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In the wake of Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson being lost for the season, which wide-out will Aaron Rodgers turn to and fill the void?
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Pirates manager Hurdle enjoying new-found depth
PITTSBURGH -- Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is now faced with the task of trying to divide 10 into eight with the return of shortstop Jordy Mercer to the active roster. The Pirates activated Mercer, their starting shortstop, from the disabled list Sunday night before their 5-2 victory over the ...
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Pagan closing in on return to Giants
PITTSBURGH -- Angel Pagan took a step closer to returning to the San Francisco Giants' lineup Sunday night. The center fielder and leadoff hitter played five innings in a rehab game for the Giants' entry in the rookie-level Arizona League against the AZL Cubs. Pagan went 1-for-2 with a single ...
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The Pirates have the third-best record in the major leagues yet are in line to play in the winner-take-all National League wild card game for the third straight season but manager Clint Hurdle isn't complaining.
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Pedro Florimon's walk-off triple was a rarity, the Pirates have a track record of winning tight games under Clint Hurdle and remembering Johnny Ray.
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Manager Clint Hurdle faces the task of finding playing time for everyone, the Pirates show their religious side and it is time to revisit the team Hall of Fame idea.
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When left-handed hitters figured out how to hit Pirates right-hander Charlie Morton's trademark sinker, he improved his curveball in an effort neutralize them.
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PITTSBURGH -- Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is now faced with the task of trying to divide 10 into eight with the return of shortstop Jordy Mercer to the active roster. The Pirates activated Mercer, their starting shortstop, from the disabled list Sunday night before their 5-2 victory over the ...
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Liriano, Pirates overcome poor defense to beat Giants
PITTSBURGH -- It seems there is nothing Francisco Liriano can't overcome these days, including poor command of his pitches and shoddy defense from his infielders. The left-hander survived erratic control and shaky defense to win his fifth consecutive decision while center fielder Andrew ...
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Byrd's homers in debut as Giants top Pirates
PITTSBURGH -- Marlon Byrd is experienced at making first impressions. The 37-year-old outfielder is with his 10th team. Byrd couldn't have made a much better debut Friday night, as he collected three hits, including a home run, in his first appearance for the Giants as San Francisco beat the ...
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Shortstop Kevin Newman, the Pirates' first-round pick in this year's amateur draft, has shown offensive improvement since being promoted to low Class A West Virginia (Charleston) from short season Class A West Virginia (Morgantown).
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Pirates right-hander A.J. Burnett says he is making progress in his recovery from a strained flexor tendon in his pitching elbow.
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228 people
Larry Kamer's profile photo
John Finger's profile photo
Mike Berardino's profile photo
Dave Schwab's profile photo
emrullah TAŞ's profile photo
Elise Franzetta Ware's profile photo
Devin Lewis's profile photo
Mehmood Nayyer's profile photo
Suzanne Solheim (Sooze)'s profile photo
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Freelance sports writer
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  • Baseball America
    Pittsburgh correspondent, 1990 - present
  • Sports on Earth
    Baseball feature writer, 2013 - present
  • Pro Sports Xchange
    Baseballl columnist, 1996 - present
  • USA Today
    Baseball contributor, 2011 - present
  • Beaver County Times
    Baseball columnist, 1982 - present
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Freelance sports writer
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Have covered Major League Baseball since 1988 along with a variety of other sports since 1978
Education
  • Geneva College
    English, 1981 - 1985
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