Saturday Stat Sheet 7/12/14

Saturday Stat Sheet 7/12/14

- Andrew McCutchen put on another show last night — 2-for-3, a double, a homer. He’s up to a sensational .321/.418/.552 line on the year; he’s…

Monday Morning Links 6/23/14

Monday Morning Links 6/23/14

- Monday marks the beginning of another interleague series for the Pirates, as they head down to Florida to face the Tampa Bay Rays (MLB Preview)….

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…

Saturday Stat Sheet 5/10/14

Saturday Stat Sheet 5/10/14

- How about the Pittsburgh Kid? Walker leads NL 2B in home runs (7) and is second with 22 RBIs. “This is as healthy as…

Saturday Stat Sheet 5/3/14

Saturday Stat Sheet 5/3/14

- Starling Marte! After an abysmal April, Marte is already heating up in May. Moving him down in the order apparently flipped a switch, as…

“Year of the Bat” – How the Pirates’ offense can improve in 2014

Dejan Kovacevic had a good column from Bradenton the other day titled, “This has to be Year of the Bat.” There’s always room to improve,…

In 18 Days…

Neil Walker (18) days until Opening Day. Slowed by injuries, Walker appeared in 133 games in 2013. He posted a career low .251 batting average…

Bucs Bits: Pirates News & Notes 2/24/14

Baseball is almost here. Tomorrow, the Bucs will play their “Black and Gold” intrasquad game. Wednesday, the Yankees will be in Bradenton for the Grapefruit…

Could the Pirates follow the Braves’ extension model?

This month, the Atlanta Braves have locked up four of their core players with long-term contract extensions: Freddie Freeman, Julio Teheran, Craig Kimbrel, and Andrelton…

Neil Walker: MLB Network’s #8 2B ‘Right Now’

MLB Network’s “Top 10 Right Now” on Friday night ranked the best second basemen in baseball. After placing 7th on the list last year, Neil Walker comes…

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