DSL Prospect Watch: Regular Season Wraps Up on Saturday

For a season preview of the Pittsburgh Pirates two Dominican Summer League teams, check out our article here.  For a recap of the DSL All-Star game, check out our article here. Throughout the year, we will provide the recaps of both teams, as well as highlight one player/stat each day. PIRATES1 Box Score Result: Rockies 7, Pirates 2 Starting Pitcher: Ramon Rodriguez, RHP (1-5, 2.86) 4.1 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 K, 0 HR Top Hitter:...

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Looking at the Rotation Depth With Cole and Locke Struggling Lately
Aug23

Looking at the Rotation Depth With Cole and Locke Struggling Lately

The Pittsburgh Pirates have been carried by their starting pitching all year. The reason the starting pitching has been able to carry the team all year has been due to depth, with the assist going to the defensive shifts that have kept the numbers down for everyone. But defensive shifts can only do so much, and they can’t do anything if you don’t have a good foundation of pitching to work with. We’re getting to the...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates2 Can Clinch Playoffs on Friday
Aug23

DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates2 Can Clinch Playoffs on Friday

For a season preview of the Pittsburgh Pirates two Dominican Summer League teams, check out our article here.  For a recap of the DSL All-Star game, check out our article here. Throughout the year, we will provide the recaps of both teams, as well as highlight one player/stat each day. PIRATES1 Box Score Result: Pirates 2, Mets2 1 Starting Pitcher: Jose Regalado, RHP (6-4, 2.60) 5.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 0 HR Top Hitter: Rudy...

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Rationalizing the Value of RISP Issues
Aug22

Rationalizing the Value of RISP Issues

Much has been made lately of the Pirates’ issues in the area of batting with runners in scoring position. We’ve talked about it, and you’ve talked about it as if it’s really the end-all, be-all when related to anything from a “Collapsening” to if the Pirates can win the World Series. The numbers are not good, that can’t be argued. But really, in all honesty, the fact remains that those numbers...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Tough Losses For Both Teams As Season Winds Down
Aug22

DSL Prospect Watch: Tough Losses For Both Teams As Season Winds Down

For a season preview of the Pittsburgh Pirates two Dominican Summer League teams, check out our article here.  For a recap of the DSL All-Star game, check out our article here. Throughout the year, we will provide the recaps of both teams, as well as highlight one player/stat each day. PIRATES1 Box Score Result: Mets2 10, Pirates 6 Starting Pitcher: Jandy Vasquez, RHP (3-6, 5.53) 2.1 IP, 4 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 0 K, 0 HR Top Hitter:...

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Francisco Liriano’s 2013-14 Contract Details
Aug21

Francisco Liriano’s 2013-14 Contract Details

Earlier this year we learned that Francisco Liriano was due to make $2.125 M in roster bonuses this year, have a $6 M vesting option in 2014, and a potential $2.5 M in roster bonuses. Today, MLBTR released the breakdown of those numbers. The 2013 Bonuses Liriano’s 2013 bonus structure is as follows: 60 days not on DL with right arm injury: $250K 75 days not on DL with right arm injury: $250K 90 days not on DL with right arm...

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