Daily Archives: March 1, 2012

The Curse of Barry Bonds

Seriously, why don't we talk about the Pittsburgh Pirates being cursed? The team hasn't had a winning season since 1992. A lot of that has...

Bucs Leave Pirate City with Good Impression

BRADENTON -- After finishing their workouts at Pirate City on Thursday afternoon, the Pirates players packed up their lockers in the clubhouse for their...

Pirates Catchers Throwing the Wrong Way

While writing the short bio for Henry Yaik today I left out a bit of information on purpose just so I could write about...

Josh Bell Hits a Monster HR in Batting Practice (Video)

The day here at Pirate City is wrapped up. The last thing I watched was Josh Bell taking batting practice. He took three pitches...

Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Spring Training Roster

I just received a copy of the Minor League Camp roster, listing every player who will be participating in the minor league portion of...

(Video) Elvis Escobar Taking Batting Practice at Pirate City

The Pirates signed outfielder Elvis Escobar last year for $570,000 out of Venezuela. Escobar was the second biggest signing, behind Harold Ramirez. He's related...

Three Minor League Players Retire

I received the minor league camp roster today, and after checking over the names I noticed that three players were missing. The three players...

Burnett to Undergo Surgery on Right Eye

BRADENTON -- Right-hander A.J. Burnett will undergo surgery tomorrow in Pittsburgh, after getting hit in the right eye during a bunting competition yesterday at Pirate City. Burnett...

Gerrit Cole Seeing the Downside of the Late Signing Deadline

The debate between Gerrit Cole and Trevor Bauer is probably going to be a debate that will exist for most of their careers. Both...

Evans Hopes to Click with New Organization

BRADENTON -- After spending the past eight seasons with the New York Mets, infielder Nick Evans decided to switch organizations this year. The 26-year-old...
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