NL Central Breakdown of MLB’s Top 100 Prospects
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NL Central Breakdown of MLB’s Top 100 Prospects

Yesterday, we took a look around the NL Central — specifically, how each team plans on divvying up┬átheir money in 2015. Today, we’ll go to…

How NL Central teams are allocating resources in 2015
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How NL Central teams are allocating resources in 2015

Using Roster Resource‘s projected 25-man rosters and Baseball-Reference‘s estimated salaries, here’s a quick look at how the NL Central teams will be spending their money…

Trying to make sense of the Travis Snider trade
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Trying to make sense of the Travis Snider trade

People were upset when the Pirates sent Brad Lincoln to the Blue Jays for Travis Snider on July 31, 2012. People will be upset now,…

Making a Pitcher of Jared Hughes with the Defensive Shift
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Making a Pitcher of Jared Hughes with the Defensive Shift

There was a solid article on FanGraphs a few days ago about why Jung-Ho Kang doesn’t have to be a “brilliant” fielder in Pittsburgh. Kang…

On Kang, The Depth Chart, and The Payroll
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On Kang, The Depth Chart, and The Payroll

It’s official: Jung-Ho Kang is a Pittsburgh Pirate. OFFICIAL: The #Pirates have signed infielder Jung Ho Kang to a 4-year deal with a club option…

The Pirates, Jung-Ho Kang & The Depth Factor
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The Pirates, Jung-Ho Kang & The Depth Factor

Day-by-day, Korean Baseball Organization star Jung-Ho Kang is inching closer to becoming a Pittsburgh Pirate. His KBO team, the Nexen Heroes, issued a press release…

MLB’s Most Strategic Managers
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MLB’s Most Strategic Managers

The impact of a Major League manager has been a bit of a topic this winter, as Joe Maddon bolted to Chicago for five years…

Pirates Farm System: High Upside Pitching Prospects
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Pirates Farm System: High Upside Pitching Prospects

We don’t provide a lot of minor league coverage here, although it’s something I’d like to give more attention from time to time. Disclaimer: prospects…

Pirates win bid on Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang
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Pirates win bid on Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang

What?! This about sums it up: The Pittsburgh Pirates have won the bidding for an international free agent via the posting system. I'm not sure…

Projections high on the Pirates for 2015
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Projections high on the Pirates for 2015

Baseball projections — you might love ‘em, you might hate ‘em. Either way, they’re all we got right now. Anyone else missing baseball? The Steamer…

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