Where Does Andrew Lambo Fit In The Pittsburgh Pirates’ Plans?
For the first time in over 20 years, the Pittsburgh Pirates‘ objective in the offseason should be to position themselves for a World Series run, rather than trying to reach the .500 mark. Two main weaknesses the Pirates have are […]
Pittsburgh Pirates’ Bullpen Continues to Impress in Spring Training
The magical 2013 season for the Pittsburgh Pirates was a product of a very deep organization getting the most out of every player who was given a chance. The Pirates used 12 starting pitchers last season, and they withstood injuries […]
Pittsburgh Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen Playing Like MVP In Spring Training
The Pittsburgh Pirates fell to 6-2 in the Grapefruit League on Friday when the Minnesota Twins rallied in the late innings to take the lead from the Bucs. The Spring Training standings don’t matter, but it is always interesting to […]
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When Does Josh Harrison Become Part of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ SS Discussion?
During the offseason, it was speculated that this would be the year in which Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Clint Barmes passed the starting torch over to Jordy Mercer. Things are going according to plan for the most part with one major […]
Pittsburgh Pirates: Charlie Morton Will Have Breakout 2014 Season
It is no secret that the Pittsburgh Pirates have had a bad offseason. Even the biggest Pirates fan couldn’t look you straight in the eye and tell you that he or she is happy with the way the winter has gone. Coming […]
Pittsburgh Pirates’ Matt Hague Making First Base Battle Easier
Matt Hague entered Spring Training as having an outside shot of making the Pittsburgh Pirates‘ roster as the backup first-baseman and potential platoon partner for Gaby Sanchez with Andrew Lambo and Chris McGuiness for the spot. After five games are […]
Pittsburgh Pirates’ Edinson Volquez Proving He’s Not Worthy of Rotation Spot
Despite winning 94 games in 2013, the Pittsburgh Pirates had yet another boring offseason in which the biggest move was paying $5 million for one season of a terrible pitcher. The chances of Edinson Volquez ever living up to his […]
Pittsburgh Pirates’ Wandy Rodriguez Impresses in 1st Game Since Injury
The Pittsburgh Pirates and Tampa Bay Rays matched up on Saturday in a meaningless battle of small market teams in Spring Training. While the score is, indeed, meaningless, some factors are important. For instance, in Saturday’s game, Pirates lefty Wandy […]
Where Has Pittsburgh Pirates RF Travis Snider Been This Spring?
Three games of the 2014 Spring Training schedule are already in the books, with prospective Pittsburgh Pirates starting right fielder Travis Snider nowhere to be found on any lineup card. This holds true for Saturday’s starting lineup against the Tampa Bay […]
Pittsburgh Pirates CF Gregory Polanco Impressive vs. Yankees
One swing. That’s all that it took to set social media ablaze with media and fans alike all gushing over Pittsburgh Pirates‘ top prospect Gregory Polanco and subsequently speculating when the 22-year-old might be ready for full-time major league action. […]