Pirates number one pick Cole Tucker didn’t get to bat and only had one ball hit to him in the three innings he played, but that couldn’t stop the smile on his face as he appeared in his first Major League Spring Training game in Lakeland, Florida.
Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope.
After playing a key role in the Pirates 4-3, 12 inning victory over the Cincinnati Reds, Pirates Short Stop Clint Barmes joined Dan Zangrilli and Kevin Orie to talk about the victory and the difference in this team since they called up electric rookie Gregory Polanco.
For the first time in two decades, the Pirates actually picked 20th or lower in the first round of the MLB Draft.
The Pirates are on a hot streak going 9-4 over their last 13 games, and a big reason for that is the production they’ve received from Utilityman Josh Harrison in their leadoff spot.
The Pirates resigned shortstop Clint Barmes this offseason to backup Jordy Mercer, but that may not be the extent of the shortstop moves they make before the start of the season.
Mercer says the Pirates are looking to start 2014 right where the left off last season.
The Pittsburgh Pirates will be swapping out their shortstop position, Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review told 93-7 The Fan on Starkey, Miller and a Mueller Monday afternoon.
(93-7 The FAN) — Sports Illustrated’s Jon Heyman reports via Twitter that the Pirates are interested in former Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal.
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pirates have spent some more money in the international market. The Bucs have signed Venezuelan center fielder Elvis Escobar for $570,000. Over the weekend, the team signed outfielder Harold Ramirez to a […]
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Another of the Pittsburgh Pirates top prospects has been promoted. Altoona shortstop Jordy Mercer was promoted to Triple-A Indianapolis following last night’s game. Mercer’s 48 RBIs rank second in the Eastern League. He’s […]
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Here’s a trivia question for you. Name the last successful shortstop that’s been developed thru the Pirates minor league system? I’m going to have to look that up because I don’t have the […]