• Analysis
    Winter Leagues 12/26 — RBI And Big Run For Hernandez

    Hope everyone had a great holiday weekend... Monday brought a quiet night in winter league action.  The Dominican League is done with the regular season and awaiting playoffs.  The Puerto Rican League is still on holiday break, as is the Australian League.  Rogelio Noris continues to get only sporadic playing time with...

  • 2012 Draft
    What Compensation Picks Will the Pirates Receive?

    The Pittsburgh Pirates are projected to receive as many as two free agent compensation picks in the 2012 draft. They received one for losing Ryan Doumit to the Minnesota Twins, and are likely to receive another pick once Derrek Lee signs with another team. It’s impossible to know the exact location of...

  • Analysis
    Send in Your Questions For the 2012 Prospect Guide Chat

    The Pirates Prospects 2012 Prospect Guide has been released and most of you have received the book. If you ordered last week, you should get the book today or tomorrow (if you haven't already gotten it), and if you ordered on Friday or later, you'll get your copy by the end of...

  • News and Rumors
    Do the Pirates Need a First Baseman?

      Derrek Lee is one of the first base options who are waiting on Prince Fielder to sign. Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports took a look at five off-season stories that will carry over in to the 2012 calendar year.  The first two on his list were the first base market,...

  • This Date in Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: December 26

    On this date in 1953 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded young infielder Danny O’Connell to the Milwaukee Braves in exchange for six players and $100,000 cash. Danny had a strong season for the Pirates in 1953 hitting .294 with 57 walks and 88 runs scored. He was 26 at the time of the...

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