Why can’t the Pirates keep the ball in the ballpark?

Why can’t the Pirates keep the ball in the ballpark?

The Pirates have a problem that not even heralded savior Gregory Polanco can solve: pitching. Tuesday night was the latest┬áchapter of the team’s struggles, as…

Fading Fastballs: Where’s the velocity?

Fading Fastballs: Where’s the velocity?

We’re into the first week of May, and the Pirates have been a total flop. At 12-19, they sit at the bottom of the NL…

Saturday Stat Sheet 4/19/14

- In last week’s stat sheet, we wrote about Andrew McCutchen‘s slow start. Since then, he’s hit .357/.406/.607 while starting a seven game hitting streak….

In 51 Days…

Wandy Rodriguez (51) days until Opening Day… After being dealt to Pittsburgh in July 2012, Rodriguez looked to produce a solid full season in 2013….

Multiple Pirates entering crucial contract years

Whether or not the contract phenomenon is actually true, you’d hope that the Pirates who fall into the category have great years in 2014 (even…

Bucs Bits: Pirates News & Notes 1/7/14

While we deal with temperatures below zero here in Pittsburgh, the Bucs are working out at their mini camp at Pirate City… – After adding…

2014 Pirates Steamer Projections: Pitchers

Yesterday, we looked at the Pirates’ hitting projections for 2014 from Steamer. Now, here are the pitching projections from the same system… W L ERA…

2013 in Review: Starting Pitching

Without the excellent pitching the Pirates received on a nightly basis, there’s no way we would’ve been sitting at PNC Park in October. The organization…

Wandy Rodriguez exercises player option for 2014

In the first transaction of the Pirates’ offseason, LHP Wandy Rodriguez has informed the team that he will be exercising his player option ($13 million)…

15 Questions for the Second Half: Answered

On July 18th, we asked 15 questions about the upcoming second half of the Pirates’ season. Now, three months later, we have our answers. Here…

Monday Morning Links 9/16/13

Pirates: – Starling Marte is eyeing a full return. He’s been able to field and run, but not hit, over the last week or so….

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