Tag: Gregory Polanco

Jeff Locke Throws His First Complete Game Shutout in Pirates 10-0...

MIAMI - Jeff Locke did something tonight that he's never done in his career before: pitch into the ninth inning as a starter. It hadn't...

First Pitch: Is Gregory Polanco Starting to Pass Andrew McCutchen?

How good has Gregory Polanco been so far? Among all hitters in baseball, he ranks 7th with a 2.4 WAR after tonight. He's putting up...

Morning Report: My Favorite Team to Cover Over the Years

I was talking with Tim Williams about how bad the Bristol Pirates could be this season, as far as prospects go. There is a...

Giles: Is Starling Marte Underrated?

I’ve discussed Gregory Polanco’s hot start to the season, but the results for Starling Marte have been nearly as good, both at the plate...

First Pitch: The Beginner’s Guide to Super Two

You're probably hearing the words "Super Two" a lot these days. You hear it every time someone not named Gerrit Cole or Francisco Liriano makes...

First Pitch: How Jung-ho Kang’s Return Impacts the Pirates

When the Pirates optioned Jason Rogers to Triple-A on Wednesday night, it looked like Jung-ho Kang was set to return. Kang needs to return...

First Pitch: Why Does West Virginia Get All of the Breakout...

CHARLESTON, WV - Tomorrow I'll get my first regular season look at Mitch Keller. The right-hander was drafted in the second round of the...

Giles: Breaking Down Gregory Polanco’s Hot Start

The high expectations for Gregory Polanco may trace their roots to comments Tim wrote on this very site more than four years ago, in...

Pirates Are Challenging Their Speedy Outfielders With Shallow Positioning

PITTSBURGH - If you watched the Pirates during the 2015 season, you would have noticed that their outfielders played deep. A lot. There would be...

Juan Nicasio Has a Great Debut as the Pirates Sweep the...

PITTSBURGH - The Pirates closed out a sweep over the Cardinals tonight, starting the season 3-0 with a 5-1 victory. The biggest takeaway from...

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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...