Tag: Pedro Ciriaco

Ten Pirates Prospects Who Could Make An Impact In 2011

This is part three of a three part 2011 season preview.  The other two parts are below: 1. 19 Things to Watch For in 2011 2. The...

Ciriaco optioned; Rodriguez, Bowker make team

The Pirates roster is starting to take shape, and very few question marks remain after a couple announcements following today’s win against the Rays....

The Final Three Roster Spots

After the news this morning that the Pittsburgh Pirates cut four players, there are three roster spots remaining.  The cuts this morning left Steve...

Battle of the Bench and Today’s Pitchers

Today's spring training game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Philadelphia Phillies allowed us to see all of the players battling for bench spots on...

2011 Indianapolis Indians Preview: The Infield

Back in December I looked at the potential roster crunch that could take place in the Indianapolis Indians' infield in 2011.  With a group...

Will Josh Rodriguez Make the Roster?

In each of the last four years, Neal Huntington has made a selection in the Rule 5 draft.  In 2008 the Pirates selected Evan...

2011 Spring Training Battles: Bench

Every year the battles in Spring Training are pretty much limited to the same three areas: the 5th starter role, the bullpen, and the...

One Year Ago: January Bullpen Additions

In December 2009 the Pittsburgh Pirates non-tendered Matt Capps, following a season where the closer put up a 5.80 ERA in 54.1 innings.  At...

Pirates Winter League Update: 1/5

The regular seasons for the Venezuelan, Dominican, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-Pacific winter leagues are all completed.  It's been a few weeks since I've done...

The 2011 Indianapolis Infield

Yesterday the Pittsburgh Pirates added Josh Fields on a minor league deal with an invite to Spring Training.  The deal is a smart move...
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Site Updates: We’re Starting to Get Back on Our Feet, And...

A week ago, I wrote a very important site update about how Pirates Prospects was struggling, and at risk of closing down. We were...