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Joel Hanrahan to showcase for teams next week

ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reports that reliever Joel Hanrahan will showcase for interested teams next week. He lists the Yankees, Mets, Angels, Rangers, Rockies, Royals, Red Sox, Athletics, and Rays as interested teams, … 125 more words

Indians 2B Jason Kipnis joins Taylor Hooton Foundation's Advisory Board of MLB players

Indians’ Second Baseman Joins Nine Others in Helping to Educate Young People About the Dangers of Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs

The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today that… 300 more words

The Pirates have made velocity an organizational focus

Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review wrote an intriguing column about the rise in fastball velocity across Major League Baseball. In 2008, the average fastball in the Majors registered at 90.9 MPH; in 2013, it was 92 MPH. 278 more words

Estimating Future Pirate Contract Extensions

Written by Battling Bucs

Estimated Extensions
The best way to figure out what an extension may cost a team is to look at what comparable players have signed for in the past. 2,173 more words

March 28 - Happy Birthday Mark Melancon

The big league career of today’s Beantown Baseball Birthday Celebrant certainly got off to a rough and painful start. The New York Yankees selected the six foot two inch right hander in the ninth round of the 2006 MLB Draft. 541 more words

The top 15 middle relievers in fantasy baseball

March 15, 2014

Our top 15 middle relievers are listed below.  These players are ranked on the likelihood that they will get saves this season, not necessarily on their efficacy.   773 more words

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Bradenton, Fla., on Friday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Pittsburgh Pirates. 157 more words