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nickp593

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  • last login Jul 11, 2014
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SI.com piece on Tyler Gaffney

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Pirates prospect Tyler Gaffney decided to put his baseball career on hold to return to the gridiron at Stanford. Feature by Stewart Mandel.

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How the Pirates have used Spring Training opportunities

The Pirates have hurt the development of some of their young guys these past two months. Is the club utilizing Spring Training the way they should? To me, they are not. Take Jerry Sands. The...

Sanchez's contract

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From Tom Singer. Jonathan Sanchez's minor league deal allows him his release if he's not added to the ML roster by March 24. Barring a big-time bombing in camp, I think Sanchez breaks camp with the Bucs. IMO, that'll be as a reliever and not a starter, however.

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The Problem with Andrew McCutchen

This past Sunday's Trib contained an article on how Andrew McCutchen has managed to be so effective, compared to the average MLB hitter, in 2-strike counts. I found this ironic, considering that we...

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Post your lineup plans

How would you set the starting 8, now that the deadline's passed and we still don't have a prototypical leadoff man? Here's my go at it: vs. RHP 1 Walker 2B 2 McCutchen CF 3 Alvarez 3B 4 Jones 1B 5...

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Advice for going to Pirate City/Spring training meetup?

Hey all, I'm making the pilgrimage to Bradenton this weekend for the Jays-Pirates game on Sunday, and wanted to hit Pirate City beforehand. Can anyone out there offer tips on when to go, where to...

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A little by the numbers...

Hey so...47-43 at the break. Awesome, right? I don't have any trade speculation or reasons we should dump Overbay, Diaz or Alvarez (why does anyone feel that way, anyways?), just a little bit of...

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Trade Karstens or Morton?

Hola folks, Just a thought I had the other day: what kind of trade value might Jeff Karstens or Charlie Morton have? They're both pitching very well and still have some years of team control. They...

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Royal Crown Cola?

My mom just told me the Penguins/Consol Energy Center serves RC Cola rather than Pepsi or Coke.  It's about the most bizarre thing I've heard.  Now I haven't been to a Bucs game since opening day...

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Pirates Obliterate Brewers

I don't have a lot new to add in here besides the very exciting title, just wanted to write that since Charlie hadn't put a game recap up yet.  Now at least 9 runs scored in 4 of 5 games, this...

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Taillon & Allie

Can the Pirates sign both?  I've seen projections on this site estimating Jimmy T. as getting more than $6.5 mil, and that Allie will go to college if he doesn't get $3 mil or so.  Assuming those...

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Giving up hits to the pitcher

Has a team ever given up this many hits to the opposing team's pitchers??  It started with Rodrigo Lopez ruining Charlie Morton's sizzling (for 2 innings) first start, continued with Edwin Jackson...

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