Daily Archives: February 17, 2012

Trade History Between Pirates and Yankees

It seems like recently the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates have been trade partners often but that wasn't always the case between the...

Pirates to open gates an hour early for season ticket holders

The Pirates today announced the gates at PNC Park will now open 30 minutes earlier for all season ticket holders prior to Monday through...

What Did the Pirates Give Up in the Burnett Deal?

The A.J. Burnett trade has finally come to an end, with the Pittsburgh Pirates getting the right handed starter for $13 M over two...

Pirates Acquire Burnett from Yankees, pending approval

PITTSBURGH -- The Pirates and the New York Yankees have agreed upon a deal sending right-hander A.J. Burnett to Pittsburgh, pending a physical and...

Burnett’s Impact On The Rotation

Today the Pirates completed their trade with the Yankees for A.J. Burnett.  Under the terms of the deal, the Yankees will be paying $20M of...

Our Long National Nightmare Is Over (Reportedly)

Well, after days of breathless anticipation, countless efforts by the Yankees’ media shills to invent a “mystery team” to ratchet up the pressure on...

Pirates and Yankees in Agreement on Burnett

I feel like I've typed this before, but we may be at the end of the A.J. Burnett saga. Buster Olney reports on Twitter...

This Date in Pirates History: February 17

On this date in 1912 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded outfielder Vin Campbell to the Boston Braves for outfielder Mike Donlin. Both players were great...

First Pitch: Don’t Count Karstens Out

I was reading some of the A.J. Burnett articles from the New York media yesterday, when I stumbled across an interesting proclamation. The author...
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