Daily Archives: February 15, 2012

Speaking of Spring Training….

The Pittsburgh Pirates held their spring training in the town of Dawson Springs, Kentucky from 1914-1917 playing at Riverside Park. The original stadium was...

McCutchen chats on Intentional Talk

Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen had a skype interview on Intentional Talk today on MLB Network. Hosts Chris Rose and Kevin Millar kept it...

Pirates Sign David Valesente

Matt Eddy of Baseball America, in his latest minor league transactions update, reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed David Valesente out of independent...

Jones arbitration ruling expected Thursday

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...

Minor League Signing

According to Baseball America, the Pirates have signed third baseman David Valesente to a minor league contract.  Valensente was a four-year starter at St....

TV Contracts — The Next Frontier of Revenue

Over on the main site, I did an article in December about what the potential value of Pittsburgh's local TV contract could be, since it...

The 2012 Annual Will Be Released Next Week

The Pirates Prospects 2012 Annual is expected to be released next week. The book is currently in the final proof and editing process, and...

A.J. Burnett Rumors: Wednesday

Kicking off today's A.J. Burnett watch with an update of my own. Last night I wrote in my blog that the Pittsburgh Pirates shouldn't...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Draft Prospect Trackers

In the past few years it has been easy to follow the potential draft prospects for the Pittsburgh Pirates. They were usually picking at...

This Date in Pirates History: February 15

Only three former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date although two of them most people remember. There is one very interesting fact on...
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Site Updates: Showing Appreciation For Teachers This Week

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...