Tag: Pittsburgh Pirates

Nutting Promises Changes to Pirates’ Business Model in Addition to Personnel

PITTSBURGH — One of the hallmarks of Neal Huntington’s tenure as Pittsburgh Pirates general manager was the persistent notion that the club could be...

Pirates Struggles Against Left-Handers Continue

The Pittsburgh Pirates picked up a reputation last season as a team that hits left-handed pitching well. But their performance wasn't quite as stellar...

Andrew McCutchen Hit Again: ‘I’m Not the Only One Ticked Off’

Andrew McCutchen wasn't hit by a pitch for the first time Saturday. In fact, it was the 48th time in his career and eighth...

Andrew McCutchen Removed after Pitch to Elbow

Andrew McCutchen was removed in the first inning of the Pirates game against the Atlanta Braves Saturday after he was by a pitch from...

Jordy Mercer’s Bat Turning Around in June

Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer started the 2015 season in much the same way as he did the 2014 campaign. Poorly. After two months in 2014, Mercer...

Pirates Still Can’t Figure Out the Reds

Many expected the Cincinnati Reds to fall to the lower echelon of the National League Central this season while the St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh...

Reds Discipline Key to Success Against Cole

Gerrit Cole seems to evolve more and more into an ace each time he pitches this season. But there's been a few exceptions. The Cincinnati Reds...

Pirates Break Through Against a Rookie Starter, Break (Short) Losing Streak

For whatever reason, the Pirates struggled this season to defeat pitchers that are greener than most in the league. The phenomena seemed to start in...

Tyler Glasnow Nearing Return to Altoona

Tyler Glasnow took the mound in Morgantown Friday for the first time since he was placed on the disabled list with a sprained right...

Charlie Morton Taking Ownership in Return

Pittsburgh's starting rotation has received a mid-season addition in each of the last few years that elevated the staff. In 2013, it was Francisco...

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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...