Tag: Gregory Polanco

Breaking Down the Pirates’ 2020 Opening Day Payroll

We finally made it. The season has started, and even though it won’t look the same, baseball—at least some—will be played in 2020. With baseball...

Pirates Notes: Polanco, Musgrove, Kela, Tucker

Some quick Pittsburgh Pirates notes from late last night and today: Gregory Polanco is out with Covid-19 according to manager Derek Shelton. Polanco has been...

What Could the Pirates’ Taxi Squad Look Like?

When I first started writing this, I felt safe in saying that there would at least be some kind of baseball season, mostly because...

If 2020 is Lost, What Could 2021 Payroll Look Like?

Recently, Craig Edwards at FanGraphs broke down what team payrolls could project at for 2021 if a shortened 2020 season were to take place....

Ranking the Ten Best Pirates Prospects from 2011 to 2019

We released our tenth annual prospect guide this off-season. We have the first nine issues available to download free for all subscribers to the...

Injury Updates from the Pirates on Gregory Polanco, Jason Martin, Jameson...

The Pittsburgh Pirates gave injury updates to the local media today on nine players via Todd Tomczyk, their Director of Sports Medicine. Adam Berry from...

Breaking Down the Pirates’ 2019 Year-End Payroll

With the season behind us, it’s finally time to look at where the payroll ended up for 2019. I’ve been tracking it since Day 1...

Pirates’ Prospects and the Peter Principle

For anyone who has ever worked in any kind of professional setting, we all have seen it—an employee who is in way over their...

Examining Optional Assignments and the Pirates

There are plenty of roster intricacies in the Major League Baseball Rulebook that can be difficult to understand in theory and application: Designated for...

Minor Moves: Indianapolis Gets Some Offensive Reinforcements

The Indianapolis Indians added some big names to their roster ahead of Thursday's game. Both Ke'Bryan Hayes and Pablo Reyes returned from their rehab...

Site Updates

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...