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Oct 25, 5 days ago

Pirates acquire Stinson/Sellers

Pirates acquire Stinson/Sellers

The Pirates have already begun to mold the organization for next season as they signed RHP Josh Stinson to a minor league contract and acquired minor league INF Justin Sellers from the Indians for cash considerations.
The 26-year-old Stinson made Baltimore’s …

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Oct 22, 8 days ago

McCutchen named Sporting News N.L. All-Star

McCutchen named Sporting News N.L. All-Star

The Sporting News released their season N.L. and A.L. All-Stars on Wednesday as voted on by league executives.
Nine position players β€” one for each position β€” a starting pitcher and a closer were chosen for the team.
Andrew McCutchen was selected …

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Oct 16, 14 days ago

Pirates to extend qualifying offer to Martin

Pirates to extend qualifying offer to Martin

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports the Pirates plan on giving a $15.3 million qualifying offer to Russell Martin, as expected.
pirates plan to extend qualifying offer to star catcher russell martin. http://t.co/eBh36gEk4q
β€” Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) October 16, 2014
 
This …

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Oct 16, 14 days ago

Jeff Banister hired as Rangers new manager

Jeff Banister hired as Rangers new manager

Ken Rosenthal of Fox sports has reported that Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister has been hired by the Texas Rangers to be their new manager replacing Ron Washington, who resigned late this season due to personal issues.
Sources: #Rangers to …

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Oct 15, 15 days ago

Banister finalist for Rangers managerial position

Banister finalist for Rangers managerial position

Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister is one of three finalists for the Texas Rangers open manager position that was vacated by Ron Washington due to personal reasons late this season.
Banister has been a part of the Pirates organization for 29 …

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Oct 14, 16 days ago

Pirates have decisions to make this offseason

Pirates have decisions to make this offseason

The Pirates have some decisions to make this offseason and it’s not just for Russell Martin. Starters Francisco Liriano and Edinson Volquez are both free agents along with backup shortstop Clint Barmes.
For Volquez and Liriano, this …

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