Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Team Interested In Mike Napoli?
According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Pittsburgh Pirates view Mike Napoli as the “perfect fit at first base”. However, Cafardo also notes that it is unlikely that the Pirates will be willing to pay enough to sign [...]
Can Pittsburgh Pirates Improve In 2014 Without A.J. Burnett?
Though it didn’t exactly end the way that the Pittsburgh Pirates envisioned, one of the most notable storylines in their breakthrough 2013 season was A.J. Burnett completing his two-year transformation from disgraced New York Yankees castoff to clubhouse and rotation [...]
Pittsburgh Pirates Need to Reflect on Positives in Playoff Loss
The MLB season is 162 games long. For most of those 162 games, the Pittsburgh Pirates gave their fans more than they expected, this season. The Pirates had a season of firsts. This was the first season in many years that [...]
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Be Proud, Pittsburgh Pirates Nation
If someone would have told me in March that the New York Yankees would not make the playoffs in both Andy Pettite and Marino Riveria‘s final seasons. I would probably laugh. Now if you combat that with the fact that [...]
Cardinals vs Pirates NLDS Game 5 Tickets Up 29% Since Monday
After a dominant performance from rookie starter Michael Wacha (7.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 9 SO), the St. Louis Cardinals forced a Game 5 in their National League Divisional Series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The series will now shift [...]
NLDS 2013: Charlie Morton Has to Step Way up for Pittsburgh Pirates
No team in the entire MLB playoffs sounded as confident after a game as the Pittsburgh Pirates sounded after their game one defeat. It was almost like they knew they would win the next two games and have the St. [...]
NLDS 2013: Pittsburgh Pirates are Reflection of their Home City
When people think of the city of Pittsburgh, they think of steel mills, Andrew Carnegie, and Heinz Ketchup. When you think of sports in the city, you may think of Mario Lemieux and Sidney Crosby raising the Stanley Cup or [...]
2013 NLDS: Home Field Advantage Now Belongs To Pittsburgh Pirates
Coming into the NLDS, the St. Louis Cardinals had home field advantage. However, fter the Pittsburgh Pirates were able to win a game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, the Pirates now have home field advantage. With the series tied [...]
2013 NLDS: AJ Burnett Should Not Start A Possible Game 5 For Pittsburgh Pirates
At what point should a manager go against what his normal tendencies are? I’ll tell you when: A manager should go against his normal tendencies when the statistics show strong evidence that what he is doing isn’t working. In this [...]
Pittsburgh Pirates Will Rely On Rookie Gerrit Cole To Save Postseason
The Pittsburgh Pirates had an ugly showing in Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. For a team that hasn’t been in the playoffs in a couple of decades, they certainly looked like it in the Game [...]