The Minnesota Twins have acquired left-hander Kris Johnson from the Pittsburgh Pirates for right-hander Duke Welker in a swap of minor league pitchers.
The deal that landed the Pirates Justin Morneau is now complete.
Much has been made of Pirates pitcher Jeff Locke’s precipitous slide in production since the All-Star Break.
On this edition of Black and Gold Sunday, Rob Pratte and Ted Arneault were joined by Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Jared Hughes.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates’ impressive pitching depth continued to be on display Monday night at PNC Park. They’ve had to lean on that depth with a number of injured hurlers still working toward a return–whether it’s this season or next.
There was a ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony Sunday night at Carnegie Park, where a new $600,000 skateboard park will be constructed.
Pirates top prospect Jameson Taillon got to watch Gerrit Cole make his debut this week, and joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller on The FAN to tell us what he saw and how that motivates him even more to make it to the big leagues.
Together, they’re considered the future of the Pittsburgh Pirates: Jameson Taillon, selected second overall in the 2010 MLB Draft, and Gerrit Cole, taken first overall in 2011. By May of next year, they could both be in the Pirates’ starting rotation.
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- As the MLB Trade Deadline approaches, more names are being connected with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Yesterday, GM Neal Huntington publicly stated what position he’s looking to acquire. While on the MLB Network Radio, […]