While the team has admitted to working with Third Baseman Pedro Alvarez on a move to First Base, we haven’t seen that happen in a game, but that all changes on Monday night as the Pirates welcome the Atlanta Braves.
Looking to become the first Pittsburgh Pirate ever to win back-to-back National League MVP awards, Andrew McCutchen still finds himself as one of the front-runners for the award despite his recent injury that landed him on the disabled list for the first time in his career.
After much debate over what the Pirates should do with their growing number of injured players on the active roster, the team has announced that they’ve placed Center Fielder Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day DL with an avulsion fracture involving the costochondral cartilage of the left 11th rib.
Let’s take a look at the five faces of Major League Baseball when the post-Jeter era begins in November.
Piittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington joined Greg Brown Sunday for his weekly radio show.
Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez took some reps at first base during batting practice Friday.
Pittsburgh Pirates fans have been holding their breath today waiting to hear about the health of centerfielder Andrew McCutchen.
The Pirates roster moves continue as outfielder Starling Marte has been activated from the 7-day concussion disabled list while third baseman Pedro Alvarez was put on the bereavement list.
Pittsburgh Pirates star centerfielder Andrew McCutchen is suffering from a fractured rib and will not be placed on the disabled list right away.
Ron Cook of the Cook and Poni show joined Starkey and Mueller this afternoon as he is reporting the Pirates will place reining NL MVP Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day DL with an oblique injury that will cost him “significant time.”
The Pittsburgh Pirates are expected to place center fielder Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day disabled list.
After watching Andrew McCutchen take a fastball right off his spine Saturday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks, there was a certain level of outrage among his teammates.
Andrew McCutchen drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single in the eighth inning, then was hit by a pitch in the ninth Saturday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3.
A 12-year-old boy, with a life-threatening tumor, longed to see a game in PNC Park, and maybe meet a player or two.
A Chicora woman’s birthday announcement in a local newspaper led to her meeting her favorite Pittsburgh Pirate.