as well as upgrades being made to the digital connectivity throughout at the ballpark.

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Pirates spring training: Pittsburgh ends exhibition slate with 1-1 tieThe Pirates concluded their spring training season with a 1-1 tie against the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday at Hammond Stadium.

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After opt-out, Pirates sign Todd Frazier to minor league dealTodd Frazier wanted to try and find major league work. He didn't. So now he's back with the Pirates on a minor league deal.

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Six questions for the Pirates as they look toward regular seasonSpring training is over and the regular season starts Thursday. Here are some pertinent questions based on what we've seen here.

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Pirates preseason: Bucs wrap up Spring Training with round two vs. TwinsWell, this is it, the final Spring Training game for the Bucs, as we get ready for Thursday's season opener in Chi-town against the Cubbies.

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What Does 2021 Have in Store for Michael Feliz?The last two articles I’ve written have been about a pair of pickups that the Pirates gave up virtually nothing for.

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2021 Season Preview: Pittsburgh PiratesThe rebuild has commenced: The Pittsburgh Pirates will be bad. Just how bleak will it get for them in 2021?

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Three Players Left Off Roster Fans Will SeeAs the Pittsburgh Pirates work toward finalizing their Opening Day roster, these three players did not make the roster but fans should expect to see in 2021.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: 2020 Draft Pick to Watch This SeasonCarmen Mlodzinski was a first round pick by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2020, and he's definitley a name to keep an eye on during this upcoming season.

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Bucs Arghticles: March 30, 2021Everything you need to know about MLB news, Pirates and other Pittsburgh teams for Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

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DK's Daily Shot of Pirates: Really, where's this pending catastrophe?Take a hard look around the diamond, and there's really one main worry. Dejan Kovacevic's Daily Shot of Pirates show is all-new every weekday morning on the DK Sports Radio podcasting network.

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Pirates name Kuhl opening day starterPITTSBURGH u2014 Cam Sutton spent four years playing the role of dutiful understudy. When the Pittsburgh Steelers offered the versatile defensive back a chance to lock down a starting job, he didnu2019t hesitate, even if signing a twoyear deal made veteran Steven Nelson expendable if not exactly replaceable.

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Pirates notebook: Bucs still open to a Todd Frazier return this seasonIt came as a bit of a surprise to some when the Pirates and Todd Frazier parted ways Saturday.

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Pirates fall 5-3 to Twins, reassign Chase De JongA loss on the field and the loss of a nice camp surprise.

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Pittsburgh Clothing Co. introduces "Pain" merch just in time for Pirates seasonThe Major League Baseball regular season starts later this week, and there are little signs of optimism for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Pirates outfield breakdown: Last chances for Gregory Polanco, Anthony AlfordBreakout candidate Anthony Alford A former SEC football player and once a top prospect of the Blue Jays, Alford is still only 26 and for the first time figures to get an extensive look as an everyday player.

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Five Pirates Thoughts at Five 3-29-21The support for this weekly feature has been incredible. Thank you all for taking to it as its super fun to write and the conversation that follows seems to last all week.

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Pirates spring training: Kevin Newman goes hitless in loss to TwinsBRADENTON, Fla.  With their roster pretty much finalized, the biggest story to come out of Mondays 5-3 loss to the Twins at LECOM Park was...

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Pirates put versatility of Erik Gonzalez, Phillip Evans on display in loss to Twins in home finaleThe Pittsburgh Pirates showed how much they value the versatility of Phillip Evans and Erik Gonzalez by keeping them on the 26-man Opening Day roster.

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Paul Zeise: The Pirates' pitching staff is loaded with questions and very few answersI never thought I would see the day when Steven Brault would be crucial to the Pirates chances of having success, but here we are.

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Afternoon Ask Anything with DK: Sidney Crosby's wingers, Tyson Alualu's impact, Pirates' infieldDejan Kovacevic's every-weekday show taking questions from listeners on all Pittsburgh sports topics streams live at 1:30 p.m.

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Pirates name Chad Kuhl Opening Day starter, Kevin Newman wins shortstop jobPittsburgh Pirates manager Derek Shelton announced during the broadcast of their spring training home finale that right-hander Chad Kuhl will be the Opening Day starting pitcher.

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Chad Kuhl will start for Pirates on opening day in ChicagoAfter much delay, the Pirates have finally announced that Chad Kuhl will start on opening day in Chicago.

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Chad Kuhl named Opening Day StarterManager Derek Shelton named Chad Kuhl his Opening Day starter for Thursday's tilt with the Chicago Cubs on the Pirates Spring Training broadcast.

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Mars alum David Bednar makes Pirates' opening day rosterWhen David Bednar came to the Pirates as part of the return in the Joe Musgrove trade with the San Diego Padres this offseason, it had the potential to...

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Pirates preseason: Spring winds down as Bucs take on Twins today and tomorrowBack-to-back games with Minny start today to finish off Grapefruit League play.

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RunsTwins second. Max Kepler lines out to shallow right field to Erik Gonzalez. Miguel Sano...

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Pirates to use PNC Park, Heinz Field, Pitt's Charles L. Cost Field as alternate training sitesThe Pittsburgh Pirates announced Monday that they will use three local venues as their alternate site facilities in April, as MLB has pushed back the start of the minor league season until May.

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Pirates' outfield had potential, but can starters fulfill their promise?There was a time the Pittsburgh Pirates could boast a trio of starting outfielders almost any team in the majors would covet.

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Press release: Pirates announce Alternate Training Site plans for AprilThe Pittsburgh Pirates today announced the club will utilize three different facilities as the club's Alternate Training Site in the city of Pittsburgh during the month of April.

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Tour of Pittsburgh will mark Pirates' alternate training site plansBRADENTON, Fla.  The players working out at the Pirates alternate site in April should get plenty familiar with Pittsburgh traffic.

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Pirates mailbag: Could the Pirates use a six-man rotation this year?Folks, weve done it. Its the final mailbag before the season begins. Opening day is Thursday.

