Is Gerrit Cole Starting to Realize His Potential?
Sep04

Is Gerrit Cole Starting to Realize His Potential?

Anyone who expected Gerrit Cole to come up and immediately be an ace was setting themselves up for disappointment. That can certainly happen, but stories like Jose Fernandez are the exception, and not the rule. In most cases, a guy comes up and needs to adjust to the majors before realizing his potential. One of the big concerns with Cole is that he will never be an ace. Part of that is probably just left-over fear remaining from the...

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Who Else Could Join the Pirates in September?
Sep01

Who Else Could Join the Pirates in September?

The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Kris Johnson, Travis Snider, and Kyle Farnsworth this morning on the first day that rosters expanded. The active roster is currently at 28 players, and the Pirates can expand that up to 40, using everyone on the 40-man roster if they wanted to. Clint Hurdle has said the team would only expand to about 35-36 players this month, and that the expansion would be in stages. Below are some of the players who...

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Pirates’ Playoff Roster Following Waiver Trade Deadline
Sep01

Pirates’ Playoff Roster Following Waiver Trade Deadline

Anyone in the organization on Aug. 31 is eligible for a postseason roster, but where do you start?

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Neal Huntington Comments on Justin Morneau Trade
Aug31

Neal Huntington Comments on Justin Morneau Trade

Neal Huntington addressed the media shortly before 6:00 this evening, and offered his thoughts on the Justin Morneau trade, as well as the roster moves made today to clear space for Morneau and Stolmy Pimentel on the 25-man active roster. “We felt that this move gives us a better chance to play in October, gives us a better chance to win the division, and gives us a better chance to advance deep into October if not win it...

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Glasnow, Bell, and Dickerson Get Post-Season All-Star Honors
Aug29

Glasnow, Bell, and Dickerson Get Post-Season All-Star Honors

Three Pirates prospects so far have been named to post-season All-Star teams in their respective leagues. Alex Dickerson was named to the Eastern League post-season All-Star team, while Tyler Glasnow and Josh Bell were named to the South Atlantic League team. Dickerson has a .287/.334/.493 line in 432 at-bats this year for Altoona, with 35 doubles and 16 homers. Since the start of June he has been on fire, hitting for a .323/.366/.556...

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MLB Playoff Roster: 9 Important Points You Should Know
Aug29

MLB Playoff Roster: 9 Important Points You Should Know

Learn about how “flex spots” for injured players will allow the Pirates to get creative — and use players like Tony Sanchez and Jeff Locke.

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