In 17 Days…

Gaby Sanchez (17) days until Opening Day. Gaby’s number switched from 14 to 17 last August when John Buck joined the team… Though Buck is…

Five Pirates to Watch in 2014

The full squad has reported to Bradenton for spring training. Baseball is in the air, as Grapefruit League games are just over a week away….

Pirates commit $17 million to six arb. players for 2014

Today was MLB’s deadline for teams to reach deals with arbitration eligible players before exchanging figures. The Pirates agreed to contracts with all six of…

Pirates pick up 1B Chris McGuiness

The Pirates have found a left-handed hitting first baseman, as they’ve acquired Chris McGuiness from the Texas Rangers. We first heard his name a few…

Who’s on first?

If you take a look at the Pirates’ roster, you’ll notice that pretty much every position is locked for 2014. Except first base. Yes, there…

Neal Huntington’s Christmas Wish List

A flurry of trades and signings have gone down throughout Major League Baseball this week, but the Pirates have remained quiet thus far. With Christmas…

Pirates Free Agent Target: James Loney

Yesterday, we heard about Mike Napoli: how the Pirates like his play but not his price tag. Today, a potentially cheaper name is floating around:…

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,…

Pirates Trade Target: Kendrys Morales

On Sunday, Jayson Stark of ESPN reported a potential trade target for the Pirates: This doesn’t appear to be as basic as what Jim Bowden…

Bucco Bench: Help Wanted

In 2012, the Pirates posted a .176 batting average while pinch-hitting,┬ámaking it a necessary area of improvement for this┬áseason. However, they’ve been awful off the…

Monday Morning Links 5/13/13

Pirates: – The platoon of Garrett Jones & Gaby Sanchez is paying off. – The Pirates are getting hit by pitches at a record pace….

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