Tag: Edinson Volquez

First Pitch: The State of the Pirates Rotation

After Wandy Rodriguez was removed from the rotation last week, the question became "who is next?" The Pirates haven't been getting good results from...

First Pitch: How Long Can the Pirates Give Edinson Volquez?

Edinson Volquez had an amazing start to the 2014 season. Through his first five appearances (four starts), he had a 2.18 ERA in 33...

Which Edinson Volquez Will the Pirates Get Going Forward?

Follow @NateBarnes_ // Clint Hurdle doesn’t like to use the phrase “reclamation project” when discussing players whose careers the Pirates have turned around in the...

The Pirates Won’t Need a Regular Fifth Starter Until May 24th

When the Pittsburgh Pirates sent down Brandon Cumpton yesterday, I was a bit surprised. Cumpton has pitched well in both of his starts this...

Photos and Analysis From Last Night’s Pirates Win Over the Brewers

Over the past weekend, the Pittsburgh Pirates were swept in a three game series by the Milwaukee Brewers. It was the first series loss...

First Pitch: What Do the Pirates Have in Their Rotation?

Earlier today I wrote an article looking at what should be expected from each spot in the rotation from a numbers standpoint. That focused...

First Pitch: Where Can the Pirates Exceed Their Projections?

Earlier today I took a look at the playoff odds for the first time this season. The Pirates were projected just outside of the...

Week In Review: Who Needs to Step Up With Jameson Taillon...

At the start of the week, Jameson Taillon received his second opinion on his injured right elbow. After the opinion the Pirates and Taillon were...

The Pirates Rotation Has Some Red Flags, But Still Projects to...

The 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates season begins on Monday when the Pirates take on the Cubs. To prepare for the start of the year, I'll...

First Pitch: Are the Pirates About to Repeat a Mistake From...

As of right now, the Pittsburgh Pirates are going into the regular season with Travis Ishikawa as part of their first base platoon. There...
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