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John Perrotto
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Attended Geneva College
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Andres Blanco fractured his left index finger in the fifth inning while the Phillies let the Pirates come back and take Sunday's rubber match, 5-4. By John Perrotto
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Starling Marte became the fourth player in Pirates' history to hit a home run in the 18th inning or later, Francisco Liriano pitched an unlikely gem and Matt Joyce continues
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The Pirates' five-run fifth inning spelled doom for Aaron Nola and the Phillies in Saturday's 7-4 loss at PNC Park. By John Perrotto
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PITTSBURGH — Starling Marte had sufficiently impressed the Pittsburgh Pirates’ scouts on a weed-strewn baseball field on a January morning in the Dominican Republic in 2007. When the workout was over in his hometown of Santo Domingo, the Pirates offered him a professional contract. Marte, who grew up impoverished like so many other in the […]
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PITTSBURGH — Jonathan Lucroy has made peace with the idea that each game he plays might be his last with the Milwaukee Brewers. The non-waiver trade deadline is Aug. 1 and the 30-year-old catcher has been mentioned in plenty of rumors, going back to the start of the offseason. The Brewers are in rebuilding mode […]
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Andres Blanco fractured his left index finger in the fifth inning while the Phillies let the Pirates come back and take Sunday's rubber match, 5-4. By John Perrotto
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The Pirates need to move slumping Andrew McCutchen down in the lineup, MLB should rethink its concussion protocol in light of the Jameson Taillon incident and Clint Hurdle has done
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Pete Mackanin, who was the Pirates' interim manger for the last 26 games of the 2005 season, has finally gotten a chance at being a full-time manager with the Philadelphia
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates can't feel all that excited about their victory Saturday because of an injury to their top pitching prospect. Tyler Glasnow was removed with shoulder discomfort before Gregory Polanco…
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CLEVELAND — Great expectations were placed upon Francisco Lindor from the moment the Cleveland Indians selected him eighth overall in the 2011 amateur draft. The Indians were confident they had landed a switch-hitting shortstop who could be a cornerstone player, perhaps eventually becoming the face of the franchise. Lindor was just 17 at the time after […]
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In his circles
229 people
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249 people
Scott Miller's profile photo
Jesse Behr's profile photo
The Designer's profile photo
Dejan Kovacevic's profile photo
Michael Rizzo's profile photo
David Mottura's profile photo
Peter Barrett's profile photo
Jason Collette's profile photo
jack clack'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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