Daily Archives: February 23, 2012

Honus Wagner Bio

John Peter "Honus" Wagner, was born on February 24, 1874 in Chartiers, Pa., which is just outside of Pittsburgh. His older brother Albert was...

Pirates Sign Kris Harvey

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed right handed pitcher Kris Harvey to a minor league deal, according to the latest minor league transactions report by...

The 2012 Annual Starts Shipping Today

The first shipment of the Pirates Prospects 2012 Annual arrived yesterday. The book was sent in for final publication on Monday, just in time...

Meek Ready to Prove Himself

BRADENTON -- Right-hander Evan Meek focused on several things over the offseason: getting his arm healthy, getting strong, and getting into better shape. The 2011...

Proud Again: Live-blogging the early 1990’s Pirates

Beginning at 7 PM tonight, I am watching the 1988, 1990 and 1991 Pirates highlight videos. I will live-blog the event here, and I...

Greg Smith — Chance of Signing Bell was less than 50%

Over at Fangraphs, David Laurila had a great piece where he interviewed Greg Smith, now Pirates Assistant GM/then Scouting Director for the Pirates.  The...

Pirates President Frank Coonelly Charged With DUI

According to Dejan Kovacevic, Pittsburgh Pirates president Frank Coonelly was charged with a DUI on December 22nd. Coonelly had a blood-alcohol content of .16,...

Day Five of Spring Training

Good morning from Pirate City. -- There are no bullpens scheduled for the pitchers today. Instead, they will be working on drills and taking batting practice,...

This Date in Pirates History: February 23

On this date in 2000, the Pittsburgh Pirates traded outfielder Al Martin for two minor leaguers and John Vander Wal. Neither of the two...

Pirates Prospects on ESPN 970 This Morning

I will be on ESPN 970 today at 10:35 AM with David Todd talking Pittsburgh Pirates baseball. You can listen live on ESPN 970 AM...
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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...