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Pirates GM Neal Huntington said Monday morning they have three guys fighting for the last two starting rotation spots. It’s the first time this Spring anyone from the club has officially mentioned names with battles in regards to the rotation.
Juan Nicasio was dominant again leading a Pirates split squad team in Ft. Myers to a 2-0 win over Minnesota. Nicasio struck over eight over five scoreless while allowing five hits. So far this Spring, Nicasio has gone 15 innings, allowed no runs and struck out 24.
Monday marks the third game this Spring Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen will hit second in the lineup.
It’s been a couple of brutal outings for Pirates relievers as the Bucs lost to the Phillies 15-12 Friday in Clearwater.
A part of the Pirates post-season run in 2014, Bucs reliever John Holdzkom was sent down to Triple A Friday as one of 10 players reassigned.
The New York Yankees beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 in Bradenton on Thursday as Jeff Locke gave up five earned runs over 5 innings. Locke said while he made some mistakes, he felt like he pitched really well.
It’s a spring start, so you have to take that into account, BUT when you strikeout 10 of the 14 batters you face, against likely the Orioles regular lineup, you take notice.
Jacob Stallings’ father, Kevin, is the Vanderbilt head coach, which led to some emotional moments watching, as eventually Wichita State pulled away and advanced to play Arizona on Thursday.
Since arriving at Pitt in December, new Panthers head coach Pat Narduzzi has wowed reporters and fans with his displayed enthusiasm and organization in press conferences.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin ruled out a number of team veterans before Sunday’s first pre-season game in Canton, Ohio.
Steelers back-up quarterback Bruce Gradkowski threw on the side for the first time since he suffered a shoulder injury during team off-season workouts.
Tony Sanchez secured a spot on the 25-man roster due to an injury to catcher Chris Stewart, who will likely start on the 15-day disabled list. However, Sanchez says he earned the spot.
While so much attention has been on Pedro Alvarez’s transition to first and the adjustment there defensively, it would be easy to miss that Alvarez is leading the team in homers (5) and RBI (17) this Spring, along with a .318 average.
When the Pirates traded reliever Justin Wilson to the Yankees to get a starting catcher, that opened up a spot for a lefty in the bullpen.
Sean Rodriguez is trying to make the Pirates team as a super-utility player and if he does, he can thank his father.