Tag: Ray Searage

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...

What Has Led to Ivan Nova’s Turnaround With the Pirates?

PITTSBURGH — Since Ivan Nova came to the Pirates from the New York Yankees at the trade deadline, he’s been nothing short of outstanding. With...

Pirates Announce Extensions For Entire MLB Coaching Staff Through 2017

The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced that they've extended the contracts of their entire Major League Coaching Staff through the 2017 season. This, of course,...

First Pitch: Is There a Limit to How Many Projects Ray...

BRADENTON, Fl. - "Ray Searage will fix him." That's the line you've heard after pretty much every signing this off-season. Sometimes it was in the...

Happ and Searage Discuss Adjustments and Pitch Selection

PITTSBURGH- Yesterday, Tim took a look into some of the statistical trends regarding J.A. Happ, and how he may be another Pirates’ reclamation project...

Can Jeff Locke Sustain His Latest Success?

No one in the Pirates’ starting rotation has been as dominant as Jeff Locke has been over the last month. It wasn’t long ago that...

Mark Melancon Proving Rocky Start an Aberration

Mark Melancon took control of closing duties full-time in 2014 when Jason Grilli blew four saves and posted a 4.87 ERA in 22 appearances...

Notes: Ray Searage on Cole and Morton; Holdzkom’s Focus, Polanco in...

Over the weekend at PirateFest, several players and Ray Searage met with the media to discuss the upcoming season. Here are some notes from...

Which Edinson Volquez Will the Pirates Get Going Forward?

Follow @NateBarnes_ // Clint Hurdle doesn’t like to use the phrase “reclamation project” when discussing players whose careers the Pirates have turned around in the...

Is Bryan Morris a Future Closer For the Pirates?

Follow @NateBarnes_ // Bryan Morris was acquired by the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 31, 2008 as a part of the deal that sent Jason Bay...

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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...