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Joel Hanrahan and Andrew McCutchen named to NL All-Star Team

Published on July 1, 2012 by in Features

Congrats to Andrew McCutchen and Joel Hanrahan who are headed to the #ASG in KC to play for the #NL! — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) July 1, 2012 Major League Baseball announced the rosters for the All-Star Game, which will be held in Kansas City on July 10th. CF Andrew McCutchen and closer Joel Hanrahan will

 
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Does Jeff Clement deserve another chance?

Published on June 7, 2012 by in Features

As Pat over at WHYGAVS mentioned earlier today, it is amazing that we are even discussing Jeff Clement. If you remember correctly, Clement broke camp as the Pirates’ starting first baseman in 2010 after he was acquired from Seattle in 2009 in the trade that sent Jack Wilson and Ian Snell to the Mariners. He

 
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“Adding some bats” easier said than done

Published on May 21, 2012 by in Features

Dejan Kovacevic has an article in Monday’s Tribune-Review criticizing the Pirates’ front office for not taking action to address the club’s offensive struggles. It is a well-written article and offers up a lot of valid points. The Pirates offense has been awful and, with ‘Cutch out of the equation, is hitting .203/.253/.321. Those are the

 
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The Pittsburgh Pirates and Zoltan

Published on May 15, 2012 by in Features

I’ve had quite a few people ask me over the past couple of days what the Pirates were doing with their hand gesture. So I figured I’d write a post about what they are doing. Zoltan, for those who don’t know, is the wise and powerful leader of a cult of people in the movie

 
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Why the 2012 Pirates can do what the 2011 Pirates could not

Published on May 10, 2012 by in Features

Remember how last summer felt? In all my years as a Pirates fan, it was probably the most fun that I have ever had following this team. After 100 games, the Bucs were sitting pretty in 1st place at 53-47. The reason? The pitching. The Pirates entire starting rotation was experiencing success that no one

 
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Getting to know Alen Hanson

It’s April 20th, less than three weeks into the regular season and there is already a lot of talk about some performances of prospects. No one else is attracting more attention than 19-year old shortstop Alen Hanson. Through 14 games, Hanson is hitting .400/.446/.783 with seven doubles, 2 triples, and four home runs for the

 
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