8:32 AM EST, Wed November 21, 2018
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Company sued over foul-ball injury at Pirates game cries foul about judge

Wendy Camlin’s case against the remaining defendant, netting manufacturer Promats, will proceed after presiding judge is switched.

Pinstripe Alley

Yankees reportedly interested in Josh Harrison

The search for infield help begins now. In the wake of Didi Gregorius’ Tommy John surgery, it’s clear that the Yankees need another infielder. Sure, in-house candidates exist, but the smart move is to bring in one of the external options. The team’s front office seems to agree with this line of thinking. According to Jon Heyman, the Bombers are exploring the possibility of singing Josh Harrison. Harrison, 31, hit .250/.293/.363 with eight home runs for the Pirates in 2018. He appeared in 97 games, accruing a weak 78 wRC+. While never known for a strong bat, this showing marked his...

Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Gage Hinsz Returns to Action

Months ago, the Pittsburgh Pirates announced that one of their pitching prospects Gage Hinsz would be missing time due to heart surgery.  He now has returned to play. A lot of injuries happen in the game of baseball.  Anything from pulled hamstrings, broken hands, or something as serious as Tommy John Surgery.  However, for the […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Gage Hinsz Returns to Action - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pinstripe Alley

Yankees to sign Ryan Lavarnway

The Bombers are reportedly adding catching depth. The Yankees wasted little time in their hunt for catching depth. According to Joel Sherman, the team signed veteran backstop Ryan Lavarnway to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. The news arrived less than 24 hours after the Bombers announced Gary Sanchez would undergo shoulder surgery this winter. Lavarnway, 31, spent most of the 2018 season with the Pirates’ Triple-A affiliate. He hit .288/.375/.485 with nine home runs for the Indianapolis Indians. Most remember Lavarnway from his days with the Red Sox, where he...