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Pittsburgh Pirates name Chad Kuhl starter for Opening DayMore than two years removed from wondering where his career was heading after doctors reconfigured his mangled right elbow, Chad Kuhl will be Pittsburgh's Opening Day starter in Chicago on Thursday when the Pirates face the Cubs.

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Pirates 2021 Season Preview: OutfieldPittsburgh Pirates Outfield It's been customary for decades for Major League Baseball teams to put numbers on the backs of players' uniforms.

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Todd Frazier opts out of deal with Pittsburgh Pirates, becomes free agentTodd Frazier was in camp with the Pirates as a non-roster invitee.

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NL Notes: Nationals, Pirates, CardinalsThe Nationals will enter the season with Starlin Castro as their everyday third baseman. Josh Harrison will get most of the starts at second, per Mark Zuckerman of MASNsports.com.

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Top 20 moments in PNC Park history: 15-11Since there were no fans and the season was the most screwed-up baseball ever has see, I don’t count it.

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Pittsburgh Pirates News: Club Options Geoff HartliebThe Pittsburgh Pirates are getting ready to set their Opening Day roster. The club has optioned right handed pitcher Geoff Hartlieb.

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Anthony Alford wins center field competition, as Pirates reassign Brian Goodwin in camp cutsThe center field competition has come to a close for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and Anthony Alford appears to be the winner after they reassigned veteran Brian Goodwin on Monday morning.

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Analyzing Pirates' roster, remaining decisions after latest movesThe Pirates on Monday optioned Geoff Hartlieb and reassigned Brian Goodwin, Wilmer Difo and Steven Wright to minor league camp.

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Talk The Plank Podcast previews Pirates seasonBucs Dugout contributor Nathan Hursh previews the upcoming season of Pittsburgh Pirates baseball, including the analysis of 3B Ke'Bryan Hayes and starting pitcher Mitch Keller's outlooks for the 2021 season.

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Comparing Ke'Bryan Hayes First 24 Games to Pirates Greats; Todd Frazier Gone; Newman On Pace to Break ST RecordWelcome back to Locked On Pirates! On today's episode, host Ethan Smith takes a dive into analytics by comparing Ke'Bryan Hayes' first 24 Big League to other Pirates greats, and the stats may surprise you.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Analyzing Best Position Player Prospect ToolsAfter going over each of the best pitching tools among the Pittsburgh Pirates prospects, now let's take a look at each of the best position player tools.

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Bucs Arghticles: March 29, 2021Everything you need to know about MLB news, Pirates and other Pittsburgh teams for Monday, March 29, 2021.

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Todd Frazier opts out of deal with Pittsburgh Pirates, becomes free agentTodd Frazier was in camp with the Pirates as a non-roster invitee.

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Dejan Kovacevic on WPXI-TV's 'The Final Word,' talking Penguins' needs, Steelers' draft, Pirates' hopesWPXI-TV's 'The Final Word,' Pittsburgh's most popular Sunday night sports talk show, tackles the hottest topics, with Dejan Kovacevic, Mark Madden, Tim Benz and Alby Oxenreiter.

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DK's Daily Shot of Pirates; What if Adam Frazier's staying put?His prodigious Grapefruit production might've raised his value right where he is. Dejan Kovacevic's Daily Shot of Pirates show is all-new every weekday morning on the DK Sports Radio podcasting network.

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Pirates' Geoff Hartlieb: Denied roster spotHartlieb missed out on a spot in the Pirates' Opening Day bullpen after showing spotty control across his seven Grapefruit League appearances.

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Pirates prospect Gonzales focusing on present, not futureNick Gonzales tried to play it cool. He couldn't. It'd been too long since he homered in a real, live baseball game.

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Pirates infield breakdown: Shortstop loaded with prospectsBreakout candidate: Ke'Bryan Hayes You might be wondering: Didn't Hayes break out last season? After all, he slashed.376/.442/.682 and established himself as a wizard with the glove at third base.

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Pirates win behind KellerPIRATES 2, ORIOLES 1 Adam Frazier doubled to lead off the game for Pittsburgh, scoring on Troy Stokes' single.

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Pirates beat writer Kevin Gorman's 2021 MLB awards, playoff predictionsNL MVP Juan Soto, Nationals The 22-year-old slugger followed a 34-homer, 110-RBI season in 2019 by blossoming into baseball's most feared hitter, batting.351/.490/.695 with 14 doubles, 13 home runs and 37 RBIs in 47 games last year.

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Chasen Shreve eyes Pirates roster spotReliever Chasen Shreve had four years of Major League service time and a 3.66 ERA across 201 2/3 innings when the Cardinals designated him for assignment twice in the 2019 season.

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Pirates hold on to beat Orioles 2-1It was a close one, but the Bucs walk away with a win.

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Pirates spring training: Bullpen shines in win over OriolesThe Pirates have hit the ball well for much of spring training but won a game Sunday because their bullpen was excellent.

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Todd Frazier opts out of deal with the Pittsburgh PiratesTodd Frazier is a free agent searching for a new team after he decided to opt out of his deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon.

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Chasen Shreve not worried about role as he attempts to make Pirates' rosterShreve's performance seems like it's been strong enough to turn some heads this spring.

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With opening day approaching, Pirates pitching situation could use some clarity… and fastThe Pirates are still very much in flux when it comes to their composition of pitchers, as well as who they'll have start on opening day.

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Pirates vs. Orioles 3/28/21In what might be Mitch Keller's final tuneup, he'll look to end the spring on a high note before embarking on the 2021 campaign.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Final Opening Day Roster PredictionWith the start of the 2021 MLB season less than a week away it's time to take one last stab at predicting the Opening Day roster for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Pirates hold on to beat Orioles 2-1It was a close one, but the Bucs walk away with a win.

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In final spring appearance, Pirates' Mitch Keller finally has scoreless outingIn his final appearance of spring training, Mitch Keller finally produced a scoreless outing - even if an old bugaboo reared its head to haunt him.

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It looks like another long season for rebuilding Orioles and PiratesDeshayla Harris, 'Bad Girls Club' star, identified as Virginia Beach shooting victim.

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Pirates 2021 Season Preview: BullpenWhat's the ‘pen looking like this year for the Bucs?

