Tag: Scott Olsen

2011 Spring Training Battles: 5th Starter Spot

It seems strange to start an article about the 5th starter battle with this statement, but here goes: far too much is made about...

The 2011 Bullpen

A year ago at this time, the 2010 bullpen was largely incomplete, consisting only of Joel Hanrahan, Evan Meek, Javier Lopez, and a few...

Highlights From Frank Coonelly’s MLB.com Chat

Frank Coonelly held his monthly chat on MLB.com this afternoon.  You can read the transcript here.  Some of the highlights of the chat: -Coonelly mentions...

What Do the Pirates Have in Their 2011 Rotation?

Yesterday I looked at the average production around the majors from each spot in the rotation.  To recap, the numbers from each spot: League Average #1:...

Contract Details for Correia, Olsen, and Fields

Jennifer Langosch has the contract details for three of the newly signed Pirates: Kevin Correia As we know, Correia will receive a $2 M signing bonus,...

The Off-Season Additions and the Prospects in the Wings

The Pittsburgh Pirates entered the 2011 off-season with holes at first base, right field, shortstop, and the starting rotation.  So far they have added...

The Pirates Have Upgraded, But How Much?

In 2004 I was in college, and at the same time managing a local movie theatre.  Because of this job, I saw movie previews...

Poll: Winter Meetings Additions

The Pittsburgh Pirates added four players during the Winter Meetings this past week, signing Kevin Correia, Matt Diaz, and Scott Olsen, and selecting Josh...

Pirates Officially Sign Scott Olsen

The Pittsburgh Pirates have officially signed left hander Scott Olsen, according to the team's Twitter feed.  We learned yesterday that Olsen received a one...

2010 Winter Meetings Recap

The Major League Baseball Winter Meetings are clearly a big deal.  All you have to do is look at the amount of transactions and...
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Site Updates: How to Navigate Pirates Prospects; Sponsorship Opportunities

Yesterday, our first article of the day went up at 6 a.m. That was our Morning Report, which is the first thing that goes...