Daily Archives: March 15, 2012

Pirates Notebook: Hanrahan Using Slider More this Spring

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan is looking to incorporate his slider more for the 2012 season. And so far, his results...

Prospect Notebook: Homer, Double, and an Error for Dickerson

Alex Dickerson had a big day at the plate in today's A-ball game, collecting two hits, including a home run and a double. The first...

Heading to Spring Training

Tomorrow morning I leave for Bradenton, Florida on my way to Pirates' Spring Training.  If my math is correct, I'll be the 4th member...

Pirates 2011 International Spending Review

Baseball America has released the 2011 international spending information, noting the top overall spenders, and the top 30 individual bonuses. The Pirates finished sixth overall...

Pirates Break Out the Lumber in Win over Twins

FORT MYERS, FLA. -- You could say it was over quickly after it began. The Minnesota Twins right-hander Terry Doyle lasted just 2/3 of...

Erik Bedard Makes Start at Pirate City

In an effort to get a better look at left-hander Jo-Jo Reyes, and still get innings for Erik Bedard, the Pittsburgh Pirates had Bedard...

Pirates Cut 10 from Big League Camp

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Prior to departing to Fort Myers, Fla., for the Bucs game against the Minnesota Twins, the Pittsburgh Pirates cut 10...

Sanchez Working Hard to Bounce Back

SARASOTA, Fla. -- The 2011 season was not what Tony Sanchez expected from himself. The 23-year-old catching prospect worked hard over the offseason in...

Notes From Pirate City: Erik Bedard Start

The Pirates take on the Toronto farm system today. The AAA and AA teams are on the road, while the A-ball team is at...

This Date in Pirates History: March 15 The Players

The first part of today's "This Date" article can be found here. It covers the Mike Easler trade of 1979 and the nine player...
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