Tag: Pirates

First Pitch: A Precautionary Tale About Living in Fear of a...

I sat on the couch, staring intently at the TV. There are situations in sports when there is almost no hope available, yet for...

Analysis: Teams Should Shift Their Infield More Against Garrett Jones

The Pirates did not need much help to hit into outs over the first week of the season, they were doing a good job...

Jonathan Sanchez Shelled As Pirates Lose Sweep Attempt 10-2

When baseball games that count are played in early April, most of the conclusions people draw are based around confirmation bias. These first nine...

Pirates Win 5-3, Wandy Rodriguez Suffers Hamstring Tightness

The Pirates finally got a few runs to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-3. Andrew McCutchen and Travis Snider both drove in two runs to...

McCutchen Homer Only Respite as L.A. Completes Sweep 6-2

Don't let the sunshine and the mountain views fool you. Dodger Stadium continues to be a ravine of terror for the Pirates, but Sunday...

Pirates Notebook: Locke Looks to Stick Around After Making Roster

A weekend start at Dodger Stadium presents Jeff Locke a familiar setting for a new kind of outing. He pitched here in September 2011 for...

Pirates Shut Down by Kershaw, Shut Out 1-0

Carved. Sliced. Diced. Slashed. Controlled. Mastered. Dominated. Dismantled. You can use any verb you would like to describe what Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw did to...

Pirates Notebook: Updates on Morton, Liriano, Karstens

Greetings from Dodger Stadium, where it should be another beautiful Los Angeles night. Here's a link to Friday's recap if you missed it. Pirates manager...

Pirates’ Bats Stay Cold in L.A. as Bucs Lose 3-0

Jonathan Sanchez avoided his regular command issues, but the Pirates' starter came apart in the sixth inning as his offense provided no support in...

Pirates Notebook: Jonathan Sanchez Making Pirates Debut

Left-hander Jonathan Sanchez will be making his first regular season start for the Pirates on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. "Jonathan has made as good...

Site Updates

Site Updates: The Status of Pirates Prospects Being Under Construction

Pirates Prospects has been free for a few weeks now. That will be changing soon. A few months ago, I gave an update about how...