Spring training games don’t count for stats or standings, but crazy stuff still happens.
Henry Urrutia, who defected from Cuba last year, will likely platoon at DH for the Orioles.
News came out last week that Philadelphia Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro no longer was interested in trying to sign former Pirates Starter AJ Burnett, but that all changed last night as reports have surfaced that multiple teams are currently negotiating with Burnett, and the Phillies are one of them.
As the Pirates wait to hear back from starter AJ Burnett about whether or not he intends on playing again in 2014 or retiring to spend time with his family, the Baltimore Orioles find themselves in the same situation as they have identified Burnett as their top target remaining on the market.
The Pirates today announced the signing of 31-year-old outfielder Chris Dickerson to a minor league deal which also includes an invitation to Major League spring training as a non-roster player.
Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
It’s good to be king. In the case of Chris Davis, it also comes with a ton of speculation.
Those are minor quibbles with Manny Machado’s game. For a 20-year-old, he is extremely impressive.
(93-7 The FAN) — For the third straight night Pittsburgh starting pitching struggled. And for the third straight night, the Pirates (32-30) lost at Baltimore — this time, 12-6.
With the Pirates in Baltimore playing the Orioles, former Pirates’ manager and current O’s coach John Russell is apparently having some feelings of nostalgia.
(93-7 The FAN) — It was another rough night for the Pittsburgh Pirates in Baltimore, as they lost to the Orioles, 7-1.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pittsburgh Pirates starter Brad Lincoln got roughed up Tuesday night against the Baltimore Orioles to the tune of an 8-6 loss.
Father’s Day is special. But some Father’s Days are more special than others. Read about these favorites and add your own.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pirates starter Erik Bedard had a solid outing Monday, throwing six-plus innings and allowing just two runs (one earned) on seven hits.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pirates (4-7) scored four runs in the second inning, three in the fifth and four more in the seventh to beat the Baltimore Orioles Wednesday, 11-5.