Tag: Colin Moran

Pirates 2019 Recaps: Colin Moran Was the Definition of a Replacement...

Over the next few weeks, I’m going to be recapping every position from the 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates. The focus of these articles will be to identify individual strengths and weaknesses from each position, along with a specific way the Pirates can upgrade the 2020 team. Third base isn’t the biggest area of need, or the […]
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Examining Optional Assignments and the Pirates

There are plenty of roster intricacies in the Major League Baseball Rulebook that can be difficult to understand in theory and application: Designated for Assignment, waivers, outright assignment, 25-man roster versus 40-man roster, and service time, just to name a few. These intricacies have consistently interested me, and I always had to rely on sites […]
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Jung Ho Kang and Erik Gonzalez Win Starting Jobs

Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington told the media on Monday morning that the starting spots at third base and shortstop have been decided. Jung Ho Kang will be the starter at third base over Colin Moran, while Erik Gonzalez has beat out Kevin Newman for the starting shortstop spot. The interesting decision now will […]
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Williams: Comparing the Returns in the Gerrit Cole and Chris Archer...

In the last six months, the Pirates have traded one top of the rotation pitcher away and have traded for one top of the...

Colin Moran’s Slam Ignites Pirates in More Ways Than One

PITTSBURGH — When a player is traded, fairly or unfairly, they end up being evaluated in comparison to the player or players they were exchanged for. For new Pirates Michael Feliz, Colin Moran, and Joe Musgrove, the player that they’ll be compared to is Gerrit Cole. With the Astros, Cole got his season off to […]
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‘Everyone’s Working on Something’: How Pirates Catch Their ‘Feelings’ in Spring

BRADENTON, Fla. – “They gotta keep working until they start getting feelings. This is about feelings.” Those words came from Francisco Cervelli’s mouth, but this wasn’t the latest recording of his ‘That’s Amore’ segment for the PNC Park scoreboard. No, Cervelli was talking about what he’s learned to be the best mentality to take into […]
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Fangraphs Has Five Pittsburgh Pirates Among Their Top 100 Prospects

Fangraphs released their list of the top 100 prospects and they have some major differences from the other top 100 lists that have been posted this off-season. This is the first list to have five Pittsburgh Pirates. It’s also the first list that has included Cole Tucker and Colin Moran. As with every other list, […]
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Ke’Bryan Hayes and Colin Moran are Among the Top Third Base...

Baseball America continued with their lists of the best prospects by each position on Monday morning after posting the first three positions last week. The Pirates had Mason Martin on the first base list after coming up empty for catchers. Kevin Kramer was on the second base list on Friday. Monday was the top third […]
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John Sickels’ Top 20 Prospects for the Pittsburgh Pirates

John Sickels from Minor League Ball posted his list of the top 20 prospect for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday afternoon. He includes letter grades for each player and gives his ETA and a brief write-up of each player. He has some differences from the lists we have already seen and you can see right […]
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Williams: Analyzing the Gerrit Cole Trade, and Wondering if the Pirates...

I figured the Pirates would end up trading Gerrit Cole at the worst possible time for me. That ended up being with my best...

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