Marlon Byrd hit a two-run homer during Cincinnati’s four-run first inning, and the Reds continued their mastery of Gerrit Cole with a 5-2 win Wednesday night.
Summer is coming; the kids will be out of school soon if they aren’t already. This is not the time to forget about your fantasy baseball team. Sure, life gets busy, but the minute you let a transaction period go by unattended is the minute you lose your league. Staying on top of your roster all the time is key to winning your league, even if it becomes a challenge to find the time to manage your team.
With the MLB trade deadline just two weeks away, it’s time to see who could potentially be on the move in late July.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
It’s hard to preach patience with an unproven Fantasy asset. That was the case with Brad Miller after his early struggles. Miller had a nice rookie year, which led to many buying into the hype for his second season. When things didn’t pan out, most owners cut bait, deciding to ride the hot hand.
So far this Pirates offseason, one name has dominated the headlines, and it’s gotten all the way to Pirates President Frank Coonelly.
Marlon Byrd is closing in on an agreement with the Philadelphia Phillies after rebounding to hit a career-high 24 homers this year for the New York Mets and Pittsburgh.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN/AP) — In 2013 the Pirates improbably shed their loser label. If they wish not for that label to be replaced by the word “fluke,” they must meet higher expectations in 2014, and both players and executives are comfortable raising the bar.
The Pittsburgh Pirates’ season is over. Now what? Pirates broadcaster John Wehner offers some thoughts to Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.
Despite his history playing against the Pirates, former Pirate Sid Bream says he’s still pulling for the Pirates in the playoffs and is even more excited for their fans to get the playoff team they’ve long deserved.
Marlon Byrd had three hits and Pedro Alvarez hit a two-run homer high off the batter’s eye on Friday night, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 in a series that could decide the NL wild-card game host.
Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and got home run help from Marlon Byrd and Jose Tabata, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Saturday night.
This feels like Penguins season, huh? Well, at least that part before the playoff breakdown — you know, the part when general manager Ray Shero went out and cobbled together a club that was supposed to make a run toward a title.
Marlon Byrd celebrated his arrival in Pittsburgh with a three-run homer, and the Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1 on Wednesday night.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — To make room for newcomers Marlon Byrd and John Buck, the Pirates have temporarily sent left-handed starting pitcher Jeff Locke and backup catcher Tony Sanchez down to Double-A Altoona, the team announced Wednesday evening.