In 12 Days…

Clint Barmes (12) days until Opening Day. 2013 marked the second season of a two-year deal for shortstop Clint Barmes. It was similar to the…

Poll: How do you feel about the Pirates offseason so far?

Coming off a great 2013 campaign, the offseason has been a little underwhelming. Not that there isn’t promise for 2014, but it seems like the…

Pirates Winter Meetings News & Rumors: Day 4

Thursday is the fourth and final day of the 2013 MLB Winter Meetings. – Earlier in the day, the Pirates re-signed Clint Barmes to a…

Clintsanity: Pirates set to re-sign Barmes

According to Buster Olney, the Pirates are close to re-signing veteran shortstop Clint Barmes. Barmes, 34, got a big $10.5 million contract two winters ago…

Pirates Winter Meetings News & Rumors: Day 1

Monday marks the first day of Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings in Orlando. Here’s what’s going on with the Bucs… – There is mutual interest…

2013 in Review: Infield

Final stats: Garrett Jones enjoyed a nice 2012 campaign, hitting .274 with 27 HR and an .832 OPS. While his salary doubled to $4.5 million,…

FFTF Pirates Player of the Month: July 2013

For the month of July, we would like to recognize Andrew McCutchen as the From Forbes to Federal “Player of the Month.” Cutch paced the Bucco…

Move over, Barmes: Mercer taking over at shortstop

Via Travis Sawchik of the Trib: manager Clint Hurdle is officially handing over the starting shortstop role to Jordy Mercer, saying that he’ll “receive the lion’s share of work”…

The Case for Chase d’Arnaud

While Bucco fans remain frustrated with a certain veteran utility man, Chase d’Arnaud is doing well at Class AAA Indianapolis after suffering a thumb injury…

New season, same Barmes

New season, same Barmes

EDIT: Right after this post was published, Barmes went 2 for 3 with two RBI on Sunday afternoon, boosting his batting average to .130. Good…

In 12 Days…

In 12 Days…

Clint Barmes (12) days until Opening Day. Barmes, 34, didn’t make many fans in 2011, but looks to rebound in his second year as a…

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