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Pittsburgh Pirates: The Choice of Youth Should Win OutThe Pittsburgh Pirates didn't add Todd Frazier to the 26-man Opening Day roster. The decision makes sense as the Pirates need to build for the future.

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Pirates 2021 Season Preview: BullpenAs for Crick, Rob Biertempfel at The Athletic points out that “The most encouraging development this spring is the gradual return of Crick’s velocity, ” noting that the velo has been around 93 his last couple outings.

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MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates' Newman Remains Hot in Spring Training, Batting.714AP) — Rookie Bobby Dalbec hit a two-run single in Boston's six-run sixth inning to lead the Red Sox over the Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-4, in spring training action.

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Gary Morgan's Fan Forum: Projecting the final roster and the decisions ahead for the PiratesGary Morgan and his passionate crew of fans are here to talk about the 26-man roster, 2021 expectations and more.

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Pirates roll over, lose to Red Sox 7-4If this game had gone five innings, we'd be going on about how awesome the Pirates were today against the Red Sox.

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Chad Kuhl rusty in return; Kevin Newman keeps hitting as Pirates lose to Red SoxIt wasn't so much that Chad Kuhl missed a start in spring training as it was that the Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander skipped it to be with his wife Amanda for the birth of his first child, a boy they named Hudson.

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Rough 6th inning for Pirates leads to 7-4 loss to Red SoxAn ugly sixth inning sunk the Pirates Saturday in a 7-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox at LECOM Park.

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Boston Red Sox Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training: Kuhl Game, BroWe have stooped to name based puns. That's where we are in the doldrums of spring training.

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GM Ben Cherington has transformed Pirates into top-10 farm system but 'not satisfied at all'Ben Cherington was adamant from his first day as general manager that his mission was to infuse the Pittsburgh Pirates with more talent, believing their minor leagues needed an overhaul.

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Game Thread: Red Sox at Pirates, 3/27/21Boston Red Sox vs Pittsburgh Pirates - Saturday, March 27 @ 1:05 p.m. Stadium: LECOM Park, Bradenton, Florida TV: AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh Radio: 93.7 The...

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Boston Red Sox Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training Lineups: The last fake SaturdayA reshuffled pitching slate after a positive test on the Sox.

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Pirates 2021 Season Preview: Starting PitchingThe Buccos need a big improvement from this group in 2021.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Player Set to Benefit From Todd Frazier Opt OutWith Todd Frazier opting out of his contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates and becoming a free agent, one utility player is set to benefit Friday evening the...

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Difficult Cuts  A Sign of a New EraIf you watched a decent percentage of the Pirates Spring games or even just followed along, its pretty hard to weigh results next to expectation and be upset.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Forecasting the Future of Roansy ContrerasRoansy Contreras was one of the pitchers the Pittsburgh Pirates received in the Jameson Taillon deal.

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Pirates middle infield prospects Nick Gonzales, Liover Peguero a 'very talented odd couple'Liover Peguero watched Ozzie Smith sprint onto the field, do a handspring followed by a back flip while playing for the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Ron Cook: Ke'Bryan Hayes betting on himself to be Pirates' next big starYou are 24. You have played in 24 big-league games. You have 85 at-bats. Your team is offering you a guaranteed long-term contract worth millions.

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Pirates' Brian Esposito believes 2021 alternate training site, wherever it is, will be easier than Altoona in 2020BRADENTON, Fla.  The Pirates arent quite sure where theyre going to send the players on the precipice of an MLB call-up this year.

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Pirates prospect Gonzales focusing on present, not futurePITTSBURGH — Nick Gonzales tried to play it cool. He couldn't. It'd been too long since he homered in a real, live baseball game.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Todd Frazier Makes A Surprising DecisionFriday evening veteran infielder Todd Frazier made a surprising decision as he opted out of his contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates becoming a free agent.

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Todd Frazier opts out of Pirates dealTodd Frazier has opted out of his Minor League contract with the Pirates, a source told MLB.com on Friday.

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Former Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez claims accuser said she was almost an adultThe defense attorney for former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez said during a court hearing on Friday that evidence will show that his client believed a female accuser was almost an adult when they had sex.

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Report: Pirates' Todd Frazier Exercises Opt-Out Clause, Becomes Free AgentPirates infielder Todd Frazier has reportedly exercised his opt-out clause and will become a free agent.

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Pirates prospect Gonzales focusing on present, not futureNick Gonzales tried to play it cool. He couldn't. It'd been too long since he homered in a real, live baseball game.

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Todd Frazier Exercises Opt-Out ClauseCorner infielder Todd Frazier has opted out of his minor league contract with the Pirates in favor of free agency, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network.

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Tigers tame Bucs hitters, take 5-2 winThe Pirates managed just six hits - and only one after the sixth inning - and fell 5-2 to the Detroit Tigers Friday in a Grapefruit League matchup at LECOM Park.

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Tyler Anderson stretched out but Derek Shelton mum on Pirates' Opening Day starting pitcherIf Tyler Anderson is lined up to be the Opening Day starting pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Derek Shelton isn't saying.

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Pirates spring training: Trevor Cahill's control shaky in loss to TigersSpring training signee Trevor Cahill - a candidate for the starting rotation - struggled with his control Friday in a loss to the Tigers.

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Rum Bunter Radio Episode 46: Catch Up with Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Bligh MadrisPittsburgh Pirates prospect Bligh Madris rejoins Rum Bunter Radio to talk offseason ball, expectation for 2021 and his offseason abroad.

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Check out The Talk The Plank Podcast on Locker Room!"Talk The Plank" is a bi-weekly podcast that airs in between each series throughout the season, recapping the events of the previous series and previewing what's to come for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Pittsburgh's Pirates Possibly Peeved after CBP Seizes Shipments of Eye PatchesThere are likely to be some perturbed plundering pirates pillaging around Pittsburgh, but U.S. Customs and Border Protection only wants to ensure that they sack the city safely.CBP officers seized medicated eyepatches in Pittsburgh that wereunapproved for use in the U.S.That's because CBP officers seized 3,740 potentially harmful medicated eye...

