Tag: Mark Melancon

Niese and Nicasio Lead Pirates to Sweep the Mets in a...

PITTSBURGH — The Pirates swept a two-game doubleheader against the New York Mets Tuesday night, winning both games by a 3-1 score. The Pirates have...

Pirates Notes: Polanco and Vogelsong Updates, Melancon Gets a Needed Break

MIAMI - Gregory Polanco was scratched from Wednesday night's game with left foot discomfort, after fouling a ball off his foot in his final...

First Pitch: What is Leading to the Bullpen Struggles For the...

The Pirates have had some bullpen problems this year. They've had some rotation problems as well, but the solution there is easy -- wait...

Giles: Breaking Down the Pirates’ Struggles in the Bullpen

Chase Field is a challenging environment in which to get outs, regardless of who is on the mound. But the Pirates had a particularly difficult...

Pirates Notes: Vogelsong, Melancon, and Watson Pitch at Pirate City

BRADENTON, Fla. - Ryan Vogelsong threw 80 pitches in five innings of work on Sunday in a minor league game. In the outing he...

How Many Pitchers Will Wear a Weird Looking Helmet For Extra...

BRADENTON, Fl. - The picture you see above isn't photoshopped. Mark Melancon didn't get the top of his head taken off. That's just the...

Melancon and Watson Rank Among the Top Relievers, Harrison Ranks Fifth...

Tonight at 9pm on MLB Network, they will rank the top relievers and top second baseman in the game right now. We're posting a...

Pirates’ Bullpen Ranked Near the Top of the National League

Yesterday, Buster Olney posted his top ten rotations in the majors, ranking the Pirates seventh overall. He moved on to the bullpens today and...

Breaking Down the Pirates’ Remaining Off-Season Needs and Potential Moves

In the week leading up to Christmas, the Pittsburgh Pirates made a few moves that were mostly on the small-scale. Several of these moves...

Huntington on Morton, Niese, Hanson, Taillon, Melancon, Nicasio, Goebbert, Cubs

Neal Huntington met with the media today at PirateFest, including our own Sean McCool, and discussed a lot of off-season topics, including today's trade...
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