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Colin Moran's dad: "He doesn’t show emotion, but he works hard, and he’s focused.”

Bill Moran could tell his son was enjoying his opportunity with the Pirates this season. 
The Crawfish Boxes Apr 18, 2018
No Trouble with the Curve for Gerrit Cole

No Trouble with the Curve for Gerrit Cole

When the Houston Astros acquired Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates in January in exchange for Colin Moran, Joe Musgrove, Michael Feliz and minor-leaguer Jason Martin, the main takeaways from just about any article you could find were: 1. That the Pirates got straight-up swindled, and 2. (With Lance McCullers’ hundred straight breaking balls in the World Series still fresh in everyone’s mind,) The expectation that Cole would show us more curves than a 90’s hip hop video. The Astros have played all of 17 games this season and it’s looking less like the Pirates got swindled than...
Rum Bunter Apr 4, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Top Prospects: Number Six Colin Moran

With the minor league season days away from starting, we continue to release our top 20 Pittsburgh Pirates prospect list.  Here is number six, a third baseman: Over the last few years, the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system has been considered one of the best in baseball.  However, after enjoying a period of playoff baseball, and in turn […] Pittsburgh Pirates Top Prospects: Number Six Colin Moran - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

The Pirates missed out on B.J. Surhoff. Now they have his nephew Colin Moran.

In 1998, two decades before rookie Colin Moran drew a curtain call with his first swing at PNC Park, his uncle B.J. Surhoff sat across the table from then-Pirates general manager Cam Bonifay at a Mount Washington restaurant. Bonifay pointed to the North Shore, to the empty space where workers would soon break ground on Pittsburgh’s new ballpark, and presented Surhoff with an offer: a four-year, $15 million free-agent deal to be the Pirates’ next third baseman.
Rum Bunter Apr 2, 2018

Jameson Taillon, Colin Moran Lead Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-0 Record

The Pittsburgh Pirates remain as one of Major League Baseball’s undefeated teams after their home opener on Monday Opening Day for the Pittsburgh Pirates was this past Friday at Comerica Park in Detroit. Starting the baseball season on the road does not lessen the excitement, pageantry, or fun of a team’s home opener. Monday afternoon, […] Jameson Taillon, Colin Moran Lead Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-0 Record - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pirates stay unbeaten, hold off Twins in opener at PNC Park

The goodwill was flowing on Monday. The undefeated Pirates returned to PNC Park after salvaging a victory in an extra-inning slugfest, combining for a two-hit shutout and sweeping the Detroit Tigers. Jameson Taillon took the mound and dealt. New third baseman Colin Moran received a curtain call after hitting a grand slam on the first swing he took at his new home ballpark.

How Josh Bell and Colin Moran make preparation harder than the game

BRADENTON, Fla. — Shortly after sunrise this spring, Colin Moran and Josh Bell headed to the batting cage. They eschewed the tee and the pitching machine. What they wanted instead was a coach throwing, hard, from behind a protective screen 30 feet away.

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