Pittsburgh Pirates Can’t Underestimate The Value Of Russell Martin

Russell Martin

The position of catcher in today’s MLB is often overlooked and undervalued. Catchers have become journeymen that never stay in one place very long. There are only a handful of catchers that are considered franchise players and aren’t just on […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Out To Prove They Are The Cream Of NL Central Crop

Tony Sanchez and Andrew McCutchen

You could look online at expert analysis, talk to anyone who follows MLB or even watch any sports show dedicating time to baseball, and when they predict who will win the NL Central, the answer is never the Pittsburgh Pirates. […]

NL Central Month of April Critical For The Pittsburgh Pirates

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The Pittsburgh Pirates took two of three games against the Chicago Cubs in their opening series at PNC Park this past week. That’s not a bad start to divisional play and the 2014 MLB season, but if you take a […]

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Recipe For Success Hasn’t Changed In 2014

Francisco Liriano

The 2013 baseball season was a magical year for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Anyone who follows the team will admit to being completely enthralled by this group of “Battlin’ Bucs” as they not only broke the 20-year losing streak but were […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Fans Can’t Allow Barry Bonds To Steal Andrew McCutchen’s Spotlight

Andrew McCutchen

It was only a few short days ago when it was announced that former Pittsburgh Pirates superstar Barry Bonds would be on hand at PNC Park for Opening Day to be a part of pre-game festivities and handing over the NL MVP […]

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Management Isn’t Fooling Anyone

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When Pittsburgh Pirates owner Bob Nutting speaks about finances fans typically cling to every word. I’m not so sure why, but they do. Fans that follow the Pirates flock to social media and unleash a barrage of venom directed towards […]

It’s Time for the Pittsburgh Pirates to Let A.J. Burnett Go

AJ Burnett

If you’ve been a Pittsburgh Pirates fan for very long you know the history and the frugal nature of the baseball club. Even after the success of the 2013 Pirates, it seems that some things simply never change. When the […]

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Lack of Offseason Movement Shouldn’t Shock Anyone

Bob Nutting & Clint Hurdle

At a time when MLB teams are wheeling and dealing, the Pittsburgh Pirates remain dormant. They might make some mediocre minor league or backup position player moves, but when it comes to the marquee moves like Carlos Beltran to the New […]

Pittsburgh Pirates: Offseason Moves Have To Focus On Improvement

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The Pittsburgh Pirates are experiencing a renaissance of sorts: 20-year losing streak? Demolished. Advancing past the Wild Card round of the playoffs? Check. Silver Sluggers for Andrew McCutchen and Pedro Alvarez? Accomplished. NL Comeback Player of the Year award for Francisco […]

Pittsburgh Pirates: 5 Reasons Andrew McCutchen Should Be the NL MVP

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Postseason Awards Should Motivate Team In 2014

Andrew McCutchen and Clint Hurdle

The Pittsburgh Pirates have had the rare experience of garnering some prestigious honors since their season ended in the National League Divisional Series. Typically, when the schedule reads 162 games have been completed in Pittsburgh, Pirates fans all retreat into their caves until February […]

Pittsburgh Pirates: Why It Was Smart To Let A.J. Burnett Test Free Agency

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The Pittsburgh Pirates took a risk. They put their faith into the words of a player who has embodied the organization the past two seasons. General manager Neal Huntington and team president Frank Coonelly listened to A.J. Burnett say that he will either […]