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Pirates could trade All-Star first baseman Josh Bell this winter

7 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

The Ben Cherington era in Pittsburgh could start with some sweeping organization-wide changes. On the very same week that Pittsburgh hired the former Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox executive to be its new general manager, owner Bob Nutting indicates that no one within the organization is untouchable. “I told Ben from the beginning that no one on the roster, no one in the minor-league system or no one on the staff is untouchable,” Nutting told the Tribune-Review, “that he needs to have the flexibility to be able to drive forward and build an organization that he is proud of and that...
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Scouting will drive success of Pirates, says new GM Ben Cherington

Scouting will drive success of Pirates, says new GM Ben Cherington

7 monthes ago   |   By CBC

Ben Cherington earned three World Series rings with the Boston Red Sox, the last as general manager of the 2013 club that raced from worst to first. The challenge that lies ahead for the former Toronto Blue Jays executive with Pittsburgh will be different.
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Miguel Sano among 4 Twins players to test positive for COVID-19

Miguel Sano among 4 Twins players to test positive for COVID-19

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Eyeing social change, Pirates star Josh Bell finds his voice

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