Monthly Archives: March 2012

Prospect Notebook: Lots of Heat

There were a lot of top Pirates prospects throwing today. Unfortunately, a lot of the top guys in the system were on the road....

The International(s)

Today my friends and I took in the major league team's at McKechnie against the Rays, but I wanted to also talk about our...

Burnett Feels Good After First Bullpen Since Surgery

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Early Saturday morning, right-hander A.J. Burnett threw a 30 pitch side session to the Pirates bullpen catcher Heberto Andrade with pitching...

Karstens Solid Spring in Bucs Loss to Rays

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Right-hander Jeff Karstens made another case for being the Bucs Opening Day starter on April 5th at PNC Park in the Pirates...

Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training: 90 Years Ago Today

Last week I took at look at what was going on in the Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training camp of 1937, going back exactly 75...

Star Potential from Marte this Spring

BRADENTON, Fla. -- He's been one of the headlines this spring training. Outfield prospect Starling Marte has been showing his star potential with the...

This Date in Pirates History: March 17

Six former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date and we start with the one that was also traded on his birthday. John Smiley(1965)...

Notes From Pirate City: Locke Making First Minor League Start

The Pirates take on Toronto's organization today, with the AAA and AA teams at home. Unfortunately the A-ball teams have Jameson Taillon, Stetson Allie,...

Pregame: Pirates vs. Rays in Bradenton

Good morning from McKechnie Field. Happy St. Patty's day. The Pirates will wear hunter green hats today for the holiday. The Pirates beat the Philadelphia...

First Pitch: What To Do With Matt Hague

There have been two trends emerging this Spring with Matt Hague. The first trend is that he can hit. Hague entered the day with a...
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