Monthly Archives: March 2012

Pirates Notebook: Barajas, Barmes Defense Helping Club

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Over the offseason, the Pirates were looking to upgrade their defense both at shortstop and behind the plate. Clint Barmes and...

Taking In A Game at McKechnie Field

Today was our first day at Spring Training after arriving from Pittsburgh this morning. I'm down with 2 die-hard Pirates fans, one is...

Prospect Notebook: 27 Outs

Today was a camp day at Pirate City, and there were no games played. Instead, the team played games called "27 outs". Two teams would...

Welcome Back to Pittsburgh

While writing about the nine player trade between the Oakland A's and Pittsburgh Pirates from yesterday, I noticed two of the players sent to...

Correia Very Efficient in Bucs Win Over Phillies

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Right-hander Kevin Correia continued his solid spring on Friday at McKechnie Field in the Pirates 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. The...

Jeremy Hellickson, BABIP, and the divide between playing and analyzing

In yesterday’s Tampa Bay Times, Marc Topkin talked with Jeremy Hellickson and Rays manager Joe Maddon about Hellickson’s insanely low .223 Batting Average on...

This Date in Pirates History: March 16

Not only was Hall of Famer Lloyd Waner born on this date, but another Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder that also had a real strong career...

Weekend Pirates Draft Prospects Preview: 3/16-3/18

Today I added a new draft tracker to the site, University of San Francisco pitcher Kyle Zimmer. Zimmer emerged as a top of the rotation...

Lefty Reyes Changes Arm Slot

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Left-hander Jo-Jo Reyes made his second start (third appearance) of the spring on Thursday against the Minnesota Twins. Reyes allowed four runs...

Lloyd “Little Poison” Waner

Today marks the 106th birthday(article published in 2012) of Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Fame outfielder Lloyd Waner. He gets his own post for the...
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Site Updates

Site Updates: We’re Starting to Get Back on Our Feet, And...

A week ago, I wrote a very important site update about how Pirates Prospects was struggling, and at risk of closing down. We were...