Tag: Pittsburgh Pirates

15 most impressive breakout MLB players in 2018

The 2018 season has provided fans with many great things. No-hitters, record-setting paces, some great baseball and, of course, breakout MLB players. It happens every year. Several players...

Each MLB team’s hottest bat so far

Whether we're talking about the best team in the league, the worst, or any of the 28 in between, each MLB team has one hitter whose bat...

Most explosive MLB offenses, ranked from worst to first

Following an MLB team with a good offense makes the experience so much more exciting for fans. If a team with a bad offense surrenders a one...
J.D.Martinez and Mookie Betts lead one of the most explosive offenses in MLB

Predicting MLB All-Star teams at season’s quarter point

As we approach the quarter mark of the season, a chapter of MLB's 2018 campaign comes to a close. Thus far, we've been fortunate to see historic...

Winners and losers from MLB’s first quarter

While there's still a lot of baseball left to be played, the 2018 MLB season is now one-quarter old. That gives us more than enough of a...

WATCH: Andrew McCutchen gets standing ovation, MVP chants in return to Pittsburgh

For the first nine years of his MLB career, outfielder Andrew McCutchen was seen as the face of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise. A five-time All-Star during his time...
Bartolo Colon return MLB

One ideal trade target for each MLB team

While we're still early in the MLB season, it's never too early to start thinking about trades. Teams generally have multiple players on their radars. But when...
Didi Gregorius

Each MLB team’s most pleasant surprise so far

Perhaps more than any other sport, baseball offers its fans a multitude of surprises each year. The 2018 MLB season has been no different. While a lot...
Hanley Ramirez has been one of the best MLB surprises so far

15 most stunning early-season MLB developments

The 2018 MLB season is still in its early stages. But enough time has passed that we can really take notice of what's happened, or failed to...
Manny Machado

Each MLB team’s most glaring flaw

No MLB team is perfect. The most successful teams are not only the ones that can play to their strengths, but the ones that can expose the...
Giancarlo Stanton

15 early-season MLB storylines worth keeping an eye on

The 2018 MLB season is still in its infancy stages. But now that we are into the swing of things, we can really take notice of some...

99-year-old Pirates usher retires after eight decades on the job

At 18 years old, Phil Coyne served as an usher for his Pittsburgh Pirates for the first time. The year was 1936 and Franklin D. Roosevelt was president. America's...

Predicting 2018 MLB season standings and results

While spring officially got underway on March 20, Thursday will mark its true beginning with the start of the 2018 MLB season. Of course, each team will start...
Shohei Ohtani had a rough go if it during 2018 spring training

Winners and losers from 2018 spring training

With Opening Day less than a week away, we can just about put a bow on 2018 spring training. The play in both the Cactus and Grapefruit...
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Top storyline for each team heading into 2018 MLB season

By the time the 2018 MLB season is over, teams will have different ways of determining whether it was successful. In some cases, it's essentially Word Series...
Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger

Ranking MLB divisions, from worst to first

One of the greatest things about spring training is that it offers every team hope for the upcoming season. No matter who's favored, every team holds at...
Evan Longoria, Rays

Pirates acquire All-Star Corey Dickerson from the Rays

Mere days after designating All-Star outfielder Corey Dickerson for assignment, the Tampa Bay Rays have dealt the veteran to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for pitcher Daniel Hudson,...

Early look at MLB power rankings

Baseball season is upon us. Camps are getting underway. We're not far from seeing spring training games and not that far from the regular season. Of course,...

Mother of Pirates C Elias Diaz kidnapped in Venezuela

Major League Baseball has been hit with some serious news on Thursday. News broke that the mother of Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz was kidnapped in Venezuela. Citing...
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Andrew McCutchen sends heartfelt message to Pirates fans

Andrew McCutchen spent 13 seasons in the Pittsburgh Pirates' organization, the past nine playing for the team's Major League club. He's been the face of the franchise...
Francisco Cervelli

Pirates C Francisco Cervelli seems unhappy about Andrew McCutchen trade

The Pittsburgh Pirates sent 2013 NL MVP Andrew McCutchen to the San Francisco Giants on Monday. At least one of his now-former teammates doesn't seem especially happy....
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Report: Giants acquire former MVP Andrew McCutchen

Former NL MVP Andrew McCutchen has seemingly been on the Pittsburgh Pirates' trade block for some time. But the team has in the past pushed back against the...
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WATCH: Andrew McCutchen hits 26 MPH on treadmill

Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen is a fast, fast man. We knew this. Even still, knowing he's fast doesn't prepare one for seeing him hit 26 miles...
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Report: Giants remain in talks for Andrew McCutchen after losing out on Jay Bruce

Might the tenure of Andrew McCutchen in Pittsburgh be coming to an end? If the San Francisco Giants have their say in the matter, yes. Per a...