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Pirates future middle infield of Nick Gonzales, Liover Peguero embrace growing togetherNick Gonzales and Liover Peguero are different people, but they very likely form the Pirates' infield of the future.

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Todd Frazier opts out of contract with Pirates, elects free agencyOnce expected to platoon at first base for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Todd Frazier instead exercised the opt-out clause of his minor league contract and elected free agency less than a week before the start of the season.

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Spring Training 2021: Detroit Tigers vs. Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates at Detroit Tigers Time: 1:05 p.m. Place: Joker Marchant Stadium, Lakeland, Fla. Media: MLB.TV , Tigers Radio Network, MLB Network Pitching Matchup: LHP...

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Todd Frazier About To Find Out If He's A PirateToms River's Todd Frazier will know by Saturday if he'll start the season with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Perfect Time to Move A RelieverWith injuries occurring around the league, with two notable injuries in the AL East, the Pittsburgh Pirates are in prime position to make a trade.

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Game thread recap: Detroit Tigers beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-2, in spring trainingGrapefruit League: Detroit Tigers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates : 1:05 p.m.; LEMCO Park, Bradenton, Florida; WXYT-FM.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training: Wilmer Difo Making His CaseWhile he will likely find himself without a spot on the Opening Day roster, utility man Wilmer Difo has made a strong case to head north with the Pittsburg...

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Top 20 moments in PNC Park history: 20-16With the 20th anniversary of PNC Park coming up, as well as the 20th season with fans, it's time we list the 20 greatest moments in stadium history thus far.

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NS9LIVE!It was reported by Jon Heyman that the Pirates offered Ke'Bryan Hayes a contract extension, however the two sides are far apart on it.

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Opening The Pirates WindowEver since a changing of the guard took place in November of 2019, questions and comments surrounding the Pittsburgh Pirates potential return to contention have filled countless social media posts, bulletin board discussions, articles from beat reporters, columns from bloggers and even some of my emails; with the majority eventually trying to...

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Talking Spring and More with Geoff HartliebNot long ago I got another opportunity to talk to one of the Pittsburgh Pirates brightest bullpen arms in Geoff Hartlieb.

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Obituary: Coot VealRIP to Coot Veal, a top defensive shortstop on several teams in the late 1950s and early ‘60s.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: What the Farm System Could be at End of 2021The Pittsburgh Pirates have many prospects set to graduate with others rising.

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Bucs Arghticles: March 26, 2021Everything you need to know about MLB news, Pirates and other Pittsburgh teams for Friday, March 26, 2021.

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With MLB clubs selling for record amounts, Bob Nutting addresses his future as Pirates ownerMajor League Baseball teams are selling for record rates, but it does not appear that Pirates owner Bob Nutting is thinking about that.

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Pirates manager Derek Shelton has 'very challenging decision' with starting shortstopThe Pittsburgh Pirates promised a competition for the starting job at shortstop and, after narrowing a three-way battle down to two players, Derek Shelton is days away from making a decision.

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DK's Daily Shot of Pirates: The 2021 record predictionSurprises don't figure to touch either extreme for talented but extremely young group. Dejan Kovacevic's Daily Shot of Pirates show is all-new every weekday morning on the DK Sports Radio podcasting network.

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Sean Poppen struggles, Bucs comeback falls short in 10-9 defeat to OriolesPoppen had a rotten outing, being tagged for five runs on three hits and two walks in just one and two-thirds innings, while his relief wasn't any better, and the Buccos fell to the Baltimore Orioles 10-9 despite a gallant effort by the Pittsburgh bats that almost brought them back from the dead twice.

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Detroit Tigers game score vs. Pittsburgh Pirates in spring training: How to follow alongGrapefruit League: Detroit Tigers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates : 1:05 p.m.; LEMCO Park, Bradenton, Florida; WXYT-FM.

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Phillip Evans goes 4 for 5 to lead Pirates' 16-hit effort in loss to OriolesSix Pittsburgh Pirates had multiple hits as they rapped out 16 hits Thursday night against the Baltimore Orioles.

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Pirates spring training: Phillip Evans, Liover Peguero shine in lossThe Pirates and Orioles played another high-scoring night game. Phillip Evans and Liover Peguero had strong performances for Pittsburgh.

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Pirates bullpen position preview 2021Opening Day is one week away, and some key position battles have been sorted out.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Lockeroom App March 25 TalkBuilt Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code "LOCKED15," and you'll get 15% off your next order.

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Pirates preseason: Last spring night game as Buccos battle OriolesThe Bucs are winding down the Spring Training schedule, as only six games remain before the regular season gets underway, and it's been a nice little run here by the Pirates heading down the stretch, as they come into tonight winners of four straight, including a 6-5 victory over Baltimore last week.

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Afternoon Ask Anything with DK: Penguins' trade possibilities, Steelers' future quarterback, Pirates' lineupDejan Kovacevic's every-weekday show taking questions from listeners on all Pittsburgh sports topics streams live at 1:30 p.m.

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Jason Mackey: Breaking down Pirates' roster, lineup decisionsThe Pirates have less than a week left of spring training, and there's a lot left to figure out about their team.

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The Pirates Pod To Be Named Later: The value of inning eatersAlex Stumpf makes a case for why the Pirates need a couple workhorse vets to make the team over rookies, and then is joined by Alexis Brudnicki of Baseball America to talk about why she named Anthony Alford her breakout hitter of 2021.

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Pirates preseason: Last spring night game as Buccos battle OriolesThe Bucs are winding down the Spring Training schedule, as only six games remain before the regular season gets underway, and it’s been a nice little run here by the Pirates heading down the stretch, as they come into tonight winners of four straight, including a 6-5 victory over Baltimore last week.

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SB Nation Reacts: We need your help, Bucs Dugout!The season's about to start and we need your fan opinion!

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Damned if They Do, Damned if They Don'tThe Pirates have by in large been given a long leash by the fan base as they embarked on an aggressive rebuild that many didnt even understand.

