Vogelsong: Pirates Have What It Takes To Win A World SeriesRyan Vogelsong won two rings with the Giants and he thinks the Pirates have what it takes to win one this year.
Neal Huntington Weighs In On Pirates' 2 Open Spots In RotationPirates GM Neal Huntington said Monday morning they have three guys fighting for the last two starting rotation spots. It’s the first time this Spring anyone from the club has officially mentioned names with battles in regards to the rotation.
Ryan Vogelsong Prepares To Pitch For PiratesRyan Vogelsong threw a simulated five-inning game at Pirate City, saying he's in a good place and anxious to just be a part of the Pirates' rotation in two weeks.
Pirates Game Against Twins Rained OutThe Pirates first rainout of the Spring, the game Saturday with the Twins was cancelled as storms rolled through Bradenton. Manager Clint Hurdle said he will have today’s starter Jonathan Niese throw bullpen to simulate the innings and work.
Gerrit Cole To Return To Pirates Lineup SundayThe Pirates lost their fourth straight Grapefruit League game, 6-2 to the Boston Red Sox at McKechnie Field Wednesday, but manager Clint Hurdle had some positive postgame news - Gerrit Cole is getting closer.
Searage Talks Keys To Success For New PitchersEvery year, Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage has his work cut out for him.
Ryan Vogelsong Surprised To End Up Back With PiratesWhen Pirates’ fans hear the name Ryan Vogelsong, they typically don’t remember him fondly.
Fantasy Baseball All-Star Edition: Which Players Do You Actually Want On Your Team?Just because someone is an All-Star in the eyes of Major League Baseball doesn't mean you need or want them on your fantasy baseball roster. In fact, it's mostly irrelevant to smart fantasy owners. By looking the hitters and pitchers in line for the big honor this week, you can find assets you have that other clueless owners might want in a trade. Think about how to exploit that weakness in your fantasy baseball league this weekend.
When It Comes To Fantasy Baseball, Always Beware Wrist And Foot Injuries On Your RosterStrange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter's ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it's to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.
5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 4The Giants romped the Royals in World Series Game 4, which saw the teams combine for 15 runs and 28 hits. Here are 5 things you missed.
Playoff Pinch Hits: NLCS Could Go Seven Games This YearIn the NLCS, the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals are evenly matched. Baseball fans should hang on and enjoy the ride.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants Eliminate Nationals With Three One-Run WinsThe San Francisco Giants advanced, beating the Washington Nationals in the NLDS in three close games. But are the upsets really a surprise?