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Saunders: Pirates Have Shown the Value of Depth

Pirates second baseman Josh Harrison just returned from a five-week, 30-game absence from the lineup thanks to a broken fifth metacarpal in his left...

Morning Report: Above Average Pitchers for Their League

Yesterday we looked at the Pittsburgh Pirates who were above average for their league in hitting. Today we switch over to the pitchers, which...

Prospect Watch: Robles and Nunez Pitch Well; Holmes Struggles with Control

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time or loses...

Williams: Expectations Have Hurt the Perception of Gregory Polanco

My favorite Marvel movie is Captain America: The Winter Soldier. There have been ten movies released by Marvel Studios since The Winter Solder came out....

Jesus Liranzo Promoted to Indianapolis; Tyler Jones Released

The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted flame-throwing right-handed reliever Jesus Liranzo to Indianapolis and released right-handed reliever Tyler Jones. Liranzo was a waiver pickup earlier this...

Pirates’ Low Strikeout Rate Probably Doesn’t Explain High Production

PITTSBURGH -- Everywhere we turn in Major League Baseball media coverage these days, we see repeated references to two large-scale phenomena: Optimized launch angle...

Morning Report: Above Average Hitters for Their League

Over the last two years at this same time, I took a look at the minor league hitters for the Pittsburgh Pirates who were...

Prospect Watch: Strong Debut for Max Kranick with West Virginia

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time or loses...

Mitch Keller Named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week

The Eastern League named Altoona Curve right-hander Mitch Keller as their Pitcher of the Week on Monday. Keller made starts on Tuesday and Sunday, impressing...

Can Trevor Williams Avoid Regression With Soft Contact Skills?

PITTSBURGH — Trevor Williams has been something of an enigma in 2018. If you ask an average fan, Williams might be the Pirates best starting...
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Site Updates: Showing Appreciation For Teachers This Week

Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and this week is National Teacher Appreciation Week. We've done a lot of promotions for teachers in the...