That season, the Pirates finished second in the National League, missing the World Series by one game. CF 2013 Andrew McCutchen (fWAR 8.1) – McCutchen will always be a hero in Pittsburgh for leading the Pirates to the end of their 20-year playoff drought. That season, he won the National League MVP.
Posted: April 4, 2020, 10:54 pm
Lolo Sanchez likely has the best speed of any prospect in the Pirates organization. That is saying a lot with the likes of Jared Oliva, Ji-Hwan Bae, Travis Swaggerty, and Sammy Siani all representing speed threats in the Bucs farm system. Sanchez was originally signed by the Pirates in the 2016 Major League Baseball International Draft for $450,000 out of the Dominican Republic.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 10:43 pm
Caption Close The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: FIFA has extended the age limit for the men’s soccer tournament at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic. FIFA says it also postponed two women’s age-group World Cups due this year, and no international games will be played in the June dates protected for national team call-ups.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 8:35 pm
Sid Bream has seen his famous slide thousands and thousands of times, but for the first time in years, maybe ever at his home, planned Friday to plop down in his living room, turn on the TV, and watch the entire baseball game. It will be hard to miss. Game 7 of the 1992 National League Championship Season between the Atlanta Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates is being televised three different times throughout the day Friday on MLB-TV as one of baseball’s classics, ranked as the fourth-best game in M…
Posted: April 3, 2020, 7:38 pm
It’s not at the forefront of issues now for obvious reasons, but it’s clear that West Virginia Director of Athletics Shane Lyons doesn’t want to see the Pittsburgh basketball series end anytime soon. Each team rotated hosting the game with the first happening in 2017 in Pittsburgh and the final scheduled game set for this season in Morgantown as part of the early non-conference portion of the slate. The two traditional rivals hadn’t met on the hardwood since the Mountaineers left for the Big 12 Conference after the 2011 season.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 3:56 pm
PITTSBURGH – It was a perfect day for a baseball game. The temperate was 57 degrees. The sky was bright blue and sunny with just a few wispy clouds.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 1:05 pm
“I think we were both pretty performative people,” says Andrew Erath, a friend and baseball teammate whom Brault recruited to theater. “I think we both like that element of baseball too. I pitched a little bit, and he’s a pitcher, but that whole feeling of being on the spot, he definitely thrives in that kind of environment.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 11:46 am
The new Pirates skipper finds a trio of Hall of Famers in a pack of 1983 Topps, but also finds a dear friend he won’t part with.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 5:04 pm
We don’t know what’s going to happen or when it’s gonna start so just making sure were prepared and trying to stay positive because if you don’t stay positive in situations like this then the days get a lot longer…so that’s basically the message is to stay positive , keep working on the things we can work on and when we do start really appreciate the game that we do have. He has been spending his time off learning more about the Pirates history and meeting with his coaching staff via chat.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 8:25 pm
Jason Heyward homered in the seventh and Javier Baez doubled in a run in the eighth and the simCubs won their fourth in a row Tuesday, 3-2 over the Pirates. They are 4-1 in the BCB simulated 2020 MLB season. Here are some highlights!
Posted: April 1, 2020, 7:30 pm
The Pirates might be solely for the NL-Only fantasy baseball crowd. Andy Behrens previews the team for 2020.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 2:44 pm
AT&T Sportsnet recently aired the national telecast of the 2013 NL Wild Card Game and The Fan will be airing the radio call this week and A.J has had a chance to sit down and watch that game and he gets into what he remembers most about that atmosphere. “It’s one of the greatest games,” said Burnett. “I was talking with Jimmy T…
Posted: March 29, 2020, 3:53 pm
Want to secure the first pick in the 2020 NFL draft and Joe Burrow via trade with the Cincinnati Bengals? Better be ready to give up more than three first-round picks. It almost sounds ridiculous — but not as ridiculous as the Bengals giving up a chance at the best quarterback prospect since Andrew Luck who happens to be a hometown kid so they can settle for another passer and extra unknown picks elsewhere.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 12:54 pm
For just the fourth time in history, baseball’s Opening Day has been delayed. It was postponed three times before during labor disputes. But Thursday’s Opening Day was canceled because of the coronavirus.
Posted: March 26, 2020, 7:45 pm
RBIs y un OPS de . para acompañar a un WAR total de toda su carrera de 41,7, siempre según Baseball Reference. Kendall vistió la camiseta de los Pirates durante los nueve primeros años de su carrera y terminó con un promedio de bateo de .
Posted: March 26, 2020, 3:00 pm
The Pittsburgh Pirates were the next team to step up to the plate during the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday night, the team announced that players bought 400 pizzas and pasta for medical staff at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. We might not be in Pittsburgh, and we don’t have the opportunity to play in front of our fans and for all of us to be up in the city that’s kind of become a second home to us and that’s treated us so well,” Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon said in a statement.
Posted: March 24, 2020, 12:43 pm
Taillon joined The PM Team to talk about giving back to the community. “A lot of our guys were pretty excited to get back up to Pittsburgh,” Taillon said. “We always enjoy our time up there and the people of Pittsburgh have treated us like family…
Posted: March 24, 2020, 2:14 am
The Pirates might not be in Pittsburgh yet, but their hearts are with the hospital workers who are providing care to those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday, the players arranged a delivery of 400 pizzas to the staff at Allegheny General Hospital. The pizzas, plus helpings of pasta, were delivered by Pirates staff members.
Posted: March 24, 2020, 1:19 am
ESPN The Pirates may not be in Pittsburgh yet, but their hearts are with the hospital workers who are providing care to those affected by the coronavirus pandemic So on Monday, the players arranged a delivery of 400 pizzas to the staff at Allegheny General Hospital. The pizzas, plus helpings of pasta, were delivered by Pirates staff members. The idea came up as players tossed around ways they could help on a text thread.
Posted: March 23, 2020, 11:55 pm
If he’s not the greatest catcher in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history, he’s ranked no lower than No. behind Jason Kendall. But an argument could be made that Manny is No.
Posted: March 23, 2020, 12:37 pm
Connecticut pizza shop owner Kurt Kruczek of Naples Pizza is doing his part to help his community during the coronavirus pandemic. Kruczek got an idea from a friend in the restaurant industry who was bringing pizzas to his local hospital. He told Fox & Friends, “I thought, what a great way to contribute to what’s happening right now and maybe make it a little bigger and invite other restaurants to do the same.”
Posted: March 23, 2020, 7:00 am
While it is certainly a positive sign for the future of the Pirates pitching, only two of those pitchers are 22-years old or older with number two overall prospect Mitch Keller being 23-years old and 17th ranked prospect Travis McGregor being 22-years of age. Number six ranked prospect Quinn Priester and 11th ranked Brennan Malone are both 19-years old. Number seven ranked prospect Tahnaj Thomas, 16th ranked Michael Burrows, and 25th ranked Noe Toribio are all 20-years of age.
Posted: March 22, 2020, 8:44 pm