Tag: Jordy Mercer

Pirates Add Kevin Newman and Jordan Luplow; Mercer to Disabled List

The Pittsburgh Pirates have called up shortstop prospect Kevin Newman and outfielder Jordan Luplow prior to Thursday's game against the Chicago Cubs. To make...

Gajtka: Forget What We Think. Do The Pirates Expect To Keep...

PITTSBURGH -- I asked about a month ago if it was too early to adjust our expectations for the Pirates. At that time, the team...

How Pirates’ Various Successes Can Feed Off One Another

PITTSBURGH -- Baseball is a team sport, but not necessarily a synergistic one. A batting lineup can run hot or cold, but that has little...

“There’s only 30 of those guys. That’s who I want to...

The Pirates wanted Cole Tucker to build off his late success from last year in Altoona. Tucker had a strong finish to the year,...

Was This Hot Start Critical For The Pirates? Depends On Who...

We could argue that a team like the 2018 Pirates needed to fashion a fast break out of the starting gate to have a...

Buckling Down in ‘Brutal’ Conditions, Pirates Produce Best Start Since ’93

PITTSBURGH -- No one in the Pirates' clubhouse wants to dwell on the fact that nearly every minute of their first nine games have...

Injury Updates: Steven Brault Takes Over in the Rotation With Joe...

PITTSBURGH - In 2017, the Pirates used just seven starting pitchers and had five players take 25 starts or more as the rotation went...

Gajtka: Vanilla Veterans Limit Pirates’ Potential More Than Youth

If a time traveler from six months in the future approached me, I would be curious about a great many things, most of them...

Pirates Avoid Arbitration with Mercer, Kontos and Cole; Rivero will Go...

Today is the deadline for Major League teams and players to exchange arbitration figures. The Pittsburgh Pirates have four players who are eligible for...

Pirates Tender Contracts to All Four Arbitration Eligible Players

The Pittsburgh Pirates tendered contracts to all four of their arbitration eligible players on Friday night. Pitchers Gerrit Cole, Felipe Rivero, George Kontos 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...