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…

Five for Friday: Bench Monsters & Bad Baserunning

Five for Friday: Bench Monsters & Bad Baserunning

Five thoughts that could have formed separate posts but are better served as a group. Happy Friday.  1. A Better Bench For the past few years, the Pirates’ bench…

Saturday Stat Sheet 6/7/14

Saturday Stat Sheet 6/7/14

- Jordy Mercer‘s doing some great things this week – he’s riding a five-game hitting streak, with hits in 11 of his last 22 at-bats….

4/21-4/27 Week Recap

Yuck.  What an awful week for the Pirates.  Between the nonexistent offense, injuries, and brutal losses, it’s been a rough stretch for the Bucs. In…

2014 Pittsburgh Pirates Preview

A breakdown of your 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates Pitchers Gerrit Cole Jeanmar Gomez Jason Grilli Francisco Liriano Mark Melancon Bryan Morris Charlie Morton Stolmy Pimentel Wandy…

Grapefruit League Report: Week 2

Monday, 3/3 – Pirates 7, Red Sox 6 A good day for the Bucs’ regulars, with Pedro Alvarez and Russell Martin going yard. Tuesday, 3/4…

Takeaways from Spring Training Game #1

It’s hard to get excited for spring training, but it’s baseball nonetheless. The results are meaningless and it’s hard to read too much into the…

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