Tag: Elias Diaz

Gajtka: Pirates Handled Tricky Slide Controversy Appropriately

I have not played Major League Baseball. I have not ever played a legitimate baseball game, in fact. (Hope you don't think less of...

Anthony Rizzo’s Questionable Takeout Of Elias Díaz Highlights Rule Confusion

PITTSBURGH -- From the moment Anthony Rizzo changed course on his way to home plate in the eighth inning Monday, any sports fan (or...

Mother’s Day Was a Very Special Day For Elias Diaz This...

PITTSBURGH — As has been tradition since 2006, MLB players wore pink hats, socks, spikes, and undershirts, wear a pink ribbon on their chest...

Nick Kingham’s New Slider Helped Fuel a Near Perfect MLB Debut

PITTSBURGH — Nick Kingham got really close to the majors in 2015. He posted a 3.58 ERA in Triple-A in 2014 and returned to...

Williams: The Pirates Are Getting Good Performances From Some Key Prospects

It's hard to say at this point how competitive the Pirates will be in 2018. If the first two weeks of the season are to...

Should Elias Diaz Be Getting More Playing Time After His Hot...

PHILADELPHIA — It looks like for the first time in a long time, the Pirates might have a backup catcher that is pushing for...

Facing First Losing Streak, Pirates Got Timely Depth Charge

PITTSBURGH -- The Pirates had run into their first real roadblock of their 2018 season, having lost two miserable, blustery games to the Rockies...

Elias Diaz Added a New Leg Kick at the Plate; Can...

BRADENTON, Fla. - Elias Diaz is going to get his shot in the majors this year. The catcher has already spent time in the majors...

Elias Diaz Says His Mother is Doing Well, and is Working...

BRADENTON, Fla. - About a week ago, Elias Diaz was reaching the end of an unthinkable situation. His mother had been kidnapped, and was...

Mother of Elias Diaz Has Been Rescued

Multiple reports out of Venezuela are indicating that the mother of Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz was rescued on Sunday. His 72-year-old mother was...

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The Pirates Prospects 2019 Prospect Guide is Now Available

The Pirates Prospects 2019 Prospect Guide is now available, just in time for the start of the 2019 minor league season. The full version...