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Rum Bunter

Updates on a Variety of Pittsburgh Pirates Injury Issues

The Pittsburgh Pirates may have lost a lot more than just a game on Sunday afternoon Despite losing to the St. Louis Cardinals by a score of 6-4 on Sunday – knocking the team to 2-7 in their past nine games – the Pittsburgh Pirates still own a 28-24 record. This puts the team just […] Updates on a Variety of Pittsburgh Pirates Injury Issues - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Red Reporter

Pirates at Reds, Game 2: Preview and Lineups

Can Homer finally keep runs off the board? There’s a distinct chance that we’ll end up with one of two compelling storylines in tonight’s game between the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates. We’ll might see a vintage outing from Homer Bailey, this time as the scrappy, injury-riddled veteran who’s putting up a fight to keep his job in the starting rotation. Or, we might well be watching one of the final starts of his lengthy Cincinnati career, should his mighty struggles continue once more. It’s impossible to deny that the rebuild’s youth movement in the rotation,...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Could the Pirates use Felipe Vazquez as an "opener"?

CINCINNATI — Over the weekend, the Tampa Bay Rays experimented with a new position, or perhaps a reimagined one: the opener. Rather than saving reliever Sergio Romo for late-inning appearances, the team brought him in for two consecutive starts against the Los Angeles Angels, totaling 2 1/3 innings.

sandiegouniontribune.com

Padres notes: staff set up for possible delays; rookie rest; injury updates

The rain began a little after 3 p.m. and continued off and on throughout the afternoon until a rainbow appeared about 90 minutes before Saturday’s scheduled 7:05 p.m. first pitch. While batting practice was forced inside, it appeared the Padres and Pirates would play the third game of their series...

Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Gage Hinsz has Heart Surgery

The Pittsburgh Pirates saw one of their former draft picks undergo surgery last week.  Gage Hinsz had to receive open heart surgery. In 2014, the Pittsburgh Pirates invested a 11th round draft pick in a big right-handed pitcher from Montana.  Gage Hinsz was considered one of the better prep arms available in the 2014 draft. […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Gage Hinsz has Heart Surgery - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Call to the Pen

Pittsburgh Pirates hurler Jameson Taillon’s bizarre remedy for injured finger

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon’s has a unique remedy to mend his injured finger. If you think you’ve heard it all, wait until you hear his suggestion. Baseball is known for its quirkiness, bizarre superstitions, and unique rituals. With a marathon 162 game schedule, MLB players are also going to encounter injuries along the way, […] Pittsburgh Pirates hurler Jameson Taillon’s bizarre remedy for injured finger - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Bears Blog | Chicago Breaking Sports

White Sox activate Yoan Moncada from disabled list

The White Sox reinstated Yoan Moncada from the disabled list, and the second baseman is expected to be in the lineup Tuesday night when the Sox open a two-game series against the Pirates in Pittsburgh. Moncada, 22, had been on the disabled list since May 5 with a left-hamstring injury. He is hitting...

SFGate

Giants expect Mac Williamson’s return sooner than later

PHILADELPHIA - Mac Williamson will reunite with the Giants this weekend in Pittsburgh, where he was sent to visit one of the premier concussion specialists in the nation. Big Mac is not expected to rejoin the roster for the three-game series against the Pirates. However, the Giants remain confident he can return sooner than later, subject to the vagaries of the concussion healing process, which would go a long way toward repairing an outfield situation that long term is not tenable. With Williamson and Pence both out, Gregor Blanco has become the everyday...

Brew Crew Ball

What We Learned: Set of injuries pile up

Travis Shaw, Zach Davies, and Ryan Braun are all dealing with injuries as they return home. We look at those and more in today’s What We Learned. Wednesday’s Game: Brewers 3, Reds 1 Upcoming GamesFriday: Brewers vs. Pirates | 7:10 pmSaturday: Brewers vs. Pirates | 6:10 pmSunday: Brewers vs. Pirates | 1:10 pm Brewers News and Notes Series Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates @ Milwaukee BrewersJaymes L, BCB Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Wednesday, May 2Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Thursday, May 3Brad Ford, BCB Milwaukee Brewers place Zach Davies on 10-day DL with rotator...

WTOP

Roark goes 7 innings, gets rare RBI as Nats beat Pirates 3-2

The injury-depleted Nationals mustered just enough offense to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Monday night, end a disappointing April with their second straight victory. The post Roark goes 7 innings, gets rare RBI as Nats beat Pirates 3-2 appeared first on WTOP.

Rum Bunter

Nick Kingham Needs to Remain in the Pirate Rotation

It is time for there to be a change made to the Pittsburgh Pirates’ starting rotation After nine long years in the Pirate organization, right-handed starting pitcher Nick Kingham finally made his Major League debut on Sunday afternoon. The former top-100 prospect has overcome Tommy John Surgery and roadblocks throughout his minor league career to […] Nick Kingham Needs to Remain in the Pirate Rotation - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Cervelli helps Pirates rally for 6-2 win over Cardinals

PITTSBURGH — Francisco Cervelli hit his fourth home run of the season as part of a two-RBI effort in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.He hit just five homers in all of 2017.It's been quite a strong start for the 32-year-old. Through the Pirates' first 27 games, he leads the team in RBIs with 20, is second in home runs and batting average (.307) and on-base percentage (.393).Cervelli credits the hot start to finally being healthy after a year and a half of near-constant maladies. He had hamate bone surgery in 2016, an injury that takes a long time...