3:44 AM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014
Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors & News
Bucco Blog | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Oct 27, 2014
SOUTH HILLS – I went into researching Sunday’s story on the dilemma for the Pirates that is Russell Martin’s free agency with the same position that many in the public hold: ‘The Pirates gotta sign this guy … Pay the man …
Baltimore Sun Oct 23, 2014
The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a minor league contract with pitcher Josh Stinson.
Beaver County Times Oct 23, 2014
KANSAS CITY, Mo. --- While most first base coaches are usually anonymous, Rusty Kuntz has been a postseason sensation.
Twins Now | St. Paul Pioneer Press Oct 22, 2014
You can close the book on the August 2013 deal that sent Justin Morneau to the Pittsburgh Pirates. According to a source, the Twins sold the rights to left-hander Kris Johnson to the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of the Japanese Central League. Johnson, who turned 30 last Tuesday, went 0-1 with a 4.73 earned run average in three starts for the Twins this season. The Twins will receive a sum in the "mid six figures" for Johnson's rights, the source said. Johnson came over from the Pirates last offseason in a one-for-one deal for reliever Duke Welker, who later underwent Tommy […] The post...
Bucco Blog | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Oct 22, 2014
CLARK BUILDING – The Royals are an interesting team. They’re not a great team but they’ve of course played great baseball at the right time. They do a couple things very well. They play a great outfield defense and they …
Beaver County Times Oct 22, 2014
KANSAS CITY, Mo. --- In the first inning on Aug. 11 at PNC Park, Jayson Nix hit an RBI single off the Detroit Tigers’ Justin Verlander.
Beaver County Times Oct 21, 2014
KANSAS CITY, Mo. --- Jean Machi proudly displays the plaque he won in 2010 for being voted the best relief pitcher for the Pirates’ top farm club in his home in Venezuela.
Bucco Blog | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Oct 20, 2014
SOUTH HILLS – We knew before and are reminded again this October that entry to baseball’s postseason as a wild card team is not a death sentence. Ideal? No, but it’s not an impossible obstacle. Wild cards have been in …
Beaver County Times Oct 19, 2014
KANSAS CITY, Mo. --- Jason Kendall played 15 seasons in the major leagues, including nine with the Pirates, and never made it to a World Series.
Texas Rangers Blog | ESPN Dallas Oct 16, 2014
In late September, Grantland did a wonderful story on the Pittsburgh Pirates and how they rely on sabermetrics, the stuff old school baseball people either hate or don't understand. Well, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, an old-school baseball guy, has embraced sabermetrics, as did his bench coach Jeff Banister, who was just hired by the Texas Rangers. This piece by Ben Lindberg profiles what the Pirates do and offers some references to Banister, and it could give you an insight to what the Rangers' new manager might be about.
Bucco Blog | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Oct 13, 2014
SOUTH HILLS - I think we all understand Russell Martin is going to be a tough sign unless he gives a discount in years or dollars for the Pirates. And discounts are usually pipedreams in free agency. In an impending …
Beaver County Times Oct 12, 2014
BALTIMORE -- John Russell would love a second chance to manage in the major leagues.
Beaver County Times Oct 10, 2014
BALTIMORE — It isn’t in Steve Pearce’s nature to be bitter.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Oct 6, 2014
Pirates general manager Neal Huntington has a lot of decisions to make during the offseason, but one thing he won’t have to do — unless ...
Sacramento Bee Oct 6, 2014
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle underwent successful surgery on Monday to replace his ailing right hip. Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle answers questions during a pre-game news conference before the NL Wild Card Playoff baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Pittsburgh.