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Beaver County Times 47 mins ago
Pirates hope Alvarez will contribute more this season

Pirates hope Alvarez will contribute more this season

Because of Pedro Alvarez's interactions with the media, Alvarez is often portrayed as moody and aloof. His teammates, though, paint a different picture.

Chris Tillman makes final spring start tonight against Pirates

SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles will host the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight at Ed Smith Stadium, just their second night game of the spring.
Baltimore Sun 2 hours ago

Chris Tillman makes final spring start tonight against Pirates

The Orioles will host the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight at Ed Smith Stadium, just their second night game of the spring.
Beaver County Times 13 hours ago
Scoring race provides drama to Pens-Flyers rivalry

Scoring race provides drama to Pens-Flyers rivalry

Sidney Crosby holds a three-point lead over Jakub Voracek for the NHL scoring lead. It's the only drama left in the Penguins-Flyers rivalry.
Beaver County Times 13 hours ago
Mueller: Pitt's Conner ready to make the leap

Mueller: Pitt's Conner ready to make the leap

Sidney Crosby, Ben Roethlisberger and Andrew McCutchen may have to make room for a new superstar on the Pittsburgh sports scene: Pitt running back James Conner.

Kaboly: #AskKaboly on Twitter Tuesday

A Q&A session with Steelers beat writer Mark Kaboly
Grand Rapids Press Mar 31, 2015
Pirates 7, Tigers 3: David Price rocked for seven runs after retiring first nine batters he faced

Pirates 7, Tigers 3: David Price rocked for seven runs after retiring first nine batters he faced

It was the final Grapefruit League start for Price, whose next appearance will be Monday when he starts on opening day for the Tigers. LAKELAND, Fla. -- David Price was perfect through three innings for the Detroit Tigers. But he was anything but that from that point on. Price surrendered seven runs on eight hits in his final three innings of work Tuesday afternoon in a 7-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Bruce Rondon struck out the side in the seventh and Yoenis Cespedes tripled for the Tigers. Detroit added a couple of runs in the ninth. Price dominated...

Vanimal’s lair is the bullpen. Should it be? … Approaching Polanco — again … And a Bryant Rule

SOUTH HILLS – March is a month defined by upsets, and a year after the Travis Ishikawa Cinderella story, we had another upset – in the minds of many – when Clint Hurdle named Jeff Locke as the final rotation …
Grand Rapids Press Mar 31, 2015
Open thread: Detroit Tigers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (chat)

Open thread: Detroit Tigers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (chat)

David Price is on the mound for the Tigers. Bruce Rondon is scheduled to pitch. There will be NO IN-GAME UPDATES. Please join the conversation in the comments section. If you're viewing this on a mobile device, click here. // // ]]> Who: Detroit Tigers (10-17-3) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (14-10)Where: Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla.First pitch: 1:05 p.m.Television: Not availableRadio: WXYT-AM 1270Twitter: Follow Chris Iott -- Download the Detroit Tigers on MLive app for iPhone and Android.-- Like MLive's Detroit Tigers Facebook page.
Religious Freedom

Religious Freedom

In Indiana they just passed a law that makes it OK to discriminate on the basis of religious freedom. Since when is freedom of religion more important than just plain old freedom? 
philly.com Mar 30, 2015

Phillies, Pirates get testy after Slowey's quick pitches

BRADENTON, Fla. - The players from both dugouts and bullpens emptied onto the field Monday before the fifth inning of the Phillies' 18-4 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Beaver County Times Mar 30, 2015

Pirates' Polanco confident he has nothing to prove this season

Gregory Polanco says he doesn’t feel he has anything to prove this season after undergoing an offseason conditioning program that enabled him to add 15 pounds to his long and sinewy frame.
Beaver County Times Mar 30, 2015
Pens have 'shorthanded' goals in mind

Pens have 'shorthanded' goals in mind

No thanks to injuries and the NHL salary cap, Penguins were down to just five defensemen Sunday night and might be for a while.
philly.com Mar 30, 2015

Pirates 18, Phillies 4

The Phillies lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates, 18-4, in Grapefruit League play on March 31, 2015.
Express-Times Mar 30, 2015

Tempers flare as Pittsburgh Pirates pound Phillies, 18-4

Things got heated when Slowey quick-pitched the Pirates' Sean Rodriguez.

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