Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training Profile: Jameson Taillon
Jameson Taillon

One would think that a team losing for 20 years would have one of the best farm systems every year due to constantly having top-five draft picks. For the Pittsburgh Pirates, it wasn’t always like that. Until Neal Huntington took […]

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Ike Davis

There should really have been little surprise when the Pittsburgh Pirates traded for first baseman Ike Davis on Friday. During his time with the New York Mets, Davis has been up and down but more recently has struggled. Because of […]

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New York Mets Ike Davis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired Ike Davis from the New York Mets in exchange for bullpen prospect Zack Thornton and a player to be named later. If you have been following the MLB trade rumor mill, you have probably noticed that […]

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Neil Walker

The Pittsburgh Pirates were everybody’s favorites story in baseball last season because of the run they made into the National League playoffs with NL MVP Andrew McCutchen leading the way. Expectations were raised this season, and the Pirates have not lived […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates Pedro Alvarez

After another thrilling Pittsburgh Pirates victory, a few things are starting to become clear. The Pirates’ pitching will be good this year, but it won’t be nearly as good as it was in 2013. For this reason, the team will […]

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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. […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates Vin Mazzaro

It’s almost hard to believe that a team could have too much pitching, but the Pittsburgh Pirates encountered that exact problem at the end of Spring Training. The Bucs had eight bullpen arms competing for seven spots, and the four […]

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Tommy John

Tommy John was an accomplished pitcher. In fact John won more games after his pioneering surgery, later named for him, than before. Pitching to the age of 46, he amassed 290 wins, retiring in 1989 the definition of the word […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates Jameson Taillon Tommy John Surgery

For most teams, losing a prospect with the talent of Jameson Taillon would be crippling for its farm system. For the Pittsburgh Pirates, it is certainly a large hit, but it isn’t the end of the world. The Pirates have […]

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Gerrit Cole Pirates

PNC Park couldn’t have asked to be dealt a better starting-hand. When the baseball world looked at their Friday night cards, pocket-aces appeared in the form of right-handers Shelby Miller and Gerrit Cole. The only obstacle keeping the Pittsburgh Pirates‘ […]

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