All posts tagged "pittsburgh"

  • Analysis
    Jason Grilli Has Been a Huge Asset to the Bullpen

    Grilli has been the eighth inning guy for the Bucs this season. PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Back from the bereavement list on Wednesday, Jason Grilli showed no signs of rust after making his first  appearance in relief in three days. Grilli struck out the New York Mets' heart of the lineup -- Kirk Nieuwenhuis, David Wright and...

  • Game Recaps
    Pirates Fall, 4-3, to Phillies in Exhibition Game

    Image Courtesy Pittsburgh Pirates The Pittsburgh Pirates lost 4-3 to the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizen's Bank Park on Monday evening in game one of a two game exhibition series. Left-hander Tony Watson got the "start" for the Pirates against Philadelphia. Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle elected to go with all bullpen arms against the Phillies. Watson allowed...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Sign 25-players for 2012 season

    DUNEDIN -- The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with 25 pre-arbitration players for one-year contracts for the 2012 season. Highlighted of those players are All-Star center fielder Andrew McCutchen and second baseman Neil Walker. The 25 players they have agreed to terms with include: Infielders: Chase d'Arnaud, Matt Hague, Josh Harrison, Jordy...

  • Analysis
    Burnett, Cabrera Injury Updates

    Newly acquired right-hander A.J. Burnett is en route to Pittsburgh tonight, where he will undergo medical exams on Thursday on his right eye. During the bunting competition on Field 5 at Pirate City on Wednesday, Burnett bunted a foul ball that ricocheted off his face and hit his right eye socket. The...

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Erik Bedard Feeling Healthy and Strong

    Image Credit: Pittsburgh Pirates BRADENTON -- Erik Bedard signed a one-year deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates in December, adding a lefty to the rotation, and depth to the pitching staff. Over the off-season, Bedard has been working hard to be healthy and strong heading into the 2012 season. "Just the normal stuff: workout the...

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