Saturday Stat Sheet 8/9/14

Saturday Stat Sheet 8/9/14

- Another strong outing for Vance Worley on Friday night; 0.96 ERA in four starts since the All-Star break. – Pulling himself out of a slump,…

The Best & Worst of July

The Best & Worst of July

Best & Worst of: April | May | June Wow, August already … As we flip the calendar once again, the Pirates are officially 2/3…

Saturday Stat Sheet 7/19/14

Saturday Stat Sheet 7/19/14

- Francisco Liriano worked out of a few jams, struggled with his control at times, but ultimately put in a decent five innings of work on…

15 Questions for the Pirates’ Second Half

15 Questions for the Pirates’ Second Half

Where the Pirates stand: 49-46 record (.516 winning percentage), 3.5 games back in NL Central (4th place), 3 games back in NL Wild Card. Just as…

Monday Morning Links 7/14/14

Monday Morning Links 7/14/14

- CBS Sports gives the Pirates a “B” grade for the first half: – The Bucs have set their rotation for after the All-Star break: Francisco…

The Pirates’ Rotation Moving Forward, Part II

The Pirates’ Rotation Moving Forward, Part II

Nearly seven weeks ago, we took a look at the state of the Pirates’ rotation after they 1) finally dumped Wandy Rodriguez and 2) designated depth…

The Best & Worst of May

The Best & Worst of May

Another month of Bucco baseball is in the books. Just like we did in April, let’s look back at the best & worst of May……

Saturday Stat Sheet 5/31/14

Saturday Stat Sheet 5/31/14

- Ike Davis, 2-for-4 with a 450-foot bomb last night, has been on fire recently: .346/.430/.481 in his last 27 games. In the last calendar…

The Pirates’ Rotation Moving Forward

The Pirates’ Rotation Moving Forward

The Pirates made a pair of moves on Thursday afternoon involving a couple of pitchers on their 40-man roster. The big one: Wandy Rodriguez was designated…

Why can’t the Pirates keep the ball in the ballpark?

Why can’t the Pirates keep the ball in the ballpark?

The Pirates have a problem that not even heralded savior Gregory Polanco can solve: pitching. Tuesday night was the latest chapter of the team’s struggles, as…

Fading Fastballs: Where’s the velocity?

Fading Fastballs: Where’s the velocity?

We’re into the first week of May, and the Pirates have been a total flop. At 12-19, they sit at the bottom of the NL…

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