Melancon making a solid first impression

Melancon making a solid first impression

The Joel Hanrahan trade brought four players to Pittsburgh, but only one secured a spot on the 25-man roster to start the 2013 season. Stolmy Pimentel,…

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…

Bucs shellacked by Red Sox

The Pirates took on the Red Sox today and took a pretty bad beating. Jameson Taillon made the start and pitched two innings of solid…

In 35 Days…

In 35 Days…

Mark Melancon (35) days until Opening Day. Melancon comes to Pittsburgh as part of the Joel Hanrahan trade, and looks to thrive as one of…

Joel Hanrahan suits up for Boston

The Red Sox played Northeastern University today in a scrimmage, and former Bucco Joel Hanrahan started on the hill for Boston. He tossed the unofficial first pitch…

Pirates’ Spring Training Schedule

With spring training officially underway, it’s time to look forward to the Bucs’ first exhibition game. The opening matchup of the spring comes on Saturday,…

Getting to know Jerry Sands

Getting to know Jerry Sands

Full Name: Gerald Robert Sands Age: 25 Born: September 28th, 1987 Positions: OF/1B Bats: Right Throws: Right Height: 6′ 4″ Weight: 225 lb. Jerry Sands…

Top Ten Pirates of the PNC Park Era: #5 Freddy Sanchez

Year Age G R H HR RBI BA OPS 2004 26 9 2 3 0 2 .158 .316 2005 27 132 54 132 5 35…