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Gerrit Cole’s August Struggles Continue in Loss to Arizona

PITTSBURGH -- Arizona jumped on Gerrit Cole early and Jeremy Hellickson kept the Pirates’ bats in check, as the Diamondbacks defeated the Pirates 4-1...

Prospect Watch: Tyler Eppler’s Changeup Leads to Best Start of the...

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn't include players currently in the majors. If a...

Corey Hart to Begin Rehab Assignment; Harrison and Mercer Progress

PITTSBURGH -- The unfamiliar face of Corey Hart was seen in the Pirates’ clubhouse this afternoon, the first time since he was shut down...

Stephen Tarpley Named SAL Pitcher of the Week

The South Atlantic League named West Virginia Power pitcher Stephen Tarpley, the Pitcher of the Week for the week ending on August 16th. He...

Tyler Glasnow Still Needs to Improve His Control in Triple-A

While Tyler Glasnow had much better stuff on Sunday, he still had issues putting the ball over the plate consistently for strikes. Of Glasnow’s 89...

Morning Report: The Starters Used Most Often For Each Affiliate

It might be hard to believe because it's a short-season team with a limited schedule, but the GCL Pirates have already received starts from...

First Pitch: A History of Buying Low and Selling High With...

Earlier today while talking about the Pirates' interest in Travis Snider, I noted that if Snider was brought back, the Pirates would have Snider,...

What Has Led to Stephen Tarpley’s Dominant Season in West Virginia?

Two weeks ago I wrote about how the Travis Snider trade was looking like a steal for the Pittsburgh Pirates. They ended up getting...

Are the Pirates Rotation Struggles Due to Injuries to Mercer and...

Since Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer went down around the All-Star break, the starting rotation has struggled, primarily due to giving up an unlucky amount of hits on balls in play.

Brandon Waddell Adds to the Pirates Growing Left-Handed Pitching Depth

I didn't get a chance to see Brandon Waddell pitch when I was in Morgantown last week. The left-hander threw a sim game, and...

Site Updates

Site Updates: The Status of Pirates Prospects Being Under Construction

Pirates Prospects has been free for a few weeks now. That will be changing soon. A few months ago, I gave an update about how...