Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Recent History of the 82nd Win – 1990

After climbing the hill in 1988, the Pirates slipped badly in 1989. The club fell below the .500 mark again and was never closer...

Pregame: Pirates vs. Yankees in Tampa

Good afternoon from George M. Steinbrenner Field, formally known as Legend's field. The Pirates will face the Yankees at 7:05 tonight. Lefty Erik Bedard will...

Tim Alderson Returns to Long Toss, Sees Velocity Return

When the Pittsburgh Pirates were shopping Freddy Sanchez in 2009, the expectations were low on a return. The second baseman was making $6.1 M,...

Pirate City Observations – 3/20/12

Today is my last day down here, but Tim, Kristy, and Wilbur will still all be down here for a little while. I...

Tabata Feeling Comfort in Right Field

BRADENTON, Fla. -- At just five years old, outfielder Jose Tabata's father told him stories of Roberto Clemente. He showed him videos, articles in...

Notes From Pirate City: The Camp Days I Love

In previous years I've only come to Spring Training during the final two weeks of the season. The minor league players were already playing...

This Date in Pirates History: March 20

Four former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date and we start for the one that spent nine seasons in a Pirates uniform. Walter...

First Pitch: West Virginia Could Be the Team to Watch

The minor league rosters are far from set at this point in Spring Training. There are two weeks to go in minor league camp,...

Pirates Notebook: Meek Continues to Move Forward This Spring

BRADENTON, Fla. -- After making a rough Grapefruit League debut with the Pirates, right-hander Evan Meek has bounced back this spring by tossing three...

Prospect Notebook: Kingham Pounding the Strike Zone

Nick Kingham made his second start of Spring Training, and his first start of the year at Pirate City today, going up against the...
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