Scouting the Market: 2015 Free Agent Pitchers

Scouting the Market: 2015 Free Agent Pitchers

With Francisco Liriano and Edinson Volquez set to become free agents, plus another Charlie Morton injury that will sideline him for 6-8 months, the Pirates…

15 Questions for the Second Half — Answered

15 Questions for the Second Half — Answered

During the All-Star break, we had 15 questions for the upcoming Pirates’ second half. Here are the answers. 1. Can they avoid a second half…

Arms Race: Bucco pitchers flip the switch

Arms Race: Bucco pitchers flip the switch

We know how solid the Bucs’ bats have been in 2014 (Jeff Branson deserves a raise). They lead the National League with a .331 OBP,…

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…

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