Monthly Archives: October 2011

Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Position Recap: Third Base

There wasn't any bigger disappointment in the Pittsburgh Pirates season in 2011 than what happened with Pedro Alvarez.  Alvarez, drafted in the first round...

Winter Leagues 10/16 – Three Inside-The-Park Homers In One Game?

Checking in with Pirates' players and friends in the Winter Leagues   MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE Venados de Mazatlan  7,  Algodoneros de Guasave  5 Guasave took an early lead...

Arizona Fall League Rundown After Week Two

The Arizona Fall League wrapped up their second week of action.  Here is how the Pirates prospects have done so far: -Robbie Grossman: .354/.426/.604, 3...

This Date in Pirates History: October 16

On this date in 1909 the Pirates won their first World Series Championship, defeating the Detroit Tigers at Bennett Park by a score of...

Finding Pitching in 1904

The one thing the Pittsburgh Pirates learned from the 1903 World Series was that you can never have enough pitching. They had three healthy...

Winter Leagues 10/14-15 — Hague Hits, Hernandez Gets Hit

Catching up with the Pirates' players and friends in the winter leagues: MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE Algodoneros de Guasave  7,  Venados de Mazatlan  4 A 6-run 3rd inning...

AFL Recap 10/15: Grossman Homers

The Mesa Solar Sox beat the Surprise Saguaros 14-3 today.  Robbie Grossman, playing right field and batting leadoff, went 2-for-5 with a walk and...

World Cup Ends With Rain Out For Team USA

Rain and poor field conditions forced the International Baseball Federation to cancel the World Cup Tournament's Bronze Medal game this afternoon in Panama.  Team...

How Free Agent Compensation Works

There have been a lot of questions in the past few days about free agent compensation and offering arbitration to pending free agents.  The...

This Date in Pirates History: October 15

On this date in 1925 the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Washington Senators by a 9-7 score at Forbes Field in game seven of the...
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