Pirates Burnett Out An Estimated Four WeeksFacing an injury scare to his throwing arm last week, Pirates starter AJ Burnett was able to breathe a small sigh of relief after his doctor informed him Monday that MRI results returned non-career-threatening damage.
Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some TweaksIt happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you're lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it's a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
First Week Of The Season Always Means Change For Your MLB Fantasy RosterEvery year, it's the same story: Fantasy baseball teams scramble in the first week to pick up that hot rookie or replace dud closer who has already gotten the hook from the manager.
Former Closer Jason Grilli Feels Burnt By Pirates OrganizationAfter underwhelming performances that led to the Pirates trading him, Jason Grilli has spoken out about the teams decision to send him off to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and he isn't happy about it.
Neal Huntington: Pirates A Better Club With Alvarez At 3BPirates General Manager Neal Huntington sat down Sunday with Greg Brown for his weekly show.
Frank Coonelly: Appreciative of Grilli, But Trade Could Benefit Both PlayersPirates President Frank Coonelly joined Stacy Kauffman and Tab Douglas Sunday morning to discuss the Grilli trade and the state of the Pirates.
Pirates Trade Jason Grilli To AngelsA Pirates’ fan favorite is now headed to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Steve Blass: Grilli Will Be FinePirates Broadcaster Steve Blass joined Tab Douglas Saturday morning on Bucco Talk to discuss all things Pirates.
Jason Grilli Removed As Pirates CloserPittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle revealed in today's pregame meeting with the media that he has removed reliever Jason Grilli from the closer role.
Pirates Beat Reds On Martin's Walk-Off Walk In 12thRussell Martin drew a bases-loaded walk from Tony Cingrani with two outs in the 12th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Morton Paces Pirates Past Nationals, 4-3Charlie Morton worked into the sixth inning to snap a lengthy losing streak and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday night.
Pirates' Jason Grilli Talks About His Return To The TeamGriili has been reinstated from 15 day DL, He talks about the return and the release of his new book "Just My Game"