What might a Neil Walker extension look like?

What might a Neil Walker extension look like?

“We would love nothing more than to have Neil Walker end his career as a Pirate.” — Neal Huntington We hear it all the time:…

Pirates’ Winter Meetings News & Rumors: Day 3

Pirates’ Winter Meetings News & Rumors: Day 3

Some notes from the third day of baseball’s Winter Meetings… – Yesterday, it was reported that the Pirates were scouring the trade market for potential…

The Longest Bucco Blasts of 2014 (and other interesting HR data)

The Longest Bucco Blasts of 2014 (and other interesting HR data)

Things have been slow in terms of Bucco talk since the Francisco Cervelli trade and A.J. Burnett signing two weeks ago. The only rumblings to be…

Edinson Volquez & The Benefit of Good Defense

Edinson Volquez & The Benefit of Good Defense

Major League free agency will start within a week (five days after the conclusion of the World Series, to be exact). While most attention will…

Neil Walker & Rare Second Base Offense

Neil Walker & Rare Second Base Offense

When looking back on the 2014 Pirates, you’ll likely remember the performances of Andrew McCutchen, Josh Harrison, and Russell Martin. But, as always, Neil Walker was…

Bucco GIFs of the Year: April 2014

.GIFs of the year! April edition. This was the Pirates’ worst month performance-wise, but they still produced some memorable moments. – Neil Walker, Opening Day hero:…

Monday Morning Links 8/11/14

Monday Morning Links 8/11/14

- The Pirates and Pedro Alvarez are on board with getting El Toro some reps at first base. Travis Sawchik had a great piece in…

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 7/26/14

Saturday Stat Sheet 7/26/14

- After drawing three walks on Friday night, Russell Martin has reached base safely in seven of his last eight plate appearances. He’s reached in 55…

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…

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