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Pirates notebook: Opinions vary on strike zone proposal; Kang hurts hand

Pirates notebook: Opinions vary on strike zone proposal; Kang hurts hand

When John Jaso looks at video of his at-bats, he knows low called strikes have in­deed caught the bot­tom of the zone. His per­spec­tive from the bat­ter’s box, though, is much dif­fer­ent.
Beaver County Times May 20, 2016
Pirates' Jaso continues to be everything GM Neal Huntington hoped for

Pirates' Jaso continues to be everything GM Neal Huntington hoped for

First baseman John Jaso, signed as a free agent in the off-season, continues to make an impact for the Pirates. He had two hits and made three stellar defensive plays Friday in a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies at…
These are your Pittsburgh Pirates

These are your Pittsburgh Pirates

In the aftermath of Francisco Cervelli’s extension yesterday, a lot of people all noticed the same thing at the same time. Going around the horn, the Pirates’ contract status looks like this: C- Francisco Cervelli, signed through 2019 1B – John Jaso, signed through 2017 2B – Josh Harrison, signed (including options) through 2020 3B […]
Some MLB cities making push to retire the dip; could Pittsburgh be next?

Some MLB cities making push to retire the dip; could Pittsburgh be next?

For years, Jeff Locke was hooked on smokeless tobacco. His favorite flavor was wintergreen, his preferred brand Kodiak. But after his mother took ill with ovarian cancer a couple years ago, he reconsidered the habit, and this past offseason, the Pirates pitcher quit.
Beaver County Times May 8, 2016
Polanco, Jaso pound Cardinals' pitching as Cole goes six for Pirates

Polanco, Jaso pound Cardinals' pitching as Cole goes six for Pirates

Gregory Polanco hit a three-run homer and John Jaso added a two-run drive, leading Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 10-5 Sunday.

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  • Jung-ho Kang

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