Tag: Juan Nicasio

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...

Upcoming Pirates Off-Season Transactions: The Non-Tender Deadline

This Friday is the non-tender deadline in baseball, making it one of the final league-wide transaction deadlines that could impact free agency. Teams must...

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,...

Giles: The Pirates’ Bullpen Is Helping Guide Their Recent Success

The Pirates have had some sustained success over the last two weeks. It started with the series against the Los Angeles Dodgers last month,...

Pirates Notes: Cervelli Does Catching Drills, Polanco Still Out of Lineup

PITTSBURGH — With the stitches out of his right hand, Francisco Cervelli took the opportunity to get some catching drills done at PNC Park...

Pirates Move Juan Nicasio to the Bullpen; Chad Kuhl Could Start...

PITTSBURGH -- After 12 turns in the starting rotation and a trip to the restricted list, the Pirates will move right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio...

Pirates Call Up Rogers, Rondon, Partch; DFA Luebke, Option Scahill, Nicasio...

CHICAGO - The Pirates have made a few roster moves prior to tonight's game against the Cubs. They have called up Jason Rogers, Curtis...

First Pitch: The Pirates Rotation Needs Help, and There’s No Easy...

NEW YORK - Right after Curtis Granderson hit a lead off home run tonight, I clicked over to Baseball-Reference to see the last time...

Nicasio Struggles, But McCutchen Shows Positive Signs in Pirates Loss

NEW YORK - Last night, Jeff Locke struggled early against the Mets, giving up seven earned runs in 4+ innings. Tonight, Juan Nicasio had...

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