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Kevin Gorman's Take 5: Position decisions looming for Pirates manager Derek SheltonBy putting the pitcher in the batting order for the first time in spring training, Derek Shelton gave his first glimpse of what an Opening Day lineup could like for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Setting Expectations For 2021 SeasonWith the start of the 2021 regular season just around the corner, what are some expectations we can set for this Pittsburgh Pirates team?

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Bucs Arghticles: March 25, 2021Everything you need to know about MLB news, Pirates and other Pittsburgh teams for Thursday, March 25, 2021.

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DK's Daily Shot of Pirates: Why fear trades with the Yankees?Contrary to the tired meme, these tend to turn out really well for Pittsburgh early returns for Jameson Taillon.

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Pirates Made Extension Offer To Ke'Bryan HayesThe Pirates proposed a contract extension to third baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes, reports Jon Heyman of MLB Network.

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2021 NL Central Preview: Pittsburgh PiratesAs we know, things can change pretty quickly, and as they make trades and obtain high draft picks, the Pirates are apt to have one of the top ranked farm systems in baseball in the coming years.

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JT Brubaker could play important role in Pirates rotationJT Brubaker took advantage of injuries last year and earned a rotation spot. Now, he might have to help the Pirates withstand more.

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Division Day Crossover w/ Jake Mastroianni of Locked On Brewers!This episode is brought to you by Locker Room. Download the app and join me this week on Thursday to get in on the action.

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Pirates win total odds 2021: Will the Pittsburgh Pirates go over or under win total line?We take a look at the betting lines on DraftKings Sportsbook for win total and to make the postseason for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Brubaker looks solid as Bucs top BravesOn a day when the Pirates received some bad news on the pitching front, JT Brubaker gave the team a bit of a shot in the arm Wednesday with five solid innings in a 6-3 win over the Atlanta Braves at LECOM Park in Bradenton.

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Ke'Bryan Hayes declines Pirates' extension offerAccording to MLB Network's Jon Heyman, Hayes declined an extension offer from the Pirates for a second offseason in a row.

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Pirates spring training: Adam Frazier, Nick Gonzales hit home runs in winBRADENTON, Fla.  Kevin Newman isnt the only Pirates infielder having a splendid spring. Adam Frazier has also been hitting the cover off...

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Pirates lose Steven Brault for at least a month, maybe moreWe've been talking a bit this week about some optimism for the pitching rotation for the Pittsburgh Pirates, especially with Chase De Jong surprising some people with a very strong spring, but that optimism just took a big hit, as the Buccos announced that starting pitcher Steven Brault, one of the club's top lefties, is being shut down for at...

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2021 NL Central Preview: Pittsburgh PiratesAs we know, things can change pretty quickly, and as they make trades and obtain high draft picks, the Pirates are apt to have one of the top ranked farm systems in baseball in the coming years.

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Ranking all 30 MLB teams, from the mighty Dodgers to the lowly PiratesWith Opening Day right around the corner, Ben Verlander ranks all 30 MLB teams, from the contenders to the cellar-dwellers.

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Cole Tucker among most recent players cut from Pirates campBRADENTON, Fla.  On Saturday, Cole Tucker was asked about the Pirates shortstop competition, and he shrugged it off.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Jon Heyman Tweets extension news for Key PlayerWednesday afternoon MLB Reporter Jon Heyman tweeted some big news regarding Ke'Bryan Hayes and the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

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Ke'Bryan Hayes rejects Pirates' extension offerBRADENTON, Fla.  The Pirates made an important first step in the team-building process this spring by offering rookie sensation Ke'Bryan Hayes a...

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Pirates option Cole Tucker in roster moves, turning shortstop job into 2-man raceThe Pittsburgh Pirates' shortstop competition became a two-man race when Cole Tucker was optioned Wednesday, leaving Erik Gonzalez and Kevin Newman left to fight for the starting job.

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Blake Cederlind Undergoes Tommy John SurgeryThe Pirates placed flamethrowing righty Blake Cederlind on the 60-day injured list with a UCL injury in his elbow.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Steven Brault To Miss Two MonthsThe Pittsburgh Pirates will need to replace Steven Brault, as it has been announced he will at least miss the first two months of the season.

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Pirates Preseason: Bucs host Braves Wednesday afternoonPittsburgh Pirates vs. Atlanta Braves - Wednesday, March 24 @ 1:05pm Stadium: LECOM Park, Bradenton, Florida TV: AT&T Sports Net, MLB Network Radio: None W...

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Steven Brault Shut Down For A MonthPirates lefty Steven Brault won't throw for at least a month due to a lat strain and could miss up to 12 weeks.

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Pirates get bad news on Steven Brault, Blake Cederlind injuriesSteven Brault won't throw for a month. Blake Cederlind had Tommy John surgery. The Pirates delivered some grim injury updates Wednesday.

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Pittsburgh Pirates left-hander Steven Brault out two-plus months with lat strainPittsburgh Pirates left-hander Steven Brault will be sidelined for at least two months after being diagnosed with a left lat strain, director of sports medicine Todd Tomczyk told reporters.

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StarbucsJim and DiNardo talk about the recent series with the Brewers. They also breakdown the upcoming series vs the Cubs and give the "Bob Walk's Keys To Success - By Jim and DiNardo" Then, we wrap up the show with another edition of The Fantasy Wheel!

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2021 Pittsburgh Pirates Schedule'You little Asian girl': Racist attack leaves Houston beauty store owner with broken nose.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training: Players Creating Tough DecisionsWith less than two weeks to go until Opening Day the Pittsburgh Pirates will be facing tough decisions with their Opening Day roster Opening Day for the Pi...

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Analyzing Farm System's Best Pitching ToolsExamining the best pitching tools that the Pittsburgh Pirates have in their farm system, according to FanGraphs and MLB Pipeline.

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Bucs Arghticles: March 24, 2021Everything you need to know about MLB news, Pirates and other Pittsburgh teams for Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

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Phillip Evans puts violent collision behind him, focuses on finding a role for PiratesAt the best time of his career came the worst moment, one Phillip Evans would rather not revisit.

