The New York Mets have traded slumping first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be named.
Leave it to Pirates first baseman Travis Ishikawa to find a different viewpoint to the newly-implemented replay system in Major League Baseball.
The Pirates’ offseason has been relatively quiet with the hope being that at some point, they would make a move to improve their situation at first base.
The Pirates have traded for Minnesota Twins’ first baseman Justin Morneau.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates are struggling to hit their way into the postseason, and the Minnesota Twins are trying to build for the future. Could former Twins All-Star and 2006 American League MVP Justin Morneau help the Bucs?
It’s good to be king. In the case of Chris Davis, it also comes with a ton of speculation.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — As the Pirates’ offense putters along, the possibility exists the first walk-off celebration invalid in Major League Baseball history could help put an end to another of the sport’s most dubious distinctions: 20 consecutive losing seasons.
Garret Jones hit 27 home runs last year, but still finds himself in a battle for playing time at first base as spring training picks up this week.
Pittsburgh Pirate Matt Hague joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN fresh off finding out that he made the team after tearing it up this spring.
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pirates have gone to new territory for signing a free agent: Guatemala. John Dreker of Pirateprospects.com is reporting that the Bucs have signed their first player from Guatemala, first baseman Dennis Hurtarte. […]