Tag: Ray Searage

First Pitch: Are the Pirates About to Repeat a Mistake From...

As of right now, the Pittsburgh Pirates are going into the regular season with Travis Ishikawa as part of their first base platoon. There...

Ray Searage Doesn’t Expect A.J. Burnett to Return

Ray Searage was on 93.7 The Fan today, and was asked whether he thought A.J. Burnett would return. Searage said that the team is...

First Pitch: How Much Do You Trust Ray Searage?

Several weeks ago I wrote an article titled "Why I Trust Neal Huntington". In the article I pointed out that I don't agree with...

First Pitch: What Could Be the Solution to the RISP Problem?

We've talked a lot this week about the issue of hitting with runners in scoring position. I've made my thoughts known on the matter....

Pirates Notebook: Robbie Grossman Finally Comes To Pittsburgh

Outfielder Robbie Grossman will make his PNC Park debut Friday night in the leadoff spot, five years after the Pirates drafted him in the...

Four Coaching Positions Set

According to Dejan Kovacevic, the Pittsburgh Pirates are set to name four coaches to Clint Hurdle's coaching staff.  Those coaches are Ray Searage (pitching...

Clint Hurdle and the Colorado Connection

Now that the Pittsburgh Pirates have hired Clint Hurdle, expect a lot of connections to the Colorado Rockies, both with potential free agent acquisitions,...

Should Searage Be the Pitching Coach in 2011?

Lost in the news about John Russell getting fired has been the talk about pitching coach Ray Searage potentially sticking around.  The Pirates haven't...

Pirates fire Kerrigan, Varsho

The Pirates fired pitching coach Joe Kerrigan and bench coach Gary Varsho this morning. Ray Searage will replace Kerrigan and Jeff Banister will replace Varsho.

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