• Arizona Fall League
    Arizona Fall League Rundown After Week Three

    The Arizona Fall League wrapped up their third week of action.  Here is how the Pirates prospects have done so far: Grossman continued his hot hitting in week three of the Arizona Fall League. -Robbie Grossman continues to tear the cover off the ball, hitting for a .385/.474/.662 line in 65 at-bats...

  • This Date in Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: October 23

    Born on this date in 1931 was former Pirates pitcher, and Hall of Famer, Jim Bunning. He joined the Pirates in December of 1967 as part of a four for one trade with the Philadelphia Phillies, with Woodie Fryman, Don Money, Bill Laxton and Harold Clem leaving Pittsburgh. At the time, Bunning...

  • Pirates History
    The 1904 Pirates: Part One

    Last week we saw how the Pirates prepared themselves for the 1904 season and they definitely started the season with some questions among their starting rotation. The team had a rough spring training, the weather was bad and when they reported to St Louis for opening day on April 15th it quickly...

  • Arizona Fall League
    AFL Recap 10/22: Another Big Day for Grossman

    Yesterday, Robbie Grossman went 0-for-3 in the Arizona Fall League, which was only his second game without a hit in 15 games this year.  The 0-for-3 day also broke his streak of six straight games with multiple hits.  Grossman got back on track today, leading Mesa to a 9-2 win with a...

  • Analysis
    Team USA Falls To Mexico

    Mexico  3,  USA  2 Team USA fell just short in Saturday's game against Mexico in the Pan Am tournament.  After three scoreless innings, the US scored a run in the top of the 4th, when RF Brett Carroll (Red Sox) bounced into a double play, scoring 2B Joe Thurston (Marlins) from third...

  • Analysis
    Winter Leagues 10/22 — Cayones Is In; Five Hits For The Martes

    Checking in with a few Pirates' players and friends in winter league action: VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Tigres de Aragua  6,  Leones del Caracas  1 LF Lastings Milledge went 2-for-4 for Los Tigres, and another former Pirate farmhand, 1B Hector Gimenez, also had a hit in this game.  Milledge started the scoring for Aragua,...

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