Daily Archives: April 3, 2012

Pirates Notebook: Final Roster Moves Remain

Lefty Tony Watson will make the Pirates Opening Day roster for the first time in his professional career. After the club decided to option...

Pirates Lose Final Spring Game, 7-2, to Phillies

The Pittsburgh Pirates lost, 7-2, to the Philadelphia Phillies in their final game during Grapefruit League action this spring. Right-hander James McDonald allowed one run...

Opening Day Info, What’s New at PNC for 2012

Less than two days until Opening Day at PNC Park, where the Pirates will face the Philadelphia Phillies at 1:05 PM on Thursday, April...

Pirates Option lefty reliever Moskos to Triple-A

Rosters don't have to be set until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, but the Pirates trimmed down theirs to 27 on Tuesday after optioning left-handed reliever Daniel...

2012 Altoona Curve Season Preview

I've already previewed the 2012 West Virginia Power and the 2012 Bradenton Marauders. Today the season previews continue with a look at the 2012 Altoona Curve. Altoona...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Season Preview: Bullpen

The Pittsburgh Pirates bullpen was strong for the club during the 2011 season posting a 'pen 3.76 ERA over 526.0 innings. Only one reliever did not return...

This Date in Pirates History: April 3

Two Pittsburgh Pirates trades and five former players born on this date, plus a special mention at the end. Starting with the 1986 trade...

First Pitch: High Upside Position Players

In writing up the A-ball previews over the last two days, I noticed something. The Pirates have a lot of interesting hitting prospects. It's...

Prospect Notebook: Locke Adding Lilly-Esque Turn to Delivery

Extended Spring Training started today for the Pittsburgh Pirates. For some minor league players, this is a time to get some informal game experience...
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