Tag: Pedro Alvarez

Pirates’ Prospects and the Peter Principle

For anyone who has ever worked in any kind of professional setting, we all have seen it—an employee who is in way over their...

Cole Tucker and the Pirates’ Super Two History

Count me among the many, many fans who were shocked when they saw the news that Cole Tucker was called up to start at...

Pirates Focused On Cutting Down Strikeouts and Transitioning From Power to...

BRADENTON, Fl. - It doesn't seem like the Pirates acquire many players on a whim. Typically, you hear comments about how they've been watching...

First Pitch: Current Pirates Offense is Better On Paper* Without Alvarez...

A few weeks ago I wrote about how Gregory Polanco is the key to the offense for the 2016 season. The main point of the...

David Todd Podcast: The Alvarez Non-Tender, Happ, Pirates Pitching Depth

I had a radio interview with David Todd this afternoon on ESPN 970 in Pittsburgh. We discussed the Pedro Alvarez move from yesterday, along...

A Look Back at Pedro Alvarez’s Career With the Pirates and...

Last night the Pittsburgh Pirates non-tendered Pedro Alvarez. Whether it came from a non-tender, or a trade later in the off-season, the decision to...

Pirates Non-Tender Pedro Alvarez and Jaff Decker

The Pittsburgh Pirates have non-tendered first baseman Pedro Alvarez and outfielder Jaff Decker, per a team press release. Both players immediately become free agents....

First Pitch: Should the Pirates Tender Pedro Alvarez a Contract?

Today is the non-tender deadline at which point the Pirates need to make a decision to offer contracts to all unsigned players. That includes...

Pedro Alvarez Believes the Time is Right For a Trade

According to Jon Heyman on CBS Sports, Pedro Alvarez has told people he believes this is the right time for a trade. Heyman points...

Neal Huntington on Off-Season, Glasnow, Bell, Kang, Happ, First Base, Watson

Neal Huntington was on The Fan this morning, discussing the off-season plans. As you'd expect, he didn't really reveal much, and gave the typical...

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Site Updates: The Pirates Prospects Player Pages Are a Useful Resource

This is just a reminder that we have a resource here that you may find useful from time to time.  We have pages for...