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Pirates fans have no reason to lessen expectations

Pirates fans have no reason to lessen expectations

By Chad Cameron / Staff Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports, Sports Columns

Snow isn’t typically associated with Major League Baseball’s Opening Day. But as a sellout crowd of 39,500 people prepared to pack PNC Park on Sunday, crews on the inside rushed to shovel away the last traces of a blizzard that hit Pittsburgh late Saturday night. Baseball season was here, and no matte...

Walk-up music a crucial fixture for Pirates players

Walk-up music a crucial fixture for Pirates players

By Shawn Cooke / A&E Editor

May 6, 2014


Filed under Archives

Whenever Pittsburgh Pirates closer Jason Grilli emerges from the outfield to wrap up a game at PNC Park, no matter what the situation might be, there’s always an element of consistency.Much like Mariano Rivera’s adoption of Metallica’s “Enter Sandman,” Grilli finds motivation from a steady ...

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