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DK's Daily Shot of Pirates: Pitching's showing a serious sunny sideMitch Keller's struggled, but most everyone else has looked sharp on the mound. Dejan Kovacevic's Daily Shot of Pirates show is all-new every weekday morning on the DK Sports Radio podcasting network.

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Our Pets Heads Are Falling OffSmitty and Tyler are back to talk all things Pittsburgh Penguins with a little Pirates sprinkled in.

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Pirates' Phillip Evans preparing for whatever role is needed, just as he always hasBRADENTON, Fla.  Many hitters in baseball had struggles last season, but Phillip Evans wasnt one of them.

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Pirates' pitching cruises, shutout Twins 1-0The pitching for the Pittsburgh Pirates remained on the upswing today, as Chase De Jong continues to make his case, as he pitched 3.2 innings, giving up just a single hit while striking out 2 before passing off to a Bucs bullpen that was equally effective in bringing home the 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins this afternoon in Bradenton,...

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What Prospects Make Biggest Leaps This Season? ; Frazier and Newman Continue to Dominate; Division Day Preview w/ Locked On BrewersThis episode is brought to you by Locker Room. Download the app and join me this week on Thursday to get in on the action.

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Pirates spring training: Seven pitchers combine to shut out Twins, 1-0BRADENTON, Fla.  The Pirates didnt make any mistakes on Tuesday against the Minnesota Twins, and for this game, that was good enough.

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Pirates' Rule 5 pick Luis Oviedo feels ready to make big leap to the majors in 2021BRADENTON, Fla.  Major League Baseballs Rule 5 draft is an odd concept to understand.

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Afternoon Ask Anything with DK: Penguins' missing offense, Steven Nelson gone, Pirates' popularityDejan Kovacevic's every-weekday show taking questions from listeners on all Pittsburgh sports topics streams live at 1:30 p.m.

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Kidsburgh: The Legend Behind Pittsburgh's Own Mr. YukFifty years ago, a Pittsburgh doctor created the Poison Control Center and the Mr. Yuk symbol.

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Pirates preseason: Bucs battle Twins on Tuesday afternoonThe Bucs look go above.500 this spring with a win today.

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Pirates' Kyle Crick: Shuts down OriolesCrick threw an inning of scoreless relief Tuesday against Baltimore, allowing no hits and one walk while striking out a pair of batters, DK Pittsburgh Sports reports.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Three Goals For Shortstop In 2021Next up Rum Bunter's the series looking at three goals for each of the Pittsburgh Pirates positional groups, is shortstop.

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New pitchers shine as Adam Frazier homers, Pirates score a shutout over TwinsDerek Shelton loved everything about the way the Pittsburgh Pirates ended their Grapefruit League game against the Minnesota Twins, with three consecutive strikeouts to seal a shutout.

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Pirates' pitching cruises, shutout Twins 1-0The rest of Pittsburgh’s relief was on point as well, as Kyle Crick struck out 2 batters in his lone inning, Sam Howard struck out 1 in a single inning before handing it off Roansy Contreras, who struck out the Twins side in the ninth for the save.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Michael Feliz Seizing Opportunity This SpringSo far this spring RHP Michael Feliz has seized the opportunity at hand to earn a spot in the Opening Day bullpen of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Book Review: COBRA by Dave Parker with Dave JordanOn September 29, 1979, Dave Parker was operating on roughly forty-five minutes of sleep. He had broken up with his live-in girlfriend the night before after she had cursed out his mother on the phone.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: MLB The Show 21 to Include a Pirate LegendMonday afternoon MLB The Show released some huge news for Pittsburgh Pirates fans everywhere with a player reveal for the Legends roster.

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After rough 2020, Pirates showing signs of offensive bounce-backThe Pirates struggled to produce runs in 2020, but their offense - surprisingly - could be a lot better this season.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Nick Gonzales Should Be A Fast Rising Prospect2020 first-round pick Nick Gonzales should be a fast rising prospect in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system the next two seasons The Pittsburgh Pirates sele...

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Bucs Arghticles: March 23, 2021Everything you need to know about MLB news, Pirates and other Pittsburgh teams for Tuesday, March 23, 2021.

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DK's Daily Shot of Pirates: A super-easy opening day roster to foreseeLargely because of promising performance, the main players are now clearly separated. Dejan Kovacevic's Daily Shot of Pirates show is all-new every weekday morning on the DK Sports Radio podcasting network.

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NL Central Notes: Pirates, Cards, Reds, BrewersHere's the latest from the National League Central: Pirates manager Derek Shelton expects recently signed right-hander Trevor Cahill to break...

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Another ugly stat line for Mitch Keller, but this time Pirates see progressThe line in the box score for Mitch Keller's fourth start of spring training wasn't significantly better than it was for any of the previous three.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Club Announces Roster MovesAs the Pittsburgh Pirates continue to get ready for Opening Day in two weeks, the club has announced additional roster moves.

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Pirates knuckleballer Steven Wright unafraid to confront his 'dark past'Steven Wright can talk at great length about the knuckleball. • How he doesn't recommend it for a young pitcher: "Ain't nobody going out there trying to draft a knuckleball guy," he said.

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After tumultuous couple years, Steven Wright ready to put past behind him with PiratesBRADENTON, Fla.  When the Pirates signed right-handed knuckleballer Steven Wright on Sunday afternoon, it was, at the very least, a bit surprising.

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Game Recap: Pirates beat Orioles 6-5A little improvement for Keller, and Trevor Cahill gets his first Buc win.

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Pittsburgh Acquires Steven Wright; Leiter Pitches No Hitter; Predicting Opening Day Lineup CardToday's episode is brought to you by Built Bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code "LOCKED15," and you'll get 15% off your next order.

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Pirates spring training: Pitching progress evident in victoryThe Pirates got several important pitching performances Monday during a 6-5 victory over the Orioles at LECOM Park.

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Paul Zeise: Can the Pirates avoid 100 losses? I say yesThe Pirates are clearly a team thats in a massive state of rebuilding. I know, the jokes write themselves: What else is new?

