Roster Moves: Cumpton, McDonald, Marte

While you may have been watching college football, the Pirates made some roster moves on this Saturday. – Brandon Cumpton has been recalled from Indianapolis….

Top 5: Best & Worst of James McDonald

James McDonald, a once promising arm in the Pirates’ rotation, was designated for assignment on Saturday afternoon. It looks the J-Mac era of Bucco baseball…

Pirates acquire Canzler, transfer McDonald to 60-day DL

On Friday afternoon, the Pirates acquired 1B/OF Russ Canzler from the Baltimore Orioles, in exchange for RHP Tim Alderson. Canzler, 27, has hit .271 in 29 MLB games. Here are…

Should the Pirates part ways with James McDonald?

At this time last year, James McDonald was dominating on the mound, going 9-3 with a 2.37 ERA in the first half of the 2012…

Game #32: Pirates 4, Mariners 1

James McDonald was scheduled to start tonight’s ballgame, before being scratched around 5:00 pm. He’s headed to the 15-day disabled list due to right shoulder discomfort. Catcher Russell Martin was…

James McDonald placed on 15-day DL

James McDonald placed on 15-day DL

James McDonald was scheduled to start Tuesday night for the Pirates, but has been scratched. In addition, he’s been placed on the 15-day disabled list due…

Bucs get a win on Cutch bobblehead night

Another game against the best team in all of baseball – and yet again the Pirates show up with a big-time win.  James McDonald was…

What’s up with James McDonald?

What’s up with James McDonald?

After James McDonald’s roller coaster season in 2012, no one knew what to expect from him coming into this year. J-Mac pitched well in his first outing of 2013,…

Trio of homers propel Bucs to 4-3 victory

The Pirates battled the Boston Red Sox and the rain this afternoon at McKechnie Field. James McDonald took the mound after a weather delay, and got off…

Pirates Playback 3/11/13

The tenth and final edition of Pirates Playback will air on ROOT Sports at 7:00 pm. They will replay it on Friday night at 7:00….

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