Tag: Mark Melancon

Pirate City Notes: Buddy Borden, Chad Kuhl, Erich Weiss, JaCoby Jones

The A-ball teams were in action at Pirate City today, playing the Toronto Blue Jays farm system. The highlights were 2013 draft picks Buddy...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 Spring Training Preview: The Bullpen

The Pittsburgh Pirates have their first Spring Training workouts today. To get ready for Spring Training, we have been previewing one set of positions...

Pirates and Neil Walker, Vin Mazzaro Avoid Arbitration

The Pittsburgh Pirates and second baseman Neil Walker will sign a one year deal for $5.75 M according to Rob Biertempfel, avoiding arbitration. They...

Pirates Avoid Arbitration With Mark Melancon

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a $2.595 M contract with reliever Mark Melancon according to Joel Sherman. He was projected to make $3...

Six Pirates File For Arbitration

The MLB Players Association announced today that 146 players have filed for arbitration. That list includes all six Pirates who were eligible: Pedro Alvarez,...

Who Will Be Tendered a Contract by the Pirates Today?

Tonight (Monday night) at midnight is the deadline to tender contracts for the 2014 season. Any player who does not have a contract --...

First Pitch: What Should the Pirates Do This Off-Season?

It's time to put on the General Manager hats. Over the last few weeks I've been recapping the 2013 season, providing a look ahead...

The Pirates Should Become the Relief Pitching Factory

One of the impressive things about the Pittsburgh Pirates has been their ability to trade quality relievers for other pieces of their team, and...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Season Recap: The Bullpen

If there was any doubt that Neal Huntington can build a bullpen, then the 2013 season should have erased that doubt. Last off-season, Huntington...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 Arbitration Estimates

Matt Swartz at MLBTR has been producing some very accurate arbitration estimates over the last two seasons. His estimates for the Pittsburgh Pirates just...
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