2014 Jamestown Jammers Season Recap and Top 10 Prospects
Sep27

2014 Jamestown Jammers Season Recap and Top 10 Prospects

The Pittsburgh Pirates made a change in the lower levels, adding a team in Bristol that fit between the GCL Pirates and Jamestown Jammers. As a result of this change, Jamestown saw a weaker overall team, along with a much older team than normal. Below is a recap of the hitters and pitchers at the level, followed by the top ten prospects this year. The Hitters Most of the hitters in Jamestown this year projected as organizational...

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First Pitch: There Will Be Playoff Baseball at PNC Park This October
Sep27

First Pitch: There Will Be Playoff Baseball at PNC Park This October

Since two of the three relevant playoff games were on the West Coast tonight, I decided to combine the playoff update with First Pitch. Well, that, and also due to the fact that I’ve been getting ready to leave to cover the playoffs, where hopefully I’ll be gone for more than just a week, and preferably a month. The Pirates got in a better situation for that to happen tonight. They beat the Reds, and the Giants lost to the...

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What Are the Odds of the Pirates Winning the NL Central?
Sep26

What Are the Odds of the Pirates Winning the NL Central?

We’re entering the final weekend of MLB’s 2014 season, and there is one division race that appears to be open. Technically, the Detroit Tigers haven’t clinched the AL Central yet, although they’re two games up, and the projections don’t give the Royals much of a chance to win the division. Meanwhile, the Pittsburgh Pirates are sitting a game back in the NL Central from the St. Louis Cardinals, which makes...

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First Pitch: Francisco Liriano is the Easy Choice For the Wild Card Game
Sep26

First Pitch: Francisco Liriano is the Easy Choice For the Wild Card Game

Last year when the Pittsburgh Pirates were in the Wild Card game, there was some debate over who should start that game. The debate was warranted in 2013. Francisco Liriano was looking like a top of the rotation pitcher all year, but so were A.J. Burnett and Gerrit Cole by the end of the season. Still, it wasn’t hard to see that Liriano was the best of the bunch, and the best pitcher to get the start. This time around there are...

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Playoff Race Update: Pirates Could Clinch Home Field in the Wild Card Tomorrow
Sep25

Playoff Race Update: Pirates Could Clinch Home Field in the Wild Card Tomorrow

The Pittsburgh Pirates completed a huge win against the Atlanta Braves tonight, winning 10-1 to pull within one game of the NL Central lead. It also pulled them closer to clinching home field in the Wild Card game. Here is the latest in the NL Central and Wild Card playoff races. NL Central Pirates 10, Braves 1 The Cardinals didn’t play today, which means the Pirates pulled to within one game of the NL Central. With three games...

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