Tag: Pittsburgh Pirates

MLB stars

Ten struggling MLB stars desperate to turn season around

May is a complicated month on the MLB calendar. There's still a lot of baseball to be played -- well more than half of the season, in...
MLB youth movement, Cody Bellinger

Eight young stars leading the MLB youth movement

This season has introduced so much young talent that it is overwhelming -- the MLB youth movement is in full effect. Some names you may know about, while others...
Jameson Taillon

Pirates’ Jameson Taillon had surgery for suspected testicular cancer

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon was admitted to Allegheny General Hospital on Monday morning and underwent surgery for suspected testicular cancer. The team provided the following details. https://twitter.com/C_AdamskiTrib/status/861698285752463361 The Pirates...
Gift Ngoepe

Pirates to make Gift Ngoepe majors’ first African-born player

When Gift Ngoepe is promoted to the Pittsburgh Pirates, he will be the first African-born player to ever play in the majors. According to Adam Berry of MLB.com,...
Starling Marte

MLB suspends Starling Marte 80 games for PED violation

Major League Baseball announced Pittsburgh Pirates' outfielder Starling Marte will be suspended for 80 games without pay, news that was passed along by Ken Rosenthal of Fox...
Francisco Cervelli

Francisco Cervelli used hilarious, not-so-sutble pick-off sign against Anthony Rizzo

This is the funniest thing you will see all day. Sunday against the Cubs, Pirates first-rounder Jameson Taillon was on the mound throwing to Francisco Cervelli. A typical...
MLB stars

Ten MLB stars that would love to hit restart button on 2017 season

The MLB season is still in its infancy stages, so it's important to not overreact to anything we see. Still, for some MLB stars, things haven't gone...
MLB predictions

Bold MLB rankings for all 30 teams heading into 2017

The marathon that is the MLB season is upon us. The incredibly memorable 2016 season was capped off by a 108-year World Series drought going up in...
Ryan Vogelsong

Report: Minnesota Twins release Ryan Vogelsong

According to Mike Beradino of the Pioneer Press, the Minnesota Twins have released pitcher Ryan Vogelsong. https://twitter.com/MikeBerardino/status/844291473512259584 Beradino also tweeted Twins Manager Paul Molitor "stressed how generous Vogelsong was in...
MLB stars

Andrew McCutchen: ‘I’m a Pirate. I don’t want to be anything else’

Andrew McCutchen is relieved that the flurry of trade rumors surrounding him this offseason never came to pass. In a Players' Tribune article on Friday, McCutchen wrote "All I knew...
MLB stars

Pirates reportedly still willing to trade Andrew McCutchen and Josh Harrison

As the Pittsburgh Pirates prepare for spring training, there's one major off-season question that's gone unanswered. What is going to happen with former NL MVP Andrew McCutchen, who...

Cuteness Alert! Daniel Hudson gets bullpen work in with baby in tow

This might be the cutest thing you will see all day. Pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Daniel Hudson, recently had to throw his final bullpen session before heading...

Report: Jung-Ho Kang’s latest DUI arrest was ‘third strike’ in Korea

Bad news continues to follow Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang. Following a car accident, he was arrested for DUI in his native South Korea. Video of that...

WATCH: Video surfaces of Jung Ho Kang crash that led to DUI arrest

Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang was arrested earlier this week after leaving the scene of an accident in which he was deemed to have been driving...

Ideal MLB offseason blueprint for every team

With the winter meetings imminent, we're heading into what figures to be the busiest part of the MLB offseason. Teams that finished the 2016 season with a...

Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang arrested for DUI in South Korea

Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang is in trouble with the law in his native South Korea. According to a report, he's been charged with leaving the scene...
MLB stars

Report: Pirates increasingly likely to trade Andrew McCutchen

It sure looks like the Pittsburgh Pirates will be moving on from former MVP Andrew McCutchen at some point here soon. Rumors have continued to swirl that they're...

Five potential MLB trades that make too much sense

The 2016-17 season has already yielded a few MLB trades, but there are more to be made. Which ones make the most sense for all teams involved? Where...
MLB stars

Pirates GM on listening to offers for Andrew McCutchen: ‘We’ve been fairly open’

Following a disappointing 2016 season that saw them finish five games under .500, the Pittsburgh Pirates are at somewhat of a crossroads. What do they do with the...

Ten takeaways from 2016 MLB season

The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in one of the more memorable World Series that we will ever see. The seventh game of the series was...

Report: Pirates’ Jung Ho Kang being investigated for sexual assault

Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang is being investigated by Chicago police for an alleged sexual assault, per the Chicago Tribune. The incident in question allegedly occurred when...

Pirates place Gerrit Cole on 15-day DL

It's been a rough couple of weeks for the Pittsburgh Pirates. They're 3-7 over their last 10 games, sit 11.5 games behind the National League Central leading Chicago...

Jameson Taillon expected to debut for Pirates Wednesday

One of the best arms in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization is set to make his Major League debut on Wednesday, as the Bucs will call up Jameson...

Pirates fan rescues young spectator from bat to the head

During Sunday's spring training game featuring the Pittsburgh Pirates and Atlanta Braves, a young spectator nearly had his face smashed in by an errant bat which flew...