Tag: Nick Burdi

Explaining Transactions and the 2020 Operations Manual

I’m not sure what it is about baseball transaction minutiae, but I absolutely love it. Maybe it’s because I like questions that have answers,...

What Could the Pirates’ Taxi Squad Look Like?

When I first started writing this, I felt safe in saying that there would at least be some kind of baseball season, mostly because...

If 2020 is Lost, What Could 2021 Payroll Look Like?

Recently, Craig Edwards at FanGraphs broke down what team payrolls could project at for 2021 if a shortened 2020 season were to take place....

Pirates’ Service Time Implications After Deal

What better to think about while the world is burning down around us than MLB Service Time, right? Honestly, I was looking forward to...

The Final Roster Spots and the Endowment Effect

I am constantly watching over the roster, and one of the main aspects I’ve been keeping my eye on this offseason is how the...

Injury Updates from the Pirates on Gregory Polanco, Jason Martin, Jameson...

The Pittsburgh Pirates gave injury updates to the local media today on nine players via Todd Tomczyk, their Director of Sports Medicine. Adam Berry from...

Examining Optional Assignments and the Pirates

There are plenty of roster intricacies in the Major League Baseball Rulebook that can be difficult to understand in theory and application: Designated for...

Pirates Announce that Nick Burdi is Out for the Season After...

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that right-handed pitcher Nick Burdi is out for the season after undergoing surgery today to relieve symptoms of neurogenic thoracic outlet...

Injury Impact to the Pirates’ Payroll

It’s no secret—injuries have significantly derailed the Pirates’ season. Many weren’t overly hopeful about the team’s chances this year, but many predicted at least...

Nick Burdi Placed on Injured List; Pirates Recall Steven Brault

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Tuesday afternoon that right-handed pitcher Nick Burdi was placed on the 10-day injured list. To take his place on...

Site Updates

The 2020 Prospect Guide is Now Available!

Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...