Daily Archives: November 4, 2011

AFL Recap 11/4: Grossman Homers

The Mesa Solar Sox won 12-10 against Salt River today.  Robbie Grossman was the only Pittsburgh Pirates prospect to play this afternoon.  He went...

Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Free Agents

The following Pittsburgh Pirates have elected for minor league free agency, per Baseball America: RHP: Jose Ascanio (AAA), Anthony Claggett (AA), Nelson Figueroa (AAA), Sean Gallagher...

CBA Updates: Hard Slotting and Type A Compensation

Jayson Stark has some updates on the latest Collective Bargaining Agreement talks between the owners and the union.  The topics that are relevant to...

Trade Target – All of the A’s, apparently

Today on Major League Baseball Trade Rumors (MLBTR), there was a piece about how the Oakland A's are willing to listen to offers on any of their players. Is there a chance that the Pirates can benefit from this event?

Arizona Fall League Pictures

The following pictures were sent in by Pirates Prospects reader AngelsFan4Ever, who has been attending the Arizona Fall League games. Gerrit Cole Robbie Grossman Brock Holt Jarek Cunningham A...

This Date in Pirates History: November 4

Born on this date in 1930 was long-time Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Dick Groat, who won the 1960 NL MVP. The Pirates signed him as...

Pirates Watched Jamie Moyer Pitch

According to Ken Rosenthal, the Pittsburgh Pirates were one of the teams that have sent scouts to watch soon-to-be 49 year old left hander...
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Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and this week is National Teacher Appreciation Week. We've done a lot of promotions for teachers in the...