All posts tagged "Pittsburgh Pirates News"

  • Analysis
    Jones arbitration ruling expected Thursday

    Photo by Mark Olson PITTSBURGH -- First baseman Garrett Jones' arbitration ruling is expected tomorrow, according to the Associated Press. Jones, 30, asked for $2.5 million in his first year of arbitration, the Pirates countered with $2.25 million. Jones made $455,500 during the 2011 season. The Pirates and Jones both stated their...

  • Analysis
    Dmitri Young Works out for Hurdle at Pirate City

    PITTSBURGH -- Veteran Dmitri Young worked out in front of Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle and staff today at Pirate City, according to Tom Singer of MLB.com. It was reported last week that Young, who hasn’t played in the Majors since 2008, would travel to Bradenton, Fla., to work out in front of...

  • Analysis
    Kristy’s blog: Just one week until first spring training workout

    There's just one week left until the Pirates first workout (pitchers and catchers) of the spring. I will arrive in Bradenton, Fla. on Feb. 19th and will be covering the Major League team for the entire camp. This is my first blog entry for the site. I just wanted to give you...

  • Analysis
    Dmitri Young To Work Out At Pirate City Next Week

    PITTSBURGH -- Jim Bowden of ESPN reported today that the Pirates and Manager Clint Hurdle plan on working out first baseman Dmitri Young next week at Pirate City in Bradenton, Florida. Young, 38, hasn’t played in the Majors since 2008 when he hit .280 with four home runs and 10 RBI over...

  • Top Stories
    Matt Hague Looking To Make a Good Impression In Big League Camp

    PITTSBURGH — In less than two weeks, first base prospect Matt Hague will be heading down to Bradenton, Fla., for spring training. This year, however, is different for Hague. The 26-year-old, who was added to the 40-man roster this offseason after being Rule 5 eligible, will have a chance to make an...

  • News and Rumors
    Trade Target – Adam Laroche

    With the Nationals in pursuit of Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder, is there a chance the Pirates could trade for Adam Laroche if either of those players sign with the Nats?

  • News and Rumors
    Non-Tender Trade Candidate – Ian Stewart

    We continue with our periodic look at potential Non-Tender candidates that the Pirates may be interested in obtaining. This article looks at Ian Stewart from the Colorado Rockies.

  • Analysis
    Exploring the Arsenal: Previewing the Cubs’ Probable Starting Pitchers (Part 1)

    Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each series, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitchers expected to oppose the Pirates. The charts below show the horizontal and vertical movement of every pitch thrown by that particular pitcher in 2011. These charts are from the catcher’s point of...

  • Analysis
    Exploring the Arsenal: Previewing the Phillies’ Probable Starting Pitchers

    Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each series, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitchers expected to oppose the Pirates. The charts below show the horizontal and vertical movement of every pitch thrown by that particular pitcher in 2011. These charts are from the catcher’s point of...

  • News and Rumors
    Some Perspective on the Impact of an Impact Bat

    Pena could be a potential upgrade at first base - MRHSfan, Flickr.comA large segment of the Pirates fan base, energized by the team’s competitive play, is eager to see the team trade for an impact bat before the July 31 trade deadline. Over the past few weeks, it has been difficult to...

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