• Analysis
    Poll: Who Would Be in Your 2012 Bullpen?

    Earlier I posted the rundown of the 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates bullpen, noting all of the options available to the Pirates.  If you could pick seven of the available options to make up the 2012 bullpen, who would you pick?  Answer in the poll below: ... This content is for Pirates Prospects...

  • Season Recaps
    Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Position Recap: The Bullpen

    Hanrahan had 40 saves in his first full season as a closer with the Pirates. If there's one area where the Pittsburgh Pirates have had success adding players over the last few years, it's been the bullpen.  That was seen in 2011 with the makeup of the top performers in the bullpen....

  • This Date in Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: October 18

    On this date in 1973 the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Philadelphia Phillies completed a two player trade with the Pirates sending second baseman Dave Cash to Philadelphia in exchange for pitcher Ken Brett. Cash was drafted by the Pirates in the 5th round of the 1966 amateur draft as an 18-year-old. In...

  • Analysis
    Winter Leagues 10/17

    The Venezuelan and Mexican Pacific Leagues had a scheduled day off on Monday.  The Dominican League had just one game going. The Puerto Rican and Australian winter leagues (well, summer for the Aussies) begin in a few more weeks. Team USA is on a short break before continuing with the Pan Am...

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