Pirates swap Kris Johnson for Duke Welker

The Pirates have re-acquired RHP Duke Welker from the Minnesota Twins. Welker, 27, was sent to the Twins as the player to be named later…

2013 in Review: Outfield

Final stats: Andrew McCutchen needs no introduction. The 2013 National League Most Valuable Player, Cutch paced the Pirates’ offense all season long. Though he didn’t…

Season in Pictures: July 2013

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” Ominous clouds flow over the Pittsburgh skyline on July 10th. Rain caused a delay of nearly three hours,…

Bucs land Justin Morneau

Wow. On the day of the waiver trade deadline, Neal Huntington and the Pirates grabbed Justin Morneau from the Minnesota Twins. They’ve been looking at…

Bucco GIF’s of the Week: July 29 – August 4

Note: Page may take time to load. Here are some GIFs of the best Bucco moments from the past week… – Andrew McCutchen makes a slick diving…

Is it time to free Andrew Lambo?

So the Pirates didn’t make a splash at the trade deadline to improve their right field situation. Prices were apparently astronomical, and anyone they could have acquired –…

McKenry to DL, Presley recalled

The Pirates placed Michael McKenry on the 15-day disabled list prior to Monday’s game against St. Louis. The Fort is dealing with a left knee sprain. Tony Sanchez, who was…

Pirates recall Duke Welker from Class AAA

To help the depleted bullpen, right-handed pitcher Duke Welker has been recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis. Welker, 27, has posted a 2.78 ERA and 8.6 K/9 for Indy this season….

Hughes to DL, Presley called up

Jared Hughes has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. Rob Biertempfel reported yesterday afternoon that Hughes had left the field during batting practice with a…

Pirates recall Reid, Hughes to help bullpen

Pirates recall Reid, Hughes to help bullpen

Jerry Crasnick of ESPN broke some Bucco news shortly after 10:30 on Sunday night: #Pirates have called up pitcher Ryan Reid. He’s meeting the team in Atlanta. —…

Pirates recall Alex Presley

Pirates recall Alex Presley

Outfielder Alex Presley has been recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis. Presley, 27, has hit .281 with a .798 OPS for Indy this season. He made a…

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