Pittsburgh Pirates’ Neil Walker Handles Hometown Pressure Well

Neil Walker

Neil Walker. Born and raised in the ‘Burg. The Pittsburgh Pirates‘ 2004 first-round draft pick must feel great to be playing his baseball before for his hometown, especially at the professional level. To be paid to do something you love, and in front […]

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen Has The Look

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Andrew McCutchen has the look. Much has been said, written, videoed, blogged, tweeted and whatever other social media is out there these days about the Pittsburgh Pirates‘ 1st-round pick back in 2005. Yet, I’m not sure any of it quite […]

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Russell Martin Catches On

Russell Martin

Russell Martin seems to like being a Pittsburgh Pirate. Maybe it’s just me, but I get the feeling he really likes playing in the ‘Burg. And the guy can sure catch. Jason Kendall-type catch. While everyone raves about Yadier Molina, and […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Deserve More Recognition

Francisco Liriano

Ho-hum. Another win for the MLB-leading Pittsburgh Pirates. You may hear something about it, but I wouldn’t count on it. The team doesn’t seem to be getting much credit where credit is due. Is it my imagination or are the Pirates being […]

Modern MLB Scheduling Short-Changes Pittsburgh Pirates Fans

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After watching the Philadelphia Phillies and Pittsburgh Pirates square off this week and culminate their three-game series on the 4th of July, one can’t help but feel Pirate fans are getting short-changed. And Phillies fans too. The Phillies and Pirates! […]

5 Things MLB Needs To Fix In The 2013 All-Star Game

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The MLB All-Star Game Ain’t What She Used To Be


The All-Star Game, I already said it ain’t what it used to be, before naming the five Pittsburgh Pirates who I thought most-deserved to make it, at least among themselves anyway. It’s hard to argue they ALL should go though, without pretty much ignoring […]

Where Are All The No-Hitters From MLB Pitchers In 2013?

Homer Bailey

No no-no’s this season?! What gives? After seven no-hitters were tossed last year in 2012, there has not been any yet as we approach the halfway point of the 2013 MLB season. A few close calls, but still, no no-no’s. So what’s the […]

Pittsburgh Pirates: Just Winning, Baby!

Vin Mazarro

The famed Oakland Raiders‘ owner Al Davis was once quoted saying, “Just win, baby!” Well, the Pittsburgh Pirates keep finding ways and unheralded pitchers to do it with. This time is was Vin Mazzaro. After a two-hour and 20-minute rain delay, starter Charlie Morton took a seat on the […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Continue To Roll

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A.J. who? Wandy who? Not many teams can lose their number one and number two starting pitchers and not miss a beat. But that’s exactly what’s happened with the Pittsburgh Pirates this year, losing both A.J. Burnett and Wandy Rodriguez to injuries, the team has continued […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Muscle Up On Milwaukee Brewers

Andrew McCutchen

The Pittsburgh Pirates have bulked up this season. They’ve finally had enough. No longer the 98 lb. weakling on beach, the Milwaukee Brewers aren’t kicking sand in their face anymore. The Brewers, bullies on the block as far as the […]

5 Pittsburgh Pirates Who Deserve to Play in the 2013 MLB All-Star Game

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