Pittsburgh Pirates Determined to Take Step Further in 2014
The Pittsburgh Pirates have to be thrilled about the success the organization had in 2013. Obviously, the team wishes they were still playing, but nonetheless, it was a far more successful season than in years past. At this point, it [...]
Will Pittsburgh Pirates Begin The 2014 Season With Andrew Lambo As Their First Baseman?
Andrew Lambo was a baseball smashing monster in 2013 — he hit .282/.347/.574 with 32 home runs and a .922 OPS. Pittsburgh Pirates‘ first basemen hit worse than just about every team’s first basemen last season. The trio of Garrett Jones, [...]
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Pittsburgh Pirates Make Solid Move to Re-Sign Clint Barmes
It’s really not much of a surprise that the Pittsburgh Pirates re-signed infielder Clint Barmes. Regardless, it’s still a solid signing that is important for the outlook of the 2014 roster. The 34-year-old isn’t a major threat at the plate. [...]
Pittsburgh Pirates Make Questionable Signing in Edinson Volquez
The Pittsburgh Pirates signed starting pitcher Edinson Volquez to a one-year, $5 million deal on the third day of the 2013 Winter Meetings. There’s no question in my mind that the Pirates made a mistake with the signing. Adding Volquez [...]
Johan Santana Would Be Great Reclamation Project For Pittsburgh Pirates
Being a small market team, the Pittsburgh Pirates have to be very smart when adding talent to their roster. This means they have to take chances on high-risk, high-reward type players if they want to add impact players. In recent [...]
Pittsburgh Pirates Interested in James Loney
The Pittsburgh Pirates are determined to land a first baseman at some point during the 2013 Winter Meetings and James Loney just might be the man for the job. The Pirates have reportedly shown heavy interest in Loney and negotiations [...]
Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Will Bucs Trade From Bullpen?
Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that an AL club official believes the Pittsburgh Pirates will attempt to trade an arm or two from their surplus of relief pitchers. Sawchik specifically mentions right-handed pitchers Jeanmar Gomez, Vin Mazzaro and Bryan [...]
MLB Winter Meetings: Mark Trumbo Is Ideal Fit For Pittsburgh Pirates
The Los Angeles Angels have put themselves in a tough position when it comes to the team’s payroll. Currently, Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton are both making over $20 million a year, while the extremely talented Mark Trumbo is earning [...]