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February 19, 2009
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LaRoche out with sore back

BRADENTON, Fla. — Third baseman Andy LaRoche did not participate in today’s workout at Pirate City because of lower-back stiffness. “It locked up on me yesterday as I was taking grounders,” LaRoche said. “But it’s nothing big. I’ll be good …

February 18, 2009
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Sunny day for McLouth, Pirates

BRADENTON, Fla. — The sun was shining, literally and figuratively, this afternoon on the team offices at Pirate City. In a third-floor conference room, GM Neal Huntington said Nate McLouth’s three-year contract made it “yet another great day for the …

February 18, 2009
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Jamie Dixon visits Pirate City

BRADENTON, Fla. — Two days after knocking off top-ranked UConn, it was back to business as usual for Pitt coach Jamie Dixon. “We’re already working on the next game,” Dixon said. Dixon’s making plans for next season, too. This morning, …

February 17, 2009
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Jack’s back!

BRADENTON, Fla. — It feels like spring training, now that Jack Wilson has checked into Pirate City. Wilson was at his locker in the far corner of the clubhouse at 7:30 this morning, with a bat in his hand, dressed …

February 17, 2009
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McLouth’s deal worth up to $26.4M

BRADENTON, Fla. — Outfielder Nate McLouth’s new contract is a three-year deal worth a guaranteed $15.75 million. There also is a club option for 2012, which would boost the total value to at least $26.4 million. This year, McLouth will …

February 17, 2009
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McLouth gets $15.75M

BRADENTON, Fla. — Outfielder Nate McLouth’s new contract is a three-year deal worth a guaranteed $15.75 million. There also is a club option for 2012. The breakdown of the contract was not immediately available. The Pirate and McLouth had a …

February 17, 2009
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Pirates sign McLouth to multi-year deal

BRADENTON, Fla. — The Pirates have signed outfielder Nate McLouth to a multi-year contract, avoiding arbitration. No details were immediately available. McLouth is in Phoenix, where his arbitration hearing was scheduled for later today. He is expected to return to …

February 16, 2009
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Present and accounted for

BRADENTON, Fla. — The player countdown was at eight when this morning’s workout got under way at Pirate City. By mid-afternoon, Jack Wilson, Jose Tabata, Shelby Ford and Freddy Sanchez had checked into camp. As of 3:30 this afternoon, the …

February 16, 2009
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Arbitration in Arizona

BRADENTON, Fla. — Barring some last-minute breakthrough in contract negotiations, the Pirates and outfielder Nate McLouth will go to an arbitration hearing Tuesday in Arizona. McLouth will leave spring training camp today to catch a flight to Arizona. Team president …

February 15, 2009
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Kerrigan is no dummy

BRADENTON, Fla. — This offseason, pitching coach Joe Kerrigan watched game film of every Pirates pitcher. One thing he noticed was none of the pitchers worked on the inner part of the plate often enough. That’s why Kerrigan arranged for …

 
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