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Dejan Kovacevic answers listener questions on Steelers at running back, Penguins' trade possibilities, Pirates' pitchingAfternoon Ask Anything is a new show on DK Sports Radio that streams every weekday at 1:30 p.m.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Tickets For First Two Homestands Go On Sale TuesdayThe Pirates announced tickets for the first two homestands of the season are going on sale Tuesday.

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Pirates stick with 25% for general ticket sale TuesdayBRADENTON, Fla.  Despite Governor Tom Wolfs updated COVID-19 regulations that theoretically allow for 50% of capacity at outdoor venues,...

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Game Thread: Orioles at Pirates, 3/22/21Any day any team whales on the Red Sox is a good day, so yesterday was a good day as the Pirates beat them 9-4.

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Trevor Cahill, Duane Underwood Jr., Luis Oviedo impress PiratesAs they try to clear up their crowded pitching picture, the Pirates got a first look at three of their new arms in Monday's 6-5 win over the Orioles at LECOM Park.

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Pirates mailbag: When will the team be competitive again?BRADENTON, Fla.  Its another edition of the Pirates mailbag. Got a lot of entries this week.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Kumar Rocker and Jack Leiter DominateThe Pittsburgh Pirates are likely to draft one of the two Vanderbilt right-handed pitchers with the first overall pick. The two Vandy Boys continue to pi...

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Jared Oliva, Edgar Santana among those removed from Pirates' spring rosterAfter entering spring training viewed as sleepers for roles for the Pittsburgh Pirates' regular-season roster, Jared Oliva and Edgar Santana were among those officially dropped from consideration Monday.

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Analysis: Pirates can't have Mitch Keller become Tyler Glasnow 2.0The comparisons to Tyler Glasnow feel freaky. Mitch Keller has struggled this spring, and the Pirates can't afford for that to stick.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: The Josh Bell Trade Was UnderratedAmong the three big trades the Pittsburgh Pirates made this off season, the Josh Bell trade with the Nationals flew under the radar despite the good return.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Should Keep Oneil Cruz at Premium Defensive PositionPittsburgh Pirates top prospect Oneil Cruz's final position is still up for debate, but they should try and keep him to a premium defensive position.

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Is it time to be concerned about Mitch Keller?But generally speaking, I don't dislike what I've seen from the Pirates this spring. Frazier figures to be an asset, at least as long as he's here, and if he puts together a good start, he might fetch something in return in the way of a prospect.

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Bucs Arghticles: March 22, 2021Everything you need to know about MLB news, Pirates and other Pittsburgh teams for Monday, March 22, 2021.

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Former Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright joins Pirates on minor-league dealThe Pirates have signed former Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright, an All-Star for Boston in 2016, to a minor-league contract with an invite to spring training.

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DK's Daily Shot of Pirates: Get rid of the hottest hitter… please?Adam Frazier's ablaze with a.557 spring, which should improve trade return. Dejan Kovacevic's Daily Shot of Pirates show is all-new every weekday morning on the DK Sports Radio podcasting network.

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Alan Paver urges Cornish Pirates to improve despite win over BedfordCornish Pirates coach Alan Paver has called on his side to improve despite a third successive Championship win over Bedford.

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First Call: Was Philadelphia trying to sign JuJu Smith-Schuster or not? ; Pirates said to have 'top 10' farm systemMonday's "First Call" examines the alleged level of interest in Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster before he decided to stay in Pittsburgh.

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Pirates handle Red Sox 9-4Frazier got to work again in the top of the fourth inning. Although he grounded out, he was able to bring in a run and secure an RBI in the process, boosting the Pirate lead to 4-1.

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Spring training much more about experience than results for Pirates' prospectsFORT MYERS, Fla.  For all those excited to get a glimpse of the Pirates future in this years spring training, there may be a bit of...

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Pirates spring training: Top of order stays hot in winAdam Frazier, Ke'Bryan Hayes and Bryan Reynolds have been very good for a resurgent Pirates offense this spring.

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Pittsburgh Pirates sign knuckleballer Steven Wright to minor league dealThe Pirates signed knuckleball pitcher Steven Wright to a minor league contract and invited him to major league spring training.

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Twice-Suspended Former Red Sox Pitcher Steven Wright Signs With PiratesThe Pittsburgh Pirates are taking a flier on knuckleball pitcher Steven Wright.

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Pittsburgh Pirates sign knuckleballer Steven Wright to minor league dealThe Pittsburgh Pirates are taking a flier on knuckleball pitcher Steven Wright. The Pirates signed Wright on Sunday and invited him to big league camp.

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Pirates sign Steven Wright, knuckleballer who hasn't pitched since 2019Knuckleballer Steven Wright has been suspended twice by Major League Baseball. The Pirates signed him Sunday to a minor league deal.

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Pitcher Steven Wright Signs Minor League Contract With Pittsburgh PiratesRight-handed pitcher Steven Wright has signed a minor league contract, including an invitation to big league camp, with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Pirates Sign Steven WrightThe Pirates announced the signing of right-hander Steven Wright to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

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Pirates sign 36-year-old ex-Red Sox knuckleballer Steven WrightThe Pittsburgh Pirates took a low-risk chance on knuckleball pitcher Steven Wright on Sunday, signing him to a minor-league contract, with an invitation to big-league camp.

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Game Thread: Pirates at Red Sox, 3/21/21Spring rolls on as the Buccos look to get on track vs. the BoSox.

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Positivity but Not to the Point of StupidityI tend to lean a little toward the positive side of things when it comes to the Pirates, hell, I probably do it with all my favorite teams.

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Analysis: 12 stats that best describe Pirates spring trainingWith the regular season starting on April 1, here are a dozen numbers that have defined spring training thus far for the Pirates.

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Trying to find hope with 2021 Pittsburgh PiratesThe Pittsburgh Pirates have an emerging star in third baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes. But do they have anything else to put with him?

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MLB Pirates vs Red Sox Box ScoreTB - Adam Frazier 4, Ke'Bryan Hayes 4, Bryan Reynolds 4, Will Craig 1, Cole Tucker 1, Jacob Stallings 1, Brian Goodwin 1.

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NS9 PodcastMichael McKenry joins us this week as we talk spring training, current vs past regimes / teams, potential new rules , and more.

