Putting the Pirates payroll in perspective

Even though the Pirates haven’t made a huge splash or spent a ton of money this offseason, their payroll could rise to around $70 million…

Saturday Stat Sheet 6/15/13

- Two great stats via @MLBStatoftheDay: The @Pirates have 11 team shutouts to lead @MLB. The club’s 11 through 67 games are most for the…

Russell Martin earns NL Player of the Week

Russell Martin earns NL Player of the Week

Pirates’ catcher Russell Martin has earned National League Player of the Week honors for his solid hitting from April 22 – April 28. In that time frame,…

Series Preview: Pirates @ Dodgers

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Los Angeles Dodgers April 5, 2013 – 10:10 pm April 6, 2013 – 9:10 pm April 7, 2013 – 4:10 pm Dodger…

Bucs’ bats still cold; tough pitching awaits in LA

Bucs’ bats still cold; tough pitching awaits in LA

The Pirates head out to the west coast this weekend, carrying a 1-2 record. They’ve hit just .144 (13 for 90) as a team with…

$70 Million Payroll: Fact or Fiction?

$70 Million Payroll: Fact or Fiction?

During the “Ask Management Q&A” at Friday night PirateFest, team president Frank Coonelly answered a question regarded the Bucs’ payroll for the 2013 season. In the process,…

Awards Week: Cy Young

The Baseball Writer’s Association of America announced the winners of the 2012 American League and National League Cy Young Awards on Wednesday night. The American…