MLB: Miami Marlins at New York Mets

New Hollywood Order

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The Mets turned the Marlins Disney Plus adventure into a New Hollywood flick from the 70’s: uncertain and discomforting. The…

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Pittsburgh Pirates wake-up call: That sucked

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It was a pathetic performance by the Pittsburgh Pirates after the sixth inning. Before that, Chris Archer and Kyle Crick…

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MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates at San Francisco Giants

Should the Pirates pursue an extension with Francisco Cervelli?

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The lack of catching depth in the Minor League system could mean the Pittsburgh Pirates could be looking at another…

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MLB: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates

Pirates are dropping the ball with a conservative offseason

You’ve seen it by now, and if you’ve followed the Pirates’ offseason spending, or lack thereof, you’re not surprised. But…

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Report: Pirates and Dodgers ‘actively discussing’ Starling Marte deal

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Just a few days after the outlook of the 2019 payrolls in the NL Central were posted online that showed…

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Milwaukee Brewers v Pittsburgh Pirates

Trade Cervelli? Catching depth isn’t there for Pirates to move standout catcher

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Anthony Scherer is the author of this article. The rumors started coming in November that the Pirates could be looking…

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MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs

Pittsburgh Pirates 2018 Report Card: Francisco Cervelli

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The 2018 season was a pretty good one for Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli as for the first time since 2015,…

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MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at Pittsburgh Pirates

What To Do With Francisco Cervelli

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The Pittsburgh Pirates have gotten solid play from their catchers over the past six years. It started when they signed…

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MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates at San Francisco Giants

Don’t write off Francisco Cervelli as a catcher just yet

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Many, including myself have pretty much written off Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli of having much of a future behind…

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MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates at Colorado Rockies

The Pirates should try Francisco Cervelli at third base

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Francisco Cervelli’s time as a major league catcher may be, and probably should be dwindling. After wearing another foul ball…

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MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Pittsburgh Pirates

Francisco Cervelli getting work at first base

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Tuesday morning, Pittsburgh Pirates broadcaster Greg Brown lit up Twitter with a short clip of Francisco Cervelli taking groundballs at…

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Milwaukee Brewers v Pittsburgh Pirates

Francisco Cervelli could be a good fit for Boston

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As the trade deadline approaches and the Pittsburgh Pirates remain far away from any serious playoff contention the question has…

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MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks

Eight MLB players off to surprising starts in 2018

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The presence of advanced statistics in baseball creates the ability to make informed decisions about players and teams more (and…

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The Pirates don’t have a true leadoff hitter…except they do

Josh Harrison will be the primary leadoff hitter for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2018.  He is familiar with this role,…

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Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call: Bucs’ catcher situation looks promising

In our daily Wake-Up Call, we get you ready for the day with a complete look at all things Pittsburgh…

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Will Francisco Cervelli live up to the value of his contract for the Pittsburgh Pirates?

He is a fan favorite and brings an almost unparalleled energy to the Pittsburgh Pirates, but after another season bereft…

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Keep or Trade Update: Francisco Cervelli

At the start of the season, we examined each of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ starting position players with an eye towards…

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Fluky absences continue to ravage the Pittsburgh Pirates

2017 is so far, the season of the DL for MLB stars; For the Pittsburgh Pirates, however, key players are…

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2017 Pittsburgh Pirates Preview – Francisco Cervelli

He quickly became a fan favorite in Pittsburgh due to his personality and the emotions he shows on the field….

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Pittsburgh Pirates’ Cervelli seventh in MLB Network Top Ten Right Now Ranks

Pittsburgh Pirates C Francisco Cervelli has been ranked seventh best Catcher overall by MLB Network’s “The Shredder.” This week’s edition of MLB Network…

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Keep or Trade: Francisco Cervelli

This is the first in a series of articles that examines the merits of each of the Pirate’s starting position…

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2016 Gradeout – Francisco Cervelli

The Pittsburgh Pirates had a disappointing 2016 season. As the off-season begins, it is time to grade out the club….

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Will the Pittsburgh Pirates Regret The Francisco Cervelli Extension?

The Pittsburgh Pirates have fan favorite Francisco Cervelli under contract for three more years. His lack of power this season…

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Pittsburgh Pirates Takeaways & Throwaways- Force Strong with Cole on Star Wars Night

The Pittsburgh Jedi (Pirates) defeated the Seattle Sith (Mariners) tonight 10-1 on Star Wars Night at PNC Park. Here are the takeaways…

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