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Maz and Virdon in the House; Doumit Returns to Pittsburgh

Maz and Virdon in the House; Doumit Returns to Pittsburgh

Former players Bill Mazeroski and Bill Virdon were both in the Pirates clubhouse this afternoon. They had lockers set up for them next to Pedro Alvarez and Neil Walker's, and were on the field this afternoon for batting practice. Manager Clint Hurdle said they will join the club on the bench this homestand and may possible help out on some road trips this season.

"I’ve been searching for ways to just add value to just everything we do throughout the season," Hurdle said. " I thought it might be nice when talking with these men when we left spring training that we just didn’t stop there with it. That we find time during the season that made sense for them to bring them back in…This isn’t a fantasy camp thing. This isn’t spring training. We’re going to have them here to help coach and teach…We’ve always talked to Maz and Bill about joining some road trips sometime. This isn’t an autograph signing. This isn’t good will. This isn’t community outreach. We brought them in for specific reaso...

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