Pittsburgh Pirates Make Puzzling Trade For Chris Stewart
Chris Stewart

The Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Yankees have agreed on a trade that sends catcher Chris Stewart to the Bucs in exchange for cash or a player to be named later. Stewart, 31, is arbitration-eligible for the first time this […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates Tony Watson

Oh boy, the Pittsburgh Pirates are starting their second-half collapse a little bit early in 2014. In fact, the collapse is starting before the regular season even starts! That’s right, folks, after starting Spring Training with a 7-2 record, the […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates Edinson Volquez

Every time Edinson Volquez makes an appearance in a Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training game, the team’s $5 million investment looks worse. Prior to Volquez’s appearance in the Pirates’ Sunday game against the Baltimore Orioles, he had a 9.00 ERA in […]

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Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

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 […]

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Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Reports have surfaced that Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jeff Locke will be scratched from his scheduled start against the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday, March 5 due to “tightness” somewhere on his right side. Locke had been figured into the equation to compete against newly […]

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Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

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 […]

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Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Stolmy Pimentel, a 24-year-old right-hander, got the start on the bump for the Pittsburgh Pirates this past weekend against the Philadelphia Phillies, tossing two shutout innings and surrendering only a single hit while striking out one in the Pirates’ 4-1 […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates Wandy Rodriguez

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 […]

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David Manning-USA TODAY Sports

Earlier this month, I wrote an article suggesting that the Pittsburgh Pirates should consider a platoon situation at third base with Pedro Alvarez when the opposing starting pitcher is a lefty. This is mainly due to Alvarez’ awful performance against […]

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