• News and Rumors
    Pirates Prioritizing Finding a Catcher, Yankees a Match

    Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates have prioritized finding a catcher this off-season, and speculates that the New York Yankees could be a match.  Sherman mentions that the Yankees are expected to keep Russell Martin, and that Jesus Montero will be his primary backup.  He says...

  • Arizona Fall League
    AFL Recap 10/24: Three More Hits for Grossman

    The Mesa Solar Sox lost 8-3 today to Surprise.  In what is becoming a regular theme, Robbie Grossman had a big day, going 3-for-4 with a walk and an RBI.  It was Grossman's eighth multi-hit game in his last ten games, and took his line to a .406 average and a 1.161...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Make Additions to Training Staff

    The Pittsburgh Pirates announce the following additions to their Major League Athletic Training Staff. The announcement was made by Senior Vice President, General Manager Neal Huntington. Ben Potenziano has been named the Assistant Athletic Trainer. He spent the previous eight seasons with the San Francisco Giants, the last six as the club’s Strength and...

  • News and Rumors
    Edwin Jackson a Possibility for the Pirates?

    Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors looked at Edwin Jackson's upcoming free agency, following his poor start in the World Series last night.  Dierkes speculated that the Yankees and Red Sox won't be suitors for Jackson in the off-season, and listed the Pittsburgh Pirates as one of the teams that could be...

  • This Date in Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: October 24

    Born on this date in 1952 was the starting center fielder for the last Pirates championship team, Omar Moreno, who played for Pittsburgh from 1975-1982. He signed as a 16-year-old with the Pirates in 1969 and would play 25 games in the Gulf Coast League that year. He spent seven seasons in...

  • Analysis
    Winter Leagues 10/24 — Tough Night For Moreno

    Just a little winter league action for Pirates' players and friends on Sunday: VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Aguilas de Zulia  8,  Caribes de Anzoategui  6 A 5-run inning by Los Aguilas was too much for Los Caribes to overcome.  Zulia scored single runs in the 1st, 3rd, and 6th innings.  Former Pirate C Carlos...

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