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Travis Ishikawa and the first week.

We’ve made it through a week with Travis Ishikawa as the Pirates primary first baseman against righties, and the team hasn’t self destructed. That’s it. Oh and, it means absolutely nothing, but he’s actually doing well right now. 39 more words

Coonelly: The Time Was Right To Extend Huntington & Hurdle

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) -Pittsburgh Pirates President Frank Coonelly joined Tab Douglas and Stacy Kauffman Sunday morning on The Fan to discuss the contract extensions for Manager Clint Hurdle and General Manager Neal Huntington. 267 more words

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Emilio Bonifacio delivers second straight four-hit game

Emilio Bonifacio is enjoying his return to the National League with the Cubs; he delivered his second straight four-hit game Wednesday against the Pirates, making him just the fifth player in 100 years to have two in a team’s first two games. 191 more words

Colin Dunlap: Ishikawa Thinks Replay Will Help People Get Along

Leave it to Pirates first baseman Travis Ishikawa to find a different viewpoint to the newly-implemented replay system in Major League Baseball.

From where he stands, perhaps this will lead to a kinder, gentler game. 592 more words

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Walk On Wednesday: A Key Element Of Charlie Morton's Evolution

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) — Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joined “The Fan Morning Show” for the first edition of his weekly “Walk on Wednesday” spot this week, with the Bucs’ 2014 season underway. 129 more words

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Ike Davis and Justin Smoak Projections as Pirates

After I made the prediction, yesterday, that the Pirates will trade starting pitcher Jeff Locke to the Mets for left-handed first-baseman Ike Davis, I realized that I needed to also calculate a projection for how Davis would hit as a Pirate, playing 81 games at PNC Park. 266 more words

Spring Training Roster Decisions

The Pirates have more unsettled questions than usual as they approach the end of spring training. Their last round of cuts left 31 players in camp. 1,251 more words

2014 Roster