McKenry’s arm hurting his value

McKenry’s arm hurting his value

Michael McKenry has gained many fans in Pittsburgh over the past few seasons. Despite being highly unknown prior to joining the Pirates, “The Fort” works…

Pirates Playback 2/4/13

Pirates Playback 2/4/13

Tonight will be the fifth installment of Pirates Playback. The weekly series highlighting classic Bucco games of yesteryear is flying by, and it’ll be halfway…

Top Ten Most Memorable Pirates Moments of 2012

Top Ten Most Memorable Pirates Moments of 2012

Although the Bucs ultimately collapsed to their 20th consecutive losing season in 2012, there were certainly plenty of memorable moments throughout the 162-game slate. As…

2012 in Review: Catching

A catching tandem that struggled to throw out baserunners hurt the team in the long run. Games AVG HR RBI OPS Rod Barajas 104 .206 11…

Help Wanted: Pirates Catcher

Since they declined Rod Barajas’ $3.5 million option for 2013, the Pirates are now in need of a catcher to go along with Michael McKenry….

Season in Pictures: May 2012

May 2nd, 2012 A.J. Burnett walks off the mound after allowing 12 runs in just 2.2 innings against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Bucs got…

Burnett Bouncing Back in the ‘Burgh

Dejan Kovacevic produced a great article about A.J. Burnett‘s leadership for the Bucs so far this season. Bench coach Jeff Banister, who is featured in…

Defending the Fort

While Rod Barajas continues to struggle at the plate (you can read our feature HERE), some fans are calling for Michael “The Fort” McKenry to become…

Starting Slow

The Pirates signed catcher Rod Barajas to a one-year deal in November after declining the option of Ryan Doumit. Fans knew what to expect from…

Spring Training Update: Week 3

Sunday, March 4 – Saturday, March 10 Sunday 3-4 – The Pirates fell to the Blue Jays, 8-5, on Sunday afternoon. Erik Bedard took the mound at McKechnie…

Pirates Player Profile: Rod Barajas

  Rod Barajas Age: 36 Birth Place: Ontario, California Height: 6’2″ Weight: 250 lbs. Bats: Right Throws: Right Career Stats: (FanGraphs) 2012 Projections (FanGraphs) Rod…

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