Tag: Aramis Ramirez

Brent Morel Designated For Assignment

Well, that was quick. Brent Morel has been designated for assignment by the Pirates, in order to clear a spot on the 25-man roster for Aramis Ramirez, per a team press release. Morel came up on Monday to give the Pirates an extra infielder after Jordy Mercer went on the disabled list. He came up […]
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First Pitch: Will Aramis Ramirez Unlock the Golden State Strategy?

Last night I talked about how the biggest need for the Pirates right now was adding an infielder to replace Jordy Mercer and Josh Harrison. They wasted no time in¬†actually filling this need, acquiring Aramis Ramirez from the Milwaukee Brewers today in exchange for Yhonathan Barrios. For my thoughts on the deal, you should check […]
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Pirates Offense Gets Back on Track in Convincing Win Over the...

The Pirates offense got back on track in a big way Thursday night, touching up starter Doug Fister for four runs and added three more off of the Nationals bullpen in a 7-3 win against the NL East leading Washington Nationals. The offense pounded out 13 hits, eight of them for extra bases after only […]
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Pirates Acquire Aramis Ramirez For Yhonathan Barrios

The Pirates are nearing a deal for Aramis Ramirez, according to Craig Calcaterra and Bill Brink on Twitter. Hearing Aramis Ramirez is going to Pittsburgh. If someone else had this before me, blame my kids. But it's happening. — Craig Calcaterra (@craigcalcaterra) July 23, 2015 Sources: Pirates and Brewers nearing agreement on a trade that […]
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Pirate Offense Anemic in 4-0 Shutout Loss

After banging out 13 runs between their last two games, the Pittsburgh Pirates (77-56) could not get on the board Thursday night as Yovani Gallardo once again dominated the Pirates for seven shutout innings. On the other side, the Milwaukee Brewers (59-74) scored a run off Pirate starter Gerrit Cole in three of the first […]
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This Date in Pirates History: July 23

In a busy day for trades as we near the trading deadline, the Pittsburgh Pirates have made four trades of note on this date. We also have three players to cover, including a star center fielder for the best three year stretch of Pirates teams in franchise history. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland […]
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This Date in Pirates History: June 25

Six former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, including two players that are still active in the NL Central. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland recaps a doubleheader from exactly 100 years ago. Paul Maholm (1982) Pitcher for the Pirates from 2005 until 2011. He was a first round draft pick of the […]
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The unstoppable, inaccurate narrative surrounding the Pittsburgh Pirates

One of the most common misconceptions about the Pittsburgh Pirates is that they have an extensive history of developing good baseball players and then trading them once they reach their prime and become expensive. I have written about this myth in the past, but I figured now would be a good time to revisit the […]
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How the Winter Meetings Affected the NL Central

With the Winter Meetings concluded, now is a good time to check in on what the rest of the NL Central has been doing in the offseason.
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Trade Target – Ervin Santana

Could an Ervin Santana for Joel Hanrahan swap benefit both teams' needs?
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