Last year, all eyes were on Andrew Lambo as he had an opportunity to become the Pirates’ everyday first baseman. Lambo struggled in Spring Training, and Travis Ishikawa ended up starting Opening Day at first base.
The Pirates have designated first baseman Ike Davis for assignment and have added pitcher Jameson Taillon to the 40-man roster.
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. […]