A sore spot for Pirates fans for years, third base coach Nick Leyva is part of a number of staff changes made by the team.
Two Pirates who won postseason awards in 2013 are up for the same awards.
Pittsburgh Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle underwent successful hip replacement surgery this morning.
As confirmed by 93.7 The FAN Host Colin Dunlap, Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle will be undergoing surgery for his injured hip that he has dealt with throughout the season.
Pirates catcher Russell Martin said he intends to be in the lineup for Wednesday’s National League wildcard game against the Giants at PNC Park. He missed the final two games of the regular season after he appeared to aggravate his injured hamstring on Friday.
With the memories of the clubhouse celebration freshly painted on the canvas of their minds, Pirates’ fans were snapping up post-season gear Wednesday at PNC Park.
With a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves Tuesday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates secured at least a Wild Card berth in the playoffs.
Clint Hurdle has been battling a hip problem all season that will require surgery. However, he’s not going anywhere with the Pittsburgh Pirates closing in on a second consecutive trip to the MLB postseason.
Clint Hurdle says a prayer each morning.
Looking to win the award in back-to-back years, Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle is positioning himself nicely to win his second consecutive National League Manager of the Year award.
While Pedro Alvarez continues to deal with a foot injury, in his own opinion, he’s ready to play, but the Pirates seem to have a different opinion than him and that’s leading to a “tenuous” relationship between the two.
In Wednesday’s 1-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, Pirates starter Edinson Volquez hit back-to-back batters in the 4th inning as he plunked both Matt Holliday and Matt Adams. In the top of the 6th inning, Cardinals starter Shelby Miller decided to retaliate as he threw high and behind reigning National League MVP Andrew McCutchen.
Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass joined Colin Dunlap Saturday on Bucco Talk.
The move has been talked about for months, but now the wheels of change have been put in motion as the Pittsburgh Pirates have begun working with Pedro Alvarez on a transition from playing third base to playing first.
With 24 errors this year and throwing issues resembling those that Steve Sax and Chuck Knoblauch went through, the rumblings of moving Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez to first base have begun.