1. MLB Trade Speculation: Will Evan Meek Be Trade Target of Yankees and Red Sox?

    After 60 games, the Pittsburgh Pirates are breathing rarefied air at 30 wins and 30 losses. Pirate fans are breathlessly giddy with anticipatory excitement at seeing their team not only winning for a change, but often doing so in comeback fashion...

    John Quayle Written by John Quayle about 3 years ago 2,336 reads 14 comments

  2. Pedro Alvarez: If Slumps Linger, Could Pirate Be Dealt Before Arbitration Years?

    The objective of the Pittsburgh Pirates has undergone change after the Dave Littlefield era. No longer was it merely acceptable to have uniformed bodies in all the dugouts from PNC Park on down to rookie ball...

    John Quayle Written by John Quayle about over 3 years ago 899 reads 11 comments

  3. MLB 2011: 5 Moves to Keep the Pittsburgh Pirates in Serious Contention

    With June fast approaching, this is the time of the year that Pirates fans have grown accustomed to, with the annual sell-off of talent...

    John Quayle Written by John Quayle about over 3 years ago 1,769 reads 8 comments

  4. Pittsburgh Pirates: What a Difference a Year Makes

    Even though it's just a month into the season, there's no denying that the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying a dramatic turnaround from just a year ago. The current team is hungrier than last year and anxious to show what it's made of...

    John Quayle Written by John Quayle about over 3 years ago 483 reads 2 comments

  5. Pittsburgh Pirates: Ranking the Seven Top Prospects in the Farm System

    From the early 1960s into the mid-1990s, the Pittsburgh Pirate organization was quite prolific, turning out some of that era's greatest players with names like Willie Stargell, Dave ...

    John Quayle Written by John Quayle about over 3 years ago 1,215 reads 14 comments

  6. Pittsburgh Pirates: Five Reasons Why They Can Contend in the NL Central

    FIRST: Starting Pitching Led by new acquisition, Kevin Correia and a resurrected Charlie Morton, the Pirates now can boast of a starting staff that garners respect. Paul Maholm continues to surprise, leading the staff with 22 k's in 30 innings...

    John Quayle Written by John Quayle about over 3 years ago 382 reads 3 comments