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Pirates’ front office in a tough spot

Published on July 23, 2011 by in Features

To make a trade, or to not make a trade? That is the question. Obviously, most fans will say the Pirates need to make a trade. There are quite a few holes in this club that could definitely use improving. However, making a trade isn’t as easy as saying, “Let’s go get this guy.” It

 
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Bucco Fever sickens Pittsburgh with jubilee

Published on July 18, 2011 by in Features

The following article is written by Gino Ferretti. Gino is a contributor for Philly Sports Daily and PHL Sports Fan. He is originally from Philadelphia and moved to Pittsburgh five years ago. Since his move, he has remained loyal to his Phillies, but also has taken a liking to the Pirates and the city of

 
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Three Rivers Burgh Blog Podcast

Published on July 12, 2011 by in Features

Last night, Cory from Three Rivers Burgh Blog hosted a Pirates mid-season podcast with Jon from The McEffect, Brian from Raise the Jolly Roger, and myself. We discussed many topics such as first half thoughts, MVP’s, LVP’s, surprises, and predictions on the 2nd half and the trade deadline. It’s definitely worth a listen. The podcast

 
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Nutting: “Neal can be aggressively out there”

Published on July 8, 2011 by in Features

Excellent collumn by Dejan Kovacevic that is worth a read on Pirates’ owner Bob Nutting. It sounds like he is saying all the right things, now let’s go ahead and win this thing. Why not?

 
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All-Star Game snub of Andrew McCutchen absurd

Published on July 3, 2011 by in Features

Before we get into this. Glance over this page. On that page, you see that Andrew McCutchen has the 2nd highest WAR in the National League among all position players, and the best among NL outfielders. Now, let me list some players and their seasons for you: Joey Votto (2010), Chase Utley (2008, 2009), Albert

 
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Joel Hanrahan selected to NL All-Star Team

Published on July 3, 2011 by in Features

The National League and American League announced their All-Star teams today for the mid-summer classic next week. Closer Joel Hanrahan will represent the Pirates. There is no doubt that Hanrahan deserves the honor as he is tied for first in the league in saves (24) and has the longest streak without blowing a save in

 
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