• Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Minor League Lineups

    I've been piecing together the minor league starting rotations, as well as the starting lineups. I've confirmed the rotations and the lineups with people in the Pirates' front office. There are still some things that could change, specifically in this case with Clint Robinson being claimed. For the most part things are...

  • Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Minor League Rotations

    I've been piecing together the minor league starting rotations, as well as the starting lineups. I've confirmed the rotations and the lineups with people in the Pirates' front office. There are still some things that could change, but for the most part things are set. Below are the rotations, and the lineups...

  • Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Season Preview: The Starting Rotation

    The Pirates starting rotation shaped up to be a battle for one spot, but Jeff Karstens started having shoulder problems. Karstens appears likely on his way to a spot on the disabled list to start the season, which opened up another place in the rotation. A.J. Burnett, Wandy Rodriguez and James McDonald...

  • Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Season Preview: The Infield

    With Opening Day less than a week away and Spring Training coming to a close in Florida, it seems like an appropriate time to take a look at what the Pirates will put on the field next Monday when the Cubs visit PNC Park. The idea is to do one of these...

  • Analyzing the Opening Day Roster

    The Opening Day roster is all but set. The Pirates cut nine players this morning, leaving 26 active players in camp. The only question mark remaining is whether Brandon Inge will start the season on the disabled list, which would put Josh Harrison on the bench. At this point it looks likely...

  • 2012 GCL Pirates Season Preview

    Stetson Allie will convert to a position player this year in the GCL. The GCL Pirates are very much about projection this year. The team is made up of a lot of international players making the jump to the US, and a lot of young draft picks. On the pitching side, the...

  • 2012 State College Spikes Season Preview

    Luis Heredia will make the jump to State College at the age of 17. In the past few years, the State College Spikes have been heavy with pitching prospects, with not a lot of the system's top hitting prospects. There will be a few notable hitters this year, but for the most...

  • State College Spikes Release Mini Camp Roster

    The State College Spikes have released their mini camp roster for this weekend. The list of players is highlighted by right-handed pitcher Luis Heredia. The full roster includes the following players. Pitchers Lance Breedlove, RHP Jake Burnette, RHP Jordan Cooper, RHP Jason Creasy, RHP Emmanuel De Leon, RHP Justin Ennis, LHP Dalton...

  • Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Dominican Summer League Preview

    The 2012 Dominican Summer League rosters have been released as the teams kick off their 72 game season this weekend. This year the Pirates will have two affiliates in the league for the first time, as they decided to end their association with the Venezuelan Summer League after last season. New players...

  • Opening Day! Six Things For Indy Indians Fans To Watch For In April

    The Indianapolis Indians open their season today, on the road in Toledo.  Most of the rest of the International League started last night, except for the Norfolk Tides and the Charlotte Knights, who were rained out in Charlotte.  The lights were on at Victory Field early this morning, even though the team...

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