Monthly Archives: December 2008

Another Addition: Yohan Silva

The Pirates signed switch-hitting outfielder Yohan Silva to a minor league contract yesterday.

Winter meetings, day 2

It does not look like much happened in Vegas after I stopped paying attention last night, at least from a Pirates perspective. ...

Pirates Sign Slocum

(Sing along now...)
On the First Day of the Winter Meetings, Neal Huntington gave to us...

A left-handed pitcher!

The Pirates signed Brian Slocum to a minor league contract.

Winter meetings

Folks are getting set up in Las Vegas, as the winter meetings get underway this morning. The Pirates and Tigers are expected to...

A Few Singles, A Few Walks, and a New Pitcher

With the Winter Meetings about to begin....

The Pirates' minor league system is getting to be quite the United Nations.

Tabata Ruins No Hitter; Maldonado Homers

Looking at some Pirates' farmhands and friends in winter ball on Saturday.....

Venezuelan League:
Leones de Caracas 3, Caribes

Chavez and Davis Outrighted; Paulino With 3 Hits

Roster moves for the Pirates and their minor league affiliates:
C Raul Chavez and RHP Jason Davis were both outrighted to the minors, removing them from the Pirates' 40-man roster.

Davis and Chavez removed from 40-man roster

The Pirates removed Jason Davis and Raul Chavez from the 40-man roster today. These moves were expected, and they leave two open spots...

Rinku and Dinesh on CNN this morning

From their blog: Embedded video from CNN Video

2008 Season Review: Andrew McCutchen

Time to take a look back at how some of the Pirates' prospects did in 2008.

Site Updates

Site Updates: How to Navigate Pirates Prospects; Sponsorship Opportunities

Yesterday, our first article of the day went up at 6 a.m. That was our Morning Report, which is the first thing that goes...