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Relying On The RedbeardMany things became a lot clearer after Todd Frazier’s opt out, immediately following the news that he been informed by the team he would not be making the Pirates Open Day Roster; one of which being Pittsburgh’s apparent faith in Colin Moran to man the first base position on a more regular basis than may have been originally intended.

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Gary Morgan's Fan Forum: Players to extend, Polanco's impact and rule changesGary Morgan and his passionate crew of fans are here to talk who the Pirates could extend, the impact of Gregory Polanco's, potential rule changes and more.

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Tigers down Pirates 3-1 in Saturday spring contestA good outing by Tyler Anderson goes to waste as Pittsburgh's bats go silent with runners in scoring position.

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NL Notes: Arrieta, Realmuto, Brault, BetancesJake Arrieta signed a one-year, $6MM deal with the Cubs last month, returning to the site of his Cy Young Award-winning prime years. Arrieta's initial great run in Chicago could have been cut short, however, had the Marlins been willing to include J.T. Realmuto as part of a trade package with the Cubs in 2014, The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal...

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Pirates spring training: Offense sputters in 3-1 loss to TigersLAKELAND, Fla.  The first signs of life in Saturdays game against the Detroit Tigers were encouraging ones for the Pirates.

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Let's predict an Opening Day lineupWe are about a week and a half away from the start of the season.

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Game Thread: Pirates at Tigers, 3/20/21As we continue to press near the end of Spring Training, the Pirates will look to begin wrapping up the process of preparing for the regular season.

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From a Waiver Pickup to a Reliable RelieverBefore the 2020 season started in July, I had a conversation in a Rum Bunter recap about one of the Pirates’ exhibition games against Cleveland.

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How Rick Eckstein is hoping to turn around the Pirates' offensive struggles from 2020BRADENTON, Fla.  Something went wrong for many of the Pirates hitters in 2020. Maybe it was the mentality of the short season, maybe it was...

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Pirates Development Philosophy on Full DisplayId imagine both coaches had to blow off some steam after this one. An error filled disaster of a baseball game on both sides of the diamond.

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Miguel Cabrera hits first spring homer in Detroit Tigers' 3-1 win over PiratesDetroit Tigers veteran Miguel Cabrera crushed a solo home run to right field in the fourth, helping his team to a 3-1 win Saturday over the Pirates.

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Hoping Kevin Newman's hot bat is contagious, Cole Tucker triples in Pirates' loss to TigersIn the thick of the shortstop competition with Kevin Newman and Erik Gonzalez, Cole Tucker has found Newman's play to be infectious.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: It's Time For Mitch Keller to Sink or SwimWhile Mitch Keller has minor league options and is struggling this spring it is time for him to sink or swim with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2021 Entering t...

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Pittsburgh Pirates: An Interesting Gregory Polanco TradeThe Pittsburgh Pirates are continuously looking to improve their team. There's one suggested move the team could make in trading Gregory Polanco.

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GameThread: Tigers vs. Pirates, 1:05 p.m.Benedict Cumberbatch's real-life, unlikely spy: 5 things to know about 'The Courier' Greville Wynne.

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Detroit Tigers game vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: How to follow spring training matchupDetroit Tigers play the Pittsburg Pirates on March 20, 2021, in Lakeland, Florida.

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Pirates hitting coach Rick Eckstein took 2020 woes personally, made Gregory Polanco a pet projectWhen the Pittsburgh Pirates finished dead last in the major leagues in on-base and slugging percentages and in the bottom five of most other major offensive categories, Rick Eckstein took it personally.

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Kaizer Chiefs vs Orlando PiratesGoal revisits the top five PSL games where Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates produced thrilling performances ahead of Sunday's Soweto Derby clash.

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Detroit Tigers game vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: How to follow spring training matchupDetroit Tigers play the Pittsburg Pirates on March 20, 2021, in Lakeland, Florida.

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Amid bullpen turnover, Pirates' Chris Stratton attempts to expand on last seasonYou could argue the Pirates' bullpen has been their most encouraging unit this spring. Part of that is because of some of their newest pieces out there.

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Pirates spring training: Steven Brault leaves early in sloppy lossThe Pirates lost to the Orioles, 11-9, in an error-filled affair Friday that dropped Pittsburgh's spring record to 8-9-1.

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Steven Brault leaves after 2nd inning with left arm tightness as Pirates lose to OriolesThe alarming part for the Pittsburgh Pirates wasn't that Steven Brault allowed allowed three hits, threw two wild pitches and hit a batter in the first two innings Friday night against the Baltimore Orioles.

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Pirates' Chad Kuhl And His Wife Amanda Welcome Baby BoyPirates pitcher Chad Kuhl and his wife Amanda have welcomed the birth of a baby boy.

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Game Thread: Orioles at Pirates, 3/19/21Tonight, Steven Brault draws the start. He's played sparingly over the past five seasons for the Pirates, but is drawing his fourth Spring Training start for the team.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: MLB Pipeline Reveals Pirates Farm System RankingEarlier this week, MLB Pipeline revealed their top 10 farm system list. The Pittsburgh Pirates made this list for the first time since 2017!

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DK takes listener questions on JuJu staying, Penguins needing help, Pirates' pitchingThe new Afternoon Ask Anything show with Dejan Kovacevic has another test run, and it was fun.

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Pirates Ranked 8th in MLB Pipeline Farm Systems; Mitch Keller Struggling in Spring; And MoreFor the first time since 2017, the Pittsburgh Pirates are once again in the top-10 of the MLB Pipeline farm system rankings, with 11 of the 30 players acquired from the Joe Musgrove, Josh Bell and Jameson Taillon deals being featured in the rankings.

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Who is the Pirates' top prospect?There's a list. Who's your pick for the best?

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The Kaleidoscopic Possibilities of the GameIsn’t he just lovely? “Oh, I think he is splendid! “He is so graceful.” The Chicago Daily News said this was “the sort of chatter” heard from women in the grandstand in the past, but, in 1909, those days were gone: “Well-known women, those whose names you see in the society column regularly, fans—or...

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