Tag: Russell Martin

Burnett, Martin Lead Pirates to 4-2 Win over Reds

For the first couple innings of Saturday night’s game, it looked as though the Cincinnati Reds had properly shifted the momentum of their win...

Pirates Notebook: A Man with a Plan for Martin

Today, this 18th day of September in 2013, Russell Martin gets an off-day. Normally, Martin would see a day off on day-game following a...

Pirates Make History, But Lose 5-4 to Cubs

Despite hitting back-to-back-to-back solo home runs for the first time in Pittsburgh in 58 years, the Pittsburgh Pirates lost 5-4 to the Chicago Cubs...

The More Things Stay the Same, the More They Change

A little under a year ago, things weren’t exactly looking up for Neal Huntington and the Pirates’ front office. The team had improved significantly...

Pirates Take First Place in NL Central, Beat St. Louis 7-1

Lance Lynn was not a happy man Saturday night at PNC Park. The Pirates hung two runs on St. Louis' starter in the second...

Jones, Liriano Rebound in 5-0 Victory as Pirates Tie for NL...

As he has done so many times before in stretches when the Pirates struggle, Francisco Liriano delivered a masterful start to propel Pittsburgh to...

Pirates Notebook: Marlon Byrd acquired on day of his jersey giveaway

The Pittsburgh Pirates made news Tuesday before they even played a game to open their homestand against the Milwaukee Brewers. Prior to the game,...

Rationalizing the Value of RISP Issues

Much has been made lately of the Pirates' issues in the area of batting with runners in scoring position. We've talked about it, and...

Pirates Notebook: Tony Sanchez Says “There’s Nothing Better” Than Watching Martin

Tony Sanchez calls Russell Martin one of the league's best catchers, and he is right to boast. Martin leads all MLB catchers in assists (73),...

First Pitch: The RISP Problems For the Pirates Are a Fluke

Two nights ago I wrote about how the Pirates aren't perfect, but they are legit contenders. The main flaw with the team this year...
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