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First Pitch: Should the Pirates Move Pitchers Through the Minors Faster?

I had an interesting question in the comments the other day from jalcorn427....

Prospect Watch: Adrian Sampson With Much Better Stuff in His Second Triple-A Start

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 20 prospects did today....

Pirates Sign Catcher Out of Venezuela

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed 18-year-old catcher Raul Hernandez out of...

Charlie Morton Has a Sports Hernia

Charlie Morton recently went on the 15-day disabled list with what was...

Gerrit Cole Activated From the DL, Brent Morel Optioned to Triple-A

Gerrit Cole has been activated from the disabled list, as expected since he...

Minor Moves: JaCoby Jones Placed on the West Virginia DL

JaCoby Jones has been placed on the West Virginia disabled list, per a West...

Morning Report: Ranking a New Prospect

The Pittsburgh Pirates picked up right-handed pitcher Angel Sanchez off...

First Pitch: The Start of a Collapse, or the End of Some Bad Luck?

The Pittsburgh Pirates lost their seventh game in a row tonight. Call off...

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The Pirates Bench Shows the Real Problem With This Team, and It’s Not the Bench

The Pittsburgh Pirates have a horrible bench right now. That includes...

Rob Manfred Elected as the New MLB Commissioner

Major League Baseball owners have elected Rob Manfred as the new...

Only One More Vote Needed For a New MLB Commissioner

The Major League Baseball owners are meeting today to vote on a new...

Brandon Cumpton looks to make transition to the bullpen

Brandon Cumpton has seen a great deal of success this season as a starting...

Pirates Losing Scout and Former Pitching Coach Mike Steele

The Pittsburgh Pirates will be losing Mike Steele, a scout that played a big...

2014 Pirates Draft Pick Suspended For HGH

Pittsburgh Pirates 17th round draft Michael Clemens has been suspended 68...

Tyler Glasnow Earns Second Straight FSL Pitcher of the Week Award

Tyler Glasnow has won his second straight Florida State League Pitcher of...

How a Sports Handicapper Tried to Frame Jeff Locke For Fixing Games Over a Facebook Message

This story from Sports Illustrated is probably the craziest story...

Tyler Glasnow Expects to Remain in Bradenton the Rest of the Season

Tyler Glasnow has been phenomenal this year. On the season he has a 1.43 ERA...

Scout: Nick Kingham is a Poor Man’s Gerrit Cole

Following a fast start at Triple-A, Nick Kingham has come back down to Earth...

Looking Back at Adrian Sampson and Elias Diaz Before the 2014 Season

Today I opened up the last case of the 2014 Prospect Guide, which will be...

Can JaCoby Jones Become a Starting Shortstop in the Majors?

JaCoby Jones is having an impressive season at the plate in West Virginia....

Gerrit Cole Activated From the DL, Brent Morel Optioned to Triple-A

Gerrit Cole has been activated from the disabled list, as expected since he...

Minor Moves: JaCoby Jones Placed on the West Virginia DL

JaCoby Jones has been placed on the West Virginia disabled list, per a West...

Andrew McCutchen Activated From the DL, Michael Martinez Optioned to AAA

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated Andrew McCutchen from the disabled...

Toronto Blue Jays Claim Matt Hague

The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed Matt Hague off waivers from the...