Tag: Felipe Rivero

Pirates Notebook: Felipe Rivero’s New Approach For Attacking Hitters, Limiting Walks

BRADENTON, Fla. - Felipe Rivero is having a nice spring. After throwing two perfect innings today with three strikeouts, he now has no runs and...

The Pirates Bullpen Could Dominate in 2017 and Beyond

BRADENTON, Fla. - The 2016 MLB playoffs saw some unique bullpen usage, especially with the Cleveland Indians eschewing traditional bullpen roles, and using their...

Pirates Have the Makings of a Solid Bullpen

After going through the best players at each position over the last two weeks, Buster Olney moved on to the bigger categories yesterday. The...

First Pitch: Building the Next Great Pirates Bullpen

The Pirates have been a bit spoiled when it comes to having quality relief pitchers in the back of their bullpen. They had Mark...

First Pitch: Waiting For the Other Shoe to Drop With the...

It seemed like the Pirates spent most of the winter meetings stuck in limbo, waiting to see how the Andrew McCutchen situation would play...

First Pitch: Closer By Committee Approach Would Work Best For the...

After the Mark Melancon trade, I wrote an article about how the Pirates were free to take a new approach with their bullpen now...

2016 Bullpen Recap: Tony Watson Was a Microcosm of the Pirates’...

The bullpen was a huge strength for the Pirates during the 2015 season. They finished second in the NL in fWAR, first in ERA,...

Pirates Suffer Relief Pitching Problems in 7-4 Loss to the Brewers

PITTSBURGH — The Pirates lost to the Milwaukee Brewers, 7-4, on Saturday night, and it was one of the more reliable parts of the...

Pirates Notes: The Bullpen Appears to be Set For the Remainder...

PITTSBURGH — With Arquimedes Caminero traded to the Seattle Mariners on Saturday and Jeff Locke removed from the starting rotation, the Pirates’ bullpen seems...

Neal Huntington Discusses the Mark Melancon Trade

The Pirates made their first trade around the deadline today, dealing Mark Melancon to the Washington Nationals for left-handed reliever Felipe Rivero, and left-handed...
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