• Russell Martin Named the NL Player of the Week

    Russell Martin has been named the NL player of the week. Photo credit: David Hague Russell Martin has been named the National League player of the Week, Major League Baseball announced this afternoon. Martin hit for a .375 average and led the National League with four homers and a .958 slugging percentage....

  • Is Jeff Locke Starting to Figure Things Out?

    Jeff Locke has thrown 13 shutout innings in his last two starts. Don't look now, but Jeff Locke has a 2.83 ERA in 28.2 innings so far this year in the majors. That number is probably too low for his actual skills. He has a 4.60 xFIP, which suggests his overall performances...

  • All’s Well with Allie in West Virginia

    His story has been told several times, but it just gets more interesting with seemingly every at-bat. Stetson Allie has an OPS of 1.093 in 19 games so far this season with West Virginia. Stetson Allie was drafted by the Pirates in the second round in 2010 and the club handed the...

  • Stolmy Pimentel Dominating Double-A Hitters With His Stuff

    Stolmy Pimentel has an 0.39 ERA in 23.1 innings for Altoona. Stolmy Pimentel is off to a great start with the Altoona Curve this season. After throwing six shutout innings today, the right-hander has a 0.39 ERA in 23.1 innings, with a 23:13 K/BB ratio and just 13 hits allowed for a...

  • A Lot Being Asked of Pirates’ Bullpen

    Consistency has been a problem for the Pirates this season. The offense needed more than a week to find its stride and the starting pitching (outside of A.J. Burnett and Wandy Rodriguez) has been hit and miss. One aspect of Pittsburgh's club that actually has been consistent has been the strong work...

  • One Day FREE Fantasy Contest – $300 in cash prizes

    If you haven’t heard yet, there’s a new way to play fantasy baseball that turns the season long grind into quick one night leagues.  And the best part is that you can win cash every single day.  You draft a team for one night and get paid out as soon as the...

  • Video: Wandy Rodriguez Postgame

    Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Wandy Rodriguez speaks to the media (through Heberto Andrade, who is usually a bullpen catcher for the club but serves as an interpreter here) about what made him successful in Pittsburgh's 6-0 win against Atlanta on Friday.   ... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribe today...

  • Pirates Pregame: Marte Gets the Day Off

    Starling Marte's 10-game hit streak came to an emphatic end last night, with the 22-year old Pirates outfielder striking out five times in Pittsburgh's 6-4 loss to the Atlanta Braves at PNC Park. Starling Marte was given the night off by Pirates manager Clint Hurdle. Photo Credit: David Hague Marte is not...

  • Locke Struggles with Consistency in Pirates Loss

    Prior to Thursday's game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Atlanta Braves, Clint Hurdle talked about how the back end of the starting rotation knows there is competition on the way, and after Jeff Locke's performance in a 6-4 Atlanta win the Pirates manager elaborated on just what it is Locke needs...

  • Video: Clint Hurdle on Evan Gattis; Pedro’s Home Run

    Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle discusses Atlanta's Evan Gattis and his eighth inning pinch-hit home run. Pedro Alvarez speaks to the media about his fourth inning home run, his first of the 2013 season. ... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage...

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