• Transactions
    Pirates Option Hague to Triple-A; Activate Morton

    The Pittsburgh Pirates optioned infielder Matt Hague to Triple-A Indianapolis in order to make room on the 25-man roster for right-hander Charlie Morton. Morton, 28, will start for the Bucs against the San Francisco Giants tonight at 9:05 p.m. ET at AT&T Park. The right-hander will be making his 2012 debut after...

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: April 14

    Before I get to the former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, there is one current player celebrating a birthday today.Chris Leroux(1984) has pitched for the Pirates since September 2010. The Pirates picked him up on waivers after he posted an 8.03 ERA in 22 relief appearances between 2009-10 for the...

  • Prospect Reports
    Evans’ Walk Off Gives Indians The Home Opener Win

    A soft liner into right field off the bat of DH Nick Evans gave the Indianapolis Indians the walk-off win tonight at Victory Field.  It was a great way to wrap up the Tribe’s home opener, which was played in front of a record Opening Day crowd.  Daniel McCutchen was the winning...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 4/14/12

    The top prospect in the Pirates system gets his second start of the season tonight. Gerrit Cole struck out seven batters in four innings during his first professional start on Monday night. All four minor league teams won on the same night for the first time last night. A full recap of yesterday’s...

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: No One Is Hitting, Let’s Over-React

    Looking over some of the stat lines for the Pirates in the early part of the season is not advised. Some of the hitting numbers are just horrible. In fact, almost all of the hitting numbers are horrible. Andrew McCutchen and Casey McGehee are the only hitters with good numbers, and Michael...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Taillon Has Strong Start, All Four Affiliates Win

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