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Pirates Tender Contracts to All Four Arbitration Eligible Players

The Pittsburgh Pirates tendered contracts to all four of their arbitration eligible players on Friday night. Pitchers Gerrit Cole, Felipe Rivero, George Kontos and...

2017 Recaps: Felipe Rivero Was the Highlight in a Poor Year...

Yesterday I wrote about how the Pirates had a decent rotation, ranking slightly above average due to all of their regular starters putting up...

A Country in Turmoil: Venezuelan MLB Players Finding it Impossible to...

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is part one of a multi-part series on the current political climate in Venezuela, and how it impacts players in the...

Pirates Notebook: The Amazing Has Become Ordinary For Felipe Rivero

PITTSBURGH — Felipe Rivero’s appearance on Friday in the Pirates' 5-2 walk-off win over the St. Louis Cardinals might have been an afterthought. Rivero pitched...

Pirates Notebook: Felipe Rivero and Ivan Nova React to Being All-Star...

PITTSBURGH - Felipe Rivero and Ivan Nova are not going to the All-Star Game. At least, not yet. Neither Rivero or Nova was selected as...

The New Leverage-Focused Approach to the Pirates Bullpen is Working Out...

PITTSBURGH - Through two games, the Pirates' new bullpen alignment seems to be working pretty much perfectly. Felipe Rivero came in with two outs in the...

Williams: The Pirates’ Bullpen Problems Aren’t Solved By a New Closer

If you're against the traditional closer role, with the belief that your best reliever should be used in the toughest situations, then Felipe Rivero's...

Felipe Rivero Has Been Sitting 100 MPH, Adding a New Level...

NEW YORK - Felipe Rivero's first pitch on Friday night came in at 98.5 MPH. That was one of ten fastballs that he threw...

Barnett: How Felipe Rivero Turned Into One of MLB’s Best Relievers

While the Pirates have had their own share of bullpen issues this year, arguably, no team in the National League has had a worse...

Pirates Notebook: Controlling Running Game and Pitch Efficiency are Keys for...

PITTSBURGH — If you’re headed to the ballpark or planning on watching the Pirates’ series opener against the Cincinnati Reds on Monday, get in...
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