5 MLB Aces No One Saw Coming In 2017The 2017 MLB season has been dominated by offense, but that doesn't mean there haven't been great pitching performances. While the usual suspects like Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer, Chris Sale and Corey Kluber have all been unsurprisingly dominant, there have also been major breakouts from a number of young arms.
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.
Dunlap: Pitchers & Helmets Seems To Be A Simple FixJared Hughes is using his head. Mark Melancon might, too. Major League Baseball should put its head together with their minor league system and get this thing right.
Ray Searage: Pirates Have 'Perseverance Out The Yin-Yang'Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage joined The Fan Morning Show on Wednesday to talk about the performance of his staff as September draws near.
Colin Dunlap: Pirates Lose Out On Arms RaceOn Deadline Day, the Pirates stood pat.
Trib's Sawchik Pessimistic About Burnett's ReturnBob Pompeani talked about the Pirates offseason with Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Pirates, Twins Swap Minor League PitchersThe Minnesota Twins have acquired left-hander Kris Johnson from the Pittsburgh Pirates for right-hander Duke Welker in a swap of minor league pitchers.
Pirates Trade Welker As Part Of Morneau DealThe deal that landed the Pirates Justin Morneau is now complete.
Colin Dunlap: Time For Burnett To Step UpMuch has been made of Pirates pitcher Jeff Locke’s precipitous slide in production since the All-Star Break.
Black And Gold Sunday With Jared HughesOn this edition of Black and Gold Sunday, Rob Pratte and Ted Arneault were joined by Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Jared Hughes.
Injured Pirate Pitchers Still On The Mend As Stretch Run ContinuesPITTSBURGH (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.
Ground Broken On Memorial Skatepark In CarnegieThere 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 Impressed By Gerrit Cole's DebutPirates 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.
Cole, Taillon Best Friends Off The Field, Future Of Pirates On The FieldTogether, 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.
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