Third Base Coaching: Can it be quantified?
Analysis & Stats

Third Base Coaching: Can it be quantified?

MLB teams are constantly looking for the next competitive edge. With the Cubs’ recent hiring of Joe Maddon, there’s been a lot of discussion about…

Bucco GIFs of the Year: August 2014

GIFs of the year… August edition. – Andrew McCutchen was a little bored during his DL stint: – Look what Edinson Volquez found: – The Jordy…

The Pirates & The Qualifying Offer
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The Pirates & The Qualifying Offer

How it works: MLB teams can extend a “qualifying offer” to their pending free agents (unless they were rental players and didn’t spend the whole…

Video: Russell Martin Pirates Highlights 2013-2014

Well, Russell Martin is officially no longer a Pirate (for now). He and the other three free agents came off the roster after the conclusion of…

Ranking the 2015 Free Agent Starting Pitchers
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Ranking the 2015 Free Agent Starting Pitchers

A few weeks ago, we took a look at the 2015 free agent pitching market, trying to find some potential targets for the Pirates. The…

What to Watch For: Pirates Offseason
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What to Watch For: Pirates Offseason

The 2014 Major League Baseball season is in the books. Congratulations to the San Francisco Giants on winning it all last night. Their postseason run began right…

Bucco GIFs of the Year: July 2014

Pirate GIFs of the year — July edition. – Ike Davis gets the Gatorade bath after a great walk-off win: – A.J. Burnett tips his…

Edinson Volquez & The Benefit of Good Defense
Analysis & Stats

Edinson Volquez & The Benefit of Good Defense

Major League free agency will start within a week (five days after the conclusion of the World Series, to be exact). While most attention will…

Bucco GIFs of the Year: June 2014

GIFs of the year — June edition. – Welcome to the show, Gregory Polanco: – El Coffee swings on his first big league homer: -…

Roster Moves: Justin Sellers, John Axford, Jeanmar Gomez
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Roster Moves: Justin Sellers, John Axford, Jeanmar Gomez

The Pirates are beginning to make some roster moves in preparation of the official start of the offseason next week. After signing RHP Josh Stinson…

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