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Spots Opening Up In The Bullpen

At the start of the off-season, the bullpen looked pretty crowded.  The Pittsburgh Pirates had locks in Joel Hanrahan, Evan Meek, Chris Resop, and...

2011 Bradenton Marauders Preview: The Outfield

Yesterday I previewed the 2011 Bradenton Marauders infield, looking at players who could open the season with the Pittsburgh Pirates' high-A affiliate, and looking...

Top College Hitters vs Top College Pitchers

Last year I looked at the success rates of college hitters, college pitchers, prep hitters, and prep pitchers in recent draft history.  The results...

2011 Bradenton Marauders Preview: The Infield

We've covered the Altoona and Indianapolis infields so far.  The lower levels are where things start getting tricky for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  The Pirates...

Historical Context For The Big Four

In the second half of the 2010 season, the Pirates offense was paced by Andrew McCutchen, Neil Walker, Jose Tabata and Pedro Alvarez. ...

Pirates Cut Ten Players From Major League Camp

Locke was optioned to Altoona today. According to Rob Biertempfel, the Pittsburgh Pirates have made ten cuts this morning, lowering their Spring Training roster...

Updates On The Non-Roster Invitees

This spring the Pittsburgh Pirates invited 22 non-roster players to their major league camp for spring training. Now just under a month into the...

Pirates Draft Prospects Featured In Today’s Rice Game

Rice University, the college that 2011 top draft prospect Anthony Rendon goes to, took on Long Beach State University today.  The matchup was significant...

The Dominance of the 2010 Altoona Rotation

When I was looking at the 2010 Altoona rotation for yesterday's preview of the 2011 Altoona starting pitchers, I noticed a trend.  Every one...

Jonathan Herrand Touching 96-97 MPH

Yesterday, Baseball America released their figures from the 2010 international signing class, noting that the Pittsburgh Pirates spent an estimated $5 M on international...
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