Tag: Starling Marte

An Early Look at an Estimated 2020 Payroll

Once any realistic hopes are gone for playoff contention, there’s not much left to look forward to in sports, especially if a team falls...

Examining Optional Assignments and the Pirates

There are plenty of roster intricacies in the Major League Baseball Rulebook that can be difficult to understand in theory and application: Designated for...

How Much Payroll Can the Pirates Trade Away?

Well, as Ron Burgundy might say, “That escalated quickly.” This wasn’t a topic I anticipated visiting quite this early, but after the entire pitching staff’s...

Injury Impact to the Pirates’ Payroll

It’s no secret—injuries have significantly derailed the Pirates’ season. Many weren’t overly hopeful about the team’s chances this year, but many predicted at least...

Cole Tucker and the Pirates’ Super Two History

Count me among the many, many fans who were shocked when they saw the news that Cole Tucker was called up to start at...

Starling Marte Activated from Injured List; Jason Martin Optioned to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated center fielder Starling Marte from the injured list on Tuesday, ahead of their two-game series in Texas against the...

Starling Marte, Erik Gonzalez and Jordan Lyles All Leave Friday Night’s...

The Pittsburgh Pirates are having a rough Friday night despite being up on the scoreboard. They saw injuries to starting pitcher Jordan Lyles, center...

Pirates Have Two Players Ranked Among the Top 100 in the...

Back in January, MLB Network had their countdown show for the top 100 players in the majors right now. It airs every year during...

Live Discussion: Starling Marte Ranks Eighth Among the Top Ten Center...

Tonight on MLB Network, they will have two of their hour long shows for the best players at each position in the majors. The...

All-Star Break

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Sandlot Swashbucklers is on break too!   Don't forget to check out the Futures Game with Starling Marte on Sunday, then the AAA  and Eastern League All-Star Games on Wednesday.  Matt Hague will be participating in the AAA All-Star Game, and five Curve players will be at the Eastern League All-Star Game -- Jeremy Farrell, Starling Marte, Brock Holt, Jeff Locke, and Aaron Pribanic.  



More news to come in a few more days. 

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