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The new lefty lineup

With Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer back in the lineup, we’re getting a little bit of a different look from the Pirates against Marlin lefty Brad Hand. Harrison is at second in place of Neil Walker, and Aramis Ramirez gets the start at third tonight. Sitting Mercer down and getting Mercer at-bats against lefties makes plenty of sense. I’d obviously rather see Jung Ho Kang in...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Harrison returns

Josh Harrison has been activated off the DL and is in Friday’s starting lineup, leading off against Madison Bumgarner and playing second base. Here’s our lineup for tonight. #LetsGoBucs — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) August 21, 2015 Harrison just beat his initially estimate timetable of seven weeks (that would be Sunday...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh Harrison surprises fans at a Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru

Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison hasn't been able to play since early July because of a thumb injury, so he has to find something to do to have a little fun. So why not hang out at the donut shop? Harrison surprised Pirates fans by working the Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru window, donning the headset and all as he handed happy patrons their food and beverages, and also...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Harrison surprises Pirates fans at Dunkin Donuts (Video)

Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Josh Harrison made a surprise appearance at the drive thru of a local Dunkin Donuts as part of a public relations campaign to say "thank you" to their fans.Not only were fans surprised to see Harrison in his jersey handing them their orders, but some of them were lucky enough to receive tickets to an upcoming Pirates game. Now that's called getting your...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers trade Aramis Ramirez to the Pirates

Having been in the for infield help after losing Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer to injuries that will likely keep both out until September, the Pittsburgh Pirates added a solid veteran presence on Thursday. Media reports indicated earlier in the day that Pittsburgh was on the verge of acquiring former All-Star third baseman Aramis Ramirez from the Milwaukee Brewers. Those reports...
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July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Pirates extend Josh Harrison

Last season was Josh Harrison’s fourth season in the majors though just his first full season. It was also the best season of his entire career at any level. In 550 plate appearances he hit 315/347/490 (.365 wOBA, 137 wRC+) with 13 home runs and 18 stolen bases. He also played 3B, 2B, SS, LF, and RF.  Today the Pirates rewarded Harrison with a 4 year extension worth $27.3 million...
Via The Outside Corner
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Josh Harrison turns spectacular double play

There’s turning the conventional 5-4-3 double play and then there’s what Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison seems to do on a daily basis. With runners on first and second with no outs in the top of the seventh inning, Harrison made a great diving stop on a hit down the line by Cincinnati Reds third baseman Kris Negron. Quickly tapping third base with his throwing...
Via The Sports Daily
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh Harrison beats rundown with crazy baserunning

Here is a GIF of the botched rundown/blown call by the umpires #Mets — #ImWithTowels (@MetsKevin11) June 28, 2014 Pirates outfielder Josh Harrison is one hell of a baserunner. On Friday’s game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets, Harrison displayed one of the most amazing base running plays you’ll ever see. In the 10th inning of a tie game...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Why Josh Harrison has been the biggest surprise

Josh Harrison Right field wasn’t exactly a power position for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Both Jose Tabata and Travis Snider were struggling, but then Josh Harrison worked his way into the starting role. The Cincinnati native has often been ridiculed by fans. Many questioned why he was even on the roster and thought he would never be anything more than a minor league baseball player...
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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