Daily Archives: November 21, 2010

Pirates Winter League Recap: 11/14-11/20

The Arizona Fall League wrapped up this week.  Here is how the Pirates prospects fared in the final week: -Andrew Lambo played in four games...

Diaz vs. Ciriaco: A battle for the ages

Argenis Diaz and Pedro Ciriaco are two very similar players on the Pirates 40-man roster. Both are shortstops. Both have been praised for their defensive abilities. And neither are very good at hitting baseballs.

Gammons: Pirates Offering Big

Peter Gammons relayed a quote from an agent yesterday on the status of the free agent market: Agent:"3 years Buck, Benoit. Pirates, Royals offering big....

Losing Duke, LaRoche and Young

In a somewhat surprising move, the Pirates designated Zach Duke, Andy LaRoche and Delwyn Young for assignment on Friday to make room on the 40-man roster. It was not surprising that those players were let go, bit I figured the front office would hang on to them until the non-tender deadline in an attempt to make a trade.

Four Coaching Positions Set

According to Dejan Kovacevic, the Pittsburgh Pirates are set to name four coaches to Clint Hurdle's coaching staff.  Those coaches are Ray Searage (pitching...

2010 Rule 5 Draft Eligible Players: Pitchers

Pitchers are the most popular selections in the Rule 5 draft.  Teams always have a pitching prospect who is talented, but isn't talented enough...

2010 Rule 5 Draft Eligible Players: Position Players

Position players don't get selected as frequently as pitchers in the Rule 5 draft, and for two good reasons.  Teams usually try to protect...

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...