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Morning Report: You Might Be Surprised By the Best Hitters From...

Unless you follow the four Pittsburgh Pirates minor league teams very closely, you might be surprised to learn who leads each team in OPS....

Morning Report: The Pirates’ System Has the Best Pitching Staff in...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have the best pitching staff in baseball, though it's not the big league club. The Altoona Curve have got some great...

First Pitch: Positional Depth Leads to Some Roster Crunches in Indianapolis

Organizational depth is a great thing for preparation for injuries at the Major League level. However, it is not always the best thing for...

Morning Report: An Important Day For Two Top Pitchers and an...

As far as minor league pitchers go for the Pirates, it doesn't get much bigger than the two going tonight. Nick Kingham will make...

Morning Report: Catching Up With Former Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates made seven trades this past off-season that involved players going the other way. Today, we take a look at the early...

First Pitch: Jim Benedict Has Been a Busy Guy in Extended...

I spent a lot of time the last two days covering extended Spring Training, focusing mostly on the upper level guys who only project to...

Morning Report: Could Deibinson Romero Actually Be as Good as Predicted?

Deibinson Romero was an off-season signing that didn't get much notice, other than the fact that Fangraphs projected him to be the top minor...

First Pitch: What Happens in Extended Spring Training?

I spent most of today getting coverage from extended Spring Training at Pirate City, catching up on some of the injuries that have taken...

Morning Report: Andrew McCutchen is Closing in on a Milestone

Andrew McCutchen is closing in on a career milestone that he could reach today with a great day. He is four hits shy of...

First Pitch: How to Handle the Struggling Pirates Bullpen

The start of a season magnifies everything. If a player does well, the hopes for that player skyrocket. If a player struggles, the panic...

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Site Updates: The Pirates Prospects Player Pages Are a Useful Resource

This is just a reminder that we have a resource here that you may find useful from time to time.  We have pages for...