Tag: vic black

Vic Black Reflects on Being Traded in the Marlon Byrd Deal

Vic Black. Good dude. Black was drafted by the Pirates in the first round of the 2009 MLB Amateur Draft with the 49th overall pick....

First Pitch: The Pirates Still Lost the Marlon Byrd Deal, and...

A year and a day ago, the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired Marlon Byrd and John Buck from the New York Mets, sending Dilson Herrera and Vic...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Season Recap: The Bullpen

If there was any doubt that Neal Huntington can build a bullpen, then the 2013 season should have erased that doubt. Last off-season, Huntington...

First Pitch: The Biggest Story in the Pirates Minor League System...

This afternoon I had a radio interview with Daniel Dudley of TribLIVE Radio, which has pretty much been a weekly thing each Thursday afternoon...

Vic Black Is Officially the PTBNL in the Mets Deal

Ken Rosenthal reports that Vic Black is a strong possibility to be the PTBNL in the deal for Marlon Byrd and John Buck. https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/372842440727986176 Last night...

Baseball America Releases Their Best Tools Lists; Several Pirates Mentioned

Baseball America released their Best Tools lists for each level in the 2013 season. Below are the links to each level's article, along with...

Pirates Notebook: Jared Hughes Rides Again

Clint Hurdle had only one hope left. He tossed aside the morning paper, headline splashed "PIRATES LOSE 13-0," and hopped into his pickup truck....

Pirates Activate Jared Hughes, Option Vic Black

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated Jared Hughes from his rehab assignment with Indianapolis, and have optioned Vic Black to Triple-A. Hughes was on a rehab...

Grilli Placed on DL, Inge Designated for Assignment, Walker and Black...

The Pirates placed closer Jason Grilli on the 15-day disabled list after he left Monday's game from suffering a right forearm strain. The team...

Taking a Look at the Pirates’ Bullpen Depth

Jason Grilli left tonight's game with right forearm discomfort. He will be re-evaluated tomorrow, at which point we will hopefully learn more about his...

Site Updates

Site Updates: The Status of Pirates Prospects Being Under Construction

Pirates Prospects has been free for a few weeks now. That will be changing soon. A few months ago, I gave an update about how...