Pirates Defeat Brewers, 9-3Andrew McCutchen homered for the second straight day, Matt Joyce and Gregory Polanco each had three of the Pittsburgh Pirates' 17 hits in their 9-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
Ray Searage On His Contract Status: 'I'm Gonna Be A Pirate'It recently became known that Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage is in the final year of his deal with the team and many have grown concerned about his future as he is the mastermind behind the teams reclamation projects.
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.
Pirates Starter Juan Nicasio Continues To DominateJuan Nicasio was dominant again leading a Pirates split squad team in Ft. Myers to a 2-0 win over Minnesota. Nicasio struck over eight over five scoreless while allowing five hits. So far this Spring, Nicasio has gone 15 innings, allowed no runs and struck out 24.
Dunlap: Nicasio Merits Your AttentionSpring Training numbers don’t mean much, but in the case of right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio, they just might win him a spot in the Pirates’ rotation.
Juan Nicasio Dominates Pedro Alvarez And Baltimore OriolesIt’s a spring start, so you have to take that into account, BUT when you strikeout 10 of the 14 batters you face, against likely the Orioles regular lineup, you take notice.
Searage Talks Keys To Success For New PitchersEvery year, Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage has his work cut out for him.
3 Pirates Pitchers Trying Out New Protective Helmet During Spring TrainingSome pitchers around the majors will have a different look on the mound this season, at least during Spring Training.