Tag: Pittsburgh Pirates

Jake Arrieta

Cubs use bats and gloves to advance to NLDS

In what was truly an entertaining start to the 2015 MLB postseason, the Chicago Cubs defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday night, 4-0. Backed by a record-breaking performance by...
Jake Arrieta

Cubs vs. Pirates: 6 keys to victory for the NL Wild Card game

The moment all NL Central fans have predicted is finally here. The Chicago Cubs are in the playoffs for the first time since 2008 and the Pittsburgh...
Joe Blanton

Joe Blanton, the Pittsburgh Pirates’ secret weapon

The man who started the 2015 season with the Omaha Storm Chasers — Triple A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals — is now the secret weapon...

Pirates’ Corey Hart Suffers Strange Injury

While injuries are inevitable in sports, it appears that strange injuries are the name of the game today. Not too long after Ronald Belisario fractured his shoulder getting...

Report: Pirates Acquire John Axford Off Waivers

In attempt to fortify their bullpen, the Pittsburgh Pirates have reportedly acquired reliever John Axford from the Cleveland Indians. This is the latest bullpen move for a...
MLB Bat Speed

MLB Bat Speed Measured During Live Event For First Time

Curious to know how fast a hitter is getting his bat around? Or how square the ball hit the bat? Thanks to new technology from Zepp Labs,...

Los Angeles Angels Acquire Closer Jason Grilli

The Los Angeles Angels, who are looking to remain competitive with the Oakland Athletics in the AL West, have acquired Pittsburgh Pirates closer Jason Grilli in exchange...

Five Teams Who Should Trade For Joe Mauer

The Minnesota Twins made a massive investment in Joe Mauer in 2010, giving him an eight-year, $184 million contract. Mauer is having the worst statistical season of...

Are the Minnesota Twins Failing to Keep Top-Level Talent?

If you are a fan of Major League Baseball, or a fan of the Minnesota Twins, you are likely aware of the resurgence of Justin Morneau of...
Vintage Baseball in the Summer of Beer and Whiskey

Vintage Baseball in the Summer of Beer and Whiskey

Today we are taking a trip back to the days of Vintage Baseball! Join TC and his guest Edward Achorn as they set the clocks in the DeLorean for...

Who Wins the NL Central?

The National League Central has produced a different division winner in each of the last three years. In 2011, the Milwaukee Brewers won the crown, while 2012 and 2013...

Pirates Pass Another Hurdle

Behind every great man, is an even better woman. And behind every successful Major League Baseball team, there is a great manager. The Pittsburgh Pirates have recognized...

Probably The Most Accurate Looking Bobblehead In The History Of Bobbleheads

We all have our own collections of bobbleheads, and we're not 100% sure who designs them, so it's always a plus when the bobblehead actually looks like...

MLB: Lingerie, Tigers And Braves…Oh My!

We are down to just a few days left until Opening Day is upon us. (Which is my second favorite holiday, next to the Victoria's Secret Semi-Annual...

Do Spring Training Games Factor In A Team’s Season?

It's the million dollar question. Do Spring Training games factor in a team's success? According to cbssports.com, the answer is no. We are all being teased endlessly by our...

What To Expect When You’re Expecting…Gerrit Cole To Pitch

Cole made a big impression on the Pirates last season, and unless you live under a rock, you know the Pirates had an amazing season last year....

MLB Says “Our Pre-Season Is Better Than Yours.”

Which is true. Between the ticket prices, the smaller arenas, and the laid back environment, it's not a surprise this sport holds the best pre-season out of...

Pittsburgh Pirates; Team To Beat This Season?

While the Pirates have a lot of question going into the 2014 season, this doesn't mean they are one to be forgotten about.  With an impressive roster,...

The “Other” AL East Teams Hoping To Pay A.J. Burnett Too Much Money

In a typical move to try and keep pace with the open checkbooks of the Yankees and Red Sox, the Orioles and Blue Jays have interest in...

I’d Hit That. Or At Least I Would Try To.

So you've done your soft-toss and tee work. Hours upon hours in the batting cages. You've even watching film to perfect your swing. What happens when a...

Baby Faces Today, Faces of MLB Tomorrow

These young bucks may be killing it on the field right now, but will they be just as explosive in five plus years from now?  Yes probably.  However,...

Andrew McCutchen Is The Real Man Who Talks To Animals

The 2013 National League MVP can do a pretty awesome impression of Eddie Murphy.  If you didn't love Andrew McCutchen before, you will now.  He's also trending...