Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister has been hired as the manager of the Texas Rangers.
Everyone has a Jeff Banister story. How can you not?
Pitt is Pitt — or are we supposed to call them ‘Pittsburgh’ — because they haven’t been able to find good enough players in recent years. And, more to the point, a good enough quarterback.
In the first edition of the “Pirates Hot Stove Report,” Colin Dunlap takes a look at some of the more pressing offseason issues the team will have to address.
Less than a week after Mike Tomlin spoke at his Tuesday media gathering about discipline, and after the head coach seemed to not take kindly to the notion — even indicating his race was a factor — that he was a player’s coach, Tomlin got walked all over on Sunday by a couple of his guys.
This is the second season in a row. The second time we sit here, the day after, with hearts ripped apart not knowing exactly how to feel. The second time in a row we invested […]
The people in our fair city will jam the North Shore on Wednesday night, will sardine into T cars that go under a river and bottleneck a bridge that crosses the same one for the chance to see the Pirates hopefully push on to the playoffs proper.
No one likes fun more than me. Well, maybe except Antonio Brown. Dance, dance, dance. Have your fun, go crazy and go wild — until it costs your team. That’s what happened, again, on Sunday […]
With the Pirates and Russell Martin, it really might come down to the effort and not the result. If the effort is made — a fair and honest effort by the Pirates — I don’t […]
Clint Hurdle says a prayer each morning.
What a small man Ray Rice is. I already thought this, but think it even more this Monday morning after seeing a video posted by TMZ in which Rice, the Baltimore Ravens’ running back, is purportedly shown punching his then-fiancée (now wife) Janay Palmer in the face back in February in an Atlantic City casino elevator.
There really is no Neil Walker autograph controversy.
If I’m Andrew McCutchen, that’s my stance — and a very hardline one — toward Major League Baseball as I sit and ponder some thoughts in the aftermath of what happened in St. Louis on Wednesday.
Pittsburgh has four major sports — football, baseball, hockey and complaining.
I like Ike – but not nearly as much as Pedro. Actually, it isn’t even close when measuring those gentlemen as baseball players.