Daily Archives: February 28, 2012

Pittsburgh’s First Minor League Team

Since this site started as a minor league site (that has expanded to cover every aspect of the Pirates) and we try to give...

Alvarez, McCutchen Seeing Good Results with New Batting Stances

BRADENTON -- Pedro Alvarez and Andrew McCutchen both tweaked their batting stances this offseason. McCutchen hit just .216 after the second half of the season...

Pirates Bullpen Crowded This Spring

BRADENTON -- The Pittsburgh Pirates are just several days away from seeing game action, as the Grapefruit League kicks off on Saturday. While it's a...

Kensing, Lincoln Injury Updates

-- Right-hander Logan Kensing left his live batting practice session early today with tightness in his lower right abdomen. Kensing, who is a non-roster spring training invite, said after...

Oddly Comforted By A $10M Gap

Yesterday's news cycle brought word that Andrew McCutchen and the Pirates are approximately $10M apart on terms of a contract.  That is a boatload...

Live From Pirate City: 2/28

Just arrived at Pirate City for the day. I'm planning on watching Gerrit Cole throw live batting practice, along with a few other pitchers...

Day 10 of Spring Training

Good morning from Pirate City. -- Today's scheduled pitchers to throw live BP: Field 1: A.J. Burnett, Jeff Locke, Logan Kensing, Tim Wood Field 2: Jeff Karstens,...

This Date in Pirates History: February 28

There have been four former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date who were all born before 1900 and then one other who played...

Nutting on Local TV Revenue Escalation

OK, I swear this is the last post/article I do on local TV revenue and its potential effect on the smaller TV markets in...

First Pitch: Alcatraz and Minor League Spring Training

Last summer, thanks to Netflix, I watched the entire series of "Lost" from start to finish. I rarely watch shows when they're on TV,...
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Site Updates: Three Years of Being a Subscription Site

Three years ago today we made the official switch to being a subscription site. We announced the move during Spring Training, but waited a...