Tag: Andrew Lambo

First Pitch: The Pirates Need to Trade For a First Baseman

Last night I wrote about how the Pittsburgh Pirates shouldn't give the first base platoon to Travis Ishikawa, and instead should give Andrew Lambo...

Travis Ishikawa is in the First Base Platoon…For Now

Today the Pittsburgh Pirates made a big wave of cuts, including optioning first baseman Andrew Lambo to Triple-A. That leaves Travis Ishikawa as the...

Pirates Make a Lot of Cuts From Major League Camp, Including...

The Pittsburgh Pirates made the next round of cuts from major league camp today, cutting 11 players. The following players have been optioned to the...

First Pitch: Could Travis Ishikawa Actually Win the First Base Job?

Earlier this evening, Jon Heyman said that Travis Ishikawa has a shot to beat out Andrew Lambo for the first base job against right-handed...

Why Gaby Sanchez Shouldn’t Be in the First Base Mix Against...

The first base position projects to be a platoon between Andrew Lambo and Gaby Sanchez. However, Pirates' General Manager Neal Huntington was asked about...

First Pitch: The Parallels Between Andrew Lambo and Jeff Clement

I can't help but draw some parallels between the current Andrew Lambo situation and the Jeff Clement experiment at first base a few years...

First Base Market: Davis and Smoak Don’t Seem Like Possibilities

At this point in Spring Training, I think everyone has to expect the Pittsburgh Pirates to go with Andrew Lambo as their starting first...

Spring Training Notes: The Roles of Andrew Lambo and Jordy Mercer

During yesterday's meeting with the media, Clint Hurdle made two comments that really stood out to me as far as how the Pirates see...

Spring Training Notes: Observations on the First Base Platoon

Just a few notes from a routine day at Pirate City.  The team was primarily doing base running and infield drills, and batting practice. As...
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