Bucs make many moves on Memorial Day

Bucs make many moves on Memorial Day

The Pirates have recalled a few players, demoted a few players, and added to the disabled list… 1. The contract of Mike Zagurski was selected from Triple-A…

Jeff Karstens Shut Down Indefinitely

Jeff Karstens Shut Down Indefinitely

Some bad news here: Per team, #Pirates RHP Jeff Karstens felt pain in his right shoulder during his throwing program today and has been shut…

Can Jeff Locke keep it up?

Can Jeff Locke keep it up?

Jeff Locke and Jonathan Sanchez, two left-handed hurlers, were handed the final two starting rotation spots after injuries to Francisco Liriano, Jeff Karstens, and Charlie Morton. Locke had…

Welcome to Pittsburgh, Jonathan Sanchez & Brandon Inge

Two non-roster players that the Pirates invited to spring training, LHP Jonathan Sanchez and utility man Brandon Inge, have been told that they’ll make the team….

Pitching decisions looming as Opening Day nears

Throughout winter and into spring, the main questions pertaining to the Pittsburgh Pirates revolve around the state of the roster. Fans critique every move, wondering…

Pirates drop high-scoring affair, 12-10

A bizarre contest took place between the Pirates and Baltimore Orioles this afternoon at McKechnie Field. Jeff Karstens was slated to make his first Grapefruit League start,…

McPherson impressive in loss to Phillies

Kyle McPherson made a strong case for a spot in the rotation with five shutout innings this afternoon against the Phillies. He retired six of his…

In 27 Days…

In 27 Days…

Jeff Karstens (27) days until Opening Day. After being non-tendered in November, Karstens returns to Pittsburgh on a one-year, $2.5 million contract. Acquired from the…

Bucs Bits: Pirates News and Notes 2/19/13

Only four days until the first exhibition game of the spring; if you are in the Bradenton area and need tickets for any Grapefruit League action,…

POLL: Who will be the Pirates’ fifth starter?

POLL: Who will be the Pirates’ fifth starter?

One of the many battles heading into spring training is for the fifth spot in the starting rotation. The Pirates have stocked pitching depth for…

All Arbitration Eligibles Officially Signed

All Arbitration Eligibles Officially Signed

The salary arbitration hearings for Major League Baseball last from February 4th to February 20th, but the Pirates will not have to worry about that this year. The club entered…

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