• Spring Training Coverage
    Presley One of Several Bucs with the Green Light

    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Last season combined with both Pittsburgh and Triple-A Indianapolis outfielder Alex Presley swiped 31 bags --using his speed to his advantage. This year you may just see Presley steal even more bases. He's one of the few Buccos that have a green light on the base paths this season. The others?...

  • Top Stories
    McCutchen Deal All About the Long Term Impact

    Ever since Andrew McCutchen was first called up to the majors, Pittsburgh Pirates fans were waiting for one thing: an extension. When he first arrived in the majors, McCutchen had the potential to be the best player developed by the Pirates since Barry Bonds. Unlike a lot of other home-grown prospects in...

  • Game Recaps
    Bucs Bats Combine for 18 Hits in 10-3 Win

    SARASOTA, Fla. -- After combining for 12 hits over their first two games this spring, the Pirates bats belted out 18 hits off the Baltimore Oriole's pitchers in the 10-3 win at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarastota, Fla on Monday. Leading the hot bucco bats was infielder Matt Hague, who in his...

  • Analysis
    Game Three vs. Orioles in Sarasota

    Good evening from Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla. The Pirates will take on the Baltimore Orioles at 7:05 PM --their first of seven night games this spring (five in Florida and two in Philadelphia). Lefty Jo-Jo Reyes will get the start for the Pirates tonight and pitch two innings. Tonight marks...

  • Top Stories
    McCutchen Signs Six-Year Deal with Pirates

    BRADENTON, Fla. --According to the Post-Gazette the Pittsburgh Pirates and Andrew McCutchen have agreed to a six-year deal worth $51.5 million with a club option for $14.75 million. The contract buys out at least the first two years of free agency and will keep him in a Pirates uniform at least through the 2017...

  • Analysis
    (Video) Stetson Allie vs Josh Bell

    I caught the end of Stetson Allie's live batting practice today, including three pitches against top hitting prospect Josh Bell. The video is below. Allie was wild at times, but watching him today just reaffirmed that he has one of the best arms in the system. ... This content is for Pirates...

  • Analysis
    (Video) Luis Heredia Throwing Live BP

    Luis Heredia and Stetson Allie were throwing live batting practice this morning at Pirate City. Unfortunately, they were both throwing at the same time. The end result was that I only got a small amount of footage for each player. The Allie video will be uploaded later, but here is the Heredia...

  • 2012 Draft
    2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 3/5

    The Pirates are in a much different situation this year than they have been in years past. When they had a top pick it would be great news for someone like Mike Zunino to have a huge season. Now that they’re picking eighth, that news isn’t as good. A guy like Zunino...

  • Analysis
    Live From Pirate City: 3/5

    The first day I was down here it was in the 70s. I was wearing shorts, a t-shirt, and sandals. The weather was great, in my opinion. I was told by everyone who had been down here for weeks how crazy I was for wearing shorts, and that I would be freezing....

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: March 5

    Before I get to the former Pittsburgh Pirates player that stands out from the rest on this date, I will mention the current player celebrating a birthday who hasn’t pitched a regular season game for them as of yet. Pitcher Eric Bedard turns 33 today. He went 5-9 3.62 in 24 starts...

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