The Best & Worst of August

The Best & Worst of August

Best & Worst of: April | May | June | July Just like that, August is already over. Hard to believe, huh? The most important month in baseball looms just 30…

Looking ahead to the 2015 payroll (and where Russell Martin could fit)

Looking ahead to the 2015 payroll (and where Russell Martin could fit)

It’s a little early to already be looking ahead to next season, but this seems to be a pretty interesting topic these days. With Russell…

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…

Saturday Stat Sheet 8/9/14

Saturday Stat Sheet 8/9/14

- Another strong outing for Vance Worley on Friday night; 0.96 ERA in four starts since the All-Star break. – Pulling himself out of a slump,…

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 7/19/14

Saturday Stat Sheet 7/19/14

- Francisco Liriano worked out of a few jams, struggled with his control at times, but ultimately put in a decent five innings of work on…

Russell Martin & The 2015 Free Agent Catching Market

Russell Martin & The 2015 Free Agent Catching Market

With each passing game, Russell Martin‘s value to the Pirates seems to become clearer and clearer. A 3-for-4 night on Thursday which included a home…

Saturday Stat Sheet 7/5/14

Saturday Stat Sheet 7/5/14

- Another game, another ridiculous day at the plate for Andrew McCutchen. The MVP provided this year’s Fourth of July fireworks, going 4-for-5 with a…

Monday Morning Links 6/30/14

Monday Morning Links 6/30/14

Some notes on this last day of June… – With 82 games in the books, the Bucs are more than 50% of the way through the…

Saturday Stat Sheet 6/21/14

Saturday Stat Sheet 6/21/14

- Jordy Mercer knocked his fifth home run of 2014 on Friday afternoon — fourth of June. He’s hitting .306 with an .852 OPS since breaking…

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