Breaking down Starling Marte’s six-year contract extension

This morning, word spread around the internet that the Pirates and Starling Marte agreed on a long-term contract extension. After reportedly rejecting multiple offers this…

In 6 Days…

Starling Marte (6) days until Opening Day. The Bucs’ left fielder emerged onto the scene in his first big league season, hitting .280/.343/.441 in 135…

Could the Pirates follow the Braves’ extension model?

This month, the Atlanta Braves have locked up four of their core players with long-term contract extensions: Freddie Freeman, Julio Teheran, Craig Kimbrel, and Andrelton…

Is Starling Marte underrated or overrated?

On Friday night, Starling Marte was named the sixth-best left fielder in baseball by the MLB Network “Shredder.” Brian Kenny had Marte up at #4…

Starling Marte: MLB Network’s #6 LF ‘Right Now’

In the latest edition of “Top 10 Right Now” on Friday night, MLB Network broke down the best left fielders in the game. ┬áThe Bucs’…

Bucs Bits: Pirates News and Notes 1/3/14

Some Bucco links to start the weekend… – Jeff Sullivan has a great article at FanGraphs about the effect PNC Park has on hitting. -…

Top 15 Most Memorable Pirates Moments of 2013

For young fans like us, 2013 was the best season of Pirates baseball we have ever witnessed. It was what we’ve been waiting for our…

Bucs Bits: Pirates News and Notes 12/23/13

There hasn’t been much to write about since the Winter Meetings, but here are some Bucco notes… – UPDATE: Ryan Reid and Jerry Sands –…

2014 Pirates Steamer Projections: Hitters

Here are the Pirates’ hitting projections for 2014 from the Steamer system: AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI AVG OBP SLG WAR A. McCutchen…

Top 5: Starling Marte Defensive Plays of the Year

Although he didn’t win a Gold Glove, Starling Marte was tremendous in the outfield this year. He posted a 10.1 UZR and saved a whopping…

2013 in Review: Outfield

Final stats: Andrew McCutchen needs no introduction. The 2013 National League Most Valuable Player, Cutch paced the Pirates’ offense all season long. Though he didn’t…

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