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This Date in Pirates History: July 26

Four former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, including a pair of teammates from the 1949 team. We also have a recent trade...

This Date in Pirates History: November 14

On this date in 1996 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded veteran reliever Dan Plesac, infielder Carlos Garcia and 1B/OF Orlando Merced to the Toronto Blue...

2010 Position Recap: First Base

Yesterday I went over the right field situation, noting that the circumstances didn't change during the 2010 season.  The Pirates started the season with...

Are we rushing Tabata to Pittsburgh?

Jose TabataWhile Jose Tabata is certainly having an encouraging year at Indy, a .786 OPS at Triple-A should not be considered big numbers. He is hitting .316, but it is mostly empty batting average. Many fans expect him to be called up to Pittsburgh within a few weeks and inject some offense into the Pirates lineup. I just don’t see that happening.
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