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July 9, 1979: Pirates Head to Houston for Three

The Pirates have a day off as they travel to Houston for a three-game series.  They're currently stand at 41-38, in a virtual tie...

Obscure Pittsburgh Pirates: Grover Hartley

When I wrote up the recent Game Rewind featuring Honus Wagner playing against the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1933, I mentioned that I found the...

This Date in Pittsburgh Pirates History: July 9th, Coot Veal and...

Three transactions of note, plus one player born on this date. The Player Coot Veal, pinch-hitter for the Pirates on April 17, 1962. He was a...

First Pitch: Pirates Have Plenty of Right-Handed Pitching Prospects

MLB Pipeline has been ranking teams by position strength for prospects. Their latest article looked at right-handed pitchers around baseball. The Pittsburgh Pirates rank sixth...

Update from Jameson Taillon on Rehab Progress, as Well as His...

AT&T SportsNet shared three videos on Twitter featuring Pittsburgh Pirates right-handed pitcher Jameson Taillon, who talked about the progress of his Tommy John rehab,...

July 8, 1979: Pirates Split Two With Reds

The Pirates split a doubleheader in Cincinnati.  The first game was a 4-2 loss, their fourth straight and third straight to the Reds.  They...

Card of the Day: 1931 W517 Paul Waner

This is our third guest submission for the Card of the Day articles. This one comes from Jarrod Ranone, who you might remember from...

This Date in Pittsburgh Pirates History: July 8th, Josh Harrison and...

Seven former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date Josh Harrison, infielder for the 2011-18 Pirates. He was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the...

First Pitch: Highlights from Tuesday’s Action

There were some minor news items from Tuesday's practice and some videos posted, as we are now just 16 days away from the start...

July 7, 1979: Reds Jump on Don Robinson, Beat Pirates,...

Don Robinson lasted only an inning and a third as the Pirates lost to the Reds in Cincinnati, 6-2.  The defeat was their third...

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The 2020 Prospect Guide is Now Available!

Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...