The early part of the 2011 minor league season has seen more than a few players get off to hot starts, but leading the pack so far is West Virginia Power first baseman Matt Curry.
The second and final part of this series will look at the state of shortstops around the major leagues.
Kevin Creagh will be on 93.7 The Fan on Saturday morning at 9:20 for Vinnie Richichi's "Bucco Talk" show.
Let’s look around the minors for players that may project to be better both offensively and defensively than the Pirates leading in-house contender at shortstop, Chase d’Arnaud.
At last month's Piratefest, Pirates Prospects and some of the other leading Pirate blogs, were able to have a backstage joint interview with Paul Maholm, Neal Huntington, and Frank Coonelly. It was a great event, but I was left with a ton of questions still on my page and felt that...
Backstage Q&A at Piratefest 2011 with Pirate bloggers and online media Click here to read part one. As the 7 p.m. General Public Q&A was starting to wind down, I made my way to side of the stage to meet up with Media Relations Coordinator Matt Nordby of the Pirates. He was...
Huntington, Hurdle, and Coonelly at Piratefest 2011 On Friday, I went down to the Convention Center to represent Pirates Prospects at Piratefest 2011. The goal was to take in the general feel of the event and sit in on the Question and Answer session at 7 pm with the general public, then...
This is the 4th and final article in a series of articles examining how small payroll teams have found success in recent years. The goal is to try and determine what methods were successful in an attempt for the Pirates to emulate them.
The story of the 2010 Padres is one about Pitching and Divorce. Pitching and divorce are not typically two words that one associates together, but if you think about it both are settled by an independent arbiter and someone is usually unhappy about the resolution.
This is the 2nd in a series of articles examining how small payroll teams have found success in recent years. The goal is to try and determine what methods were successful in an attempt for the Pirates to emulate them.