Pittsburgh Pirates: Charlie Morton’s Spring Performances A Precursor To Success In 2014 MLB Season?
For many players, success during Spring Training doesn’t necessarily translate into success during the regular season, but that may be a different story for Charlie Morton. In looking at Morton’s career Spring Training numbers and comparing them to the corresponding [...]
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Pittsburgh Pirates’ Travis Ishikawa Should Be Included in the 1B Battle This Spring
By all accounts and barring any last minute acquisitions by the Pittsburgh Pirates, Travis Ishikawa could be the ideal platoon partner for Gaby Sanchez — that is, if he ever finds his way into the lineup. Rumor has it that [...]
Casey Sadler is a Sleeper to Grab 5th Spot of Pittsburgh Pirates’ Rotation
Unless you are a completely devoted fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates you probably haven’t heard of Casey Sadler before, but he could feasibly see some time in a Pirates’ uniform at some point this season. Admittedly, he isn’t likely to [...]
Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Mike Carp Should Be Top Target For 1B
By now, the Pittsburgh Pirates‘ first base problem has been well-documented. I know I’ve written a ton about it since the offseason started. Despite the obvious need for a platoon partner to pair with Gaby Sanchez, the Pirates have done [...]
Pittsburgh Pirates’ Andrew Lambo Has Some Competition at First Base
All through the offseason, speculation from fans and the media had resulted in talks of a platoon situation at first base with Gaby Sanchez, with Andrew Lambo being the platoon partner. That was even the talk as the Pittsburgh Pirates [...]
Mel Rojas Jr. Has Himself A Day In Pittsburgh Pirates Win Over New York Yankees
Mel Rojas, a 23-year-old outfielder, shined offensively in his 2014 Spring Training debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates, going 2-for-2 with a home run and three RBI’s. Rojas took over center field duties from Gregory Polanco, who also had a somewhat [...]
Who Cares About A.J. Burnett Making His Philadelphia Phillies Debut Against Pittsburgh Pirates?
The Philadelphia Phillies have announced that newly acquired starting pitcher A.J. Burnett will make his 2014 debut against his former team in the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. Being a Pirates fan, why would you care if he makes his debut against the [...]