Pittsburgh Pirates Missed Opportunity with Miami Marlins

Steve Mitchell - US PRESSWIRE

Now that we’ve had time to let the Miami Marlins latest fire sale digest, there are a lot of teams saying, “why not us?” The Toronto Blue Jays were the beneficiaries of the Marlins preference to make money over winning […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Lack of Action in Free Agency is Troublesome

Nick Swisher Anthony Gruppuso

It’s early yet in the free agent/hot-stove baseball off-season and none of the biggest free agents have signed yet, but there haven’t even been any reports linking the Pittsburgh Pirates to any significant acquisitions. Can the Pirates at least get […]

Top 10 Managers on the Hot Seat in 2013

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San Diego Padres Catcher Yasmani Grandal Suspended for 50 Games

Jake Roth - US PRESSWIRE

With their strong finish to the 2012 season, the San Diego Padres were thought to be a potential underdog contender for next season. Those hopes took a significant hit on Wednesday, when Major League Baseball announced that starting catcher Yasmani […]

MLB rumors: Could Jason Bay Return to the Pittsburgh Pirates?

Anthony Gruppuso - US PRESSWIRE

It’s safe to say that the Jason Bay experiment with the New York Mets didn’t work out the way they had planned. For Mets fans, the painful three-year Jason Bay experience came to an end when the team and Bay […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Owner Bob Nutting Chooses Mediocrity

Charles LeClaire - US PRESSWIRE

This is why the Pittsburgh Pirates remain a second-rate organization. After six weeks of essential soul searching, with the soul being the inter-workings of the franchise in which he is the principal owner, Bob Nutting decided not to change a […]

Minnesota Twins Enter Free Agency as Sellers

Brace Hemmelgarn - US PRESSWIRE

The Minnesota Twins are in a weird place. No, not playing outside at Target Field. They’ve gotten used to that by now. But in free agency. The Twins were not good this season, as evidenced by their last place finish […]

Top 5 Free Agents The Pittsburgh Pirates Should Target

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Pittsburgh Pirates Will Be Forever Tied to Manny Machado

Joe Nicholson-US PRESSWIRE

Fair or not, the tenure of Neal Huntington as General Manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates may be tied directly to the careers of Manny Machado and Jameson Taillon. The Pirates had the second selection in the 2010 draft, and after […]

Billy Hamilton Steals the Show in Arizona Fall League All-Star Game

Danny Medley - US PRESSWIRE

In the Arizona Fall League All-Star Game on Saturday night (called the Rising Starts game), Cincinnati Reds outfield prospect Billy Hamilton stole the show, both literally and figuratively. Leading off for the West team (who lost 9-4), Hamilton went 1-for-3 […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Missed an Opportunity on Dan Haren

Dan Haren

The Pittsburgh Pirates missed their chance to get Dan Haren. Haren, now formerly of the Los Angeles Angels, became a free agent last night when the Angels declined his $15.5 million option for 2013. That should make it easier for […]

Top 10 Managers in Major League Baseball

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