Tag: Mark Melancon

A History of Pirates’ Payroll Change at the Trade Deadline

Leading up to the Trade Deadline, the hope of many fans wanting to see the Pirates buying from just a few weeks ago had...

Williams: How Soon Before Free Agency Do the Pirates Normally Trade...

Small market teams have to deal with harsh realities sometimes. One of the biggest of those harsh realities is that they won't be able...

First Pitch: Pirates Need to Find the Next Mark Melancon This...

Last week I recapped the 2016 season for the pitching staff, along with a look ahead to 2017 and beyond. The Pirates could use...

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,...

First Pitch: Why the Pirates Bullpen Might Be Better After the...

The Pirates traded Mark Melancon today in a deal that was largely about getting future value for a guy who would be leaving after...

Neal Huntington Discusses the Mark Melancon Trade

The Pirates made their first trade around the deadline today, dealing Mark Melancon to the Washington Nationals for left-handed reliever Felipe Rivero, and left-handed...

Pirates Trade Mark Melancon to Nationals

Yesterday we heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates were getting interest on Mark Melancon, with the Nationals, Indians, and Giants as teams who were pursuing...

Multiple Teams Reportedly Pursuing Mark Melancon

The trade deadline rumors will be heating up this weekend, and already today there has been a big trade, with Andrew Cashner going to...

Pirates Notes: Andrew McCutchen Will Get a Much Needed Break This...

PITTSBURGH — For the first time in six years, Andrew McCutchen will get a break. The Pirates outfielder has been an All-Star selection for...

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,...

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