Wednesday Dec 4
2013 MLB Winter Meetings: 5 Players the Pittsburgh Pirates Shouldn't Touch
The season that the 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates had was one to remember. Who can forget that image of Pirates' closer Jason Grilli jumping on catcher Russell Martin after a dramatic play at the plate to end the longest losing streak in North American sports history.
The other reason free agency is such a bummer for the Pirates
Free agency is tough for the Pirates. Last year, they gave out their biggest free-agent contract ever, a two-year, $17 million deal for Russell Martin.
Down On The Farm: Boston Red Sox All Set With 40-Man Roster
The Boston Red Sox took care of a little bit of winter business with adding three players to the 40-man roster to ensure that they would be protected when the Rule 5 draft happens.
5 Reasons Why Pittsburgh Pirates Should Trade Francisco Liriano
The Pittsburgh Pirates have the luxury of having an extremely deep pitching staff.
Clint Hurdle: Hardware Nice, But Pirates Sustainability Crucial
Pittsburgh Pirates skipper Clint Hurdle managed the Bucs to a 15-win improvement in 2013.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle a positive force
His Pirates won 15 more games in 2013 than they did in 2012. They earned a playoff spot for the first time since 1992 by winning 94 games and lost in a five-game National League Division Series.
5 Reasons for Pittsburgh Pirates Fans to Be Thankful Heading into 2014
If you were to ask any fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates what they expected to see from the Pirates at the beginning of the 2013 MLB season, they would have told you, "I just want to see the team play .500 baseball for the entire season!" This would not have been a terrible thing to ask from a team that did not have a winning record since George H.W.