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Everything you need to know about MLB news, Pirates and other Pittsburgh teams for Thursday, March 16, 2023.

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Pittsburgh Pirates News

Pittsburgh Pirates: A Strong Spring Being Overlooked (Rum Bunter)

Pirates mailbag: Who’s on the hot seat? Will Travis Swaggerty get a shot? (The Athletic)

Former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher convicted of sexually assaulting 13-year-old loses appeal (WPXI)

Bucs’ Keller gets opening day nod — and a bottle of bubbly (AP News)

MLB News

Edwin Díaz injured after closing out Puerto Rico’s big win (

Puerto Rico ousts D.R., but mood subdued after Díaz injury (

Lindor shows off jets with Classic Little League homer (

Sara Goodrum breaks down Astros’ prospects in Q&A (

‘It’s a fiesta’ for electric Arozarena as Mexico moves on (

On to the semis! Cuba in Classic final four (

It’s Japan vs. Italy in Classic quarterfinal game (6 a.m. ET, FS2) (

Venezuela (4-0) tops Israel in tune-up for Round 2 (

Projecting Opening Day lineups and rotations for every team (

World Baseball Classic FAQ: How to watch, schedule & more (

Every country’s Classic roster (

Standings & bracket (

MLB club-by-club breakdown of players in 2023 Classic (

Will anyone break these Classic records? (

Pittsburgh & Collegiate Sports

Steelers signing inside linebacker Cole Holcomb (Behind The Steel Curtain)