Tag: Garrett Jones

Pirates Notebook: West Coast Swing to Challenge Pirates Again

Fans who keep a close eye on the calendar may notice the Pirates' August déjà vu. On Sunday, August 19, 2012, the Pirates won a...

First Pitch: What Could Be the Solution to the RISP Problem?

We've talked a lot this week about the issue of hitting with runners in scoring position. I've made my thoughts known on the matter....

First Pitch: The RISP Problems For the Pirates Are a Fluke

Two nights ago I wrote about how the Pirates aren't perfect, but they are legit contenders. The main flaw with the team this year...

First Pitch: Do the Pirates Finally Have the Best 25 Men...

There has been a lot of talk from various Pirates writers about having the "best 25" in Pittsburgh. You could make a strong argument...

Pirates Playoff Roster Projection: Choosing a Champion

This is not a jinx. On this day last year, the Pirates' playoff odds were hovering around 50 percent. Their chances to make the postseason...

McKenry Has a Career Night at the Plate, But Also Tweaks...

The Pirates had some unlikely heroes step up in tonight's 7-4 win over the Miami Marlins. The offense was led by Michael McKenry. That's the...

Cubs Break Through in Extra Innings to Win Series

There are a lot of people you could blame for the Pirates losing Sunday: Brandon Inge for going 0-for-4 and fouling up an easy double...

Phillies Chip Away at Cumpton to Snap Pirates’ Win Streak

Brandon Cumpton suffocated the Phillies for five innings. Groundout after groundout prevented Philadelphia from having any players bat with a runner in scoring position....

Alvarez, Jones Homer to Beat Brewers, Set Franchise Record with 50th...

From Pedro Alvarez homering into the Allegheny River to Garrett Jones homering into the center field bushes, the Pirates got the natural environment involved...

Ransom’s Late Homer Lifts Cubs Over Pirates 4-1

It irritates me when I do not post a game recap, because then the right side of the site has an old story under...

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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...