Tag: Adam LaRoche

First Pitch: Re-Creating Russell Martin in the Aggregate

A few weeks ago I wrote an article about how Chris Stewart would be the best option for the Pittsburgh Pirates at catcher if...

First Pitch: No Clear Answers For the Pirates at First Base

A few weeks ago I wrote about the first base platoon, asking which players should stick around for the platoon in 2015. The Pittsburgh...

First Pitch: Who Should Stay, Who Should Go From the Three-Headed...

The Pittsburgh Pirates are going to have some interesting decisions to make at first base this off-season. And by "interesting decisions", I mean they've...

This Date in Pirates History: July 22

A busy day for Pittsburgh Pirates history today, with six birthdays, two trades and a Jolly Roger Rewind from John Fredland. Earlier in the...

This Date in Pirates History: January 19

On this date in 2007 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded relief pitcher Mike Gonzalez along with minor leaguer Brett Lillibridge, to the Atlanta Braves in...

Trade Target – Adam Laroche

With the Nationals in pursuit of Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder, is there a chance the Pirates could trade for Adam Laroche if either of those players sign with the Nats?

Game 141 Recap: McDonald is Stellar like Monica Gellar

Maybe the Astros clubhouse was filled with the sounds of Milli Vanilli's 'Blame it on the Rain' after this one ended. If the scoreboard...

Potential Off-Season Targets: First Basemen

A week ago I looked at some options to fill the starting pitching needs for the 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates.  Since then, a few names...

In Praise of Jason Thompson

I have a weird quest to acquire every regular issue baseball card for every Pirates player from 1952 to 1993. I'm way more than half way there, but my collection essentially starts in the early 1970s. I recently acquired a 1981 Topps Jason Thompson card, which got me thinking.

2010 Position Recap: First Base

Yesterday I went over the right field situation, noting that the circumstances didn't change during the 2010 season.  The Pirates started the season with...
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