The Last Word

"Rumor has it, we're going to have Spring Training next year in Florida -- because it's supposed to be hot." -- Hurdle, after the Pirates' final home exhibition game started at 55 degrees, the fourth McKechnie Field game to start in sub-60-degree conditions.

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