1. 6-Man Rotation Could Make Sense for Pittsburgh Pirates in 2015

    With the increasing number of arm injuries to pitchers in baseball, talks of possibly going to a six-man rotation instead of the usual five have heated up...

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  2. Top Offseason Options for Pittsburgh Pirates to Finish off Winter Plans

    This winter has been one of the busiest of Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington's career, as a number of offseason transactions have rounded out his team's roster...

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  3. Why Pittsburgh Pirates Could Still Use Another Starting Pitcher This Winter

    After a relatively quiet start to the offseason, general manager Neal Huntington and the Pittsburgh Pirates have added a few key pieces to the team's roster that could help lead them back to the postseason for the third straight year...

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  4. Could Jung-Ho Kang Be the Pittsburgh Pirates' Franchise Shortstop?

    Ever since the departure of former shortstop Jack Wilson, the Pittsburgh Pirates have been searching for an everyday player who could potentially become their franchise shortstop...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 2 months ago 12,853 reads 20 comments

  5. From the Flying to Launching Baseballs, Pirates' Ralph Kiner Was All-American

    December 7, 1941 was a day that will live in infamy for Americans, as the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, prompting our country to enter World War II...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 3 months ago 4,005 reads 3 comments

  6. Pittsburgh Pirates Players Who Could Have Breakout Seasons in 2015

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have gotten key contributions from a variety of young players over the last two seasons, making it to the playoffs both years. While these players have had solid seasons, they have not nearly reached their potential...

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  7. Why the Pittsburgh Pirates Should Consider Trading Outfielder Travis Snider

    The Pittsburgh Pirates currently are in a situation that a lot of teams would like to be in: They have a surplus of reliable and productive outfielders...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 3 months ago 9,806 reads 10 comments

  8. When Will We See Pittsburgh Pirates' Jameson Taillon Make Major League Debut?

    The Major League debut of starting pitcher Jameson Taillon was highly anticipated among fans prior to the start of the 2014 regular season...

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  9. Could Kris Medlen Be on the Pittsburgh Pirates' Radar?

    The Pittsburgh Pirates currently are not a complete team. The team lacks starting pitching, as two of its top starters from last year ( Francisco Liriano and Edinson Volquez ) are both currently on the free-agent market seeking deals...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 3 months ago 6,522 reads 7 comments

  10. Pittsburgh Pirates Make Two Smart Offseason Moves in One Day

    General manager Neal Huntington and the Pittsburgh Pirates have been busy this offseason, making small moves for players they hope will play to their maximum potential in 2015...

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  11. Better Trade Option for the Pittsburgh Pirates: Pedro Alvarez or Gaby Sanchez?

    There was a time when Gaby Sanchez was considered an offensive threat at the plate for opposing pitchers. That time was five seasons ago, as the young first baseman was coming off his second straight 19-home run season...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 3 months ago 5,627 reads 8 comments

  12. Black Friday: Free Agents Who Could Come at Bargain Price for Pittsburgh Pirates

    As billions of dollars are spent this weekend by holiday shoppers eager to find items at discounted prices, Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington will remain hard at ...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 3 months ago 7,685 reads 4 comments

  13. Pittsburgh Pirates Making Questionable Moves in Free Agency

    When the Pittsburgh Pirates were bounced from the playoffs in the 2014 National League Wild Card Game by the eventual World Series Champion San Francisco Giants , general manager ...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 3 months ago 11,261 reads 28 comments

  14. Why the Addition of A.J. Burnett Isn't Enough for the Pittsburgh Pirates

    The Pittsburgh Pirates reunited with a familiar friend Friday. Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that they signed starting pitcher A.J. Burnett to a one-year deal...

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  15. What Francisco Cervelli Acquisition Means for Pittsburgh Pirates

    The Pittsburgh Pirates made some noise Wednesday evening with their first big move of the 2014-15 free-agency period...

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  16. Pittsburgh Pirates Free-Agent Watch: Jason Hammel

    The Pittsburgh Pirates returned to the playoffs for the second straight season in 2014, but they were quickly bounced by the eventual World Series champion San Francisco Giants ...

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  17. It's Now or Never for General Manager Neal Huntington and the Pittsburgh Pirates

    For the first time in more than two decades, the Pittsburgh Pirates have made headlines for seemingly all the right reasons, going from perennial losers to championship contenders after making the postseason in each of the last two seasons...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 4 months ago 3,761 reads 4 comments

  18. Why Pittsburgh Pirates Should Take a Gamble on Brett Anderson

    On paper, the Pittsburgh Pirates ' 2015 pitching rotation currently features only three men with considerable experience as major league starters: Gerrit Cole, Jeff Locke and Vance Worley ...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 4 months ago 4,154 reads 1 comments

  19. Pittsburgh Pirates: Pitching Prospects Shining Brightly in Arizona Fall League

    The Pittsburgh Pirates will likely head into the 2015 Major League Baseball winter meetings looking to upgrade their pitching staff with the goal of making it to the postseason ...

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  20. Pittsburgh Pirates: Season Grades for Every Offensive Player in 2014

    After entering the 2014 All-Star break only three games over .500 in 2014, the Pittsburgh Pirates stormed back into the playoffs for the second straight season, finishing with a record of 88-74...

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  21. Why Pittsburgh Pirates Should Use Tony Sanchez as Trade Bait This Offseason

    The big story to follow when the Pittsburgh Pirates were eliminated from the playoffs was whether they would re-sign star catcher Russell Martin...

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  22. Why It May Be Time for Pittsburgh Pirates to Cut Ties with Gaby Sanchez

    There was a time when Gaby Sanchez was emerging as a reliable, everyday player at the major league level. In 2010, Sanchez broke onto the scene with a ...

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  23. What Should Pittsburgh Pirates Fans Expect from Ike Davis in 2015?

    The year was 2012, and a young Ike Davis was becoming one of the best first basemen in the National League ...

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  24. Life After Russell Martin: Potential Starting Catchers for Pittsburgh Pirates

    Pittsburgh Pirates starting catcher Russell Martin made a huge impact on his team's performance in the short two years that he played there. In 238 games played with the Pirates, the 31-year-old Canadian batted ...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 5 months ago 9,648 reads 9 comments

  25. Why Home-Field Advantage Will Help the Pittsburgh Pirates in NL Wild Card Game

    The day has come for the Pittsburgh Pirates as they get set to square off in the highly anticipated National League Wild Card Game against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday night in Pittsburgh...

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