Hinske traded, Nyjer next?

6 years ago

The Pirates have traded Eric Hinske to the Yankees for catcher/outfielder Eric Fryer and pitcher Casey Erickson. Both are ...

What is inside Ian Snell's head?

6 years ago

Dejan Kovacevic’s article on Ian Snell this morning got me thinking a bit. As Snell’s forgettable season has unfolded, ...

Pirates option Snell to Indy

6 years ago

Ian Snell has been optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis and, unsurprisingly, he is not taking it well. In this interview, ...

Catching up

6 years ago

Ten days ago, I boarded a plane in Minneapolis, the site of the Penguins’ first Stanley Cup title, and ...

Thoughts on the McLouth trade

6 years ago

The Pirates stunned fans everywhere by trading Nate McLouth to the Atlanta Braves for three prospects tonight. In return, ...

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